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, High School Principal

Wayne Marchant 2017 | Augusta Christian Schools

Mr. Marchant is in his fourth 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 22 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.

Dr. Berish Strother

Dr. Berish Strother | 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 2013 | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Lee Banks

Lee Banks 2017 | Augusta Christian Schools

Strength and Conditioning Trainer
BS Kinesiology/Exercise Science
Georgia Souther University
Email: Lee Banks

Lisa Campbell

Lisa Campbell 2014-15 | Augusta Christian Schools

Math
BS, Master Ed Teaching & Learning Special Ed
Limestone, Liberty

E-mail: Lisa Campbell

Charles Cooper

Charles Cooper 2013 b | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Amy Freitag

Amy Freitag | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Mike Giddens

Mike Giddens 2013 a | Augusta Christian Schools

History
BA
Augusta State University

E-mail: Mike Giddens

Rebecca Graves

Rebecca Graves | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Stephanie Hesse

Stephanie Hesse | Augusta Christian Schools

Math
BS Mathematics
Georgia Southern University

Email:Stephanie Hesse

Amy Jenkins

Amy Jenkins | Augusta Christian Schools

Health Sciences/School Nurse
BSN, MAT
Clemson, UGA

Email:Amy Jenkins

Todd Jenkins

Todd Jenkins | Augusta Christian Schools

Band Director

Email:Todd Jenkins

Brian LaFavor

Brian LaFavor | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Diana McElmurray

Diana McElmurray | Augusta Christian Schools

Spanish
BS Social Communications
Universidad Centroamericana
Email:Diana McElmurray

Renee McHatton

Renee McHatton 2013 a | Augusta Christian Schools

HS Science
B.S. in Science
Augusta State University

E-mail: Renee McHatton

Chris Norris

Chris Norris 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Marynell Parker

Marynell Parker 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Jeanine Ritchey

Jeanine Ritchey 2013 | Augusta Christian Schools

English
BA Spanish/MAT
North Greenville Univ
ASU
E-mail:Jeanine Ritchey

Terry Rutherford

Terry Rutherford 2013 a | Augusta Christian Schools

Bible
B.B.M.
Maryville College


E-mail: Terry Rutherford

Zulma Sostre

Zulma Sostre 2016 | Augusta Christian Schools

HS Spanish
BS Spanish
Augusta State University

Email:Zulma Sostre

Jacky Stone

Jacky Stone 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Neill Surles

Neill Surles | Augusta Christian Schools

Computer
BS Business Administration
Toccoa Falls College

Email:Neill Surles

Courtney Thompson

Courtney Thompson | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Susan Werner

Susan Werner 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

English
BS Education
Masters in Teaching/Curriculum
ASU
E-mail: Susan Werner

Sarah White

Sarah White 2013 | Augusta Christian Schools

Math
B.S. Mathematics
Augusta State University

E-mail:Sarah White

Dina Wilson

Dina Wilson | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Beverley Wright

Bev Wright 2013 | Augusta Christian Schools

Math
B.A. Mathematics
Emory University
Masters Math Ed
ASU
E-mail: Beverley Wright

Marion Melvin

Marion Melvin 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

Teaching Assistant

Email:Marion Melvin

Angela Thompson

Angie Thompson 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

Teaching Assistant

Email:Angie Thompson

Cindy Rogers

Cindy Rogers 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

Secretary to the Principal

E-mail: Cindy Rogers

Shari Hodges

Shari Hodges 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

High School Secretary

E-mail: Shari Hodges

Middle School Faculty and Staff

Keith Walton, Middle School Principal

Keith Walton 2017 MS 2 | Augusta Christian Schools

Mr. Keith Walton begins his second 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 9th grader at Augusta Christian.

Michelle Brittingham

Michelle Brittingham | Augusta Christian Schools

Math
BS/Masters Business Administration
ASU/GRU

Email:Michelle Brittingham

Lauren Gilpin

Lauren Gilpin | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Stephanie Hesse

Stephanie Hesse | Augusta Christian Schools

Math
BS Mathematics
Georgia Southern University

Email:Stephanie Hesse

Sherry Holiman

Sherry Holiman | Augusta Christian Schools

Science
BS Science, University of South Alabama

Email:
Sherry Holiman

Todd Jenkins

Todd Jenkins | Augusta Christian Schools

Band Director

Email:Todd Jenkins

Jessica Luda

Jessica Luda | Augusta Christian Schools

MS Science
BS, MAT Middle Grades
GA Southern, ASU

Email:Jessica Luda

Jeff Morgan

Jeff Morgan 2017 | Augusta Christian Schools

MS English
BA, MAR
Atlanta Christian College, Emmanuel Christian Seminary

Email:Jeff Morgan

Chris Norris

Chris Norris 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Marynell Parker

Marynell Parker 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Neill Surles

Neill Surles | Augusta Christian Schools

Computer
BS Business Administration
Toccoa Falls College

Email:Neill Surles

Karen Quick

Karen Quick 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

Middle School Secretary

E-mail:Karen Quick




Elementary Faculty and Staff

Liz Lowery, Principal

Liz Lowery 2015-16 | Augusta Christian Schools

Liz Lowery is in her fifth 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 | Augusta Christian Schools

Kindergarten Administrator
BSEd, MSEd, Gifted Endorsement
ASU, Walden University
Email:Courtney Hayes

Bonny Baxley

Bonny Baxley 2013 | Augusta Christian Schools

3rd Grade
B.S.
Liberty University


E-mail: Bonny Baxley

Ashley Beasley

Ashley Beasley | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Kay Cooke

Kay Cooke | Augusta Christian Schools

Elementary Chorus and Music
Bachelors/Masters of Music
Bowling Green/ Florida State Univ
Email:Kay Cooke

Jennifer Eastman

Jennifer Eastman | Augusta Christian Schools

K4
BA Mathematics
Augusta College

Email:Jennifer Eastman

Sharon Farrer

Sharon Farrer | Augusta Christian Schools

K5
BSEd - Special Education
Georgia Southern University
Email:Sharon Farrer

Nicole Gay

Nicole Gay | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Tonya Gordon

Tonya Gordon | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Erika Harmon

Erika Harmon | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Kim Henderson

Kim Henderson | Augusta Christian Schools

K5
ECE
Augusta State

E-mail: Kim Henderson

Linda Hester

Linda Hester 2017 | Augusta Christian Schools

Learning Support Coordinator
BS Ed, MA Ed/Technology
UGA, Lesley
E-mail: Linda Hester

Casie Hill

Casie Hill | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Micah Janik

Micah Janik | Augusta Christian Schools

K3
BS Elementary Education
Auburn University

Email:Micah Janik

Kate Jenkins

Kate Jenkins | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Todd Jenkins

Todd Jenkins | Augusta Christian Schools

Band Director

Email:Todd Jenkins

Carolina McGowan

Carolina McGowan | Augusta Christian Schools

Kindergarten Spanish

Email:Carolina McGowan

Angela McNeal

Angela McNeal 2013 | Augusta Christian Schools

3rd Grade
BA, MSW, ASU,
Southern Baptist Seminary

E-mail: Angela McNeal

Bethany Newton

Bethany Newton | Augusta Christian Schools

K5 Teacher
BS Elementary Education
Liberty University
Email:Bethany Newton

Jenifer Norris

Jenifer Norris 2013 | Augusta Christian Schools

5th Grade
BS Education
Quachita Baptist University

E-mail: Jenifer Norris

Jennie Palacz

Jennie Palacz 2013 | Augusta Christian Schools

2nd Grade
B.S. Elementary Education
Baptist Bible College

E-mail: Jennie Palacz

Marynell Parker

Marynell Parker 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

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

Neill Surles

Neill Surles | Augusta Christian Schools

Computer
BS Business Administration
Toccoa Falls College

Email:Neill Surles

Becki Sweeting

Becki Sweeting 2016 | Augusta Christian Schools

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

E-mail: Becki Sweeting

Shannon Walden

Shannon Walden 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

2nd grade
BBA
ASU

E-mail: Shannon Walden

Tammy West

Tammy West 2013 | Augusta Christian Schools

1st Grade
BS Elementary Education
Bob Jones University

E-mail: Tammy West

Anna Bay

Anna Bay | Augusta Christian Schools

Teaching Assistant

Email:

Anna Bay

Sheri Dekle

Sheri Dekle | Augusta Christian Schools

Elementary Assistant

Email:Sheri Dekle

Sue Ford

Sue Ford | Augusta Christian Schools

K4 Assistant

Email:Sue Ford

Stacey Meyer

Stacey Meyer | Augusta Christian Schools

Elementary Assistant

Email:Stacey Meyer

Candy Newman

Candy Newman | Augusta Christian Schools

K5 Assistant

Email:Candy Newman

Windy Poppell

Windy Poppell | Augusta Christian Schools

K4 Assistant

Email:Windy Poppell

Julie Reimer

Julie Reimer | Augusta Christian Schools

K4 Assistant

Email:Julie Reimer

Donna Burcham

Donna Smith | Augusta Christian Schools

K5 Assistant

Email:Donna Burcham

Cathy Nichols

Cathy Nichols 2014 | Augusta Christian Schools

Elementary Secretary

E-mail: Cathy Nichols

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