Greenville Christian Academy

Teachers Directory

Lisa Aldridge

Lisa Aldridge

K3-4/Librarian

Lisa grew up in a Christian home and was saved at the age of seven. She attended Pitt Community College where she earned her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Development. She brings 15 years of experience to the GCA team. She and her husband Eddie have 3 children, two of whom currently attend GCA.

Laldridge@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 15 years

Education

  • Associates in Early Childhood Development, Pitt Community College
Paul Aynes

Paul Aynes

Geography, U.S. History, & Middle/High School Bible

Paul was saved as a child in Beirut, Lebanon where his parents served as missionaries for over 30 years. He attended Missouri State University where he received his B.A. in History. He brings 35 years of teaching experience to the GCA team. Paul and his wife Brenda have seen their six children graduate from GCA.

PaulAynes@yahoo.com

Professional Experience

  • 35 years

Education

  • B.A. in History, Missouri State University
Janice Batie

Janice Batie

Specialized Resource Program Director

Janice grew up in a Christian home and was saved at the age of 10 while attending summer camp. She attended East Carolina University where she received her B.A in Special Education as well as her Masters in Special Education. Her two children graduated from GCA. Janice brings 38 years of experience to the GCA team.

 

Jbatie@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 38 years

Education

  • B.A. in Special Education, East Carolina University
  • M.A. in Special Education, East Carolina University
Crystal Blease

Crystal Blease

1st Grade

Crystal was saved at the age of four and received assurance of her salvation when she was 13. She attended Pitt Community College where she received her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. She brings 15 years of teaching experience to the GCA team. Crystal and her husband Andy have two children who both attend GCA.

Cblease@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 15 years

Education

  • AAS in Early Childhood Education, Pitt Community College
  • BA in Elementary Education, Liberty University
Ron Braxton

Ron Braxton

Advanced Biology

Ron was saved as a child during Sunday School. He attended East Carolina University where he received his B.S. in Science Education. He brings 49 years of teaching experience to the GCA team. He has had the privilege to host over 30 exchange students and considers them to be his family.

Rbraxton@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 49 years

Education

  • B.S. in Science Education, East Carolina University
Kyle Bryant

Kyle Bryant

MS History/ MS and HS Choirs

Kbryant@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 4

Education

  • BS Secondary Education- History and Music
Chris Coggins

Chris Coggins

Honors and AP English

Chris was saved at the age of five after a Sunday evening service. He attended Pensacola Christian College where he earned his B.S. in History Education. He brings 7 years of teaching experience to the GCA team. He and his wife Leslie have three sons.

Ccoggins@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 7 years

Education

  • B.S. in History Education, Pensacola Christian College
Ashley Corbett

Ashley Corbett

Middle/High School Science and Health

Ashley was saved at the age of 17 and began to follow the Lord’s leading in her life to pursue a degree in Nutrition. She attended East Carolina University and received her B.S. and M.S. in Nutrition. She brings 8 years of teaching experience to the GCA team. She and her husband have three children, two of whom attend GCA.

Acorbett@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 9 years

Education

  • B.S. in Nutrition, East Carolina University
  • M.S. in Nutrition, East Carolina University
James Cratty

James Cratty

Dean of Men/Bible Teacher

Jcratty@greenvillechristian.com

Amanda Dail

Amanda Dail

Dean of Women/Art/Girls PE

Amanda grew up in a Christian home and was saved at the age of five. After graduating from GCA, she received her Associates degree in Animal Care Science from the Professional Career Development Institute. Amanda and her husband Brad have two children, and both attend GCA.

Adail@greenvillechristian.com

Education

  • Associates in Animal Care Science, Professional Career Development Institute
Rhonda Davis

Rhonda Davis

3rd Grade

Rhonda was saved at the age of seven and as a senior in high school, she dedicated her life to serving the Lord as a teacher. She attended Free Will Baptist Bible College and began teaching shortly after graduation. She has taught grades K5-4th grade and brings 35 years of teaching experience to the GCA team. She and her husband Jim have 3 children and 6 grandchildren.
Rdavis@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 35 years

Education

  • B.A. in Elementary Education, Free Will Baptist Bible College
Hermelinda Doughtie

Hermelinda Doughtie

Spanish Teacher

Hdoughtie@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 3
Matt Gleb

Matt Gleb

Student Government Association Sponsor

Matt accepted the Lord as his Savior at the age of nine and later surrendered his life to the Lord at age 13. After graduating from a Christian high school, he attended West Coast Baptist College where he received his Bachelor of Religious Education in Church Ministries. Matt serves as the youth pastor at People’s Baptist Church.

Professional Experience

  • 7 years

Education

  • Bachelor of Religious Education in Church Ministries
Amy Hagenbush

Amy Hagenbush

4th Grade

Amy was saved at the age of four when she understood her need of a Savior. She attended Bob Jones University where she received her B.S. in Elementary Education. She brings 21 years of experience to the GCA team. She and her husband Rick both serve on the GCA team. They have two children.

Ahagenbush@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 21 years

Education

  • B.S. Elementary Education, Bob Jones University
Rick Hagenbush

Rick Hagenbush

Administrative Assistant/High School AP History Teacher

Rick was saved at the age of 15 while attending the WILDS Christian Camp. He attended Pensacola Christian College where he received his B.A. in History and his M.S. in Secondary Education. He brings 31 years of teaching experience to the GCA team. Rick and his wife have two children.

Rhagenbush@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 31 years

Education

  • B.A. in History, Pensacola Christian College
  • M.S. in Secondary Education, Pensacola Christian College
Marcie Meeks

Marcie Meeks

Computer Teacher (Elem-HS)/Private Piano/Yearbook Advisor

Marcie was saved at the age of 7 after a Spring revival service. She attended East Carolina University where she received her B.S. in Curriculum and Instruction. She has taught grades 2-5 and brings 12 years of experience to the GCA team. Marcie and her husband Michael have 3 children, two of whom attend GCA.

Mmeeks@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 12 years

Education

  • B.S. Curriculum and Instruction, East Carolina University
Rhonda Oakes

Rhonda Oakes

5th Grade Teacher & Elementary Fine Arts Coordinator

Rhonda was saved at the age of nine after a revival service. She attended Tennessee Temple University and received her B.S. in Elementary Education. She brings 28 years of experience to the GCA team. She and her husband Kevin have one son and he currently attends GCA.

Roakes@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 28 years

Education

  • B.S. in Elementary Education, Tennessee Temple University
Sarelle Pendergraft

Sarelle Pendergraft

2nd Grade

Sarelle was saved at the age of 15 after attending a teen rally at church. She attended South Eastern Free Will Baptist College where she received her Bachelor’s in Bible. She brings six years of teaching experience to the GCA team. She and her husband have two children, both of whom attend GCA.

Spendergraft@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 7 years

Education

  • Bachelor Degree in Bible, Southeastern Free Will Baptist College
Gabi Ponthier

Gabi Ponthier

Middle/High School Math

Gabi grew up in a Christian home and was saved at the age of 14. She attended West Coast Baptist College where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education. She brings 5 years of teaching experience to the GCA team.

Gponthier@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 6 years

Education

  • B.S. in Secondary Education, West Coast Baptist College
William Sanford

William Sanford

High School Math and Science

William was raised in a Christian home and saved at an early age. He attended Pensacola Christian college where he studied Chemistry and Criminal Justice. Williams brings 3 years of teaching experience to the GCA team.

Wsanford@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 3

Education

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Pensacola Christian College
  • A.S. in Criminal Justice, Pensacola Christian College
Elyssa Sanford

Elyssa Sanford

Middle-School English and History

Elyssa grew up in a Christian home and was saved as a child after hearing a missionary story in children’s church. She attended Pensacola Christian College where she received her Bachelor’s in English. Elyssa brings three years of teaching experience to the GCA team.

Esanford@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 3

Education

  • B.A. in English, Pensacola Christian College
Wendy Swanner

Wendy Swanner

K5

Wendy was saved after attending a Sunday Evening worship service. After surrendering to the Lord, she accepted God’s calling in her life to teach. She attended Piedmont International University where she earned her Associated Degree in Early Childhood Education. She and her husband Jeffrey have two sons who both attend GCA.

Wswanner@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 4 years

Education

  • A.S. Early Childhood Education, Piedmont International University
Leslie Williams

Leslie Williams

6th Grade

Leslie was raised in a Christian home and was saved at a young age. After graduating from GCA, she attended Southeastern Free Will Baptist College where she received her B.S. in Secondary Education. She brings 17 years of experience to the GCA team. She and her husband Gene have three children, all of whom attend GCA.

Lwilliams@greenvillechristian.com

Professional Experience

  • 18 years

Education

  • B.S. Secondary Education, Southeastern Free Will Baptist College

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