Faculty and Staff

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Elementary

Kindergarten
Holly Ricketson
hricketson@oconeechristian.org
Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Education; University of Georgia
First Grade
Christine Hampton
champton@oconeechristian.org
Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education; Southern Wesleyan University
Second Grade
Andrea Kelly
akelly@oconeechristian.org
Bachelor of Science, Education; Toccoa Falls College
Master of Arts, Education; Clemson University
Third Grade
Jim Watson
jwatson@oconeechristian.org
Bachelor of Science, Education; Carson Newman College
Master's Degree, Elementary Education; Clemson University
Fourth Grade
Lara Strickland
lphelps@oconeechristian.org
Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education; Southern Wesleyan University
Fifth Grade
Jennifer Holland
jholland@oconeechristian.org
Bachelor of Science, Psychology (minor: Biology); Winthrop University
Graduate studies in School Psychology, Winthrop University

Middle School and High School

Bible
Lisa Strawderman
Bible Department Chair; History Teacher
lstrawderman@oconeechristian.org
Bachelor of Science, Secondary Education; Clemson University
English
Jenny Keaton
English Department Chair
jkeaton@oconeechristian.org
Bachelor of Arts, Music Education
Bachelor of Science, English
Masters of Arts, English
Science
Amy Millspaugh
amillspaugh@oconeechristian.org
Bachelor of Arts; Southern Wesleyan University
Master of Arts, Education; Liberty University
Science
Ralph Looney
rlooney@oconeechristian.org
Bachelor of Arts; Southern Wesleyan University
Master of Arts, Christian Education; New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
PhD, Biblical History; Luther Rice Theological Seminary
Languages
Carol Smith
csmith@oconeechristian.org
Math
Joe Chapa
Department Chair
jchapa@oconeechristian.org
Bachelor of Science, Math; Illinois College
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering; Auburn University
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering; Stanford University
PhD in Imaging Science; Rochester Institute of Technology
Math
Jennifer Woodring
Jwoodring@oconeechristian.org
BSBA, Computer Information Systems; Western Carolina University
Electives
Julie Bellotte
jbellotte@oconeechristian.org
Music, Praise Band, Yearbook, Computer
Electives
Ron Mattox
rmattox@oconeechristian.org
Art
Bachelor of Science, Art Education; Georgia Southern College
Masters of Science, Vocational Education
   
Middle School English; Literature; Sixth Grade
Beth Cooper
bcooper@oconeechristian.org
Bachelors of Arts in Early Childhood Education ; Emmanuel College
Masters in Reading and Literacy ; Capella University
   

Support Staff

Bertha Bradley
bbradley@oconeechristian.org
Receptionist
April Burgess
aburgess@oconeechristian.org
School Nurse
Gayle Long
glong@oconeechristian.org
Business Manager
Tonya Price
tprice@oconeechristian.org
Admissions/Admin Assistant
Kathi Rosenberger
krosenberger@oconeechristian.org
Lunch Manager
Wes Pate
wpate@oconeechristian.org
Custodian
   
Keena Chambers
kchambers@oconeechristian.org
Resource Adviser
   

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Our Mission - To honor, glorify, and serve our Savior, Jesus Christ, by providing our students a quality education through a curriculum founded on Biblical truths, and by nurturing our studentsí personal development through various social and extracurricular opportunities.