Faculty & Staff

Highlands Latin School has an outstanding faculty with years of experience, both in education and fields outside the classroom. Apply for a faculty position.

Administration

Shawn Wheatley

Shawn Wheatley
Head of School

M.S. School Administration, Bellarmine University

M.S. Secondary Ed., University of Kentucky

B.S. Biology, Transylvania University

Dr. Matt Dickie
Assistant Principal,
Upper School

Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S. Exercise Science, Valdosta State University

Jason Borah
Assistant Principal, Crescent Hill

M.A. Theology, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
B.A. Theology, Moody Bible Institute

Leigh Lowe
Curriculum Director

M.B.A., University of Louisville
B.A. Business, Transylvania University

Tara Luse
Director of K-6, Spring Meadows

B.A. Sociology, University of Kentucky

Shawna White

Shawna White
Admissions Director

M.S. Social Work, University of Louisville
B.S. Social Work, Western Kentucky University

Erin Breland
College Counselor

B.A. Communication Studies, University of South Carolina-Beaufort

Brian Lowe
President

J.D., Vanderbilt Law School
B.A. Physics and Mathematics, Transylvania University

Upper School Faculty

Caleb Aulie

Caleb Aulie
Greek

Sam Bankson

M.Div. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary  
B.A. in Christian Studies, North Greenville University
Amy Bankes

Amy Bankes
Geometry, SAT Prep

B.A. Secondary Education in Mathematics, Grace College

Jeremy Breland

M.Div. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary  
B.A., University of South Carolina-Beaufort

Rachel Bier
AP Latin, Latin

M.A. Classics, emphasis Latin, University of Virginia
M.A. Classics, Washington University, St. Louis
B.A. Letters, Xavier University

Rueben Blake

Reuben Blake
Greek

B.A. History & Greek, Hillsdale College

Chrissy Bramer

Chrissy Bramer
AP Chemistry

M.A. Teaching, University of Louisville
B.S. Biology, University of Kentucky
B.A. Chemistry University of Kentucky

Mark Compton

Mark Compton
Latin

B.A. Classics & Philosophy, Hillsdale College

Chandler Downing
Trigonometry, Physics, Science

B. A. Religion, Hillsdale College

Mark Gilbert

Mark Gilbert
Pre-Algebra, Algebra I

M.B.A., Wake Forest University
B.A. Business Administration, University of Tennessee

Tony Hernandez

Anthony Hernandez
Computer Programming, Physical Education

M.A. Mathematics, Marshall University
B.A. Mathematics and Physics, Marshall University

Kyle Janke
English

M.A. English Literature, Eastern Michigan University
B.A. English, Hillsdale College

Anna Kinde

Anna Kinde
Classical Studies

M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

B.A. Classical Christian Education, Whitefield College

Robert Lewis

Robert Lewis
Metaphysics, Logic

M.A. Theology, Aquinas Institute of Theology
B.A. Philosophy, Purdue University

Alex Long

Alex Long
Latin

M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A. History, University of Texas at Arlington

Annie Ingham

Annie Messiter
English

B.A. English, Hillsdale College

Nathan Messiter

Nathan Messiter
Metaphysics

B.A. Philosophy and Religion, Hillsdale College

Ryan Modisette

Th.M. in Systematic Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A. in Classics, Texas A&M University

Alex Morgan

Alex Morgan
Pre-Algebra, Algebra I

M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

B.S. Secondary Science Education, Ball State University

Kelly Nall

Kelly Nall
Physical Education, Crescent Hill

M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas A&M

Max Oesterling

B.A. Mathematics, University of Louisville

Andrew Oliveras

B.S. Sociology, Tennessee Tech University

Audrey Power

Audrey Power
College Counselor

B.A. Arabic & Journalism, University of Georgia

Andrew Rudd
Greek

B.A. Biblical & Theological Studies, Cedarville University

Kevin Scahill

Dr. Kevin Scahill
Latin

Ph.D. Classics, University of Virginia

M.A. Classical Languages, University of Georgia
M.A. English, Austin Peay State University
B.A. English & Classics, Austin Peay State University

Dr. Rebecca Shelburne

Dr. Rebecca Shelburne
Biology, Anatomy and Physiology

D.C. Doctor of Chiropractic, Life University Georgia
B.S. Chemistry, University of Michigan

William Spray
Physical Science

B.A. Religion and Philosophy, Southwest Baptist University

Thomas Sculthrope
Math

B.S., US Naval Academy

Martha Spurlock

M.A. English, Spalding University
Charles Suer

Dr. Charles Suer
Algebra II, Calculus

Ph.D. Applied and Industrial Mathematics, University of Louisville
M.A. Mathematics, University of Louisville
B.S. Mathematics, University of Dayton

Greg Tarr

B.A. Computer Science, Worcester College, University of Oxford

Hannah Turrill
Classical Studies

B.A. Music and History, Colorado Christian University

Dustin Warren
European History

B.S. Social Science and Secondary Education, William Carey University

Maggi Windhorst
English

M.A.T. Elementary Education, University of Louisville
B.A. English, University of Louisville

K-6 Faculty

Amber Elliott
Junior Kindergarten

M.A. Biblical Counseling, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S. Biblical Counseling, Boyce College

Misty Montgomery
Junior Kindergarten

Joanna Royals
Junior Kindergarten

Starr Steinbach
Junior Kindergarten

Tennya Colburn

Tennya Colburn
Kindergarten

M.A. Counseling, Western Kentucky University

B.S. Education, Western Kentucky University

TIFFANY CAMPIONE

Tiffany Campione
Kindergarten

B.A. Speech Communication, Eastern Illinois University

Rebecca Derringer

Rebecca Derringer
Kindergarten

B.A. Communications, University of Louisville

Jenna Railey

Jenna Railey
Kindergarten

B.S. Psychology, University of Louisville

Christian Walker

Christian Walker
Kindergarten

B.S. Elementary Education, Southwest Baptist University

Erin Williams

Erin Williams
Kindergarten

M.A. Curriculum Specialist, Appalachian State University
B.A. Sociology, Miami University

Carrie Baird

Carrie Baird
1st Grade

M.S. Health Service Administration, University of Evansville
B.S. Health Service Administration, University of Evansville

Kristy Fletcher

Kristy Fletcher
1st Grade

Julie Lasoi

Julia Lasoi
1st Grade

M.A. Reading and Writing, University of Louisville
M.A. Christian Education, Asbury Theological Seminary
B.A. Elementary Education, Asbury University

Teal Wigginton

Teal Teysen
1st Grade

B.S. Elementary Education, Western Kentucky University

Jill Zamiska

Jill Zamiska
1st Grade

B.S. Radiologic Technology, Northern Kentucky University

Brandi Knapper

Brandi Knapper
2nd Grade

B.S. Criminal Justice, Indiana University, New Albany

Krista Lange

Krista Lange
2nd Grade

B.S. Elementary Education, Dr. Martin Luther College

Emily Norris
2nd Grade

B.A. Elementary Education, Northwestern College

Amber Wheat

Amber Wheat
2nd Grade

M.A.T., Bellarmine University
B.A. Business Administration, McKendree University

Tulia Wolfe

Tulia Wolfe
2nd Grade

B.A. Elementary Education, Boyce College

Mandi Rae Bender
3rd Grade

Danielle Gorman
3rd Grade

Brenda Janke

Brenda Janke
3rd Grade

B.S. Elementary Ed., University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Anne Parry

Anne Parry
3rd Grade

B.S. Biology, University of Georgia

Miranda Whitney

Miranda Whitney
3rd Grade

B.A. Communication Studies, Utah Valley University

Evan Gartman
4th Grade

M.A. Christian Education, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S. Christian Theology, University of Mobile

Beth Gurtner

Beth Gurtner
4th Grade

B.S. Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Edinboro University

Katie Hancock
4th Grade

Amy Mangione

Amy Mangione
4th Grade

B.S. Accounting, University of Akron

James Power

James Power
5th Grade

M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A. Religious Studies, Clemson University

Kara Robertson

Kara Robertson
5th Grade

M.A. Education in Teaching and LearningLiberty University

B.S. Elementary Education, Liberty University

Amy Sizemore
5th Grade

B.A. Elementary Education, Anderson University

Camarie Weeks
5th Grade

Taylor Fletcher
6th Grade

Keaton Price

Keaton Price
6th Grade

M.A. EnglishUniversity of Louisville

B.A. English, Rhodes College

Lauralyn Sammons
6th Grade

B.S. Science, Chipola College

Jessica Watson

Jessica Watson
6th Grade

B.S. Elementary Ed., Northland International University

Steve Lange

Steven Lange
Latin

M.Div., Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
B.A., Northwestern College

Physical Education, Art, & Music

Christina Arruda

Brandon Davis
Athletic Director

B.S. Sports Administration, University of Louisville

Dr. Louie L. Bailey
Choral Music

Ph.D. Musical Arts, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A. Church Music, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A. Music, Georgia State University

Teresa Boling
Director, Drama Troupe

B.A. Business Administration, Eastern Kentucky University

Jennifer Gilcreast
Music, Spring Meadows

M.M., University of Notre Dame
B.M., Asbury College

Rhonda Hibdon
Music, Crescent Hill

B.A. Fine Arts, emphasis Organ, Judson College

Janice Murdoch
Art

M.A. Dance/Movement Therapy, Antioch New England Graduate School
B.A. Dance and Exercise Training, California State University

Hope Nelson
Physical Education, Crescent Hill

M.A. Teaching, University of Louisville
B.A. History, University of Louisville

Katherine Ussery

Katherine Ussery
Physical Education, Spring Meadows

B.A. Communications, Vanderbilt University

Office Staff

Emily Hanel

Emily Hanel
Office Manager, Spring Meadows

Jill Gilbert
Administrative Assistant, Spring Meadows

GEORGANNA WHEATLEY

Georganna Wheatley
Office Manager,
Crescent Hill

B.A. Studio Art, Transylvania University