MCA STAFF  #wearefamily

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Chancellor

Mr. John Woullard, Pastor 

 

Pastor Woullard has recently been voted in as our new pastor of Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church. 

 

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Principal

Mr. Hunter Kidwell

 

Mr. Kidwell grew up in Martinsburg and at Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church. He is a 2012 MCA graduate and earned his Bachelor of Theology in 2017 at Texas Independent Baptist Seminary in Longview, TX. Mr. Kidwell joined the staff at SBBC as the youth pastor in 2019 and started teaching in the school that same year. What he enjoys most about teaching at MCA is getting to train a new generation about the truths of God, and His Word, and His purpose for our lives. Mr. Kidwell enjoys hunting, fishing & enjoying the great outdoors.

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Vice Principal

Mr. Jordan Jones

 

Mr. Jones has been a teacher at MCA since 2018.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in the fields of missions and counseling at Hyles-Anderson College in 2014. Mr. Jones serves as an assistant pastor at SBBC, teaches 7th-8th grade boys Sunday School, and oversees the AV of the ministry. He enjoys most at MCA seeing the transformation in a young person's life when they start applying the truths of God's Word in their hearts. He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, hiking, and hunting.

 

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K3 Teacher

Mrs. Gretchen Pereschuk

Mrs. Pereschuk started teaching in 2022 in our Pre-K3 class. She received her Bachelor of Science from Frostburg State University. She enjoys the staff at MCA and the fact that her children are students here. She works in the nursery and junior church at SBBC. Her hobbies are gardening, being outdoors, reading, and spending time with her family.

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K4 Teacher

Mrs. Katelyn Conaway

Mrs. Conaway started teaching in 2021 in our Pre-K4 class. She attended MCA from K3 through high school graduation and received her associates degree in education from Commonwealth Baptist College. Her and her entire family are actively involved in the church ministries at SBBC and MCA. They have called this place home for many years. She loves the consistency in curriculum, and the Christian ethics built into every lesson. She enjoys chickens, reading, renovating, and baking.

Kindergarten

Mrs. Savannah Owens

 

Mrs. Owens started working at MCA in the Kindergarten class. She graduated from Southern Indiana Baptist College. She loves to see the light bulb go off in a student and the excitement they feel when they "get it." Her hobbies include photography and spending time with her family.

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1st Grade Teacher

Mrs. Cassandra Mann

Mrs. Mann started teaching in 2021 in our Pre-K3 class. She has been a faithful member at SBBC for many years and assists in the youth department. What she enjoys most about MCA is when a student gets the "I got it!" look after completing a new skill or subject and being able to have fun with the students. She enjoys gardening and canning in her spare time.

 

 

 

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2nd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Markia Smith

Mrs. Smith started teaching in 2022. She graduated from Pensacola Christian College. What she enjoys most about MCA is seeing a child take off when they master a new concept. Her church ministries included nursery and working in Master's Club. She enjoys crafting, hiking, and visiting local coffee shops.

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3rd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Kayla Stanley

 

Mrs. Stanley started teaching at MCA in 2019 and is a 2008 graduate of our school. She recently received her associates degree in education from Liberty University. What she loves most about teaching is getting to interact with her students. She also loves the "family atmosphere" we have with all the staff and students. Mrs. Stanley serves in the bus ministry, nursery, and in the choir at SBBC, where her husband is a deacon. She enjoys family time with her husband and four children, shopping, and crafting.

 

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4th Grade Teacher

Ms. Pearl Newman

Miss Newman started teaching in 2022 in our 4th grade class. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Hyles-Anderson College. She loves the appreciation and care for the teachers and our students. She is involved in the music, nursery, and bus route at SBBC. She enjoys reading, kayaking, and decorating.

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5th Grade Teacher

Ms. Leann Pennell

Miss Pennell started teaching at MCA in 2021 in the 5th grade class.. She grew up in Canada as missionary's kid . She graduated from West Coast  Baptist College with a bachelor's  degree in elementary education. What she loves most about MCA is investing in the lives of her students and to see their growth at the end of the year. She is involved in music and with NextUp teens. Her hobbies include hiking, music, and exercise.

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6th Grade Teacher

Mrs. Holly Guerrant

Mrs. Holly Guerrant started teaching at MCA in 2022. What she loves most about being a teacher at MCA is working with all of her amazing coworkers. She loves that we can make a difference together, not just in one child's life, but in multiple children- a difference in the family as a whole. When we are all working together- we can CAN make a difference.

She enjoys cooking, crafts, and spending time with her family.

 

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High School Teacher

Mr. Jonathan Horton

 

Mr. Horton grew up in Fort Myers, FL.  He has a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education, as well as a Master's Degree in Christian Education from Golden State Baptist College. He is an assistant pastor, in charge of the children's churches, and involved in special music at SBBC.  Mr. Horton enjoys hiking and playing basketball.  He loves seeing the growth of our new students as they learn to be more Christ-like. He loves to watch the students develop academically, mentally, and spiritually.

 

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Business Office & High School Teacher

Mrs. Heather Marteney

Mrs. Marteney started teaching at MCA in 2022. She graduated from UNC Charlotte with her Bachelor of Arts in Education and a minor in mathematics. What she loves most about MCA is the ability to encourage a desire for learning in the students; to support them as they tackle new subject matter; and to be there to cheer each student on in their successes. She is involved in the bus ministry and junior church at SBBC. She enjoys knitting, crocheting, and painting.

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High School Teacher

Mr. Maico Rubio

 

Mr. Rubio started teaching in the Junior High & High School in the fall of 2020. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education from Golden State Baptist College. Mr. Rubio loves the atmosphere at MCA and getting to see how much the students grow and mature as the year goes by. He is an Assistant Pastor at SBBC, Media and A/V assistant, works with the NextUp teens, and teaches 1st Grade boys Sunday School. In his free time, he likes reading, working on puzzles, playing sports, and using his creativity to draw. 

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High School Teacher

Bro. Brian Marteney

Bro. Marteney started in 2021 and he teaches Bible in our high school. He graduated from Calvary Baptist School of Theology. He is also the Bus Director, teaches the couples class at SBBC, and leads junior church. What he loves most about teaching at MCA is teaching and influencing the next generation for the cause of Christ and see them launch out into life to do great things. He enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, hiking, and kayaking.

 

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High School Teacher

Mrs. Samantha Sipes

Teacher's Aid/Receptionist

Mrs. Tara McCoy

Mrs. McCoy started at MCA in 2022 and she helps support our teachers and is our afternoon receptionist. She attended Hyles-Anderson college. She loves the people she works and serve with as well as the families she loves and serves. She works in the nursery, junior church, and music at SBBC. Her hobbies are crafting, playing piano, Bible study, reading, sewing, and learning to crochet. 

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School Secretary

Mrs. Jonna Whitlach

 

Mrs. Whitlach has been our secretary since the summer of 2021 and is also our Fine Arts coordinator. She was born and raised in the Philippines and is a product of missions. She was led to the Lord by a Baptist missionary team. Mrs. Whitlach has a very sweet and servant like spirit. She is involved in the nursery, soulwinning and music at SBBC. She enjoys reading, playing piano, sewing, volleyball, shopping and research.

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Kitchen Help

Mrs. Pam Knipe

Mrs. Knipe has been working at the school in various roles since 1989. She is a wonderful servant of the Lord who helps out with all of the hot lunches and special meals we have at MCA. She loves being a part of the children's lives and watching them grow in the Lord. She loves the opportunity to feed the children and being a part of MCA and SBBC. Mrs. Knipe also works as secretary for Maranatha Memorial Gardens, assists in the Friendship Ladies class, nursery worker, and plays the organ for SBBC. She enjoys baking and her grandchildren.

 

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Yearbook & Photography

Mrs. Heidi Kidwell

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Receptionist

Mrs. Asia Regner