Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

It is a goal of Grace Community School to work together with parents for the success of their student. Communication between the faculty and the parents is crucial to meeting that goal.

Marilyn Ackerson

Art/Bible, Junior High
M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin University
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Mickey Akin

Assistant Coach, High School
M.Ed., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
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Cindy Allen

Alumni Coordinator, Administration
B.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City
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Brooke Auringer

Kindergarten, Elementary
B.S., Southwest Texas State University
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Kameron Aycock

Spanish, High School
B.A., Texas A&M University
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Vicki Ayers

Aide, Elementary
B.S., James Madison University
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Gretchen Barbee

Elementary, Classical
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Carley Barton

4th Grade, Elementary
B.S., University of Texas, Tyler
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Kelley Bell

Director of College Guidance, High School
M.Ed., Angelo State University
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Elizabeth Benscoter

1st Grade/Academic Support, Elementary
B.S., Bryan College
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Brian Benscoter

Principal, High School
M.A., Dallas Theological Seminary
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Michael Bertino

Bible, High School
M.A., Dallas Theological Seminary
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Carrie Bigbie

Reading/Latin, Junior High
M.A., Stephen F. Austin University
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Sam Blackmon

Varsity Baseball Coach, High School
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Daniel Boone

Fine Arts - Drama, High School
B.A., University of Texas, Arlington
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Tonya Boyd

Executive Assistant to the Head of School, Administration
B.S., University of Texas, Tyler
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Monica Bozeman

Assistant to Athletic Director/Computer, High School
B.S., Texas A&M University
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Maddie Bradley

Cougarette Director, High School

Ann Terese Brandt

2nd Grade, Elementary
B.S., Troy State University
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Lisa Buchanan

Spanish, Elementary
M.Ed., University of Texas, Tyler
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Debbie Burden

Food Service Coordinator, High School
A.S., Kilgore Junior College
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Laura Burton

Music/Varsity Golf, Elementary
B.A., Carson-Newman University
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Karen Cannon

RenWeb/Registrar, High School
B.S., Texas A&M University
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Christy Coates

Aide, Elementary
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Dorothy Connally

Administrative Assistant, Elementary
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Tim Connor

Director of Advancement/JH Basketball, Administration
M.Ed., Baptist Bible College
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Caitlin Covey

GCCS JH, Classical
B.A., Hillsdale College
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Sherry Craig

5th Grade, Elementary
B.A., University of Central Oklahoma
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Pam Craver

4th Grade, Elementary
B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
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Jeanne Crawford

1st Grade, Elementary
M.Ed., University of Texas, Tyler
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Myles Cunningham

History, Junior High
B.S., Grace College
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Blaine Davis

English/Humanities Chair, High School
B.A., Wheaton College
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Justin Davis

IT, High School
A.S., Tyler Junior College
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Karin Davis

Yearbook, High School
B.A., University of Texas, Tyler
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Karolyn Davis

Director of Communications & Marketing, Administration
B.A., University of Central Oklahoma
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Carrie Deever

GCCS Elementary, Classical
B.A., Harding University
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Grant DeRocher

Geometry, College Math, College Algebra, & Statistics, High School
M.Ed., Chadron State College
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Salomon Diaz

Physical Education, Elementary
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler
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Joe Dirksen

Principal, Junior High
M.S., Purdue University
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Mary Dirksen

Director of the Academic Support Center, Junior High
M.A., Dordt College
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Danny Dobbs

Science/JH Football & Track, Junior High
M.Ed., Texas A&M, Commerce
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Jennifer Dozier

Principal, Elementary
M.Ed., Centenary College of Lousiana
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Andy Euler

Bible, High School
M.R.E., Grand Rapids Seminary
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Melissa Euler

Art, Junior High
B.A., University of Alaska
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Paula Evans

English/Latin, Junior High
B.S., Texas A&M University
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Ann Fedell

History, High School
B.S., Harding University
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Jamey Felton

1st Grade, Elementary
B.S., Louisiana State University
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Jay Ferguson, Ph.D.

Head of School, Administration
M.Ed., Covenant College
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Elaine Florey

Administrative Assistant, High School
A.S., Tyler Junior College
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Sarah Flynn

Science, High School
B.S., University of California, San Diego
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Darla Foreman

School Nurse, Elementary
B.S.N., University of Oklahoma
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Karla Foreman

Director of Curriculum, High School
M.Ed., Covenant College
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Karen Fox

GCCS Elementary, Classical
M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler
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Kendall Fox

Physical Education, Junior High
B.S., University of Texas, Tyler
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Rainey Freeman

English, Junior High
B.A., University of Texas, Tyler
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Corissa Fretz

Biology, High School
M.Ed., Slippery Rock University
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Jennifer Furr

Choir Director, High School
M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler
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Becky Gaddis

3rd Grade, Elementary
B.A., Liberty University
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Julie Gourlay

3rd Grade, Elementary
B.S., Southeastern Bible College
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Vicki Graham

Foreign Language, Junior High
B.A., York College
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Kay Green

Librarian/Media Specialist, Elementary
M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler
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Debbie Hale

Academic Support, Elementary
M.Ed., Regent University
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Rhonda Ham

English, High School
M.A., University of Texas, Tyler
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Sherri Harden

Kindergarten, Elementary
B.S., University of Texas, Tyler
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Tara Hargrove

Varsity Cheer Coach & Pom Squad Director, High School
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Mikaela Haverlock

After-School Coordinator (Jr/K), Elementary
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Sarah Hecht

Director of Special Academic Programs, High School
M.Ed., Colorado Christian University
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Chris Hemphill

Bible/JH Soccer, Junior High
B.A., University of Georgia
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Kayla Herman

GCCS Elementary, Classical
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler
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Angie Hicks

5th Grade, Elementary
B.A., Texas A&M University
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Lane Hissong

Reading Lab/ASC, Elementary
M.Ed., Texas A&M University

Tracy Holcomb

History/JV Basketball/JH Cross Country, Junior High
M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
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Stacy Holmes

2nd Grade, Elementary
B.A., McNeese State University
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Jessica Huddleston

Purposeful Design Director, High School
M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
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Dana Hymer

Computer, Elementary
M.Ed., University of Texas, Tyler
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John Keeling

History/Econ/Gov, High School
B.S., Texas A&M University
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Susan Kelly

Advancement Assistant/Campaign Coordinator, Administration
University of Texas, Tyler
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Ginger Key

Kindergarten, Elementary
B.S., University of Texas, Tyler
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Kathie Koch

Science, High School
B.A., Houston Baptist University
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Analee Leaverton

4th Grade, Elementary
B.S., University of North Texas
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Devan Loftis

Varsity Basketball Coach & JH History, High School
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Amy Luce

GCCS Math, Classical
B.A., Baylor University
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Courtney Mayfield

Director of Development, Administration
B.A. Texas A&M University
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Amber McClenny

3rd Grade, Elementary
B.A., University of Texas, Tyler
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Judy Miller

5th Grade, Elementary
M.Ed., Covenant College
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Melanie Mills

School Nurse, Junior High
B.A., University of Texas, Tyler
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Jason Montier

Band/Orchestra/Varsity Cross Country, High School
B.S., East Central Ada College
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Beth Moore

Aide, Elementary
A.S., Tyler Junior College
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Deena Morgan

Junior Kindergarten, Elementary
B.S., University of Texas, Tyler
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Kristie Morris

Assistant Cougarette Director, High School
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Breanna Murray

Administrative Assistant, High School
M.S., University of Texas, Tyler
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Emily Neuhoff

Associate Director of Admissions, Administration
B.A., Auburn University
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Sundee Nutt

GCCS Elementary, Classical
B.A., University of Louisiana at Monroe
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Stephen Olson

Mathematics, Junior High
B.S., University of Texas, Tyler
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Jon Osteen

Director of Technology, High School
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Brenda O’Neal

School Nurse, Elementary
B.S., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
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Karen Parmlee

Director of Accounting, High School
B.S., Texas A&M University
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Steve Parsons

English, High School
B.S., Baylor University
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Mischa Phillips

5th Grade, Elementary
B.S., University of Texas
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Dee Pierce

Librarian, High School
B.S., Texas A&M University, Commerce
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Scott Pierce

Science/Bible, Junior High
M.S., Texas A&M University, Commerce
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Carson Powell

Athletic Trainer, High School
B.S., Missouri State University
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Janice Powell

Aide- JrK, Elementary
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Lisa Provines

Assistant Principal, Elementary
M.Ed., Covenant College
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Allison Radcliffe

Mathematics/JH Volleyball & Basketball, Junior High
B.S., Drake University
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Ric Radcliffe

History, High School
B.A., Wheaton College
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Katie Ritcheson

Fine Arts - Drama, Junior High
B.A., Stephen F. Austin
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November Roberts

College Guidance Counselor, High School
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
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David Robinson

Director of Diversity/Men's Varsity Basketball Coach, High School
B.S., Baptist Bible College
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Josue Sabillon

Spanish, High School
M. Ed., Marshall University
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Chelsea Saylors

English/Debate, High School
B.A., Baylor University
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Joy Sepulva

Administrative Assistant, Junior High
Angelina Junior College
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Jeff Shelton

Director of Fine Arts - Mathematics/Drumline, High School
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
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Kathy Shelton

Mathematics/Science, Junior High
B.S., University of Texas, Tyler
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LeAnn Shields

2nd Grade, Elementary
B.S., Texas A&M University
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Holly Shultz

Kindergarten, Elementary
B.S., Abilene Christian University
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Tara Snyder

Junior Kindergarten, Elementary
B.S., Abilene Christian University
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Lonna Stewart

Spanish, High School
M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
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Tonya Stokes

Aide, Elementary
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Sydney Sumpter

Director of Alumni Relations, Administration
M.A., East Texas Baptist University
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Janet Taylor

Science/Swimming, High School
B.S., Texas Christian University
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Belle Thomas

Art, Elementary
B.A., University of North Texas
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Nicole Thompson

Algebra, High School
B.A., East Texas Baptist University
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Norm Thompson

Science, High School
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
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Lou Verner

Admissions Coordinator, Administration
B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
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Jacob Wadle

Football/Baseball, High School
B.A., East Texas Baptist University

Joseph Walker

Athletic Director, High School
Ed.S., Union University
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Tasha Walker

English, Junior High
M.Ed., Harding University
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Joshua Webb

Assistant Principal, High School
B.S., Louisiana Tech University
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Thomas White

Director of Digital Learning, High School
M.Ed., Boise State University
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Ashley Wilhelmi

Mathematics, Junior High
B.S., Texas Tech University
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Jennifer Williams

Administrative Assistant, Elementary
B.A., Mississippi State University
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Scott Wilson

Director of Spiritual Formation/Varsity Golf, High School
M.Div., Western Seminary
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Shari Wilson

Director of Admissions, Administration
B.S., University of Arizona
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Donna Youngblood

Junior Kindergarten, Elementary
A.S., Tyler Junior College
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