Teacher Spotlight: Karen Tart

By Junior Holden Bradshaw and Senior Evie Fordham   Third grade teacher Karen Tart has taught at Wake Christian Academy for seven years. As she’s also had second and fourth grade classes, Mrs. Tart is an expert with elementary-age children and prizes her job educating the next generation of church, home, and business leaders because […]

  • April 27, 2015
  • News
  • Evie Fordham

Recent Firsts at Wake Christian

By Senior Evie Fordham   Dr. Lucy Brock, who received her Ph.D. from North Carolina State University, teaches a myriad of high school science classes at Wake Christian Academy, including Anatomy/Physiology and Advanced Placement Biology. She’s excited to announce that these two classes in particular have “experienced a couple of firsts” for the school. First, […]

  • April 22, 2015
  • News
  • Evie Fordham

Team Guatemala’s Experience

By Senior Evie Fordham Sixteen Wake Christian Academy juniors and seniors spent their spring break in Guatemala at the Oasis, a home for girls, many of whom have been victims of abuse. Wake Christian’s Team Guatemala returned to the United States full of love for the girls and enthusiasm about missions at the end of […]

Teacher Spotlight: Dr. Lucy Brock

By Senior Evie Fordham   Dr. Lucy Brock, Science Department Chair, teaches Anatomy/Physiology, AP Biology, and AP Physics here at Wake Christian Academy. Before she was a teacher, Dr. Brock was a research associate/lab director and made the change to being a teacher because it was a better fit for her family. “I didn’t look […]

Teacher Spotlight: Robin Sprowl

By Junior Holden Bradshaw and Senior Evie Fordham Fourth grade teacher Robin Sprowl loves teaching in Wake Christian Academy’s elementary school because of the constant focus on God there. Having taught at Wake Christian for eleven years, Mrs. Sprowl feels called to form the next generation with the gifts God has given her and cherishes […]

Two WCA Seniors Receive Full Rides

By Senior Evie Fordham   Wake Christian Academy seniors Kayla Lavan and Trey Russell have both been accepted to North Carolina Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount and received the John & Charles Wesley Heritage Scholarship. This is a full scholarship, so they won’t have to pay tuition, room, or board! Only twenty-five students received this […]

Teacher Spotlight: Susan Burke

By Junior Holden Bradshaw   Susan Burke is the high school Fine Arts Director at Wake Christian Academy, and she helms the high school chorus, chorale, and elementary chorus. After graduating college with a major in vocal performance, Mrs. Burke began work in the business field as an insurance agent and then decided to be a […]

Student Talent Profile: Dancers Kayla and Carey

Although many girls take dance classes during their preschool and elementary years, few have the patience or passion to stick with it beyond childhood. Two Wake Christian Academy seniors, Kayla Lavan and Carey Barnette, have danced since pre-K and are enjoying success in dance competitions and envisioning ways to work dance into their adult lives. […]

Teacher Spotlight: Justin Leonesio

By Senior Evie Fordham   Justin Leonesio, who is the Math Department Chair at Wake Christian Academy, and teaches calculus and precalculus, decided to become a teacher when he was a senior in high school. He recounted, “My high school math teacher made an incredible impact on my life. His passion for both his students […]

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