Mary Yepez
Second Grade Teacher

B.S. Ashford University, Education

Rachel Floyd

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

B.A. Campbellsville University, Music Education

Beth Summerlin
High School Coordinator 

M.S. Hannibal-Lagrange University, Education

Faculty

UPPER SCHOOL

Loretta Bond

Extended Day 

Candace Nall

First Grade Teacher
B.S. University of West Florida, Business Administration

Mitch Lambeth

Middle School Science

​B.S. University of West Florida, Cultural Anthropology


Mark Alexander
Physical Education K4-5th

B.S. University of West Alabama, Physical Education

ADMINISTRATION

Rachael Samford

Kindergarten Teacher

B.S. Liberty University Elementary Education

Kace Browning
Assistant Administrator Lower School 

B.S. University of South Alabama, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Jeffrey Bond

Maintenance

Savannah Rucker

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

​B.A. University of West Florida, English

Linda Ruffner

Extended Day 

Traci Peaden

Teacher's Assistant 

Certified NHA Clinical Medical Assistant

Marissa Bohner

Kindergarten Teacher

B.A.  University of West Florida, Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning


Extended Day Staff

Tori Ward
Second Grade Teacher

B.S.  Pensacola Christian College, Elementary Education


Emily Stimer
Fifth Grade Teacher

B.S. Pensacola Christian College, Early Childhood Education

Karen Barnes

​6th Grade Teacher

Latin 6th Grade; Spanish 7th-8th Grades

B.S. Agriculture, University of Arkansas Monticello

Alonna Hitchcock
7th-8th Grade Language Arts/Omnibus Teacher

B.A. University of West Florida, English

Tracy Caraway

Teacher's Assistant 

Shelley Holzworth
Third Grade Teacher

M.S. George Mason University

Tricia McKinnon

Extended Day 

​LOWER SCHOOL

LOWER SCHOOL

Nancy Lay

Kindergarten Teacher

B.S. Troy State University, Physical Education

​Certifications in Reading and English

Ashtyn Kauntiz

​Extended Day

Kara Whitney
Scholarship Specialist

B.S. Florida Southern College, Education

Frency Moore

Kindergarten Teacher

B.S. University of West Florida, Resort Management

H. Frank Lay
Principal 

M.S. University of Georgia, Therapeutic Recreation

M.S. University of West Florida,  Administrative Supervision

Libby Eddins

Office Manager

B.S. Family and Consumer Science


Brianna Jones
K4-12th Music Teacher  and Director of Chorus/Drama/Sound Engineering

B.A. Dayspring Bible College, Voice and Music Education

Shane Tucker
Middle School Math

B.A. University of West Florida, Communication

M.Div. South West Baptist Theological Seminary

Kim Pugh
Accountant  

B.S. University of West Florida, Accounting

Kyle Whitfield
Fourth Grade Teacher  

B.A. University of West Florida, Communications 

Nan Nevels

First Grade Teacher

B.S. Mary-Hardin Baylor University, General Education

​Certifications in Special Education and Elementary Education

Josh Presnell
 Physical Education 6th-12th

B.S. University of West Florida, Health Education


Melanie Perritt
Marketing and Development Director/Assistant Administrator Upper  School

M.S. University of West Florida​, Educational Leadership K-12

Tracy Shehan

Acreditation and Certification Specialist

B.A. University of West Florida, Educational Studies Special Education

Certification ACSI ELementary Teacher