Matt Lewis - Guidance Counselor
Matt Lewis was born in Missouri. His holds a bachelor’s degree in math education and a Master of Science degree in secondary education. He has been teaching for fourteen years. Mr. Lewis is currently the head of the math department, the guidance counselor, and one of our math teachers. Not only is he passionate about teaching math and preparing students for math competitions, he also enjoys playing his guitar in chapel. He and his wife, Megan, have three little ones. Eden, Cade, and Arabelle. During his free time he enjoys reading, yard work and math.
Secondary School Principal
Doug Dawson - Secondary School Principal
Doug Dawson grew up in eastern North Carolina. He holds a master’s degree in educational leadership. He has been teaching for thirty-five years, twenty-six of which have been at KHCS. Mr. Dawson’s office (and his chocolate jar!) is always open to those who come to campus. He and his wife, Janeen, have three children: Jared, Jonna, and Jake. During this free time, he enjoys mountain biking and kayaking with his family.
Jenée Baker - Advancement Director
Jenée Baker was born in New Rochelle, New York. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and also a degree in scientific visualization computer graphics. Mrs. Baker has been at KHCS for over twelve years as a parent and three years as an employee. She and her husband, Berkley, have three children, Josiah, Amanda, and Amarie. During her free time, she enjoys watching her children play soccer and piano.
Science Teacher/Academic Dean
John Allan - Science Teacher/Academic Dean
John Alan was born in Ocala, Florida. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. He is the Academic Dean, Science Department Head, one of our science teachers, National Honor Society sponsor, and quiz bowl coach. Mr. Allan has a desire for his students to love science, and many students who graduate from KHCS say they were thoroughly prepared for their college science classes. He and his wife, Kim, have four children, Jake, Abigail, Anna, and Amelia. He enjoys reading and cycling.
Kimberly Porterfield - Elementary Principal
Kimberly Porterfield was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She holds a master’s degree in education and has been teaching for over twenty years. Mrs. Porterfiled has an expertise in STEM that our elementary students greatly benefit from. She and her husband, Jon, have three children who attend KHCS, Ryan, Taylor, and Nicholas. During her free time, she enjoys reading and traveling.
Head of School
Doug Abels - Head of School
Doug Abels loves Christian education and he has a strong desire to impact young lives for eternity and for God’s glory. For twenty years, he ministered in a vibrant Christian school on the island of Guam, learning to love and serve a very diverse group of people and cultures. Beginning as a math and science teacher, he transitioned into school administration for the majority of his twenty years there, all while earning a master’s degree in secondary education and then a doctorate in educational leadership. Dr. Abels is passionate about academic excellence, purposeful discipleship, and continual improvement. He and his wife, Karen, have four children, Jesse, Seth, Jake, and Emma. He enjoys basketball, motorcycles, ethnic cuisines, the mountains, woodworking, and reading.