Administration & Faculty

Troy Schuknecht

HEAD OF SCHOOL

B.A. Biology (General Science Teaching Credentials):
Whitworth College
M.Div. Christian Ministry:
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Brent Stevens
UPPER SCHOOL HEAD &
HUMANITIES DEPARTMENT CHAIR

B.A. Humanities:
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A. Classical Education:
The University of Dallas
Ed.S. Leadership:
Gordon College (in progress)

Dennis Doty

GRAMMAR SCHOOL HEAD
B.A. Religious Studies:
Oklahoma Baptist University
M.A. Leadership:
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ed.S. Leadership:
Gordon College (in progress)

Andrew Elizalde

ACADEMIC DEAN &
SCIENCE DEPARTMENT CHAIR

B.A. Math (Physics/Religious Studies Minors):
Depauw University
Mathematics Teaching Credential:
California State University Long Beach
M.A. Leadership:
Gordon College (in progress)

Andrea Deale
CHIEF ADVANCEMENT OFFICER

B.S. Journalism (Ad/PR):
Texas Christian University
M.A. Leadership:
Gordon College (in progress)

Amy Tollefson
CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER

B.S. Business Administration (Finance):
University of Colorado

Joe Fanning

DEAN OF STUDENTS &
UPPER SCHOOL MATH

B.B.S. Math Education:
Hardin-Simmons University
Th.M. Cross-Cultural Ministry:
Dallas Theological Seminary
M.A. Leadership:
Gordon College (in progress)

Jennifer Meadows

COLLEGE COUNSELOR &
TESTING COORDINATOR

B.S. Education (Spanish and English Literature):
Kansas State University
M.A. School Counseling:
University of Texas at Tyler

 

Elizabeth Johnson

UPPER SCHOOL ASSISTANT & REGISTRAR

B.A. English

Franklin and Marshall. College
M.L.I.S.:
University of South Carolina

Lori Beck
ASSISTANT GRAMMAR SCHOOL HEAD

B.S. Elementary Education:
Abilene Christian University
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction:
Arizona State University

Hallie Williams

DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SUPPORT

B.B.A. Interdisciplinary Business:
Tarleton State University
M.E. Educational Leadership & Policy Studies:
The University of Texas at Arlington

Anna Nave

GRAMMAR SCHOOL
student support COORDINATOR

B.S. Communication Sciences & Disorders:
The University of Texas at Austin
M.S. Communication Sciences:
The University of Texas at Dallas

Lana Kennedy

DIRECTOR of DEVELOPMENT

B.S. Journalism:
Texas A&M University

Lana Fields

ADMISSION COORDINATOR

B.S. History (Political Science Minor):
University of North Texas

Denise Karr

advancement ASSISTANT

B.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science
Baylor University

Stephanie Watson

assistant chief business officer

Bill Clifton

DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES

B.S. Agriculture & Interdisciplinary Studies:
Texas Tech University

Tristan Hurley

FACILITIES COORDINATOR

B.S. Religion:
Liberty University
M.Div. Missions:
Southwestern Seminary
Ph.D. Missions:
Southwestern Seminary

Paul Drake

director of it

B.A. Humanities:
Scarborough College
M.A. Theology:
Southern Seminary (in progress)

Aimee Sapp

FINANCE COORDINATOR

B.B.A. Accounting:
National University

Brittany Ballard, R.N.

School nurse

B.S. Nursing:
University of Texas at Arlington

Michelle Reid

upper School
administrative assistant

Liz Lyngle

Grammar School
administrative assistant

 

Shelley Fredricks

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
TO THE HEAD OF SCHOOL

B.A. in Communication:
Biola University
M.A. Organizational Communication
University of North Texas

Ellen Clarke

kindergarten

B.A. Psychology:
Texas A&M University
M.Ed. School Counseling:
Texas Tech University

Amanda Leshner

kindergarten

B.B.A. Marketing:
Tarleton State

Jennifer Rogers

kindergarten

B.A. Spanish & International Studies:
Baylor University

Brittany Hunnicutt

1st grade

B.S.I.S Elementary Education (Early Childhood):
Stephen F. Austin State University

Elizabeth Kostoff

1st grade

B.S. Education (Early Childhood):
Northeastern State University

M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction (Literacy Studies)
University of Texas at Arlington

Katie Smith

1st grade

B.S. Early Childhood Education:
Texas Christian University

 

Suzanna Liebelt

2nd grade

B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies:
Texas A&M University

Kim Mitchell

2nd grade

B.A. Speech Communication/Elementary Education:
The University of Texas at Arlington

Leigh Anne Salter

2nd grade

B.S. Early Childhood & Elementary Education:
University of West Alabama

Danielle Fuqua

3rd grade

B.S. Child Development & Family Studies:
University of North Texas

Karise Gililland

3rd grade

B.A. English History:
Southern Methodist

M.A. Apologetics:
Houston Baptist University

Karen McCarty

3rd grade

B.S. Education (Early Childhood):
Texas Christian University

Lorrie Baker

4th grade

B.B.A. Accounting:
University of Texas at San Antonio

Jeff Rozanski

4th grade

B.A. Psychology:
University of Maryland Baltimore County
M.Ed. Educational Administration:
Texas Christian University

Elizabeth Saadeh

4th grade

B.S. Elementary Education:
Louisiana State University

Stephanie Boss

5th grade

B.A. Psychology:
Louisiana Tech University
M.A. Religious Education (Childhood Education):
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Emily Isaac

5th grade

B.S. Education:
University of North Texas

Sally Landrum

5th/6th math specialist

B.A. Mathematics:
The University of Texas at Arlington
M.Bus. Aviation:
Embry Riddle

Audrey Christensen

6th grade

B.A. English (Education Emphasis):
University of Alabama in Huntsville
M.A. Rhetoric and Composition:
Shawnee State University (in progress)

Connor Silkett

6th grade

B.B.A. Finance:
Texas A&M University

Chloe Jones

grammar latin

B.A. French:
The University of Texas at Austin
M.A. French:
The University of North Texas at Denton

Gracie Capone

grammar latin

B.A. Liberal Arts and Culture:
Saint Andrews College 

Cody Bertram

upper school Rhetoric &
senior thesis

B.A. English:
Texas Tech University

Phil Bassett

upper school humanities

B.A. English:
Belhaven University
M.A. English
University of Dallas

 

Sarah Boss

upper school humanities

B.A. English Literature (Minor in History):
Wheaton College
M.A. English Literature & Linguistics:
Károli Gáspár University

Destinee Fausey

upper school humanities

B.A. Classics:
Providence College
M.A. Theology:
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
M.A. Biblical History & Geography:
Jerusalem University College

Kate Friederichs

upper school humanities

B.A. Religion/Philosophy:
Texas Christian University
M.A. Humanities
University of Dallas (in progress)

Benjamin Lyda

upper school humanities

B.A. Speech Communication:
University of North Texas
Master of Humanities:
University of Dallas

Martin Phillips

upper school humanities

B.S. Education:
Corban University
Th.M. Systematic & Historical Theology:
Dallas Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Philosophy:
The University of Dallas (in progress)

Jeremy Sturdivant

theology/philosophy
department chair

B.B.A. BusinessManagement Information Systems:
Angelo State University
M.Div.: Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Tyler Turner

upper school theology

B.B.A. Music Business:
Dallas Baptist University
M.Div.:
Reformed Theological Seminary (in progress)

 

Kady Boden

math department chair

B.S. Mathematics:
Western Oregon University
M.A. Teaching:
Multnomah University

 

Kristin Smith

upper school math

B.S. Mathematics:
The Pennsylvania State University

Marcus Foster

foreign languages
department chair

B.A. Classics:
Baylor University
M.Hum. Classics/Theology:
The University of Dallas

Jason Merritt

upper school greek

B.A. Bible/Theology:
Global University of the Assemblies of God
M.T.S. New Testament:
Brite Divinity School/Texas Christian University
Ph.D. New Testament:
Brite Divinity School/Texas Christian University

Joshua Porteous

upper school latin

B.A. English Literature:
Kansas State University
Master of Theology:
Dallas Theological Seminary

Dr. Lori Birbari

upper school science

B.S. Biochemistry:
Baylor University
M.D.: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Dr. Jessica Coblentz

upper school science

B.S. Biology:
The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D. Molecular, Cell, and Development Biology:
The University of Pittsburgh

Sunny Espanet

upper school science

B.S. Chemistry:
Texas Christian University

Bill Meadows

upper school science

B.S. Biology:
Mississippi College
M.A. Counseling:
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A. Religious Education:
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A. Interdisciplinary Science:
The University of Texas at Arlington

Emily Bailey

grammar (2-6) &
upper school music

B.Mus. Voice:
Moody Bible Institute
M.Mus. Opera:
University of North Texas

Linda Dupont

grammar (K-1) music

B.S. Communication:
Texas Christian University

Megan Skeels

grammar art

B.A. English (Minor in Art):
University of Arkansas
M.A. Communication:
University of Arkansas

Millie Watters

upper school art

B.F.A. Painting:
Texas Tech University
M.F.A. Sculpture and Post-Studio Practice:
University of Colorado

Trish Wood

yearbook supervisor

 

Jeremy Martin

director of athletics

B.S. History:
The University of Texas at Austin
M.A. Athletic Administration:
Grace College (in progress)

Ron Abrams

football & track

B.S.:
The University of Texas at Arlington

Traci Gray

P.E. & Athletics coordinator

B.A. Communications:
Oklahoma Baptist University

Adam Dirlbeck

P.E. & Basketball

B.S. Kinesiology:
Southwestern Christian University

Beth Cox

recess monitor

Lauren Findley

recess monitor

Sean Finegan

recess monitor

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