Staff

James Foust James Foust
Owner, Lead Mathematics Teacher
Messiah College
Bachelors in Mathematics

Fun Fact: Has bobsledded at Lake Placid

Rachel Hylton Rachel Hylton
Mathematics (Pre-Algebra through Calculus); English
Vermont College of Fine Arts
Masters in Writing
University of North Carolina
Bachelors in Math and English
Fun Fact: Was once bitten by my grandmother in a crossword puzzle dispute
Bob Walters Bob Walters
Lead English Teacher; Literature, Writing, Global Studies
West Virginia University
Bachelors in Curriculum and Instruction
Fun Fact: Hitchhiked several thousand miles across the country with a friend in the summer of 1974
Maggie Edens Maggie Edens
Drama, Shakespeare
LaGrange College
Bachelors in Speech and Drama, Minor in Psychology
Fun Fact: Was in a movie with Troy Donahue, acted in soap operas and off-Broadway
Karen Foust Karen Foust
Elementary Education
Cedarville University
Bachelors in Education
Fun Fact: Speaks Mandarin Chinese
Dee Hogg Dee Hogg
Elementary Education
Edinboro University of PA: Masters in Education
Indiana University of PA: Bachelors in Education
Fun Fact: Almost went to Woodstock!
Gretchen Kull Gretchen Kull
Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics, Earth Science, Environmental Science and AP Environmental Science
Louisiana Tech University
Bachelors in Chemical Engineering
Fun Fact: Collect teddy bear salt & pepper shakers
Roy McGinnis Roy McGinnis
English
Western Carolina University: Masters
Mars Hill University: Bachelors
Fun Fact: Ran an ultra marathon: 31 miles
Tim Patterson Tim Patterson
Mathematics and Science
Montreat College
Bachelors in Business Administration
Fun Fact: Loves to jump out of airplanes.
Ryan Tomes Ryan Tomes
Mathematics
University of North Carolina Asheville
Mathematics with teaching licensure
Fun Fact: Served 5 years in the Marine Corps
Kelley LeBlanc Kelley LeBlanc
English, SAT/ACT Prep
Bates College
Louisiana State University
B.A. English Literature
Fun Fact: Has lived in IN, CO, WA, MA, ME, LA, WY, and CA.
Ruth Vann Ruth Vann
Executive Functions Coach, Study Skills Coordinator
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Master of Theology
Southern Seminary
Master of Divinity
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Working on Masters in Counseling
UNC - Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Fun Fact: Acts as shepherd and human to the most famous rabbit in Western North Carolina, the fierce and feisty Netherland Dwarf named "Skip."
Michele Hopson Michele Hopson
Elementary Education
Bachelors in Psychology and Elementary Education
University of North Carolina at Asheville
Fun Fact: Crazy about Amish fiction and visiting Amish country
Christa Woodlief Christa Woodlief
Biology, Anatomy, Spanish
Clemson University
Bachelors of Science in Biology Teaching and Minor in Horse Production
Western Carolina University
Masters of Education in Two-Year College Administration
Fun Fact: Cannot snort! (Really, I've tried.)
Cathy Agrella Cathy Agrella
English and Writing
Washington University in St. Louis
Master of Fine Arts in Writing
Texas A & M University
Master of Arts in English
University of Texas
Bachelor of Arts in English
Fun Fact: Hula dancing antiques dealer. Hula mostly to entertain at nursing homes; antiques and vintage sold on Etsy.
Bill Moore Bill Moore
History
University of Tennessee
Bachelors of Science in English and History
Fun Fact: Crossed the Pacific 9 times by age 5
Kevin Ude Kevin Ude
Math, Science, Mythology
Vanderbilt University
Bachelors in Philosophy
With a minor in Studio Art
Fun Fact: Was once chased by the Dalai Lama's brother's guard dogs.