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Becky Cook, Seventh and Eighth Grade, holds a Degree in Secondary Education from Crown College in Knoxville Tennessee and is certified in English as a Second Language. Becky began teaching in 2001. She has three children, Brandon ('25), Bradley ('29) and Barrett ('32).  Her favorite Bible verses are Philippians 3:4 and Psalm 37:4. 


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, Luke ('30) and Audrey ('27).  Her favorite  Bible verse is Philippians 4:13.


Kala Cherry, PE, Health and Wellness Management .  She began teaching in 2014 and joined LLCA in 2022.  Kala has two children, Andersen ('48) and Davis ('52).  Her favorite  Bible verse is Proverbs 3:5.


Sandy Covi, High School and Middle School, BS in Biology from Samford University.  She began teaching in 2013 at LLCA.  Her favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11.

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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 youngest son , Joseph graduated  from LLCA in 2021. Her favorite Bible verse is Micah 6:8.

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Heather Griffin Newberry, AP Computer, Media Arts, holds a BSBA in Informational System and Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management  Cybersecurity. Heather began teaching in 2021.  Her favorite  Bible verse is Matthew 17:20.


Samantha Reid, High School English, Dual Comp./Research, Dual American Literature, Creative Writing, holds an A.A in Graphic Arts; B.A. in Fine Arts & Marketing from Virginia Intermont College, M.P.A in Public Administration from Georgia Southern University . She began teaching in 2012 and started with LLCA in 2022.  Her favorite Bible verse is Psalm 23.


Andrea Forrester, Middle and High School Science, holds a Bachelor's Of Science Degree in Biology, a Master's in School Administration and a Rank 1 in School Administration Level 2. She began teaching in 1998. Andrea has one child Sawyer ('25). Her  favorite Bible verse is Isaiah 40:31.


Nathan List, AP World History, French 1, US History 2, World History and Economics, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from UAH and a Masters of Business Administration from UAH. Nathan started teaching in 2022 and his favorite Bible verse is Psalm 18:2.


Jennifer Perkins, 7th -12th  Grade  Career Prep, Media Arts , Yearbook and Computer, holds a Bachelor's of Science in Sports Management and a Minor in Business/Accounting from Liberty University. She began teaching with LLCA in 2017. Jennifer has five children, Mackenzie ('19), Micah ('22) Sienna and Sydney ('24) and Trey ('25). Her favorite Bible verse is Romans 12:12


Laura Spivey, High School College and Career Readiness Advisor, holds a B.S. in Management Information Systems from Martin Methodist College and an  M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration and Supervision from Middle Tennessee State University. She began teaching in 2007 and joined Lindsay Lane in 2022. Laura has two children, Beau ('33) and Hattie ('35). Her favorite verse is Matthew 6:26.


Amanda Glass, Middle School Bible and Health holds a Bachelor's Degree of Art in Elementary Education from Martin Methodist College. She began teaching at LLCA in 2013.  Amanda has three children. Cole, Callie ('15) and Cara who  graduated from LLCA in 2021. Her favorite verse is Luke 22:31-32.


Zak Meredith, 10th and 11th Grade Bible and Discipleship Director , holds a Bachelor's in Business Administration and Management from UAH and a Masters in Theological Studies from Liberty University.  Zak began teaching in 2019 and started teaching  for LLCA in 2022. His favorite Bible verse is Exodus 34:6


Denise Ratje, 7th and 8th Grade, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Bob Jones University. She began teaching in 1989 and joined LLCA in 2016. Denise has three childrenHer favorite Bible verse is John 3:30.


Melinda Stephens, Guidance Counselor, 8th  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.


Melody Stroud,  Middle and High School History, holds a B.A. from The University of Delaware. She began teaching in 2004 and started with LLCA in 2019. Melody has two children, Mary ('26) and Anna ('29). Her favorite Bible verse is Psalm 16:6.

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