Dr. Robert Tennies was the beloved Headmaster of Boca Raton Christian School for 34 years. He passed into Glory on September 1, 2018 following a heart procedure. It was unexpected by his family, friends, and staff, but it did not take God by surprise.
Dr. Tennies is remembered by all as a leader of action as well as prayer. He often spent time walking the campus and stopping to pray, supervising car lines at pick up, attending countless sporting events and all musical performances, and in daily devotions with his staff.
As Headmaster of Boca Christian, Dr. Tennies saw the school grow from under 200 students to nearly 600, with corresponding increases in faculty. Yet he was always took the time to personally interact with students. He made an effort to greet each child in the school by name.
Dr. Tennies was known as thoughtful and wise, a man of utmost integrity, loving, kind, forgiving, and one who truly lived his Christian faith with great purpose. He was a faithful servant of the Lord who touched thousands throughout his lifetime.