Congratulations to the Rocky Bayou High School Class of 2023! These 54 students are on their way to college and career after graduation. Students racked up more than three million dollars in scholarships and will attend universities around the state and country.
Nestled in the beautiful city of Niceville, Florida, Rocky Bayou Christian School (RBCS) is a beacon of academic excellence and spiritual growth. With a history spanning more than 50 years, RBCS has earned a reputation as one of the premier educational institutions in the region.
Founded in 1973, RBCS embraces a Christian worldview and integrates it into every aspect of student life. The school’s mission is to provide a Christ-centered education that nurtures intellectual growth, spiritual development, and personal character. The dedicated faculty and staff work diligently to create a supportive and challenging learning environment that prepares students for college, career, and life success.
The school offers a comprehensive curriculum that combines rigorous academics with a wide range of extracurricular activities. From the early years in preschool to the high school level, RBCS provides a holistic education that fosters critical thinking, creativity, and a love for learning.
Teachers strive to meet the individual needs of each student, encouraging them to reach their full potential.
One of the distinguishing features of Rocky Bayou Christian School is its emphasis on spiritual development. In addition to academic subjects, the school incorporates biblical principles into daily instruction and encourages students to deepen their faith. Chapel services, Bible studies, and service opportunities help students grow in their understanding of God and His love for them. RBCS aims to equip students with a solid spiritual foundation to guide them throughout their lives.
Beyond the classroom, RBCS offers various extracurricular activities to engage students with multiple interests and talents.
Athletics, fine arts, and clubs allow students to explore their passions, develop leadership skills, and build lasting friendships. Whether it’s on the basketball court, in the theater, or in the community, RBCS students are encouraged to pursue excellence and make a positive impact.
The Rocky Bayou Christian School community extends beyond the students. Parents, faculty, and staff work together to create a supportive and nurturing environment where students can thrive. The school values open communication, parental involvement, and home and school partnerships. This collaborative approach fosters a sense of belonging and creates a strong support network for students and their families.
Graduation will be held on Friday May 26, 2023.
Graduates from Rocky Bayou plan to do the following:
Students will attend the following schools:
Beacon College: 🧑🎓
Covenant College: 🧑🎓
Florida Institute of Technology: 🧑🎓
Florida State University: 🧑🎓
Liberty University: 🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓
Northwest Florida State College: 🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓
Patrick Henry College: 🧑🎓
Pensacola Christian College: 🧑🎓🧑🎓
Texas A&M Galveston: 🧑🎓
Troy University: 🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓
University of Mobile: 🧑🎓
University of South Carolina: 🧑🎓
University of Florida: 🧑🎓🧑🎓
University of West Florida: 🧑🎓🧑🎓🧑🎓
Two students will enlist in the United States Air Force and another will enlist in the United States Navy. Another student will serve in the Army National Guard while in school.
One student will shadow a professional photographer for a year while two more students will enter the workforce.