The Northern New Jersey Christian Association hosted their Annual Bible Contest on February 7, 2017, at Hawthorne Christian Academy. Selected student contestants from eight member schools participated in this competition on the Old Testament book of 1st Samuel using sword drills, verbal questions, and a written examination.

Hawthorne Christian Academy’s grades 3-5 came in second place out of nine competing schools. HCA students, Abigail Camacho, Anna Rypkema, and Conor Smith each took second place in their division, and Caleb Mathew finished in third place. Congratulations to all students who participated and placed!