Our Upper School Staff


High School Bible
Dr. Royce Baker

Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education and Theology from Piedmont Bible College
Master of Arts in Religion from Liberty University
Doctorate of Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary
Taught in colleges in the United States and France for ten years
Taught at GCS since 2000
ACSI teaching certification
Attends Grace Chapel Church in Sanford
roycebaker@gracechristiansanford.com


High School Math
Cindy Carlyle

Bachelor of Science from Campbell University with concentrations in Math and Science
Taught High School Math and Science at Western Harnett HS, Union Pines HS, North Moore HS, and Pinckney Academy for over 30 years
ACSI and North Carolina state teaching certifications
Attends Grace Chapel Church in Sanford


High School Math
Angela Demeree

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Western Carolina University
Master of Science in Adolescence Education Mathematics from Utica College
Taught High School math for 15 years in New York and North Carolina schools
ACSI and North Carolina state teaching certifications
Served on Board of Trustees of NY Future Business Leaders of America
Attends Grace Chapel Church in Sanford


High School English
Pam Beal

Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Master of Education in English from the University of South Carolina
North Carolina Teacher of the Year
ACSI and North Carolina teaching certifications in AIG, English, Theater Arts, and Latin
Nationally published writer
Attends Jonesboro Presbyterian Church in Sanford
pambeal@gracechristiansanford.com

High School English and Bible
Libbie Murr

Bachelor of Science in Education from Tennessee Temple University
Taught at GCS for ten years
ACSI teaching certification
Attends Grace Chapel Church in Sanford
libbiemurr@gracechapelsanford.com

High School Science and Bible
Stacey Mann

Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Biblical Studies from Clearwater Christian College
Taught at GCS for seven years
ACSI teaching certification
Attends Grace Chapel Church in Sanford
staceymann@gracechristiansanford.com

Middle & High School Spanish
Carlos Villalobos

Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Carolina College of Biblical Studies
Taught Spanish at GCS for three years
ACSI teaching certification
Serves as Lead Pastor at Ministerios Bethel Church in Sanford
carlosvillalobos@gracechristiansanford.com


High School History and Bible
Nate Rhine

Bachelor of Science in Education from Columbia International University
Master of Arts in Education from Columbia International University
Served in Christian Education for five years as a teacher, coach, chaplain, and administrator
ACSI teaching and administrator certification and South Carolina teaching certification
Attends Crossroads Church in Benson


High School Business and Economics
Bill Chaffee

Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix
Served as International Vice President at Match Point International, Vice President at Value Place Hotels LLC, Senior Vice President of Franchise Development at Precision Tune
ACSI teaching certification and Executive Management and Leadership Theory certification from Harvard Business School
Attends Gourd Springs Baptist Church in Spring Lake

MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH AND BIBLE
ANGELA TIPPET

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of North Carolina, Ashville
Taught for nine years in Christian Education
Served in Christian Education for 10 years as a teacher, assistant principal, and Head of School
ACSI teaching certification
Attends Grace Chapel Church in Sanford


Middle School History and Bible
David Ward

Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Fayetteville State University
Taught History and Science at Lee County high schools for over 10 years
“A” certification in Special Education
ACSI teaching certification
Attends Grace Chapel Church in Sanford


Middle School Science and Bible
Chandler Patterson

Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Science from Campbell University
Coached for two years with the Campbell University Softball Camp
ACSI teaching certification
Attends Crossroads Church in Broadway