High School Teachers


Robert Carter 

History Teacher

College: NC Wesleyan College

Degrees: BA History

Area of Expertise/Passion: History

Honors/Awards: Magna Cum Laude, Departmental Honors

Why I love to teach: I love to help students understand that God has worked throughout history to carry out His plan which He will complete in His own time. I also want to help them grow into people who see their part in God’s plan.

Justin Hall

AP History, AP Psychology, World Civilizations Teacher

College: East Carolina University

Degrees: BS History Education, MA History

Area of Expertise/Passion: American Colonial History

Honors/Awards: Roy N. Lokken Scholarship

Why I love to teach: I love to teach because I love my students and want to help them fall in love with learning.


Mathematics and Science

John Dixon

Math and Science Teacher, AP Calculus, AP Biology, IT Coordinator

College: UNC Wilmington

Degrees: BS Biology, Minor in Chemistry

Area of Expertise/Passion: Upper level math and science, Computers

Honors/Awards: Summa Cum Laude

Why I love to teach: I love to push/encourage my students to reach their full potential in learning so that they will be prepared for both college and career. My hope is that they will continue to enjoy the pursuit of knowledge throughout their lives.


Jeremy Jones

Math Teacher, Football Coach

College: East Carolina University

Degrees: BS Math Education

Area of Expertise/Passion: Mathematics, Weight Training and Bible (developing the mind and body)

Honors/Awards: Magna Cum Laude, National Board Certified Teacher

Why I love to teach: I love watching the growth occur in the children we teach. I especially love teaching high school; having the opportunity to see Freshmen come in and four years later leave as young adults ready to take their next step in life.

Ariel Watson

Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science Teacher, Cross-Country Coach

College: NC State University

Degrees: BA Chemistry, MA Teaching

Area of Expertise/Passion: Chemistry

Honors/Awards: Valedictorian at NCSU

Why I love to teach: I am passionate about helping students learn to love science while making a difference in their lives.



Beth Lewis

English, AP English, Psychology Teacher

College: Rocky Mountain College, Regent University

Degrees: BA English Education, BA Business, MA Biblical Studies

Area of Expertise/Passion: The writing process, Foundation of Christianity

Why I love to teach: I learn by teaching, so I get to learn everyday. I love a job that is never routine and always forces me to look for ways to improve.


Seth Woodley 

English Teacher, High School Guidance 

College: College of Charleston, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 

Degrees: BA in English, Master’s of Divinity w/ concentration in Christian Ministry 

Area of Expertise/Passion: Student Advising, Discipleship, English 

Why I love to teach: I love to teach because I long to see the next generation of students become, as C.S. Lewis articulates, my own critics and rivals. I hope to play some part in preparing young people in being better prepared and more thoroughly equipped than previous generations to do the work of God's Kingdom on earth.


Paul Spradley

Bible, Math Teacher, Ag Science Teacher

College: St. John’s College, University of Mississippi, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Degrees: BA Liberal Arts, MA Curriculum & Instruction, M. Div. Christian Ministry

Area of Expertise/Passion: The Classics, Biblical Languages, Theology

Why I love to teach: I love to learn and share what I know; above all, I consider it a privilege to be used by God to impact young people.

Fine Arts

Danelle Cauley

Theatre Arts Teacher

College: Indiana University of PA, UNC Greensboro

Degrees: BFA Theatre Performance, MFA Drama(Acting)

Area of Expertise/Passion: Performance, Directing, Musical Theatre, Gift Encouragement

Honors/Awards: 2013 Freddie G. Experience (National Theatre Educator Award), nominated for a Teaching Award 2006 & 2007 at UNC Asheville, nominated and finalist Teacher of the Year 2000-2001 & 2001-2002 at Northern Granville Middle School, Employee of Distinction Nov. 1996 & Dec. 1997 at CLIMB Theatre

Why I love to teach: I love teaching because God placed incredible gifts in each of us, and I thrive on pulling those gifts out of each person!

Shellie Currin

Art Teacher, OM Coach

College: School of Design at NC State University

Degrees: BA Industrial Design

Area of Expertise/Passion: Art/Design

Honors/Awards: World Finalist OM 2014-2015

Why I love to teach: I love kids! I love spending my time, my effort, and my heart to help them grow.


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