Our Team

Administration & Staff

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TW Webb, MEd

Interim Head of School & Guidance Counselor

EDUCATION: BS Education, Masters Education FAMILY: Married to LouAnne, 1 daughter and 2 sons attending FCA FUN: Time with family EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by encouraging them that God has a plan to use their talents, abilities and careers for His ministry - Jeremiah 29:11-13.

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Hall Powers

Director of Operations

EDUCATION: BS Engineering Operations FAMILY: Wife - 3 adult children, 4 awesome grandchildren FUN: Family beach trips and building projects at Freedom EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by interacting with them to let them know I care about them.

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Natalie Munoz, MEd

High School Principal

EDUCATION: BS Mathematics Education, Med Educational Leadership FAMILY: Married to Drew FUN: Spend time with family and friends, travel, shop, and read a good book EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by striving to be a godly example, positive voice of Truth in their lives, and reading them of their great purpose and future.

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SUSAN BARTLETT

Middle School Principal

EDUCATION: BA History, Double Minor Secondary Education and Bible FAMILY: Husband Michael (Pastor), Daughter Bailey at LU, Brady (11th) and Bella (9th) at FCA FUN: Playing games with family, visiting the mountains, Jesus and Java EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by bringing history to life because its ``His Story`` and God is daily writing each one of their stories!

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PAMELA ROSS, MA

Elementary School Principal, Technology Integration Specialist

EDUCATION: BS Elementary Education, Concentration in Psychology, MA Instructional Technology
FAMILY: Husband, 1 son, 1 daughter, 1 granddaughter
FUN: Time with family, crafts, relaxing in my hammock
EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by inspiring them to be the individual God designed them to

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CINDY PHILLIPS

Preschool Director, After School Director

EDUCATION: BS Religious Education, NC Early Childhood Credentials, Admin Certificate
FAMILY: Dave Phillips, son, daughter
FUN: Travel, photography, violin, crafts, worship arts
EMPOWER STUDENTS: help to equip teachers to be effective educators and spiritual role models to their students.

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TIM PITTMAN

Athelitic Director, Middle School Bible, Coach

EDUCATION: BRE Religious Education, AS Christian Education
FAMILY: Married to Lajaune, 2 daughters and a son FUN:
Preaching, coaching and spending time with family
ACTIVITIES: I love to preach and teach the Word of God, coaching boys and girls soccer, and driving to field trips and teams.
EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by doing their best and forget the rest, always keeping their eyes up for our Redeemer is coming

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RANDY MCDONALD

International Student Coordinator

EDUCATION: BS Theology
FAMILY: Wife Donna McDonald, daughter-Kristin Brice, son- Joshua McDonald and 6 grandchildren
FUN: Being with my family, 4 wheeling, fishing
EMPOWERING STUDENTS; Help them to discover and develop the gifts God has given them.

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LISA SMITH

Finance Office
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GEORGIA KING

Finance Office Assistant
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MICHELLE PICKETT

Front Desk Manager
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SILVANA WEST

Front Desk
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MICHAEL BARTLETT

Campus Pastor
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J.R. Hopson

Campus Pastor , Coach
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Ranier Agustin

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

EDUCATION: BS Exercise Physiology, Certified Exercise Physiologist FAMILY: Youngest of two children to the parents Renato and Marialuisa Agustin FUN: Playing competitive sports, traveling, exploring EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by reminding them that every goal they set is obtainable, and the hardship that they may encounter is worth it in the end.

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Dr. Jeff Burkhart

Campus Pastor, IT Director
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Susan Ringled

Discovery Lab Teacher

EDUCATION: BS K-6 Education FAMILY: Married to Kerry, 4 grown children, 7 grandchildren FUN: Beach, shoe shopping, watching hummingbirds, playing board games EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by starting them where they are - not where you would like them to be.

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Kathy Maxwell

Discovery Lab Director

EDUCATION: BS K-6, Special Education K-12
FAMILY: 1 Daughter @ NCSU
FUN: Traveling, reading, spending time with family & friends.
EMPOWERING STUDENTS: helping them understand how they learn and encouraging them to reach their potential.
1Thessalonians 5:11

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Courtney Montgomery

Librarian

EDUCATION: BS Recreational Therapy
FAMILY: Married to Russell, 2 children Molly and Tyler FUN: Spend time with family EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by encouraging students to do their best and supporting them along the way cheering on their smallest victories!!!

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Wendy Mathias

Music/Drama/Coach

EDUCATION: BA Elementary, Special Education Concentration, Continuing Education in Fine Arts
FAMILY: Married to Dan, 3 boys at FCA FUN: Spending time with family, painting EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by helping them see just how special God has created them and helping them find their strength in academics and fine arts.

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Brannigan Shuffield

Director of Admissions

FAMILY: Married to Craig, two sons & two daughters.
FUN: Golf, cheering, soccer, & supporting FCA
EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower by leaving my door whenever they need someone to talk to and encouraging them to push themselves not only in school but also in life. They are all special and have purposes. Ephesians 2:10 `` God created you to do amazing things``

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Front Desk
Sharon Andrews

Sharon Andrews

Before School Care
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Becky Olson

After School Care

PRESCHOOL STAFF

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Christine Matney

Pre-School
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Alana Bussey

Pre-School
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Quintana Coachman

Pre-School
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Tamara Hall

Pre-School
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Mona Jacobs

Pre-School
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Ashley Koenig

Pre-School
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Angie Jones

Pre-School
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Melody Pitman

Pre-School
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Jessica Roberson

K4 Preschool

EDUCATION: Early Childhood Education Studiens FAMILY: Married to my best friend Ryan and blessed with three amazing children Haley, Kevin and Kaleb FUN: I love to spend time with my family, reading, photography, and a day at the beach EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by encouraging them to be themselves and giving them a foundation to grow in Christ.

Lower School K-5

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Heather Bobbey

Kindergarten
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Donna McDonald

Kindergarten
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Irene Ramirez

Kindergarten Assistant
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Carol Joly

Kindergarten Assistant
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Amanda Jones

1 st Grade4
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Becky Hopson

1 St Grade
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Hayley Shatley

1 St Grade Assistant
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Chrissy Hughes

2nd Grade
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Melissa Davis

2 nd Grade
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Amy Covington

3rd Grade
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Caleb Hankin

3 rd Grade
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Tonya Bennett

3 rd Grade
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Lawson Schmidt

3rd Grade
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Jennifer Best

4 th Grade
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Ann Hughes

5th Grade
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Ashley Sebastian

5th Grade

Middle School 6-8

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Mary Hinz, MA

MS Grammar/Writing

EDUCATION: BA History, MA Teaching FAMILY: Married to Dan, mom of four, including one FCA student FUN: Reading and sewing EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by giving them the tools to be confident, independent learners.

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LouAnne Webb

MS Math, History, Bible

EDUCATION: BS Elementary Education FAMILY: Married to TW, 3 kids attending FCA FUN: Family time, cooking, shopping EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by encouraging them to do their best and reminding them that God has a perfect plan for their lives!

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Amanda Wright, MA

MS Literature

EDUCATION: BS Criminal Justice, MA Education FAMILY: Husband Joe and 2 children FUN: Family activities EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by making class interactive, fun, and encouraging students to do their best.

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GARY GENAULDI

MS Math
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Amber Barnhill

Spanish/ Bible
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Karen Malinowski

MS/HS Discovery Lab
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Cary Dey

MS Science

EDUCATION: B.S. Biology
FAMILY: Married to Eric, 2 children
FUN: Movies, spending time with my family and going to the beach.
ACTIVITIES: I enjoy teaching Sunday School at Church.
EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential through encouragement and that God created them to be amazing and that we all have a special gift.

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Kenneth Hughes

MS Bible

Upper School 9-12

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Shawn Taurone

High School Math

EDUCATION: BS Mathematics
FAMILY: Married to Ashley, 3 sons, i daughter
FUN: Family and Outdoor activities
EMPOWERING STUDENTS: Sharing experiences, listening, and giving encouragement.

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Michael Bautista

High School Sciences

EDUCATION: BS Biology FAMILY: Cat FUN: Soccer, travel, hiking, anything outdoors ACTIVITIES: Varsity Soccer Coach EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by instilling the wonder and beauty of life, searching ever deeper to grasp more of the sciences.

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Shari Finkler, MA, EdD

High School English

EDUCATION: BA English Education, MA English Education, EdD Teacher Leadership, National Board Certified Teacher FAMILY: Married to Rev. Andrew Finkler, 2 kids at home FUN: Reading, writing, holy yoga, outdoor activities, family time, travel, cooking EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by encouraging them to strive for excellence (1 Peter 2:9) in everything they do, always to the glory of God (1 Cor 10:31).

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Naomi Hooks, MEd

High School English

EDUCATION: BA English, Med Curriculum Design and Instruction FAMILY: Married, one son FUN: Cooking, spending time with family and friends, game night EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by encouraging meaningful use of technology in the classroom, involving students in real issues, and allowing students to determine their own potential.

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John Malinowskiq

High School Math

EDUCATION: BS Biology, BSE Biology Education
FAMILY: Married to Karen for 23 years with three children.
FUN: Visiting and hiking national and state parks, watching movies with the family.
EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by showing that we can see God in his creation and by helping them see that science is fun!

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Alyssa Midcalf

High School Math

EDUCATION: BA Math Education
FUN: Enjoy a good cup of coffee and a book, a day at the beach exploring new places.
EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I empower students to reach their highest potential by looking at mistakes as a learning tool to better their understanding of a topic.

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Samuel Brock

High School Social Studies
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Erin Burkhardt

High School Science
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Stephanie Eastman

High School Social Studies


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Anthony Faison

High School English

EDUCATION: B.A. English, MA Theological Studies, Masters of Divinity
FAMILY: Married to Tiffany, three little princesses
FUN: I enjoy music, playing the piano, drums, and singing. Basketball
EMPOWERING STUDENTS: Pushing them beyond their limitations. I stretch them reminding them that they are fearfully and wonderfully made, and God has not given them fear.

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Dr. Roger Olson

High School Bible
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Amelya Keough

Spanish I & II

EDUCATION: BA, Spanish, Sociology
FAMILY: Married to Benjamin.
FUN: Travel, yoga, camping, waterfall chasing.
EMPOWERING STUDENTS: I like to ``Speak Life`` into my students by reminding them of their strengths and encouraging them in their weaknesses.