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Christopher Aitken 
Director of Choirs (grades 6-12), AP Music Theory
B.M. - Music Education, Grove City College, 2007 
M.M. - Choral Conducting, Houghton College, 2010 
(828) 581-2200 x222
Jennifer Aitken 
Kindergarten Teacher
B.M. - Voice Performance/Music, Houghton College, 2011
Post-Graduate Elementary Education Licensure, University of North Carolina Asheville, 2014

Mary Ellen Auten 
Yearbook Advisor, Operations
B.A. - Mathematics, Salem College, 2006
Tim Barnett 
Upper School Science Teacher 
B.A. - Natural Science/Chemistry, Covenant College, 1977 
M.Ed. - Interdisciplinary Curriculum and Instruction, Covenant College, 1994 
Anna Bates
Fifth Grade Teacher 
B.A. - elementary Education, Covenant College 

David Beaver
Upper School Math teacher 
B.S. - Mathematics, Mars Hill University, 1985
M.Ed. - Mathematics, Western carolina, 1992

Laura Benzing 
Administrative Assistant to the Head of School and Board of Directors 
B.A. - Psychology and Religion, Meredith College, 1985 
(828) 581-2204 or (828) 581-2200 x204
Lou Ann Bishop 
Second Grade Teacher 
B.A. - Physical Education and Art Education, Calvin College, 1983 
M.Ed. - Elementary Education, Western Carolina University, 1998 
Mark Brant 
Campus Manager
B.S. - Intercultural Studies and Bible, Columbia International University, 2004 
(828) 581-2200
Linda Brown 
Director of Academic Support
B.S. - Education / B.A. - Psychology, Millersville University, 1979 
M.Ed. - Education, St. Francis University, 2002 
(828) 581-2200 x231
Deborah Brutt 
Lower School Music Teacher
B.M. - Music Education, Grove City College, 2014
Mike Burnette 
Upper School History Teacher
B.S. - Criminal Justice; M.P.A. Public Affairs; Ed.D.
Mary Buys 
Middle School Teacher
Debbie Cate 
Fifth Grade Teacher
Allison Chapman 
Capital Campaign Director
B.S. - Marketing, UNC Charlotte, 1999
M.B.A. - Pfeiffer University, 2003
(828) 581-2206 or (828) 581-2200 x206
Cecelia Clark 
Learning Connections Tutor
B.S. - Laboratory Technology, Auburn University 1979
B.S. - Medical Technology, Auburn University, 1980 
Certified Academic Language Practitioner
Paige Clement 
Middle School Teacher
B.A. - Education, Covenant College, 2013

Shane Coxie 
Operations Staff
Melody Dowdy 
First Grade Teacher

B.A., Elementary Education; B.A., Early Childhood Development/Psychology, Houston Baptist University.
Jennifer Edwards 
Upper and Middle School Art Teacher

M.F.A. - Western carolina University