Chery Biggs, Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Grade, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Middle School Childhood Education. Cheryl attended Purdue University and Georgia State. She is certified in Math, Science, English, and History. Cheryl has four children, three college graduates and one that will graduate form Troy University in 2024. She began teaching in 1991. Her favorite Bible passage is Psalm 139.
Becky Cook, High School History, holds degrees in Bible , Secondary Education and English as a Second Language. She began teaching in 2001. She has three children, ('25), ('29) and ('32). Her favorite Bible verses are Phillipians 3:4 and Psalm 37:4.
Amanda Glass, Middle School Bible and Health holds a Bachelor's Degree of Art in Elementary Education form Martin Methodist College. She began teaching at LLCA in 2013. Amanda has three children. Cole, Callie ('15) and Cara who will graduate from LLCA in 2021. Her favorite verse is Luke 22:31-32.
Greg Lauderback, Middle and High School, attended the University of Tennesssee and Southeastern Seminary and holds a BS in Business, Law Degree, JDoc, and MDiv. He has three children that have graduated from LLCA and one will graduate in '22. His favorite Bible verse is Gal. 2:10.
Kathyrn DeWitt, LLCA Robotics has led the LLCA Robotics team for 13 years. Kathyrn has five grown children and two grandsons. Her favorite Bible verse is Philippians 3:13-14.
Brenna Bonner, Ninth through Twelfth Grade Literature, Composition, AP English and Dual Enrollment, holds a B.A. in English and M.A.T. in Secondary Education. She began teaching in 1999. Brenna has one child that will graduate in 2022. Her favorite Bible verse is Romans 8:26-27.
Sandy Covi, High School and Middle School, BS in Biology from Samford University. She began teaching 2013 at LLCA. Her favorite Jeremiah 29:11.
Carey Graves, High School History and Math holds a B.S. in Education from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. She began teaching in 2008. Carey has four children. Her last will graduate from LLCA in 2021. Her favorite Bible verse is Micah 6:8.
Dr. Wayne Simpkins, High School AP Calculus, holds an Associate Degree of Science, Bachelor Degree of Science, Master Degree of Science and a PHD of Science. Dr. Simpkins attended Chattanooga State Technical Community College, The University of Arizona and Athens State University. He began teaching at LLCA in 2011. His favorite Bible verse is Isaiah 40:30-31.
Dwaine Stroud, Middle and High School Band , holds a Bachelor of Music from East Texas Baptist University , an Associate of Music at Tyler Junior College and a Master of Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dwaine's favorite Bible verse is Joshua 1:9.
Dr. Kim Coenen, High School Science, holds a PhD from Vanderbilt University, MS from the University of Tennessee and a BS from Auburn University. She began teaching at LLCA in 2019. Dr. Coenen has two children that will graduate in ('30) and ('27). Her favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:13.
Melissa Frederick, High School English and Spanish, holds a B.A. in English and a Minor in Spanish. She began teaching in 1993. Melissa has two children. Her favorite Bible Verse is Jeremiah 29:11.
Melinda Stephens, Eighth Grade Latin and High School Family and Consumer Science holds a BS Degree in Middle and Secondary Education From Jacksonville State University. She began teaching in 2001 and has been at LLCA since 2016. Her two children are graduates of LLCA. Melinda's favorite verse is Proverbs 3:5-6.
Jon Thackston, Ninth and Tenth Grade Bible and Discipleship Director , holds a B.A. from North Greenville University and attended The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jon began teaching for LLCA in 2018. He has two children, Sophia ('20) and Nathan ('22). His favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 3: 5-6.