Providence Christian School: Tribune scholars profiles and essays

An invitation was extended to the top 3 percent of Hillsborough’s graduating seniors to take part in the annual competition.
Providence Christian School in Riverview was founded in 1965.
Providence Christian School in Riverview was founded in 1965. [ Courtesy of Providence Christian School. ]
Published May 19, 2021|Updated May 19, 2021

More than 200 of Hillsborough County’s top high school seniors from 35 public and private schools accepted an invitation to share their accomplishments and take part in an essay contest through the 2021 R.F. “Red” Pittman Tribune Scholars program. Their profiles and essays are published here, just as the students submitted them. To search all schools, click here.

Samuel W. Sainsbury

School activities and accomplishments:

  • Member, mission trip to Ventura, California, in 2019; and to Gulf Breeze, Florida, in late May--early June 2021.
  • Lettered in flag football (two years) and basketball (one year), basketball manager junior year.
  • Second grade teacher’s aide.
  • Student body Vice President/Homecoming organizer 2021 term.
  • Fine Arts 2021 State Competition first place Still Life and Macro Photography, Reader’s Theatre, Class A Band, English Testing, and Topical Preaching
  • Providence Baptist Church choir member, orchestra member, and children’s church teacher.

College or other post-high school plans:

Undeclared course of study, Pensacola Christian College.


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