Shepherds Hill Academy (SHA) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the US) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick-off the holiday giving season
October 6th through the 8th was a busy weekend for staff and students at Shepherds Hill Academy (SHA). Every Fall, Shepherds Hill Academy hosts a Parent Conference event for parents of current students in the Therapeutic program. This year, 2017, was no exception, as 36 parents representing 11 states made their way to the campus of SHA in Martin, Georgia. Parent Conference weekend is full
Shepherds Hill Academy (SHA) hosted their first ever Pastor Luncheon and Campus Tour this summer. The SHA Marketing Department personally reached out to and invited local pastors and clergy members throughout the community to join the SHA team for lunch. Found and Director, Trace Embry, hosted the tour and flew in authentic Chicago style pizza for the occasion. During the luncheon event, Embry introduced the
For many parents the thought of sending their child to a wilderness or wilderness style program seems daunting (if not terrifying). Will my child be safe? Is this component even effective? Do they really need to live outside? All of these are excellent questions asked by parents seeking hope and healing for their teen. How is a Wilderness Component Different? When you think of a
On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, Shepherds Hill Academy delivered items collected for Hurricane Victims to their local drop-off point to be delivered to victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. Franklin County Georgia individuals and organizations partnered with the Salvation Army of Greater Houston and the St. John’s United Methodist Church in downtown Houston to provide relief to individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
At Shepherds Hill Academy (SHA), safety is at the forefront of the program. When dealing with students, particularly in a residential setting, it is of utmost importance to maintain a staff that is fully trained and equipped for virtually any situation. On August 14th, Shepherds Hill Academy conducted a full Safety and CPR training for the staff of the program. Team members in attendance fell
Meet Nate (Nathaniel Ether), Content and Social Media Strategist at Shepherds Hill Academy (SHA). Nate is a member of our first official Marketing Team here at Shepherds Hill. Responsible for managing our digital content, Nate works extensively on the Shepherds Hill Academy website and blog. Nate also works diligently to ensure that License to Parent, a radio program hosted by SHA Co-Founder Trace Embry, delivers
Shepherds Hill Academy (SHA), a Residential Therapeutic Boarding School in Martin, GA, celebrates 16 years this August of offering hope and healing to teens and families in crisis. Beginning in 2001, Shepherds Hill combines a rigorous fully accredited Academy with Therapeutic care. A 5:1 Student to Staff Ratio ensures individualized attention to promote academic success and empowers students to develop their gifts and talents. Beginning
Shepherds Hill Academy (SHA) serves troubled teen boys ages 12-17, under the direction of Program Manager, Drew Embry. The Boys program features a Residential Therapeutic Program with a licensed Therapy team, a Wilderness Component, and a Fully Accredited Boarding School. Shepherds Hill Academy accepts troubled teens year-round to the 12-month program located in the beautiful foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Just 90 miles Northeast of Atlanta, SHA
Shepherds Hill Academy (SHA) has launched it’s first ever Business/Communications Internship Program. Under the supervision of Director of Marketing, Lane Taylor, the Business Internship program has been designed to aid college students in achieving business credit and real life business experience as they prepare to enter the workforce. “Shepherds Hill Academy’s internship opportunity uniquely combines a ministry/nonprofit opportunity with hands on business experience,” Taylor said.