Faculty Directory

Walter Grubb CROP

Dr. Walter Grubb (1987)
Interim President/Headmaster

B.A. California Baptist College
M.S., California State University
Graduate Studies, University of Tennessee and Azusa Pacific University
Fellow, Van Lunen Center for Executive Management in Christian Schools
D. Litt, Carson-Newman University

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Blake Fuller (2019)
Middle & High School Principal

B.A., Psychology, Saint Leo University
M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Saint Leo University

Jones, Matt

Matt Jones (2019), Director of Resident Life


Kelly Sullivan (2018)
Elementary School Principal

B.S., Tennessee Wesleyan
M.Ed., Lincoln Memorial University
Ed.S., Administration and Supervision, Lincoln Memorial University


Nick Swarthout (2017)

B.A., Baptist College of Florida
M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Ailor, Marcelete

Marcelete Ailor (2020)
Administrative Assistant, Finance Office

B.A., Mathematics & Computer Science, Maryville College, Summa Cum Laude
M.S., Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Wendy Anderson (2020)
Administrative Support


Lori Campbell (1997-2002, 2004)
Director of Admissions

B.S., Carson-Newman University, Magna Cum Laude
M.Ed., Carson-Newman University


Bill Cupp (2010)
Supervisor of Plant & Facility

Toni Gioioso (1999)
Administrative Assistant,
Elementary School

B.A., University of Alabama


Angie Griffin (1999)
Administrative Assistant,
Middle & High School

B.B.A., Ohio University
Graduate Studies, Johnson University


Michael Gunter (2007)
Executive Chef
Director of Food Services


Janice Mink (1983)
Director of International Admissions

Don Rector (2011)
Director of Information Technology

A.S., Tennessee Institute of Electronics

Sellers, Jonathan CROP

Jonathan Sellers (2016)
Asst. Athletic Director; Head Football Coach

A.S., Pellissippi State Community College

Cheryl Weekly (2012)
Assistant to the President
Director of Communications

B.A., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Cum Laude


David Whaley (2018)
Director of Security

B.A., East Tennessee State University

Judi Addison (2020), Grade 3

B.A., Elementary Education, Johnson University
M.A., Holistic Education, Johnson University

Jeffrey Ayers (1997), High School Social Studies

B.S., Radford University

Shelly Benson (2006), Music: Choir & Band

B.S., Johnson Bible College, Cum Laude
M.A., Carson-Newman University, Cum Laude
Ed.D., Carson-Newman University

Iyrna Brooks (2018), Middle School Math, ESL

B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, Western Governors University

Jackie Castle (2016), High School Science

B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Graduate Studies, Biology, East Tennessee State University

Jennifer Connatser (1998-2005, 2007), Grade K4

B.S., University of Tennesse
M.A., University of Tennessee

Carole Daft (2012), Kindergarten

B.S., Johnson University
M.A., Johnson University

Lee Daft (2001), Middle School Social Studies

B.S., Johnson Bible College
M.A., Johnson Bible College

Joyce Dowdy (2007), Grade 3

B.S., University of Tennessee

Laurel Durham (2015), Librarian

B.A., Carson-Newman University
M.S., University of Tennessee

Rhonda Garbett (2009), Reading Specialist

B.A., Marshall University
M.A., Marshall University

Jennifer Hamilton (2019), Grade 4

B.S., East Tennessee State University
M.E., Lincoln Memorial University
Ed.S., Lincoln Memorial University

Janet Hatmaker (1996-2013, 2021)
School Counselor

B.S., King University
M.Ed., Lincoln Memorial University
Licensed Professional Counselor

Jennifer Huskey (2019), Kindergarten

B.S., Carson-Newman College
M.Ed., Touro University International, Summa Cum Laude
Ed.S., Lincoln Memorial University, Cum Laude

Ray Ishak (2018), High School Math

M.A., Mathematics, University of South Florida

April Kandel (2016), High School Math

B.A., Milligan College
M. Ed., Milligan College

Tammie Lane

Tammie Lane (2020), Learning Center Director

B.S., University of Tennessee
M.A., University of Tennessee
Reading Specialist Endorsement (PK-12).

Janet Lyon (2006), Kindergarten

B.M., Carson-Newman University

Leland Lyon (2006), High School Bible

B.A., Carson-Newman College
M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Sonya Mink (2004), Elementary Art, Teaching Assistant; Extended Care Coordinator

Shannon Moore (2019), High School Math

B.S., Secondary Ed., Western Governors University

David Mosher (1985), High School Spanish; Drama

B.A., Carson-Newman College, Summa Cum Laude
M.S., University of Tennessee

Jama Mosher (1997), Grade 1

B.A., Carson-Newman College, Cum Laude

Drew Payne (2020), High School Social Studies

B.A., History, Lincoln Memorial University
B.A., Religion/Philosophy, Lincoln Memorial University

Kari Polk (2012), Grade 2

B.S., Carson-Newman University
Graduate Studies, Lincoln Memorial University

Lisa Quesinberry (2006), Grade 5

B.S., Johnson University
M.A., Johnson University

Tonya Rollins (2003), High School Computer & Personal Finance

B.A., University of Tennessee
M.S., University of Tennessee, Magna Cum Laude

Amanda Russell (2012), Grade 2

B.S., University of Tennessee, Cum Laude
Graduate Studies, University of Tennessee

Heidi Sasscer (2002), Middle School Math

B.S., University of North Texas

Sarah Sasscer-Neuhart (2010), Middle School Science

B.S, Interdisciplinary Studies in Education – Elementary Education, East Tennessee State University, Summa Cum Laude
M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Carson-Newman University, Summa Cum Laude

Josh Smith (2019), High School English

B.A., English Literature, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.A., Secondary English Education, Johnson University

Eileen Thornton (2018), Homeschool Coordinator

B.S., Arizona State University
Spec.Ed.Lic. K-12, San Juan College

Dante Turnipseed (2017), Physical Education

B.S., Tennessee Wesleyan College

Anna Wade

Anna Wade (2020), Director of Girls Dorm

Lori Wallace (2013), Grade 1

B.S., Carson-Newman University
M.Ed., Carson-Newman University

David Whaley (2018), High School Criminal Justice

B.A., East Tennessee State University

Renee White (2007), High School English

B.A., East Tennessee State University

Cynthia Collins (2016), Food Services

Tammy Creswell (2019), Custodian

Johnny Cupp (2012), Maintenance

Christy Logan (2014), Chief Custodian

Charlotte Scott (2020), Food Services

Polly Wilbourn (2012), Food Services