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People

Joe Steele

Although born in New Jersey and reared in Utah, Joe would like to consider himself a naturalized citizen of the South.  Joe spent his undergraduate years in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley at the Virginia Military Institute where he made a vain attempt at becoming a Mechanical Engineer, only to emerge four years later as an…

David Hammond

David Hammond, originally from Beaver Falls, PA., joined the faculty of Westminster Christian Academy in the fall of 1970.  At that time he had finished his second year of seminary and anticipated returning to seminary following a one year internship at WCA.  The truth of Proverbs 16:9 was evidenced in that the Lord redirected his…

Tom Adams

Tom has been a part of the Westminster family since his family moved to Huntsville in 1963. After moving away for a brief period after marriage, he and his wife, Ellise, along with their 2 boys (David and Jonathan), moved back to Westminster in 1994 and have been a key part of the music ministry…

Bertha Dykstra

Bertha has been a member of Westminster since 1981 when she came to teach at Westminster Christian Academy.  Her musical involvement over the years has been in choir, but stepped in to play the piano when the need arose.  Bertha loves being active, enjoys the outdoors, and reads a variety of books in her spare time.

Jessica Perez

Jessica grew up in Huntsville, where she also met her husband Daniel Perez. They were married in 2004, and now have two boys, Luke and Andrew. She earned her BSBA degree from Thomas Edison State University in 2014. She and her husband Daniel joined Westminster in 2012.  She has always enjoyed working with young children…

Mary Spybey

Mary earned her Bachelor’s degree in education at the University of Alabama, where she was also administrative assistant to the head football coach. Mary then returned to Huntsville, after growing up here, and began working in her current job as the church’s office manager.  She and her husband Dick Spybey have one son, daughter-in-law and…

Sydney Knight

Sydney grew up in Hazel Green, AL. She met her husband, David Knight and they were married in 2017 and are expecting their first child in September, 2019. Sydney earned her BS in Elementary Education from Athens State University in 2017. She was a 3rd grade teacher for 2 years before joining the staff at…

Sean McGowan

Sean is originally from Spotsylvania Virginia where he taught at an alternative school for nine years. He has taught history and constitutional literacy in the past and currently teaches World History and Old Testament at Westminster Christian Academy. He is a graduate of Liberty University and Reformed Theological Seminary and is currently licensed to preach…