Meghan Lake

Preschool/PreK Teacher

Appalachian Bible College

B.A. Bible and Elementary Education

Veritas Academy Alumni


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


Teresa Kao

5th Grade

B.A. Education,

Wake Forest University

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

Upper School Art and Science

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

Sue Moses

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

B.A. Messiah College

Mary Casey

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

B.A. Education, Lock Haven University

Gregg Strawbridge


B. M. E., University of Southern Mississippi

M.A. Christian Education Columbia Biblical Seminary (now Columbia International University)

Ph. D. University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg

Bonnie Furlong

Student Counselor, Upper School Teacher

B.A. Human Services, Mercer University

Social Work Coursework, Catholic University of America



Lisa Hudson

French and Latin

B.A. French Education

Southwestern 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

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

Leslie Bustard 

International Student Coordinator, High School

Humanities/Writing, Head of Theater Department

B.S. Secondary Education and American History,

Millersville University

Shaelyn Baas

Upper School Math and Physics

B.A. Mathematics Education, Letourneau University

Dan Spanjer

Upper School Omnibus

B.A. History, Nyack College

M.A. Reformed Theological Seminary

Ph.D. Cultural History, University of Albany SUNY


Bill Lauris

Upper School Science

B.S. Chemistry Education, Mansfield University

Master of Science Education (K-12), Lebanon Valley College

Justin Klazinga


B.A. Economics

Grove City College

Latin coursework at University College Cork, Ireland

Nicole Oberrender

Upper School Writing

B.S. in Elementary Education, English minor,

Bloomsburg University

M.S. Ed.,

Wilkes University

Elisa Chodan

Music and Choir

B. S. in Music Education

Master’s in Vocal Performance,

Bob Jones University

Elsbeth West

Physical Education

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

Nicole Horton

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

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

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