Welcome to our new Middle School Teachers!

It is time for a new school year to begin with new Middle School teachers Mr. B, Mr. K, Mr. Lowther, Mrs. Atkinson, and Mrs. Bertholf. Please join us in welcoming these teachers: Shawn Bertholf, known as Mr. B, and his family moved to North Carolina to begin a new chapter in their lives.  For the […]

WCA Student Receives National Recognition in Piano

In the life of a musician, spring is a time for concerts, recitals, and performances. One WCA student has earned recognition on a national level in piano. Mitchell Moody won first place in the Free Will Baptist Christian Training Service competition this past year. He and his family went to Grand Rapids, Michigan last summer […]

Teacher Spotlight: Wendy Willis

By Evie Fordham   Wendy Willis teaches middle school science courses Engineering and Forensics at Wake Christian Academy. She has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Agricultural Engineering and the other in Science Education, from North Carolina State University. Mrs. Willis first felt the rewards of educating others while in college. “While I was… working on […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kristine Dement

By Evie Fordham   Media center specialist Kristine Dement is naturally curious. She wanted to learn more “about people and how the human mind thinks,” so she earned her bachelor’s in psychology from Michigan State University in 1998. That same year, she married her husband Glen, and a year after that they moved to Raleigh. […]

Teacher Spotlight: Paula Henson

By Evie Fordham Paula Henson teaches history because she has “always enjoyed learning from the past.” She loves her role educating Wake Christian Academy’s seventh and eighth graders about United States history. Mrs. Henson attended Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and earned bachelor’s degrees in both History and Bible as well as a minor in Education. […]

Teacher Spotlight: Eric Lee

By Evie Fordham   Boys’ Physical Education teacher Eric Lee loves that he gets paid to play sports and be active. What he loves most, however, is getting to know his students. “I get to build relationships with [students] every single day, and that is very exciting,” he said, “Relationships result in impact, and I […]

Teacher Spotlight: Morgan Parido

By Evie Fordham Middle School English and Writing teacher Morgan Parido fell in love with reading at a young age. “From the time I was a little girl, I loved getting books for Christmas,” she recounted. Mrs. Parido now shares her passion for reading with seventh graders. “I love the excitement the children have when […]

Teacher Spotlight: Kellie Auerweck

By Evie Fordham Sixth grade English and writing teacher Kellie Auerweck guides students during what may be the hardest time in their scholastic careers, the transition from elementary to middle school. “I enjoy the small moments and the day-to-day progress, but it’s so rewarding at the end of the year to see the total growth, […]

Faculty Spotlight: Patricia Mooney

By Evie Fordham   Media Center specialist Patricia Mooney has served the middle and high school students of Wake Christian Academy for what will be seven years now, helping them grow into ravenous readers and lifelong learners.Mrs. Mooney earned a degree in Speech/Elementary Education from the State University of New York in New Paltz, New […]

Teacher Spotlight: Victoria Weinner

by Rebecca Baker Victoria Weinner, Girls’ Physical Education and Health Teacher, grew up in a Christian school and was greatly impacted by the teachers she had. She remembers, “It was my desire to be able to impact others the way my teachers had influenced me.” As a seventh grader she felt God calling her to […]

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