Secondary Faculty/Staff

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 

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

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

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

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

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

Percy Hudson
HS History
B.S., Univ of Mary Hardin Baylor
Started with FWA 2019

Jeremy Burke
HS History
B.S., LeTourneau Univ.
Started with FWA 2019

Science Department

Shannon Wilcox
Dept. Head / HS Science
B.A., Univ. of TX
Started with FWA 2017

Melvin Donahoe
HS Science
B.S., Prairie View A&M DrD, SFEH
Started with FWA 2019

Elizabeth Adamik
HS Science/Health
Started with FWA 2014

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

Traci Evans
JH Science
B.S., Texas A&M Univ.
Started with FWA 2017

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

Kim Harrison
HS Math
B.S., Univ. of Aberdeen
Started with FWA 2019

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 and HS English
B.S., Baylor Univ.
Started with FWA 2012

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

Katy Watts
JH and HS 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
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

Percy Hudson
HS History
B.S., Univ of Mary Hardin Baylor
Started with FWA 2019

Jeremy Burke
HS History
B.S., LeTourneau Univ.
Started with FWA 2019

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
Spanish
MBA, Escuela de Negocios
Started with FWA 2018

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

Fine Arts Department

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

Chad Chrysler
JH/HS Art
B.A., Winthrop Univ.
Started with FWA 2017

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

 

 

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

Student Support Staff

Brandi Stanley
Student Advocate
M.A., Univ. Southern Mississippi
Started with FWA 2018

Stella Gomez
School Nurse
Started with FWA 2009

Heather Rice
School Nurse
Started with FWA 2019

Kim Derry
Secondary Academic Advisor
Started with FWA 2007