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Faculty & Staff

Sheila Berryhill

Sheila Berryhill

Head Administrator

Education: BS in K-12 Christian Education Certification in Administration​
Years at LSWA: 20 years
Years in Education: 27 years

Holly Lail

Holly Lail

Kindergarten Teacher

Education: Western Carolina Years in Education: 17 years Years at LSWA: 17 years

Claire McSwain

Claire McSwain

3rd Grade Teacher

Education: Appalachian State Years in Education: 3

Richard Smith

Richard Smith

7th-12th Math Teacher

Education: BS in Mathematics from Appalachia State University
Years at LSWA: 4 yrs
Years in Education: 39 yrs

Robert Craig

Robert Craig

Bible Teacher

Years in Education: 7

Carla Canaday Stewart

Carla Canaday Stewart

Music Teacher

Jon Mann

Jon Mann

Head Pastor

Kayla Carpenter

Kayla Carpenter

1st Grade Teacher

Education: UNCC
Years in Education: 10 years
Years at LSWA: 15 years

Mackenzie Polk

Mackenzie Polk

4th Grade Teacher

Martha Smith

Martha Smith

History Teacher

Nicholas Howell

Nicholas Howell

Middle School English/Drama Teacher

Education: Gardener-Webb Years in Education: 2

R. J. Gilliam

R. J. Gilliam

P. E. Teacher

Terry Mays

Terry Mays

Secretary

Education: Gaston College (Accounting) Years at LSWA: 8 years

Cynthia Keener

Cynthia Keener

2nd Grade Teacher

Education: Lenoir Rhyne University
Years at LSWA: 17 yrs
Years in Education: 17 yrs

Noah Johnson

Noah Johnson

5th Grade Teacher/ 6th Grade Math Teacher

Education: Liberty University Years in Education: 1

Susan Deans

Susan Deans

High School English/ Science

Steve Phillips

Steve Phillips

Middle School Science/9th P.E. & Health/Athletic Director

Debra Wilburn

Debra Wilburn

Technology Teacher/Head of IT

Education: MS degree in Information Systems General Management Years in education: 20 years

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