Secondary Faculty

The Faith West Academy Secondary faculty enrich the lives of 6th through 12th grade students by combining a love for God with a love for learning.

Sixth Grade Faculty

Dana Bass
Math & Science
B.A., University of Houston
Started with FWA 2012

Jessica Carrico
JH English
B.S., Marshall University Started with FWA 2017

John Harris
JH History
B.S., Stephen F Austin Univ.
Started with FWA 2017

Wendy Wales
JH Bible
B.S., Houston Baptist Univ.
Started with FWA 2012

History Department

Sue Gore
Dept. Head / HS History
B.A, North Texas University
Started with FWA 2013

Andrew Garay
JH History
B.S., E Texas Baptist Univ.
Started with FWA 2008

Nathan Utt
HS History
B.S., Missouri Baptist Univ.
Started with FWA 2016

John Harris
JH History
B.S., Stephen F Austin Univ.
Started with FWA 2017

Liana Vincent
HS History
M.Ed., University of Houston
Started with FWA 2013

Science Department

Kimberly Soares
Dept. Head / HS Science
B.S., Houston Baptist Univ.
Started with FWA 2014

Elizabeth Adamik
HS Science/Health
Started with FWA 2014

Shannon Wilcox
HS Science
B.A., Univ. of Texas
Started with FWA 2017

Tori Ray
HS Science
B.S., Univ. of TX, Austin
Started with FWA 2017

Judy Jefferson
JH Science
M.S., Texas A&M Univ.
Started with FWA 2018

Doug McRorey
HS Science
M.S., Lamar Univ.
Started with FWA 2018

 

Math Department

Christina Martin
Dept. Head / HS Math
B.B.A., Belhaven Univ.
Started with FWA 2005

Ali Girdley
JH/HS Math
B.S., Louisiana State Univ.
Started with FWA 2013

Tori Ray
HS Math
B.S., Univ. of TX, Austin
Started with FWA 2017

Danielle Hirsch
JH Math
B.A., Concordia Univ.
Started with FWA 2018

English Department

Jennifer Dubicki
Dept. Head / HS English
B.A., University of Houston
Started with FWA 2001

Tiffany Barton
JH English
B.S., Baylor Univ.
Started with FWA 2012

Wendy Baecke
HS English
B.A., Sam Houston State Univ.
Started with FWA 2015

Brittany Felps
HS English
B.S., Louisiana State Univ.
Started with FWA 2016

Katy Watts
JH English
B.S., Baylor Univ.
Started with FWA 2017

Jessica Carrico
JH English
B.S., Marshall University Started with FWA 2017

Bible Department

Allen Strickland
School Chaplain
HS Bible
Started with FWA 1986

Kerri Graham
HS/JH Bible
B.S., Baylor University
Started with FWA 2011

Wendy Wales
JH Bible
B.S., Houston Baptist Univ.
Started with FWA 2012

Flenoyd Turner
HS Bible
B.M., University of Houston
Started with FWA 2007

Grace Hood
HS Bible
B.S., Delta State University
Started at FW 2013

Nathan Utt
HS Bible
B.S., Missouri Baptist Univ.
Started with FWA 2016

Foreign Language / ELL Department

Gerry Rice
Dept. Head, HS/JH ISA
B.A., Oklahoma State Univ.
Started with FWA 1999

Jessica McCarthy
HS Spanish
B.A., Sam Houston State Univ.
Started with FWA 2016

Carmina Avalos
JH Spanish
MBA, Escuela de Negocios
Started with FWA 2018

Liana Vincent
ELL English
M.Ed., University of Houston
Started with FWA 2013

Liza Gorham
ELL English/History
M.A., Houston Baptist Univ.
Started with FWA 2018

Fine Arts

Kim Maxwell
Dept Head – JH/HS Band
M.M., SFA State Univ
Started with FWA 2014

Flenoyd Turner
JH Band
B.M., University of Houston
Started with FWA 2007

George Jolliff
Photography
M.S. Ed, Univ. of Missouri
Started with FWA 2005

Daniel Barrett
HS/JH Theatre
M.A., Bob Jones University
Started with FWA 2013

Brandi Troxel
Choir
M.A., South Eastern LA Univ.
Started with FWA 2018

Paige Holsapple
JH/HS Art
Art Inst. of Houston
Started with FWA 2017

Kerri Beckman
HS Art
B.A., Texas A&M Univ.
Started at FWA 2018

Melissa Spigener
Year Book
Applied Life Christian College
Started at FWA 2009

Learning Lab

Lori Kerr
English
B.A., West Texas State Univ.
Started with FWA 1983

Anita Kontilis
Math/Science
B.S., Vanderbilt Univ.
Started with FWA 2017

Secondary Specials

Allyson Burkhard
P.E.
B.S., Univ of Mary Hardin Baylor
Started with FWA 2017

Kerri Graham
PALS
B.S., Baylor University
Started with FWA 2011

Wendy Baecke
SAT Prep
B.A., Sam Houston State Univ.
Started with FWA 2015

Elizabeth Adamik
HS Science/Health
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Started with FWA 2014

Brittany Devane
Ag/FFA
B.S., Sam Houston State Univ.
Started with FWA 2018

Jamie Peay
Ag/FFA
B.S., CM Univ.
Started with FWA 2018