National Academic Awards
Exemplary Program Recognition is presented by the Association of Christian Schools International.
There are approximately thirty schools are recognized each year by this program.
Award #1 – 2001
Presented for a series of three symposiums hosted by CCA.
Among the nationally and internationally known featured speakers at these events were:
Pat Boone, iconic entertainer
Reverend Benny Hinn, international evangelist
Mark Victor Hansen, “Chicken soup for the Soul” series author
Neil Bush, business leader and son of president George H. W. Bush
Steve Ford, actor and son of president Gerald Ford
Bob Proctor, success and motivational leader
Richard Olstling, writer for Time magazine and Associated Press
Ed McAteer, “father of the Religious Right”
Paul Crouch, Founder of TBN television network and many others
The final night’s debate of the “Politics & Religion” Symposium was broadcast on the CSPAN television network.
Award # 2 – 2004
Presented for the instruction in competitive and real-world stock market investing.
From 1996 through 2003 CCA’s seminar class students won thirteen consecutive state stock market investing competitions.
(Ten times the Pilots went 1-2 or better)
The games were sponsored by the Securities Dealers Association of Portland, Oregon Economic Education Council, Portland State University, etc., and often attracted three-hundred or more competitors.
Since winning the national recognition in 2004, CCA has brought home six more Oregon titles in seven tries.
Course instructor Roger Shaffer has been a featured speaker at investor conferences in Toronto, Canada, and Washington D.C..