Faculty and Staff

Richard C. Abbott
Business Manager
B.S., Randolph-Macon College
M.B.A., Averett University

Jane M. Allen
Athletic Director, PE, Health
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.S, Drexel University

Niki Allen
6th Grade Writer’s Workshop
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.Ed., Virginia Commonwealth University

Jen Baird
5th Grade Math
B.A., University of Vermont

Robin B. Blake

Middle School Science
B.S., Mary Washington College
M.S., Old Dominion University

Kelley Calkins

Learning Support Services, 6th Grade Literature
B.A., Meredith College
M.Ed., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Elizabeth S. Clark

Director of Early Childhood Programs, Pre-K 3 & 4,
Public Relations Coordinator, Alumni Liaison

B.A., Georgia State University

Trip Cogburn
Head of School, Director of Development
B.A., University of North Carolina
M.S., Western Carolina University

Ashley Duncan

B.S., Norfolk State University
B.A., Radford University


Amy DeWolf
Academy Secretary
B.F.A., Old Dominion University


Catherine L. Emery
Dean of Students, 5th Grade Literature,
5th Grade Writer’s Workshop, 7th Grade Literature,
7th Grade Writer’s Workshop

B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman’s College

Catherine C. Emry

Development Associate
Rappahannock Community College

Nancy Frank

Business Associate
B.S., San Diego State University

Tiffany B. Harrison

2nd grade
B.S., Brigham Young University
M.S., University of Phoenix

Harley Haydon, CA ’13

PreK Assistant, Extended Day
Christopher Newport University

Stacey Kelley
B.S., Hampton University


Kenzie I. Manetz

Academic Dean, Director of Learning Support Services, 6th Grade Literature
B.A., Clemson University
M.Ed., University of Virginia
Ed.S., University of Virginia

Marshall B. Novak

5th and 6th Grade Geography, 6th Grade Math,
7th & 8th Grade Algebra, 7th Grade History
B.A., Miami University of Ohio

Joan Perry
Arts and Innovation
B.Me., Old Dominion University

Martha R. Rogers

3rd grade
B.A., Lynchburg College

Noel Ross

4th grade
B.A., Longwood University

Christina Royall-Elam

M.Ed University of Oregon

Hillary M. Smith
6th and 7th Grade Pre-Algebra,
8th Grade Individual and Society (Humanities)

B.A., Virginia Tech

Sonja Smith

Director of Admission
Art K-8th Grade

B.A., Mary Baldwin College
M.A.T., Mary Baldwin College

Rosetta M. Struse
Extended Day Program Leader, PreK – 2nd Grade PE
Medical Careers Institute

Molly B. Vanderpool

1st grade
B.A., Fayetteville State University