Heritage Christian Academy-Home of the Eagles!
Thursday, September 03, 2015
a Fully State Accredited-College Preparatory Christian School
 
 
CINDY ZANGLA
School Administrator
 
B.S. Early Childhood Education (University of Georgia)
T-4 Certification K4-8
10 years teaching experience
2 years Children's Pastor at Christian Renewal Church
9 years School Administrator
AMY POSTELL
Assistant Principal
Middle School History Teacher
 
B.S. Education (Valdosta State University)
T-4 Certification
ACSI Certification
20 years teaching experience
9 years at HCA
Teacher of the Year 2007
KELLEN LARISCY
Assistant Principal
Fifth Grade Team Teacher
 
A.S. Education (College of Coastal Georgia)
B.S. Early Childhood Education (Armstrong Atlantic State University)
T-4 Certification
HCA Alumni 2001, Teacher of the Year 2013
11 years teaching experience
8 years basketball coach
PAM LARISCY
Office Manager
 
22 years at HCA
35 years office experience
DEBBIE KENNEDY
Bookkeeping
Worship Team
 
20 years in marketing and sales
10 years Worship Team, First Baptist Church, Brunswick
5 Years Youth Ministry Leader, First Baptist Church, Brunswick
One year, Assistant Director of Southport Christian Academy
6th year at HCA
ANGELA ELLISON
Receptionist
 
25 years office experience
3 years at HCA
 
 
 
 
TRACI ARBO
Upper School Teacher
Volleyball Head Coach
 
 
 
 
BA Social Studies & History Education & Coaching Endorsement (Purdue)
15 years teaching experience; 13 years coaching experience
7 years teaching at HCA, Teacher of the year 2008
BETSY AYLSWORTH
Upper School Teacher
 
BA History & Philosophy of Science (Princeton University)
ACSI Certification: Secondary History
T-4 State Certification Secondary Math
15 years teaching experience
8 years at HCA
Teacher of the Year 2014
ASHLEY BROOKS
1st Grade Teacher
 
BS Child & Family Development (GA Southern University)
5 years teaching (Forsyth County School System)
Mentored international college students (Ga. Tech)
2 Years Youth Minister Intern (Bonaire Methodist Church, Bonaire, GA) 
2 years at HCA
 
 
 
 
ELIZABETH CAMPBELL
Media Center, Computer
Preschool Team Teacher
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 years Nursery Director, Glendale Baptist Church, Springfield MO
2 years Preschool Ministry, Glyndale Baptist Church, Brunswick
9 years VBS, 6 years youth ministry, 2nd year at HCA
 
 
LINDA CARPENTER
5th Grade Team Teacher
 
B.S. Early Childhood Education (Armstrong Atlantic University)
T-4 State Certified Early Childhood Education
Over 25 years teaching experience
22 years at HCA
Teacher of the Year 1997 and 2015
LEIGH CYPHERS
Middle School Teacher
 
BA Early Elementary Education (Kennesaw College)
Graduate work in Education (Pensacola Christian College)
ACSI Early Childhood Education Certified
Alabama State Teaching Certificate
19 years teaching experience, 8 years at HCA
8 years coaching experience (2 years at Kennesaw State)
Pro-cheerleader for the Atlanta Hawks (& a finalist for the Falcons cheerleaders)
Teacher of the Year 2012
SIMEON DAWSON
2nd Grade Teacher
 
B.S. Technical & Professional Communication (Southern Polytechnic State University)
Masters in Education (American Intercontinental University)
Teacher Certification Program (Atlantic State University)
ACSI Certified Elementary Education
State Certification Early Childhood Education
12 years teaching experience
Teacher of the Year 2005
 
 
 
 
 
J. J. EVERETT
Music/Drama/Chorus Teacher



 
Vocal Training at Samford University (Birmingham) & Indiana University
Toured the world as a Christian vocal artist (beginning at age 11)
Recorded 12 CDs and was nominated for a GMA Dove Award (age 19)
Traveled as a missionary with WYAM (Englad, Ireland, Russia)
Over 30 years performing, teaching, instructing: 5 years teaching at HCA
KRISTY FLOWERS
Preschool Teacher
 
12 year Para-pro and substitute -  Glynn County Public Schools
6 years teaching at HCA
LISA FREY
Upper School Teacher
 
AS Education (CGCC)
AA Theology (Bible Baptist Institute)
BA Religious Education ( Baptist College of America)
MA Religious Education (Baptist College of America)
GACS Certified Math Education
14 years teaching experience
3 years coaching experience - volleyball, basketball, softball
GRETCHEN HAGEN
3rd Grade Teacher
 
B.S. Education (Valdosta State College)
T-4 State Certification K4-5th Grades
15 years teaching experience
5 years at HCA
PAGE HOLDER
Kindergarten Teacher
 
Over 25 years teaching experience
Teacher of the Year 2000
20 years in children's activities (Sunday School, AWANA, etc.)
4 years Feature Twirler; 4 years Twirling Coach
20 years at HCA
STACY HOWE
Upper School Teacher
College/Career Planning
 
BA Education (AASU)
MA Adult Education (AASU)
25 years at CCGA, Coordinator of Academic Advising
2 years at HCA
 

 
 
SHANNON LAWLESS
4th Grade Teacher
Swimming Coordinator
 

BA (Massachusetts College)
10 years homeschooling experience
ACSI Education Certified
 

 
 
 
MARK LINTON
Upper School Teacher
Chapel Director
 

 
 
AS Health & PE (CGCC)
BS Theology (Christian Life School of Theology)
Over 25 years in Youth Ministry
CHRISTIE MEDLEY
Yearbook Coordinator
HCA Webmaster
 
A.A. Court Reporting
20 years in business management
7 years Yearbook Supervisor
 
 
 
CLARISSA MORGAN
Cross Country Coach



An avid runner and parent to three active HCA Students
JIM MORGAN
Middle School Teacher
 
B.A. Music & Education (Oral Roberts University)
MA. Christian Education (Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary)
ACSI Certified Middle Grades English/Language Arts
3 years at HCA
 
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CINDY MORRIS
Lunchroom Coordinator
 
Two daughters are HCA alumni, Rachel (class of 2011) received a scholarship to Toccoa Falls;
Meagan (class of 2006) is a Missionary
15 years at HCA
 
 
 
TAYLOR OURS
Boys Basketball Coach
 
 
BA Political Science, Minor in History (Armstrong Atlantic State University)
4 years coaching experience, previously at Bible Baptist, Savannah
4 years in college outreach and ministry
2nd year coaching at HCA
 
 

KEVIN PATTERSON
Football Head Coach
 
 
 
FOOTBALL IS A NEW PROGRAM TO HCA THIS YEAR (2015-16)
BS in Health Sciences, South University, Savannah GA
4 years Athletic Director and Football Coach, Bible Baptist, Savannah
ZANDY WILBANKS
Health & Physical Education
Girls Basketball Coach
Athletic Director
 
B.A. Business Administration (Georgia Southern University)
10 years teaching experience
14 years working with children in church programs
Active in sports - 35 years
 
PATTI WILLIAMS
Art Teacher
Tennis Coach
Aftercare Director
Summer Camp Director
 
B.S. Art & Interior Design (Florida State University)
11 years teaching experience
3rd year at HCA
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