Thomas Sumter Academy believes social interaction is an important part of nurturing the well-
The Student Council is an integral part of the student life of Thomas Sumter in 6th-
Student Council provides opportunities for students to develop leadership skills. The officers are responsible for planning and implementing fundraising activities directed towards the sponsorship of the prom their Junior year. In addition to working toward this overall goal, the officers help plan and conduct Homecoming festivities, student government elections, General assemblies, the annual "Spirit Week" activities, school dances, and a school-
National Honor Society
The National Honor Society of Thomas Sumter Academy is an organization that promotes recognition for students who demonstrate outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Membership is an honor and a commitment.
To be eligible for membership, the candidate must be a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior and have been in attendance at the school for the equivalent of one semester and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Candidates are further evaluated on the basis of service, leadership, and character. Final selection is made by a faculty council.
The TSA Chapter undertakes various service projects in the school and the community each year. In addition to these projects, members are required to complete 20 hours of individual service.
The Key Club is another service organization TSA students may join. Their motto is "Caring…Our Way of Life." Through Key Club's work in the home, school, and community, Key Club members focus on the concept of caring.
Participation in the Key Club encourages the development of initiative, leadership, and good citizenship. The TSA Key Club is open to students in 9th-
First Priority is a student-
Students lead weekly devotions, plan and lead monthly chapels, and encourage other believers through service. First Priority is open to students 9th-
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
FCA is a student-
The Anchor Club at Thomas Sumter Academy is a female service organization focused on the school and the community. This club generates fellowship and interest through service projects and fundraisers throughout the school year. Girls learn to plan, organize, execute, and accept responsibility. Any girl in 11th and 12th Grades may join. The Anchor Club is sponsored by the Sumter Chapter of Pilot International.
The Art Club is for students interested in the Visual Arts. Art Club members do not need prior artistic experience or training, only a genuine desire and interest in the Visual Arts field. Art Club members develop college art portfolios, participate in Art for the Community service projects, and enter competitions. The Art Club is open to students in 9th-
The Audio/Visual Club at Thomas Sumter Academy is an organization comprised of students in grades 9th-
Hola! The Spanish Club is comprised of students interested in the Spanish language and the cultures in which Spanish is spoken. Students learn through monthly meetings and external events. The Spanish Club is open to students in 9th-
Clubs and Organizations