Faculty & Staff

Phone • 706-731-5260

Lower School Fax • 706-261-7786

Middle & Upper School Fax • 706-731-5274


photo Steve O’Neil
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; M.Ed., Covenant College
706-731-5260, ext. 2203
photo Craig L. Johnson
Academic Dean and Interim Upper School Principal
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 Jane Brown
Chief Financial Officer
B.S., Williamson Christian College; M.Ed., Hope International University
706-731-5260, ext. 2327
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 Aimee Lynch
Director of Admissions
B.S., Covenant College
706-731-5260, ext. 2220


photo Larry Albea
photo Sharon Albea
photo Isaiah Burch
photo Brooke Bickley
Payroll & Financial Associate
B.S., University of South Carolina
706-731-5260, ext. 2322
photo Traci Boutwell
Arrowsmith Teacher
B.A., M.A, Georgia Regents University
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
Accounting Manager
B.A., Bellevue University; M.B.A., Georgia Regents University
706-731-5260, ext. 2310
photo Kelly Hitchcock, R.N, B.S.N (’92)
Lower School Nurse
B.S.N., Samford University
706-731-5260, ext. 2223
photo Renord James
Facilities and Grounds
photo Kennard Major
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 Sarah Merten
Extended Day and Summer Programs Coordinator
B.S., Bradley University
706-731-5260, ext. 2219
photo Helen Moss
photo Kelly Myers
International Student Host Family Coordinator
B.S., Winthrop University
photo Eric Newbrey
Director of Facilities and Grounds
B.A., Wittenberg University
706-731-5260, ext. 2321
photo Becky Saxon
Registrar & Assistant to the Academic Dean
706-731-5260, ext. 2328
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
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
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 Michele Chiswell
Second-Grade Teacher Assistant
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 Jeannie English
Third-Grade Teacher Assistant
photo Janice Esposito
B.A., University of Georgia
photo Julia Farr
First-Grade Teacher Assistant
photo Lanier Goodell
Pre-K Teacher Assistant
photo Margaret Gulledge
Kindergarten Teacher Assistant
photo Mary Donnan Heppert
Lower School Art
B.A., James Madison University
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 Nikki McGraw
Fifth-Grade Teacher Assistant
photo Debra McLarnon
First-Grade Teacher Assistant
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 Elaine Pearson
Kindergarten Teacher Assistant
photo Destiny Pippin
Second Grade
B.A., Georgia Regents University
photo Angela Rogers
TK 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 Virginia Shelley
Fourth Grade
B.A., Wofford College; M.A., University of South Carolina
photo Missy Smith
Second-Grade Teacher Assistant
photo Ramona Story
Third- & Fifth-Grade Teacher Assistant
photo Leisa Tebbs
Health and Physical Education
B.S., Malone College
706-731-5260, ext. 2213
photo Carlee Van Duzer
B.A., University of Northwestern
photo Caroline Whitcomb (’95)
Pre-Kindergarten and Junior KinderCubs
B.A., Randolph-Macon College
photo Julie Wiggins
Third 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)
B.A., Furman University
706-731-5260, ext. 2324
photo Jenica Crotts
B.A., New College of Florida
photo Kenneth J. Curry
Middle School Bible Studies
B.S., East Tennessee State University; M.A., Dallas Theological Seminary
706-731-5260, ext. 2312
photo Amy Elder
Fine Arts Coordinator and Middle & Upper School Choral Director
B.M., Wheaton College; Master of Music, The Ohio State University
706-731-5260, ext. 2329
photo Mike Greiner
B.S., Clarion University
photo Zakeya Goldsberry
B.S. and 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 Todd Jenkins
Band Director
B.M., University of South Carolina; M.M., Ithaca College
photo Brad Joiner (’92)
Social Studies
B.A. & M.Ed., Georgia Regents University; M.A., University of Wales in Lampeter, UK
photo Tracy Lutz
Middle School Academic Support Coordinator and Geography
B.A., Duke University; M.Ed., Oglethorpe University
photo Caki May
B.A. and B.S., University of Georgia
photo Denae O’Neil
B.S., Wheaton College
photo Paul Owen
Director of Drama and Forensics Coach
B.A., Brewton Parker College
706-731-5260, ext. 2316
photo Ashley Shaw
B.S. & M.Ed., University of Missouri
photo Mark Tebbs
Assistant Athletic Director and Health & Physical Education
B.S., Malone College
706-731-5260, ext. 2315
photo Amanda Middlebrooks Williams (’04)
B.A., Shorter College; M.Ed., Georgia Regents University

Upper School Faculty

photo Steve Ackley
Middle School Christian Leadership & Middle/Upper School Physical Education
B.A. and M.A., Liberty University
photo Glenn Bell
B.A., Georgia Regents University; M.A., The University of Charleston and The Citadel
photo Tucker Blackmon
English, Yearbook & Varsity Girl’s Soccer Coach
B.A. and M.A., Lee University
photo Marsha Cantrell
B.S., University of South Carolina
photo Lisa Cook
B.A. and M.A., Concordia University
photo Whitney Diehl
B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., University of Virginia
photo Sarah Ellis
B.S., University of Georgia
photo Kendra Sue Finch (’94)
Spanish, Educational Technology Innovation Coordinator & Varsity Cheerleading Coach
B.A., Georgia Regents University; M.Ed., Kennesaw State University
photo Regina Franklin
English and Upper School Academic Support Coordinator
B.A., Gordon College
photo Mike Freace
Upper School Dean of Students
B.S., Houghton College; M.S. Roberts Wesleyan College
706-731-5260, ext. 2320
photo Paul Gaffney
International Student Program Coordinator
B.A., Georgia Regents University; M.A., TEFL/ICS
706-731-5260, ext. 2303
photo Kent Hood
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)
B.A., University of Georgia
photo Adam Kraft
B.S., Clemson University; M.S., Purdue University
photo Jordan Lambert
B.A., Georgia Regents University; Mâtrise de Français Langue Étrangère et Seconde, Université Blaise Pascal, France
photo Ryan Lutz (’89)
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. University of Wales Trinity Saint David, United Kingdom
photo Dwight Redick
B.S., Clemson University; M.S., Troy State University
photo Matt Rich
B.A., Cedarville University; M.Ed., Walden University
photo Susan Smith
B.S. and M.S., Southern Methodist University
photo Micah Waldecker
Spanish & Technology Coordinator
B.A., Covenant College
photo Stephanie Waldecker
B.S., Bob Jones University