Faculty and Staff

The heart of Augusta Christian Schools is the teaching staff. Each teacher is a committed Christian, academically certified and eager to build a positive relationship with each student. Many of our teachers have advanced degrees and are well trained to challenge students to reach their potential both academically and spiritually. Emphasis is placed on building responsibility and good study habits in a caring and loving atmosphere.

High School Faculty and Staff

Wayne Marchant 2019a | Augusta Christian Schools

Wayne Marchant, High School Principal

Mr. Marchant is in his fifth year as High School Principal. He previously taught science at Augusta Christian and has served as a teacher, administrator and basketball coach in other schools around the CSRA. He and his wife, Amy, have been married for 23 years and have daughters Keeley, Luci, and twins Mattie and Paris. Mr. Marchant is a Sunday School teacher at First Baptist of North Augusta where he and his family have attended church for over 20 years.

Email: Wayne Marchant

Dr. Berish Strother

Berish Strother 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Director of Guidance
BS Criminal Justice ASU
MS K-12 Counseling, Cambridge, Ph.D Educational Leadership, Argosy
E-mail: Berish Strother

William Adams

Bill Adams 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Bible
BA Sociology; MA World Missions
University of N. Florida, Asbury Seminary
E-mail:William Adams

Charles Cooper

Charles Cooper 2018 | Augusta Christian Schools

Athletic Director
B.S. Augusta State University
M.Ed History
Troy University
E-mail: Charles Cooper

Benson Crawford

Benson Crawford 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

History
BA History - Berry College
MED Ed/Admin - USM, Georgia State
Email:Benson Crawford

Dirk De Vos

Dirk De Vos 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

French
Belgium Military Academy
Email:
Dirk De Vos

Brandon Dotson

Brandon Dotson 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Bible

Email:Brandon Dotson

Quincy Evans, Jr.

Quincy Evans, Jr. 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Weightlifting
Kinesiology
East Georgia State/Augusta University
Email:Quincy Evans

Regina Franklin

Regina Franklin 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Middle/High School Librarian
BA English
Gordon College
Email:Regina Franklin

Amy Freitag

Amy Freitag 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

HS Math
BS Education
University of Georgia
E-mail: Amy Freitag

Mike Giddens

Mike Giddens 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

History
BA
Augusta State University
E-mail: Mike Giddens

Rebecca Graves

Rebecca Graves 2019 a | Augusta Christian Schools

HS English
BA English, MA English
Columbia College
St. Mary's University
Email:Rebecca Graves

Stephanie Hesse

Stephanie Hesse 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Math
BS Mathematics
Georgia Southern University

Email:Stephanie Hesse

Amy Jenkins

Amy Jenkins 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Health Sciences/School Nurse
BSN, MAT
Clemson, UGA

Email:Amy Jenkins

Todd Jenkins

Todd Jenkins 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Band Director
Bach of Music, USC
Master's Wind Conducting, Messiah
Master's Trumpet, Ithaca College
Email:Todd Jenkins

Brian LaFavor

Brian LaFavor 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

History
BA, Master of Divinity
CIU/SW Seminary
Email:Brian LaFavor

Angela Lowry

Angela Lowry 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

History / English
BA History / MA Public Admin
Grand Canyon University
Email:Angela Lowry

Diana McElmurray

Diana McElmurray 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Spanish
BS Social Communications
Universidad Centroamericana
Email:Diana McElmurray

Renee McHatton

Renee McHatton 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

HS Science
B.S. in Science
Augusta State University

E-mail: Renee McHatton

Emma Grace Milian

Emma Grace Milian 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

English
BS English
Liberty University
Email:Emma Grace Milian

Cheri Miller

Cheri Miller 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

MS / HS Math
BS Math
Clark Atlanta University
Email:Cheri Miller

Chris Norris

Chris Norris 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

MS/HS Chorus
BA Music
Ouachita Bapt Univ
MA Religious Ed
SW Seminary
Email:Chris Norris

Marynell Parker

Marynell Parker 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Art Instructor
B.A., Art Education
University of Georgia
Email:Marynell Parker

Taylor Poss

Taylor Gandy 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Science
BS Biology
Augusta University

Email: Taylor Poss

Senator Scott

Senator Scott 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

English

Email:

Senator Scott

Zulma Sostre

Zulma Sostre 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

HS Spanish
BS Spanish
Augusta State University

Email:Zulma Sostre

Jacky Stone

Jacky Stone 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Bible
BS Ag Ed/Biology Specialty
Texas A & M Univ
E-mail:Jacky Stone

Neill Surles

Neill Surles 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Computer
BS Business Administration
Toccoa Falls College

Email:Neill Surles

Courtney Thompson

Courtney Thompson 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

HS History
English
ASU / SE Baptist Seminary
Email:Courtney Thompson

Sarah White

Sarah White 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Math
B.S. Mathematics
Augusta State University

E-mail:Sarah White

Dina Wilson

Dina Wilson 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Guidance Assistant
BS/MS
Fort Valley State University
Email:Dina Wilson

Angela Thompson

Angie Thompson 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Teacher Assistant

Email:Angie Thompson

Cindy Rogers

Cindy Rogers 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Secretary to the Principal

E-mail: Cindy Rogers

Shari Hodges

Shari Hodges 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

High School Secretary

E-mail: Shari Hodges

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Middle School Faculty and Staff

Keith Walton 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Keith Walton, Middle School Principal

Mr. Keith Walton begins his third year as Middle School Principal. He has been a part of the ACS Faculty and Staff for over 20 years and recently served as Dean of Students in addition to coaching and strength training duties. He has a BA in Business from Southern Wesleyan and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Concordia University. He and his wife, Lynette, have one daughter, Jordan, who is a 10th grader at Augusta Christian.

Email:Keith Walton

Kim Crowe

Kim Crowe 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

English and History
BA Elementary Ed
USC

Email:Kim Crowe

Turner Davis

Turner Davis 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

MS PE Teacher
BS Biology LaGrange
Masters Kinesiology Augusta University

Email: Turner Davis

Lauren Gilpin

Lauren Gilpin 2019a | Augusta Christian Schools

Middle School Bible
BS Child-Family Development, GSU
Masters Ed Leadership, Concordia
Email:Lauren Gilpin

Stephanie Hesse

Stephanie Hesse 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Math
BS Mathematics
Georgia Southern University

Email:Stephanie Hesse

Sherry Holiman

Sherry Holiman 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Science
BS Science, University of South Alabama

Email:
Sherry Holiman

Todd Jenkins

Todd Jenkins 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Band Director
Bach of Music, USC
Master's Wind Conducting, Messiah
Master's Trumpet, Ithaca College
Email:Todd Jenkins

Jessica Luda

Jessica Luda 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

MS Science
BS, MAT Middle Grades
GA Southern, ASU

Email:Jessica Luda

Cheri Miller

Cheri Miller 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

MS / HS Math
BS Math
Clark Atlanta University
Email:Cheri Miller

Chris Norris

Chris Norris 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

MS/HS Chorus
BA Music
Ouachita Bapt Univ
MA Religious Ed
SW Seminary
Email:Chris Norris

Marynell Parker

Marynell Parker 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Art Instructor
B.A., Art Education
University of Georgia
Email:Marynell Parker

Neill Surles

Neill Surles 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Computer
BS Business Administration
Toccoa Falls College

Email:Neill Surles

Tyler Vanhook

Tyler Vanhook 2019 a | Augusta Christian Schools

History
BSG Kinesiology
University of Arkansas

Email:Tyler Vanhook

Karen Quick

Karen Quick 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Middle School Secretary

E-mail:Karen Quick

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Elementary Faculty and Staff

Liz Lowery 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Liz Lowery, Principal

Liz Lowery is in her sixth year as Elementary Principal. Previously she was Augusta Christian's Kindergarten Administrator. She has a BS in Elementary Education/Reading from Concord University and a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership.

E-mail: Liz Lowery

Courtney Hayes

Courtney Hayes 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

K3-K5 Administrator
BSEd, MSEd, Gifted Endorsement
ASU, Walden University
Email:Courtney Hayes

Bonny Baxley

Bonny Baxley 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

3rd Grade
B.S.
Liberty University


E-mail: Bonny Baxley

Ashley Beasley

Ashley Beasley 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

1st Grade
BS Political Science
MA in Elementary Ed
Kaplan Univ, Univ of Phoenix
Email: Ashley Beasley

Angela Collingsworth

Angela Collingsworth 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Elementary Guidance

Email:Angela Collingsworth

Kay Cooke

Kay Cooke 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

4th-5th Chorus & Music
Bachelors/Masters of Music
Bowling Green/ Florida State Univ
Email:Kay Cooke

Jennifer Eastman

Jennifer Eastman 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

K4
BA Mathematics
Augusta College

Email:Jennifer Eastman

Nicole Gay

Nicole Gay 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Learning Support 1st-3rd
BS Interrelated Special Education
Augusta State University
Email:Nicole Gay

Patricia Gibbs

Patricia Gibbs 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

5th Grade
BS El ED, Master's El Ed
Ed Sp Leadership
Miami University, USC A, USC Columbia
Email: Patricia Gibbs

Tonya Gordon

Tonya Gordon 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Learning Support 4th-5th Grades
Elementary Education
USC-Aiken
Email:Tonya Gordon

Erika Harmon

Erika Harmon 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

2nd Grade
BA Psychology
Augusta State University
Email:Erika Harmon

Kim Henderson

Kim Henderson 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

K5
ECE
Augusta State

E-mail: Kim Henderson

Casie Hill

Casie Hill 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Elementary PE
BS Kinesiology & Health Sciences
Masters in Education
ASU/Southwestern Seminary
Email:Casie Hill

Micah Janik

Micah Janik 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

K3
BS Elementary Education
Auburn University

Email:Micah Janik

Kate Jenkins

Kate Jenkins 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

4th Grade
BS Education/Masters Education
Georgia Southern University
Email:Kate Jenkins

Todd Jenkins

Todd Jenkins 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Band Director
Bach of Music, USC
Master's Wind Conducting, Messiah
Master's Trumpet, Ithaca College
Email:Todd Jenkins

Katarina Judd

Katarina Judd 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

K3

Email: Katarina Judd

Carolina McGowan

Carolina McGowan | Augusta Christian Schools

Kindergarten Spanish

Email:Carolina McGowan

Bethany Newton

Bethany Newton 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

K5 Teacher
BS Elementary Education
Liberty University
Email:Bethany Newton

Jenifer Norris

Jenifer Norris 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

5th Grade
BS Education
Quachita Baptist University

E-mail: Jenifer Norris

Jennie Palacz

Jennie Palacz 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

3rd Grade
B.S. Elementary Education
Baptist Bible College

E-mail: Jennie Palacz

Marynell Parker

Marynell Parker 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Art Instructor
B.A., Art Education
University of Georgia
Email:Marynell Parker

Mary Anne Steele

Mary Anne Steele 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Elementary Librarian
BS Education
Liberty University
Email:Mary Anne Steele

Ann Sturkey

Ann Sturkey 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Learning Resource Teacher
BS Early Childhood / ED.S. Curriculum Instruction
West Georgia/Augusta University
Email: Ann Sturkey

Neill Surles

Neill Surles 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Computer
BS Business Administration
Toccoa Falls College

Email:Neill Surles

Becki Sweeting

Becki Sweeting 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

1st Grade
BS, University of GA
Early Education, MAT: ASU

E-mail: Becki Sweeting

Dr. Jennifer Usry

Jennifer Usry 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

4th Grade
BS, MAT Ed.D
Liberty University, Augusta University

Email:Jennifer Usry

Shannon Walden

Shannon Walden 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

2nd grade
BBA
ASU

E-mail: Shannon Walden

Tammy West

Tammy West 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

1st Grade
BS Elementary Education
Bob Jones University

E-mail: Tammy West

Anna Bay

Anna Bay 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Learning Support Teacher Assistant

Email:

Anna Bay

Jennifer Blair

Jennifer Blair | Augusta Christian Schools

Elementary Assistant

Email:

Jennifer Blair

Michelle Briggs

Michelle Briggs 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Teacher Assistant

Email:Michelle Briggs

Donna Burcham

Donna Burcham 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

K5 Assistant

Email:Donna Burcham

Kashmir Daffin

Kashmir Daffin | Augusta Christian Schools

Elementary Assistant
Email:

Kashmir Daffin

Sheri Dekle

Sheri Dekle 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

ASAP Director
Email:Sheri Dekle

Courtney Hall

Courtney Hall 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

K3 Assistant

Email:Courtney Hall

Stacey Meyer

Stacey Meyer 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Elementary Assistant

Email:Stacey Meyer

Candy Newman

Candy Newman 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

K5 Assistant

Email:Candy Newman

Camrie Powell

Camrie Powell 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Kindergarten Assistant

Email:Camrie Powell

Julie Reimer

Julie Reimer 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

K4 Assistant

Email:Julie Reimer

Cathy Nichols

Cathy Nichols 2019 | Augusta Christian Schools

Elementary Secretary

E-mail: Cathy Nichols

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