Faculty & Staff

Upper School Faculty

Christian faculty are more than just educators; they consider the life and work of Jesus Christ as they pour into each and every student. Our diverse and highly qualified teachers and staff are dedicated to developing strong, considerate, moral, and educated students. Read more about our teachers and staff below.

In Remembrance

Jim Selby

Humanities and Rhetoric

BA, Oral Roberts University, English Literature and New Testament Literature

M.Div, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

James Laney

James Laney

Humanities and Family Outreach Educator


Rachel Hutson

Rachel Hutson

Student Life Coordinator

Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart

Humanities, Logic, American History, Debate

BA, History, UMKC



Spencer Peng

Spencer Peng

Math 7, Chemistry, Algebra l, Pre-Calculus

BA, Chemistry, Harvard, Massachusetts, Magna Cum Laude

MBA, INSEAD, with Distinction

kris guensche

Kris Guensche

Research Librarian

BS, Elementary, Special, and German Education, Bowling Green State University, OH

Ann Rabe

Ann Rabe

Classical Greek and Latin

BA, Anthropology, University of Kansas

BA, Classical Languages, University of Kansas

MA, Classics, University of Kansas
PhD, Classics, Brown University
sarah deconink

Sharon Mugg

Humanities, English

MA, English Literature,
University of Kansas

Mark Wampler

Mark Wampler

Bible, English, Rhetoric l

BS, Print Journalism, Kansas State University

MA, Philosophy, University of Dallas

Katy Slankard

Katy Slankard

MusicBA, Music with an emphasis in Voice, Truman State University

MA, Choral Conducting, Truman State University

MA, Education, Truman State University

Sarah Swanson

Sarah Swanson


BA, Mathematics,
Truman State University,

MAE, Mathematics, Secondary Education,
Truman State University

Matt Appling

Matt Appling

Art and Art History

BA, Graphic Design, University of Missouri, Kansas City

M.Div, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Jessica Evans

Jessica Evans


BS, Secondary Mathematics Education (9-12), North Carolina State University

Michael Meadow

Michael Meador

Mathematics and General Science

BS, Secondary Education, Kansas State University

M.Div, Midwest Baptist Theological Seminary

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