Guidance for the future
BCA has enjoyed a long standing reputation of providing students with an excellent, rigorous college preparatory education within the context of a Christian worldview. Our curriculum includes eighteen (18) Honors courses and ten (10) Advanced Placement courses in the core disciplines which are provided on a traditional year long schedule.
In addition, our students may enroll in additional college courses through the dual enrollment programs at Alamance Community College, Elon University, and The College at Southeastern.
We hope the information on this page will help you and your student learn about the unparalleled guidance offered to help set them on a path to achieve their higher educational goals.
Below you will find a list of scholarships your student may be interested in applying for. Please reach out to Brenda Payne with any questions or assistance on application submission and qualifications.
Class of 2019 "Facts at a Glance"
Colleges Accepted to: 44 including:
Emory University, Liberty University, Wake Forest University, UNC- Chapel HIll, NC State University, University of California- Irvine, University of South Florida, Elon University, European Gap Year
Scholarships Awarded: $1.68 Million including:
Intended Majors: 26 including:
Actor, Advertising Manager, Animal Science, Art, Business Administration, Business Owner, Clinical Psychologist, Electrical Engineer, Emergency Management Technician, Fire Science, International Business, Lineman, Local Government, Marine Engineer, Medical Research, Pediatric Dentist, Phisical Therapist, Political Science, Pre-School Teacher, Social Work, Sports Agent, Travel Nurse, Veterinary Bioscience, Writing Editor
100% of graduates indicated plans to attend college
79% to four year college programs
21% to community colleges with most indicating transfer program
91% OF CLASS TOOK AT LEAST ONE EXAM
AVERAGE FOR CLASS: 3.472
ACT and SAT Scores
100% of class took SAT or ACT
Average SAT 1197: ERW 608 | MATH 589
Average ACT: ENGLISH 23 | MATH 22 | READING 24 | COMPOSITE 23
"But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light. ~1 Peter 2:9
Director of College Planning
Brenda Payne is the Director of College Planning for the Burlington Christian Academy High School. Brenda enjoys working with high school students and their families as they implement plans for post-secondary opportunities. She works closely with administration in providing an enriched curriculum and testing program that is aligned with preparation for college entrance.
Brenda earned National Board Certification as a counselor while working with the Alamance Burlington School System where she retired in 2013. She earned a MEd in Guidance and a MEd in Home Economics Education from UNC-Greensboro. Her undergraduate program was completed at East Carolina University.
Feeling a personal need to continue serving students and families upon retirement, Brenda joined the BCA staff. Brenda is married to Boyd, her husband and best friend. They reside in Graham and are members of the First United Methodist Church in Graham. They frequently take day-trips to small towns where they look for local restaurants, antique stores, and historical markings.
To learn more about college planning, scholarship opportunities, and future life planning opportunities please reach out to Brenda at email@example.com.