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Meghan Lake

Preschool/PreK Teacher

Appalachian Bible College

B.A. Bible and Elementary Education

Veritas Academy Alumni


Laurie Schenke

PreK Teacher

Millersville University

B.A. Elementary and Early Childhood Education

Jacqueline Lake


B.A. Elementary Education, Asbury College M.A. Elementary Education, Towson State University

Sharon Strawbridge

First Grade

B.S. Special Education, University of Southern Mississippi 


Deborah Chapin

Second Grade

B.S. Education, Messiah College

M.A. Christian Education, Dallas Theological Seminary

Katie Zappitella 


Third Grade

Assistant Cross Country Coach

B.A. Music, Hillsdale College (classical education coursework)


Emily Fischer

Fourth Grade

B.A. Elementary Education and Religion, Grove City College


Lynn Dawson

Fifth Grade

B.A., University of South Florida

J.D., Antioch University School of Law

Patricia Ploutz 

Sixth Grade

Spelling Bee Coordinator

A.A.S., Chemical Engineering Technology, BCC/SUNY

Rebecca Knepley

Grammar School Science

Science Fair Director

DVM, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine

Chris Hash

Lower School Art, Lower School Teacher’s Assistant

B.S. Elementary Education, Piedmont International University

Amanda Crooks

Lower and Upper School Teacher’s Assistant

B.A. Sociology and Spanish, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Sue Moses

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

B.A. Messiah College

Johanna Greiner 

Lower School Music and Choir Director

B.A. Music and Biblical Studies, Lancaster Bible College


Mary Casey

Third and Fifth Grade Math, Third Grade Teacher’s Assistant

B.A. Education, Lock Haven University

Elsbeth West 

Physical Education

B.A. Music and Biblical Studies, Lancaster Bible College

Joy Berkhouse 

Lower and Upper School Latin

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach

B.S. Classical Studies, Samford University

Jennifer Petry 

Orchestra Director

B.A., Music Performance and Music Education, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

G. Tyler Fischer 

Upper School Humanities

JH Girls Basketball Coach

B.A. History, Grove City College

M. Div., Reformed Theological Seminary


Graham Dennis 

Upper School Humanities, Rhetoric, Theology

Assistant JH Boys Basketball Coach

M.A. Philosophy, Boston College

B.A. Philosophy, University of South Carolina

Coursework at Biblical Studies Institute, Friedrichshaffen, Germany


Jon Kaus

Upper School Apologetics, Logic, and Writing

JH Boys Basketball Coach

B.S. Accounting, St. John’s University, MN

Chris Walker 

Upper School Greek

B.A. Classical Studies, Hillsdale College (minor in Music)

M.A. Theology Westminster Theological Seminary

Anna Martin 

Upper School Spanish

B.A. Spanish, Eastern University

Bill Dawson

Upper School Humanities, Economics

Mock Trial

J.D., Catholic University

B.A. Gordon College

Dale Siegenthaler

Upper School Mathematics

Math Counts, International Club

B.S. Bible and Mathematics, Philadelphia Biblical University

M.A. Mathematics, West Chester University

Rhonda Forbes 

Upper School Mathematics and Humanities

B.S. Systems Engineering, University of Virginia

Susan A. Mellinger, MD 

Upper School Science

M.D., University of Virginia

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

Heidi Shannon

Choir Director, Head of Music Department

B.S. Music Education/Voice, Bob Jones University

M.M. Music, West Chester University

Leslie Bustard 

International Student Coordinator, High School Humanities/Writing, Theater Producer

W. Tuck (“Tucker”) York 

Junior Thesis at Veritas

BE (Bachelor of Engineering), Vanderbilt University

M. Div., Covenant Theological Seminary

Shaelyn Baas

Upper School Math and Physics

B.A. Mathematics Education, Letourneau University

Joy Strawbridge 

(Alumni ’12)

Upper School Humanities, After School Program Director

B.A. Liberal Arts, New Saint Andrews College

Nicole Horton

Play Director, Madrigal Feast Director, and Middle School Acting Elective

B.F.A. Musical Theatre Performance, Western Michigan University

Gregg Strawbridge 


Ph.D. Education and Philosophy, University of Southern Mississippi

M.A., Columbia International Seminary

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