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Kirsten Aker Cafeteria and Daycare Assistant
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Kirsten Aker

Cafeteria and Daycare Assistant

  • Education:

    B.S. in Marketing

  • College Attended:University of South Carolina
  • Church:First Baptist Church, Welcome, N.C.
  • Family:

    Married to Glenn Aker. He works for Peet's Coffee and has coached boys soccer at UGCS for eight years and girls soccer for one year. We have six children: Drew, Aimee (married to Michael Free), Joshua, Matthew, Tommy and Natalie; they all graduated from UGCS and went on to college. We have 3 grandchildren: Jansyn, Liam and Lucy.

  • Hobbies/Interests:

    Walking, spectator sports

  • Favorite Scripture:

    Psalm 1:6 - "For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish."

  • Favorite Quotes:

    "If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under." - Ronald Reagan

  • Personal Mission Statement:

    I want to make every child feel special and loved.

Claire Baker Junior High Mathematics
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Claire Baker

Junior High Mathematics

Grace Baugh Elementary P.E. Teacher
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Grace Baugh

Elementary P.E. Teacher

Bobby Beck Art & Computer Teacher
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Bobby Beck

Art & Computer Teacher

Beth Beck Fourth Grade Teacher
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Beth Beck

Fourth Grade Teacher

Jeff Beverly Elementary Spanish
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Jeff Beverly

Elementary Spanish

Haley Clark Kindergarten Teacher
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Haley Clark

Kindergarten Teacher

Tabitha Corn K3 / K4 Teacher
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Tabitha Corn

K3 / K4 Teacher

Kacee Cromer High School Principal & Administrator
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Kacee Cromer

High School Principal & Administrator

Wes Cromer Athletic Director/Director of Advancement
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Wes Cromer

Athletic Director/Director of Advancement

  • Education:

    B.S. in Graphic Design 1999
    M.A. in Communications 2001

  • College Attended:Pensacola Christian College
  • Church:Centergrove Baptist Church
  • Family:

    Wife: Kacee is a high school teacher and Fine Arts Coordinator at Union Grove Christian
    Children: Emma, 10th, Klaire 8th, and Ashton, 6th

  • Hobbies/Interests:

    Family, traveling to sports events with the kids, working outside, and starting a small business

  • Favorite Scripture:

    Philippians 4:11 - "Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content."

  • Favorite Quotes:

    "I have never lost, I have just been a little behind when time ran out."

  • Personal Mission Statement:

    Show people you love them, telling them is not enough!

Patricia Daniels Kindergarten Teacher
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Patricia Daniels

Kindergarten Teacher

Stephanie Davis High School Electives
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Stephanie Davis

High School Electives

Leighanne Delaney High School English
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Leighanne Delaney

High School English

Nancy Deputy
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Nancy Deputy

Melanie Ellis Elementary TA
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Melanie Ellis

Elementary TA

Josh Evans President
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Josh Evans

President

David Gilmore Junior High & High School History
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David Gilmore

Junior High & High School History

Kim Harris Fifth Grade Teacher
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Kim Harris

Fifth Grade Teacher

Debbie Hartman High School Math Teacher
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Debbie Hartman

High School Math Teacher

Tammy Haynes Custodian
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Tammy Haynes

Custodian

  • Education:

    North Davidson High School

  • Church:Union Grove Baptist Church
  • Family:

    Husband, Steve, and 2 stepsons: Daniel and David (deceased).

  • Hobbies/Interests:

    Antiquing, Thrift Shopping, Working in the yard

  • Favorite Scripture:

    John 3.16 - "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

  • Personal Mission Statement:

    To treat others as I would like to be treated.

Amy Herns Junior High English
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Amy Herns

Junior High English

Dan Hightower Assistant Administrator, Preschool & Elementary Principal
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Dan Hightower

Assistant Administrator, Preschool & Elementary Principal

Becky Holt High School Math & Physics Teacher
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Becky Holt

High School Math & Physics Teacher

Kayla Jessup High School English
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Kayla Jessup

High School English

Jessica Kight First Grade Teacher
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Jessica Kight

First Grade Teacher

Abigail Kirkman Second Grade Teacher
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Abigail Kirkman

Second Grade Teacher

Staci Kiser Elementary Aide
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Staci Kiser

Elementary Aide

Amanda Lambert K3 / K4 Teacher
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Amanda Lambert

K3 / K4 Teacher

  • Church:Union Grove Baptist Church
  • Family:

    Husband - Cory
    Children - Reuben and Reagan

  • Hobbies/Interests:

    Spending time with family

  • Favorite Scripture:

    Deuteronomy 31:6-8 "Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
    And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong and of a good courage: for thou must go with this people unto the land which the Lord hath sworn unto their fathers to give them; and thou shalt cause them to inherit it. And the Lord, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed."

  • Favorite Quotes:

    Treat others as you would like to be treated.

  • Personal Mission Statement:

    I want my students and parents to see Jesus in me.

Phil Little Fourth Grade Teacher
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Phil Little

Fourth Grade Teacher

Maggie Lowery Kindergarten Teacher
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Maggie Lowery

Kindergarten Teacher

Ruth McPhaul Elementary TA
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Ruth McPhaul

Elementary TA

Quenda Miller Daycare
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Quenda Miller

Daycare

  • Education:

    BS in Elementary Education

  • College Attended:Tennessee Temple University
  • Church:Union Grove Baptist Church
  • Hobbies/Interests:

    Cross Stitching
    Reading
    Scrapbooking

  • Favorite Scripture:

    Psalm 19:14

Yvette Moon Music Teacher
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Yvette Moon

Music Teacher

Jessi Morelli Third Grade Teacher
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Jessi Morelli

Third Grade Teacher

Daniel Morgan High School Bible
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Daniel Morgan

High School Bible

Kristen Needham High School Spanish Teacher
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Kristen Needham

High School Spanish Teacher

Joann Page Second Grade Teacher
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Joann Page

Second Grade Teacher

Beth Pisani Sixth Grade Teacher
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Beth Pisani

Sixth Grade Teacher

Tiffany Prohaska Administrative Assistant - Elementary/Preschool
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Tiffany Prohaska

Administrative Assistant - Elementary/Preschool

Melissa Russell Elementary TA
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Melissa Russell

Elementary TA

Jessica Saulpaugh K3 / K4 Teacher
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Jessica Saulpaugh

K3 / K4 Teacher

Holly Sharp Junior High Science
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Holly Sharp

Junior High Science

Nikki Skinner First Grade Teacher
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Nikki Skinner

First Grade Teacher

Sheila Sprigg Junior High Science
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Sheila Sprigg

Junior High Science

Kendra Turbeville K3/K4 Teacher
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Kendra Turbeville

K3/K4 Teacher

Meredith Wallace Fourth Grade Teacher
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Meredith Wallace

Fourth Grade Teacher

Renee Weaver Sixth Grade Teacher
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Renee Weaver

Sixth Grade Teacher

Kelly Whiteheart Fifth Grade Teacher
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Kelly Whiteheart

Fifth Grade Teacher

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