"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit."
"The only way to find the limit of the possible is by going beyond them in to impossible."
Arthur C . Clarke
"Always do what you are afraid to do."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."
Henry Ford
"Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs, Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves."
Dale Carnegie
"I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident they came by work."
Thomas Edison
"To finish first, you must first finish"
Sam Walton
"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man."
Elbert Hubbard
"Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work."
Dale Carnegie
"I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near."
Margaret Thatcher
"The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to make money nor find much fun in life."
Charles Schwab
"The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!"
Earl Nightingale
"Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work."
H. L. Hunt
"The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it."
John Ruskin
"Great work is done by people who are not afraid to be great."
Fernando Flores
"It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up."
Babe Ruth
"Those who let things happen usually lose to those who make things happen."
Dave Weinbaum
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."
Winston Churchill
"In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing."
Theodore Roosevelt
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit."
"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
Thomas Jefferson
"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is."
Yogi Berra
"The more I want to get something done the less I call it work."
Richard Bach
"Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day's work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition."
Sir William Osler
"The common denominator for success is work."
John D. Rockefeller
"Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."
Theodore Roosevelt
"Life is about creating new opportunities, not waiting for them to come to you."
Salma Hayek
"You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them."
Michael Jordan
"No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you."
Althea Gibson
"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."
Chinese Proverb
"The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra."
Jimmie Johnson
"Success is never final. Failure is never fatal."
Joe Paterno
"Ingenuity plus courage plus work equals miracles."
Bob Richards
"Everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was."
Richard L. Evans
"It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret."
Jackie Joyner-Kersie
"I see possibilities in everything. For everything that's taken away, something of greater value has been given."
Michael J. Fox
"There are no office hours for champions."
Paul Dietzel
"You must do the thing you think you cannot do."
Eleanor Roosevelt
"Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure."
W.J. Slim
"Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom."
Merry Browne
"What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?"
Vincent Van Gogh
"Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you."
Frank Tyger
"When the student is ready, the teacher appears."
"Winning doesn't always mean being first."
Bonnie Lair
"It's always too early to quit."
Norman Vincent Peale
"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."
John Wooden
"I choose to focus on not what has happened but what we can do."
Ellen Pompeo
"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else."
Booker T. Washington
"Courage faces fear and thereby masters it"
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"He who dares nothing need hope for nothing."
"Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can."
Henry Drummond
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
Mark Twain
"To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself."
Soren Kierkegaard
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm."
Winston Churchill
"Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers."
"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear."
Ambrose Redmoon
"With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity."
Keshavan Nair
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by doing the thing which you think you cannot do."
Eleanor Roosevelt
"It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent."
"We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face."
"Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out."
John Wooden
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."
Dale Carnegie
"There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul."
"Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."
Theodore Roosevelt

Visit Greystone

Schreiner University is an open campus and therefore visitors to Greystone are always welcome!  However, should you like to experience more than a walk around the Schreiner campus or a brief Main Office visit; you may want to make arrangements with the Greystone office (830-896-6530).  We offer a variety of visits to include:

Greystone Day Visit

For those candidates who cannot participate in the Candidate Weekend, Greystone is able to support Day Visits. Ideally, Day Visits can be arranged by registering through this form or on short notice by calling the Greystone office (830-896-6530). The Day Visit routine is as follows:

    0900 Arrival at the Greystone Office – meet with the Director and Staff
    1000 Visit with the Schreiner University Admissions Counselor
    1100 Schreiner University Campus Tour
    1200 Lunch in the Schreiner Diner with Greystone students
    1300 Attend Class with Greystone student
    1400 Return to Greystone for Dorm tour
    1430 Last Minute Q&A Session with the Director
    1500 Depart Campus

The Day Visit is an ideal way to see the campus and experience some of what Greystone students do every day. Most importantly, candidates are able to meet and talk with Greystone students about what they have experienced through Greystone and Schreiner University.

Greystone Candidate Weekend

Academy candidates are encouraged to experience first-hand the life of a Greystone student and the best way of making this happen is by spending the weekend!  The Candidate Weekend begins on Thursday evening at 1700 (5PM) when candidates arrive on the Schreiner University campus.  Following a brief check-in, candidates are paired up with their Greystone student escort.  The escort will act as their running-mate by taking them to all of the scheduled events and activities.  Candidates will live in the Greystone dormitory with their escort.  Candidates experience the following routine for the weekend:

    1700 Candidate registration
    1800 Room and Roommate Assignment
    1900 BBQ Dinner
    2000 Welcome and "Greystone 101"
    0545 Morning PT
    0730 Breakfast
    0800 Schreiner University Classes
    1200 Lunch
    1230 Toastmasters
    1400 Schreiner Campus Tour
    1500 Character Development and Leadership Training
    1800  Dinner
    1900 Study Hall
    1930 Nomination and Appointment Prep
    2030 Time Management Presentation
    2130 Lion's Den Snack Bar     

    0700 CFA for candidates 
    0830 Breakfast
    0930 Closing Remarks and Parents Presentation
    1030 Checkout
    1200 Depart for SAT

Candidate Weekend Dates:

26-28 February 2015

26-28 March 2015

9-11 April 2015

The Candidate Weekend affords the best chance to live the Greystone lifestyle and ask questions directly from those who are experiencing Greystone!  If you are interested,

and please call the Greystone Main Office at 830-896-6530 or email Mrs. Brenda Bailey the Administrative Director at bvest@greystoneprepschool.org .


If you are flying into San Antonio International Airport (SAT), please ensure you arrive before 5PM to facilitate transportation to Greystone.

Visitors are always welcome to participate in any scheduled Greystone event or activity. To see what we have coming up, please take a look at our calendar on the Home Page. To ensure that Greystone is prepared to support your specific needs, please call the Greystone office prior to your arrival on campus. The Main Office number is 830-896-6530 or you can email Ms. Danielle Schaefer, the Associate Director of Administration at dschaefer@greystoneprepschool.org.

Area Hotels & Restaurants

Visit www.kerrvilletx.chambermaster.com/list/category/hotels-motels-128 for places to stay and www.kerrvilletx.chambermaster.com/list/category/restaurants-205 for places to eat.

Driving Directions

Directions from Dallas:
-Take I-35 South passing through Waco toward South Austin.
-Go West on Hwy. 290 toward Johnson City
-Continue West on Hwy. 290 toward Fredericksburg.
-In Fredericksburg, take a left on 16 South.
-Go Southwest on Hwy. 16 approximately 23 miles to Kerrville.

Directions from Austin:
-Go West on Hwy. 290 toward Johnson City.
-Continue West on Hwy. 290 toward Fredericksburg
-In Fredericksburg, take a left on 16 South.
-Go Southwest on Hwy. 16 approximately 23 miles to Kerrville.

Directions from Houston:
-Take I-10 West toward San Antonio.
-Continue through San Antonio on I-10 West.
-Travel approximately 65 miles to Kerrville.

Directions to Schreiner from Hwy 16:
-On Hwy. 16, continue straight through town. You will pass several hotels, gas stations, etc., and cross several streetlights.
- Turn left at the intersection of 16S and Hwy. 27. (there will be a courthouse to your left). Continue Hwy. 27 (it curves a lot). You will pass a cemetery on your left. Shortly afterward, you will see Schreiner University on the left.