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School of Rhetoric Faculty

Scott McCurley, B.S., M.A. Academic Dean

Scott McCurley, B.S., Public Health, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill; M.A., Liberal Arts, St. John’s College;
Teaches Mathematics and Science;
Serving since 2004
Rev’d John Heaton, Headmaster B.A., M.A., , Theology, Bob Jones University; Liberal Studies, MALS Hollins University; other graduate work, Reformed Seminary, Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture. John is an ordained minister in the Reformed Episcopal Church and served for twelve years as a parish priest in Orlando, Fl.;
Teaches Greek;
Serving since 1998

Arango, Jessica, B.A. English, Florida International University

Teaches Rhetoric and Literature

Serving since 2017

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Christy Brenning, B.S. Mathematics, Liberty University

Teaches Mathematics

Serving since 2016




 A. Chris Deneen, BA, Milligan College, History, MDiv, Reformed Theological Seminary

Teaches History and Theology; coaches varsity cross country

Serving since 2015


Jeremiah Forshey, B.A, Bridgewater College, Computer Science, English Literature; M.A., James Madison University, English Literature; teaches American Literature and Rhetoric; Serving since 2015


Joe LaMagna, B.A. Biology, Air Force Academy; M.A. Liberal Arts, Johns Hopkins University

Teaches Biology, Chemistry, Geometry;


Gail Mitchell, Registrar, B.A., Mathematics, Longwood College, M.Ed., Educational Guidance, Virginia Commonwealth University; other graduate work, Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture;

Teaches Literature, Drama
Serving since 1995

The Rev’d Davidson Morse, B.A. Philosophy, Mississippi State University; Diploma of Theology, St. Andrews University; M.Div Nashota House; Davidson is an ordained minister in The Reformed Episcopal Church and has served parishes in the Diocese of Ft.Worth, TX.

Teaches Theology and History

Serving since 2011


 Joseph Nigro, B.A., M.F.A., Manhattan School of Music; Director of Orchestra

Serving since 2010


Jessica Phaup, B.Mus. Instrumental Performance, Liberty University; M.A. Counseling; Jessica is a member of the James Chamber Players

Teaches Orchestra

Serving since 2015


Rogers, Arthur, B.A., M.A., English, English & Creative Writing

Post-graduate studies at University of Virginia

Teaches Latin, Greek, Old English

Serving since 2017




Dallas Shipp, B.S., M.A. History, Liberty University

Teaches Literature and History

Serving since 2014