Fine Arts

NorthSide Baptist Academy is a member of the American Association of Christian Schools. This membership allows us the opportunity to participate in the yearly fine arts competition.

Competition is available for students in the 7th - 12th Grades. Winners of the Regional MSAACS competition have the opportunity to compete in the National Competition held at BJU in Greenville, SC.

NSBA Winners From Recent Competitions

2022 MSAACS Regional Winners

Name Event Place
Makhala HailesDeclamation Speech1st
Clayton AdamsHumorous Interpretation1st
Clay GarberSr. High Male Solo1st
Aliyaah SteffelSacred Piano Solo1st
Veda BennettCalligraphy1st
Harmony VetetoGarment Construction1st
Harmony VetetoSr. High Large Ensemble1st
Harmony VetetoSr. High Handbell Choir1st
Carson CollinsJr. High Male Solo1st
Carson CollinsJr. High Large Ensemble1st
Carson CollinsJr. High Handbell Choir1st
Clayton AdamsSr. High Male Solo2nd
Kayla StokesAcrylic Painting2nd
Luke AdamsJr. High Male Solo2nd
Niabel JemalMonochromatic Drawing2nd
Esther GarberJr. High Female Solo3rd
Dezarai DavisSr. High Female Solo3rd

2022 AACS National Winners

Name Event Place
Clay GarberSr. High Male Solo1st

2021 MSAACS Regional Winners

Name Event Place
Dezarai DavisSr. High Female Solo1st
Clay GarberSr. High Male Solo1st
Jalen MitchellClassical Piano Solo2nd
Victoria KimballSpeech2nd
Clay Garber, Clayton Adams, Jalen MitchellSmall Ensemble3rd

2021 AACS National Winners

Name Event Place
Clay GarberSr. High Male Solo1st


Category 1: Bible Quizzing
Category 2: Bible Memory
Category 3: Bible Teaching
Category 4: Expository Preaching
Category 5: Evangelistic Preaching
Category 6: Topical Preaching


Individual Events

Category 1: Female Vocal Solo

Category 2: Male Vocal Solo
Category 3: Brass Solo
Category 4: Woodwind Solo
Category 5: String Solo
Category 6: Percussion Solo

Category 7: Sacred Piano Solo

Category 8: Classical Piano Solo

Group Events

Category 9: Small Vocal Ensemble

Category 10: Large Vocal Ensemble
Category 11: Choral Group
Category 12: Small Instrumental Ensemble
Category 13: Large Instrumental Ensemble

Category 14: Orchestra/Band
Category 15: Handbell/Handchime Ensemble
Category 16: Handbell/Handchime Choir
Category 17: Sacred Piano Duet
Category 18: Classical Piano Duet


Individual Events

Category 1: Dramatic Interpretation
Category 2: Oral Interpretation of Poetry
Category 3: Religious Reading
Category 4: Declamation
Category 5: Humorous Interpretation
Category 6: Original Persuasive Oratory
Category 7: Extemporaneous Speaking
Category 8: Oral Interpretation of Scripture

Group Events
Category 9: Acting
Category 10: Readers Theatre
Category 11: Choric Speaking
Category 12: Debate


Category 1: Calligraphy
Category 2: Monochromatic Drawing
Category 3: Polychromatic Drawing
Category 4: Watercolor
Category 5: Oil Painting
Category 6: Acrylic Paintin
Category 7: Sculpture
Category 8: Garment Construction
Category 9: Textiles
Category 10: Crafts
Category 11: Printmaking
Category 12: Digital Media
Category 13: Woodworking
Category 14: Mixed Media
Category 15: Still Life and Macro Photography
Category 16: Landscape and Architecture Photography
Category 17: People and Animal


Division 1: Bible and Academic Testing
Category 1:Old Testament Bible Knowledge
Category 2: New Testament Bible Knowledge
Category 3: English
Category 4: Algebra/Geometry
Category 5: Advanced Mathematics
Category 6: Biology
Category 7: Chemistry
Category 8: Physics
Category 9: World History/Geography
Category 10: U.S. History/Geography
Category 11: Accounting
Category 12: Home Economics
Category 13: Political Science/Economics
Category 14: Music Theory
Category 15: Spanish

Division 2: Spelling
Category 16:Spelling

Division 3: Composition
Category 17:Creative Writing: Poetry
Category 18:Expository Writing: Essay

Division 4: Science Fair
Category 19:Biological Sciences
Category 20:Physical Sciences