TKA Welcomes Award-Winning College Counselor to Faculty

speifer(West Palm Beach, FL) – The King’s Academy welcomes Steve Peifer to its faculty as Director of College Counseling starting the 2016 semester. Peifer was awarded the 2010 National Association of College Admissions Counselors Excellence in Education Award, the 2013 North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals Guidance Professional of the Year, and the 2007 Yale University Counseling Award.

Peifer, author of A Dream So Big (Zondervan), was honored by CNN in their “Heroes for Championing Children” program for his “commitment to the welfare of young people” in founding a school lunch program, which feeds 20,000 students every day in Kenya.

Peifer earned his B.A. in Political Science/Government from Northern Illinois University and earned the College Student Counseling and Personnel Services certificate at UCLA.  Previously, he was Associate Director of College Counseling at Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches and Director of College Guidance at Rift Valley Academy/Africa Inland Mission in Kenya.

The King’s Academy is a nationally recognized private Christian school serving approximately 1,200 students from preschool through twelfth grade and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Association of Christian Schools International, and the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. The King’s Academy serves students and their families across Palm Beach and Hendry Counties at its main campus at Belvedere Road and Sansbury’s Way in West Palm Beach, its Clewiston campus on Caribbean Avenue, and its satellite preschool campuses in Greenacres, Palm Beach Gardens, and Royal Palm Beach. More information about The King’s Academy is available online at