Faculty & Staff

Phone • 706-731-5260

Lower School Fax • 706-261-7786

Middle & Upper School Fax • 706-731-5274

Administration

photo Steve O’Neil
Headmaster
B.A., Wheaton College; M.Ed., University of Colorado
706-731-5260, ext. 2306
photo Sue Ames
Lower School Principal
B.S., University of Missouri
706-731-5260, ext. 2203
photo Craig L. Johnson
Academic Dean
B.A., Wheaton College; M.Ed., Georgia Regents University
706-731-5260, ext. 2320
photo Carrie J. Brigham
Director of Development
B.S., Presbyterian College
706-731-5260, ext. 2334
photo Andrew Bryan
Athletic Director
B.A., Union University; M.Ed., Georgia Regents University
706-731-5260, ext. 2311
photo Brian Case
Middle School Principal
B.A., Furman University; M.S. Georgia State University
706-731-5260, ext. 2343
photo Mike Freace
Director of Student Life
B.S., Houghton College; M.S. Roberts Wesleyan College
706-731-5260, ext. 2320
photo Aimee Lynch
Director of Admissions
B.S., Covenant College
706-731-5260, ext. 2220
photo Joey Menendez
Upper School Principal
B.S., University of North Carolina; M.A., Columbia University
706-731-5260, ext. 2304
photo Bill Wright
Interim Director of Finance & Operations
B.A., Emory; M.B.A. Georgia State; & D.M.D., Medical College of Georgia
706-731-5260, ext. 2327

Staff

photo Larry Albea
Housekeeping
photo Sharon Albea
Housekeeping
photo Isaiah Burch
Housekeeping
photo Caroline Ames (’08)
Assistant to the Academic Dean
B.A., University of Georgia
photo Traci Boutwell
Arrowsmith Teacher
B.A., M.A, Georgia Regents University
photo Anna Brown
Alumni Relations, Extended Day and Summer Programs Coordinator
B.A., Georgia Southern University
706-731-5260, ext. 2224
photo Sarah Childers
Communications Coordinator
B.A., California Baptist University
photo Christal Duggan
Lower School Receptionist and Administrative Assistant to Development
B.A., M.P.A., Georgia Regents University
706-731-5260, ext. 2201
photo Lisa Hall
Assistant to the Middle School Principal
706-731-5260, ext. 2346
photo Sandy Ham
Admissions Coordinator
B.S., Oregon State University
706-731-5260, ext. 2250
photo Diana Hamilton
Bookkeeper
B.A., Bellevue University; M.B.A., Georgia Regents University
706-731-5260, ext. 2330
photo Kelly Hitchcock, R.N, B.S.N (’92)
Lower School Nurse
B.S.N., Samford University
706-731-5260, ext. 2223
photo Billy C. Hughes
Director of Human Resources
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
706-731-5260, ext. 2322
photo Renord James
Facilities and Grounds
photo Kennard Major
Housekeeping
photo Dawn McCraith
Administrative Assistant to the Lower School Principal
B.S., Florida International University; M.Ed., Troy University
706-731-5260, ext. 2202
photo Helen Moss
Housekeeping
photo Eric Newbrey
Director of Facilities and Grounds
B.A., Wittenberg University
706-731-5260, ext. 2321
photo Keith Romer
Director of Sports Academy and Head Baseball Coach
B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.S., University of Texas
706-731-5260, ext. 2332
photo Katherine Smith
Assistant to the Upper School Principal
706-731-5260, ext. 2301
photo Cathy Swayne
Assistant to the Headmaster
706-731-5260, ext. 2306
photo Maryanna Thornton
GOAL Coordinator
B.A., University of Georgia
706-731-5260
photo Katie Tuck
Director of Marketing and Communications
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
706-731-5260, ext. 2338

Lower School Faculty & Staff

photo Kim Barfield
Kindergarten
B.A., University of South Carolina-Aiken; M.A., University of South Carolina
photo Theresa Bone
Fifth Grade
B.S., University of Georgia
photo Sandy Buchanan
First Grade
B.S., Texas State University
photo Angelia Carson
Teacher Assistant
photo Mary Charles Coleman (’05)
Third Grade
B.A., University of South Carolina
photo Debbie Corbin
Transitional Kindergarten
B.S., Charleston Southern University
photo Peggy Dixon
After School Care Director
B.S.W., M.S.W., University of Georgia
706-731-5260, ext. 2212
photo Janice Esposito
Kindergarten
B.A., University of Georgia
photo Julia Farr
Teacher Assistant
photo Mike Greiner
Fourth Grade
B.S., Clarion University
photo Margaret Gulledge
Teacher Assistant
photo Mary Donnan Heppert
Lower School Art
B.A., James Madison University
photo Mollie Holmes
Teacher Assistant
photo Vanessa Johnson (’90)
Teacher Assistant
photo Julia Joiner
Third Grade
B.S., University of Georgia
photo Susan Kious
Lower School Academic Support
B.A., Tulsa University; M.Ed., National-Louis University
photo Sara Lawson
Lower School Music
B.A., Georgia College; M.A., University of Denver
706-731-5260, ext. 2216
photo Mary Nell McElmurray
KinderCubs Teacher Assistant
B.S., Agnes Scott College
photo Elizabeth Meeks
Second Grade
B.A., Georgia Regents University; M.A., Lesley University; Ed.S., Cambridge College
photo Janice Moccia
First Grade
B.A., Oral Roberts University
photo Debbie Nye
Fourth Grade
B.S., William Jennings Bryan College
photo Destiny Pippin
Second Grade
B.A., Georgia Regents University
photo Angela Rogers
Teacher Assistant
B.A., Agnes Scott College
photo Jenni Shaver
Media Center Specialist and Computer Teacher
B.S., Emmanuel College; M.Ed., Walden University
photo Ashley Shaw
Fifth Grade
B.S. & M.Ed., University of Missouri
photo Missy Smith
Teacher Assistant
photo Ramona Story
Teacher Assistant
photo Leisa Tebbs
Health and Physical Education
B.S., Malone College
706-731-5260, ext. 2213
photo Caroline Whitcomb (’95)
Pre-Kindergarten and Junior KinderCubs
B.A., Randolf-Macon College
photo Julie Wiggins
Fourth Grade
B.A., Agnes Scott College; M.Ed., Georgia State College
photo Alison Wright
Fifth Grade
B.S., University of Georgia; M.A., Asbury Theological Seminary

Middle School Faculty

photo Cindy Bramhall (’01)
Part-time English
B.A., Furman University
706-731-5260, ext. 2324
photo Kenneth J. Curry
Assistant Upper School Principal and Bible
B.S., East Tennessee State University; M.A., Dallas Theological Seminary
706-731-5260, ext. 2312
photo Sarah Ellis
Science
B.S., University of Georgia
photo Bob Eyink
Mathematics
B.A., Kettering University; M.A., Georgia Regents University
photo Craig Ham
Computer Science and Technology Coordinator
B.S., Oregon State University; M.A., Air Force Institute of Technology
706-731-5260, ext. 2314
photo Brad Joiner (’92)
Social Studies
B.A. & M.Ed., Georgia Regents University; M.A., University of Wales in Lampeter, UK
photo Jon Kilpatrick
Bible
B.A., Moody Bible College
photo Tracy Lutz
Middle School Academic Support Coordinator and Geography
B.A., Duke University; M.Ed., Oglethorpe University
photo Denae O’Neil
Science
B.S., Wheaton College
photo Paul Owen
Director of Drama and Forensics Coach
B.A., Brewton Parker College
706-731-5260, ext. 2316
photo Cindy Pantsari
English
B.A., College of Charleston
photo Sarah Smith (’07)
English
B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Georgia Regents University
photo Mark Tebbs
Assistant Athletic Director and Health & Physical Education
B.S., Malone College
706-731-5260, ext. 2315
photo Amy Turner
Middle & Upper School Choral Director and Pre-K-12 Fine Arts Coordinator
B.M., Wheaton College; Master of Music, The Ohio State University
706-731-5260, ext. 2329
photo Stephanie Waldecker
Spanish
B.S., Bob Jones University
photo Amanda Middlebrooks Williams (’04)
Mathematics
B.A., Shorter College; M.Ed., Georgia Regents University

Upper School Faculty

photo Glenn Bell
History
B.A., Georgia Regents University; M.A., The University of Charleston and The Citadel
photo Marsha Cantrell
Math
B.S., University of South Carolina
photo Lisa Cook
History and ARC Coordinator
B.A. and M.A., Concordia University
photo William Crews
French
B.A., Mercer University
photo Whitney Diehl
English
B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., University of Virginia
photo Regina Franklin
English and Upper School Academic Support Coordinator
B.A., Gordon College
photo Paul Gaffney
International Student Program Coordinator
B.A., Georgia Regents University; M.A., TEFL/ICS
706-731-5260, ext. 2303
photo Ron Hall
Science
B.S. and M.S., Florida State University; doctoral studies, Yale University
photo Kent Hood
Bible
B.A., Columbia Bible College; M.Ed., Reformed Theological Seminary
photo Vivian Hornsby
Middle and Upper School Art
B.F.A., Georgia Regents University
photo William Jewett (’04)
Math
B.A., University of Georgia
photo Ryan Lutz (’89)
English
B.A., Georgia Regents University; M.A., Middlebury College
photo Alex McCallie
Director of College Counseling and Bible Teacher
B.A., Davidson College; M.Div., M.A.MFT, Reformed Theological Seminary
706-731-5260, ext. 2309
photo Mike Merwin
Bible, Modern Thought and AP Environmental Science
B.A., University of West Florida; M.Div., Columbia International University
photo Randall Nichols
Latin and Greek
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; M.T.S., Harvard University; M.A. Classics, University of Wales Trinity St. David, United Kingdom
photo Dwight Redick
Science
B.S., Clemson University; M.S., Troy State University
photo Matt Rich
Math
B.A., Cedarville University; M.Ed., Walden University
photo Susan Smith
Chemistry
B.S. and M.S., Southern Methodist University
photo Micah Waldecker
Spanish
B.A., Covenant College
photo Mary Weidman
ARC Coordinator
B.A., Roanoke College; M.Ed., Georgia Southern University
706-731-5260, ext. 2324