Secondary School Teacher
Willie Taylor - Computer Teacher
Willie Taylor is our secondary computer teacher. Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Olanta, South Carolina he has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and a Master of Arts degree in Christian studies. For twenty- five years Willie has worked in corporate IT, and he is excited to transition to teaching and coaching at KHCS, where he can not only teach his students academically but also teach them about the Lord and a genuine Christian walk with Jesus, following His Word. He and his wife, Michelle, have two children who are both students at KHCS. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and doing yard work.
Secondary Science Teacher
Andrew Padgett - Secondary Science Teacher
AJ Padgett is a secondary science teacher from North Carolina. He recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in natural sciences with a minor in biblical studies. Mr. Padgett has approximately 550 hours of experience in laboratories and is passionate about teaching young people science and specifically how to defend their faith using evidence from God’s creation. In his free time, he enjoys classical music, playing the piano and french horn, eating tacos, playing soccer, and making dad jokes.
Stephen Heller - Spanish Teacher
Stephen Heller II is our secondary Spanish teacher who grew up in Indiana until the age of 10. At that time, he moved to Uruguay, South America with his parents to be missionaries, and he learned Spanish during the 9 years he lived there. Mr. Heller earned his bachelor’s degree from Northland Baptist Bible College and his Master of Divinity degree from Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the operations director of a hispanic church plant, Gospel Hope Español, in Avondale Estates, Georgia. He has one adult daughter, Kourtney. Mr. Heller enjoys watching his nieces and nephews participate in soccer, reading a good book, and doing whatever is needed to serve at his church.
Secondary Math Teacher
Melody Lu - Secondary Math Teacher
Melody Lu was born and raised in China. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Middle School Education from Bob Jones University. Ms. Lu is passionate about bringing students to explore God-created beauty in Math and Science. She has an artsy family and a younger sister who is especially talented in arts and design. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, and talking with friends.
Seon Yeong Hwang
Seon Yeong Hwang - Math Teacher
Seon Yeong Hwang, a mathematics teacher, has taught and tutored students at many levels from elementary to college for over 16 years. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and General Science from Ewha Womans University in South Korea with an Academic Excellence Scholarship. She moved to the United States with her family in 2015 and achieved a Georgia Teacher Certificate in Math and Physics. She enjoys swimming with her lovely daughters, Zion and Reion, and playing the flute in her church.
Sarah Munne - English Teacher
Sarah Munne was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her bachelor’s degree in speech education. In addition to teaching English, she also coaches students for fine arts competitions.Mrs. Munne enjoys spending time with her husband, Josh, and two sweet daughters, Jane and Gwen. She enjoys watching The Great British Baking Show, reading classic literature, and coloring with her toddlers.
Paino and Flute Teacher
Marcia Rygh - Paino and Flute Teacher
Marcia Rygh was born in Lebanon, Indiana. She holds a bachelor’s degree in music education and a master’s degree in piano performance from Bob Jones University. She has been teaching private piano and flute lessons for over thirty years. She and her husband, Steve, have four children – Kaitlyn, Collin, and Kristyn have all graduated from KHCS and Connor is currently a senior. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and coffee shops.
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.
Janeen Dawson - Librarian
Janeen Dawson was born in Atwater, Ohio. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education. She has taught for thirty-four years, twenty-seven of those at KHCS! She is always at work updating the books in the library and making the library one of our students’ favorite places. She and her husband, Doug, have three children, Jared, Jonna, and Jake, who have all graduated from KHCS. During her free time, she enjoys mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, and reading.
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-nine years, thirty 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.