Our Faculty

The Cresset Christian Academy faculty provides a variety of rigorous courses and extracurricular opportunities to allow our diverse population every opportunity to discover unique talents.  Our faculty and staff love the Lord and their students and are committed to providing a quality Christian education within a safe Christian community.

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Greg Hardy

Head Administrator

33 years experience
23 years in Christian Education
11 years in Public Education
5 years at CCA
Ed.S. – Liberty University
M.S. – Radford University
B.S. – Virginia Tech
A.A.S. – Ferrum Junior College

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Riley

Sharon Riley

Principal

51 years experience
31 years in administrative experience
42 years at CCA
Graduate Studies – Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; University of Texas at El Paso
B.S. – University of Texas at El Paso

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Erika White

Prekindergarten Director

14 years teaching experience
10 years in administrative experience
7 years at CCA
B.S. – North Carolina Central University
A.A.S. – Durham Technical Community College
Vance Granville Community College
NC Early Childhood Credentials

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Australie

Steven Australie

Information Technology

7 years teaching experience
6 years at CCA

B.A. – Lynchburg College
A.A. – Manetee Community College

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Amoleen Diggs

Librarian

15 years teaching experience
14 years at CCA
M.A. CM – Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A. CSA – Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S. – Cuttington University College, Suakoko, Liberia

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Linda Glenn

Food Service Manager

25 years experience
25 years at CCA
B.S. – Meredith College

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Connie Hardy

Food Service

4 years experience
4 years at CCA
B.S. – Virginia Tech

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Kathy Helms

Accounts Payable

17 years experience
10 years at CCA
A.A. – Emmanuel College

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Lauren Hoover

Academy Secretary

1 year experience
1 years at CCA
B.S. – Radford University

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Hudson

Cathy Hudson

Food Service

22 years experience
8 years at CCA

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Mattson

Mary Beth Mattson

Finance Manager

29 years experience
28 years at CCA
Emmaus Bible College

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Joshua Reynolds

Summer Camp Director

16 years teaching experience
13 years at CCA
B.S. – Faith Baptist Bible College

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Schwartz

Kelli Schwartz

Director of Student Affairs and Admissions

2 years experience
2 years at CCA
B.A. – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Sherrill

Angela Sherrill

School Nurse

30 years nursing experience
5 years teaching experience
5 years at CCA
Licensed Practical Nurse
NC Early Childhood Credentials

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High School Faculty

 

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Steve Bollinger

High School History/Government

29 years teaching experience
28 years at CCA
D.D.S. – University of Missouri at Kansas City Dental School
B.S. – Southeast Missouri State University

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Youngkwon Cho

Algebra I

Chemistry

Physical Science

1 year teaching experience
1 year at CCA
Ph.D. – Seoul National University, South Korea
M.S. – Seoul National University, South Korea
B.S. – Korea University, South Korea

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Pham

Michael Pham

High School Math

7th Grade Pre-Algebra

Upper School Chapels

2 years teaching experience
2 years at CCA
Graduate studies – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Savage

Jacob Savage

High School Bible

Athletic Director

5 years teaching experience
5 years at CCA
B.A. – Johnson Bible College

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Smith

Stephanie Smith

High School English
Creative Writing
National Honor Society Adviser

12 years teaching experience
12 years at CCA
M.S.Ed. – Walden University
B.A. – English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. – Dramatic Arts, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Middle School Faculty

 

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Monica Crouse

7th Grade Writing

6th-8th Grade English

6th-8th Grade Chorus

1 year teaching experience
First  year at CCA
M.A. – National-Louis University
B.A. – Illinois State University

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Amoleen Diggs

6th-8th Grade Science

6th-8th Grade Home Economics

 

15 years teaching experience
14 years at CCA
M.A. CM – Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A. CSA – Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S. – Cuttington University College, Suakoko, Liberia

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Martin

Maureen Martin

6th-8th Grade Humanities

6th-8th Grade World Exploration

19 years teaching experience
11 years at CCA
B.S. – West Virginia University

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Mattson

Rebecca Mattson

6th Grade Math

8th Grade Writing

17 years teaching experience
14 years at CCA
B.S. – Emmaus Bible College

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Ron Zedick

6th-8th Grade Bible

Theater Director

18 years teaching experience
14 years at CCA
M.Div. – Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A. – Gardner-Webb University

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Lower School Faculty

 

Green

Mary Beth Green

Kindergarten

9 years teaching experience
6 years at CCA
B.S. – Liberty University
A.A.S. – Stanley Community College
University of South Carolina-Sumter
NC Early Childhood Credentials

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Rockmore

Vickie Rockmore

1st Grade

20 years teaching experience
11 years at CCA
B.S. – Free Will Baptist Bible College

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Jenny Reynolds

2nd Grade

16 years teaching experience
12 years at CCA
B.S. – Faith Baptist Bible College

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SHill

Sheila Hill

3rd Grade

19 years teaching experience
6 years at CCA
B.A. – North Carolina Central University
Administration I & II

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Vuelta

Judith Vuelta

4th Grade

20 years teaching experience
9 years at CCA
M.Ed. – Florida International University
B.S. – Florida International University
A.A. – Florida International University

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Joshua Reynolds

5th Grade

Summer Camp Director

15 years teaching experience
12 years at CCA
B.S. – Faith Baptist Bible College

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Counseling and WINGS Faculty

 

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Hallie Bouchard

WINGS Coordinator, NILD Therapist

20 years teaching experience
10 years at CCA
Level III – NILD Certification
B.A. – Lenoir-Rhyne College
Teacher Certification – Elementary
Education – University of North Carolina

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Stelling

Vicky Stelling

Wilson Language Instructor

7 years teaching experience
7 years at CCA
Graduate Studies – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. – James Madison University

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Whitley

Daun Whitley

College Guidance

36 years teaching experience
34 years at CCA

Spanish Studies in Seville, Spain
B.A. – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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