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2014-2017

Over $15,000,000 in scholarships were awarded to graduating classes.

An additional 93% received funds from the GA HOPE & Zell Miller Scholarship Fund.

GPA Median

3.53-4.19

Average Test Score Profile

ACT 23-28

SAT 1530-1850 (1090-1275)

Service Profile

100% Participation
With 20+ Hours

A hallmark of an FCS education,
service opportunities enhance and
enrich the academic experience.


Administration

LEADERSHIP

Kathy Teston

Head Of School

Kathy Teston

Head of School

Undergraduate Degree: B.A. Biblical Education, Florida Bible College

Graduate Degree: M.Ed. Educational Leadership, Liberty University

Postgraduate Degree: Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Liberty University

At FCS Since: 2004

Church Home: Woodstock City Church

Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 139

What I enjoy most: Education is about relationship - connecting with students, parents, colleagues and alumni. What a great reward to see students grow in their understanding of God's fingerprints on their lives and then to thrive in His design.

Middle School Principal

Tony Tacquard

MS Principal

Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Multi-Disciplinary Studies with Math Specialization, Texas Tech University

Graduate Degree: M.Ed. Educational Leadership, Barry University

Professional Certifications:
ACSI Administration,(National)
Middle School Math (Texas & Florida)
Elementary Education (Texas & Florida)
Educational Leadership, Florida

At FCS Since: 2012

Church Home: First Baptist Woodstock

Favorite Bible Verse: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6

What I enjoy most: Education is an amazing career where I get to see God working in the lives of the students and parents that He has brought our way. I truly enjoy the interaction and relationships that are developed with the teachers, students and parents.

High School Principal

Ari Durham

Principal

Undergraduate Degree: B.A., Art, Kennesaw State University

Graduate Degree: M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Covenant College

At Fellowship Since: 1994

Church Home: Fellowship Bible Church

Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 (AMP) Be on guard; stand firm in your faith [in God, respecting His precepts and keeping your doctrine sound]. Act like [mature] men and be courageous; be strong. Let everything you do be done in love [motivated and inspired by God's love for us].

What I enjoy most: Whether through a conversation over coffee, sports, the arts, in the classroom or on a hiking trail in the Cohutta Wilderness; being a part of young people growing in their passion to follow Jesus Christ in every aspect of their lives.

Elementary School Principal

Sherri McLeroy

Principal

Undergraduate Degree:
BS in Elementary Education

Graduate Degree:
Master's in Education

At FCS since:
April 2015

Church Home
Woodstock City Church

Favorite Bible Verse:
If God is for us, who can be against us? Romans 8:31


What I enjoy most:
My favorite part of being an educator is building relationships with students, teachers and families.

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BUSINESS OFFICE

Business Manager, CPA

Karen Welty

Business Manager


Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Business Administration, Lee University

Education Experience: Seven years at FCS, Twenty-one years total.

Church Home: First Baptist Church of Woodstock

Favorite Bible Verse: When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. Isaiah 43:2

What I enjoy most: I am excited to be able to use the gifts and talents God has given me to serve FCS.

Accountant

Ann Fatzinger

Accountant

Undergraduate Degree: B.B.A., University of Toledo

Professional Certification: CPA

At FCS Since: 2012

Church Home: St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church

Favorite Bible Verse: Many are the plans in a human heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails. Proverbs 19:21

What I enjoy most: I enjoy my interaction with the students, families and staff at FCS.

AP/AR Coordinator

Krista Cohen

A/P & A/R Coordinator

At Fellowship Since: June 2015

Education Experience: Second year at FCS, 10 years total

Church Home: Bascomb UMC

Favorite Bible Verse: "For I know the plans I have for you", says the Lord. "They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." Jeremiah 29:11

What I enjoy most: Walking with children through their formative years and training them up in the way they should go is an honor and a privilege. I am blessed to work with Christians committed to the principle and sharing my God given gifts with the Fellowship Community.

Human Resources Coordinator

Jamey Theriault

HR Coordinator

At Fellowship Since: 2016, 8 years in Human Resources

Church Home: Roswell United Methodist

Favorite Bible Verse: Do not worry about anything; instead pray about everything. Tell God what you need and thank him for all that he has done. Philippians 4:6

What I enjoy most: I enjoy helping people and being that person people can come to for help. Human Resources is such an important piece of any business and I am happy to serve Fellowship in this capacity.

Payroll Coordinator

Kaye Stafford

Administrator

Undergraduate Degree: Darton Community College

At FCS Since: 2008

Church Home: Woodstock City Church

Favorite Bible Verse: Don't be afraid; just believe. Mark 5:36 b

What I enjoy most: I enjoy the sense of community at Fellowship and getting to know the school families. I'm thankful for the opportunity to work in an environment that honors God in all things.

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MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Director of Marketing and Communications

Krista Jaroszewski

Director of Marketing

Church Home: St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church

Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength

Krista Jaroszewski has served in various operations, health information and IT roles in the last 20 years. Prior to joining Fellowship in 2016, she served as the Director of Product Management at nThrive, a privately held company focused on revenue cycle and performance improvement services and software.

She has helped companies such as Matria Healthcare, Emory Vision, and WebMD execute programs and products that drive efficiency and innovation into their market. Her specialties include financial and clinical software technologies, operations leadership, sales and marketing, and performance management.

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Ruth Anne Palumbo

Marketing Assistant

Undergraduate Degree: A.A. Palm Beach State College

Education Experience: Twenty-four years at FCS

Church Home: Fellowship Bible Church

Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 121

What I enjoy most: I am grateful for the opportunity to use my gifts and talents to serve Fellowship families and help build a legacy of excellence in Christian education that will continue for future generations.

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ADMISSIONS

Admissions Director

Karrie Willard

Admissions Director
DEGREE:
B.S. Middle School Education, Auburn University
M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Walden University

CHURCH HOME:

Eastminster Presbyterian Church


FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE:

If God is in her, she will not fall. Psalm 46:5

WHAT I ENJOY MOST ABOUT FCS:
I love meeting and recruiting Christian families to FCS. God is definitely present here every day and I want to share this incredible school experience with as many families as possible. The FCS experience isn’t just for the student, it’s a journey for the entire family.

Admissions Assistant

Susan Hickey

Admissions Assistant

Admissions Coordinator

DEGREE:
B.S. Elementary/Special Education, Baylor University

CHURCH HOME:
Fellowship Bible Church

FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE:
The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your love, O Lord, endures forever - do not abandon the works of your hands. Psalm 138:8

WHAT I ENJOY MOST:
I love to meet the great new families coming to Fellowship!

Admissions Coordinator

Jennifer Thompson

Admissions Coordinator

Undergraduate Degree:
BBA Marketing, University of West Georgia

CHURCH HOME:
Northpoint Community Church

FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE:
Deuteronomy 6: 6-7
6.These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. 7. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.

WHAT I ENJOY MOST ABOUT FCS:
I love showing new families all that Fellowship has to offer their children and helping them have a great start to their first days here at FCS!

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DEVELOPMENT

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

IT Director

Kevan Wallace

IT Director

Undergraduate Studies: Kennesaw State University

Certifications: NET + MCP

Education Experience: At FCS since 2012

Church Home: Fellowship Bible Church

Favorite Bible Verse: But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. (2 Corinthians 12:9)

What I enjoy most: I am an unabashed technology enthusiast and a lover of the creative. My goal here at Fellowship is to create the most positive computer experience possible for both teachers and students. I want Fellowship to be the leader when it comes to technology in education. I also realize technology's place and that it can enhance (or hinder) the abilities of our amazing teachers. Their talents are the real gift to your children.

IT Administrative Assistant

Jodi Wallace

IT Assistant

Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Theater Management , Illinois State University

At FCS Since: 2014; Five years total

Church Home: North Point Community Church

Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 121

IT Assistant

Ben Baxley

IT Support

Undergraduate Degree: BFA, Film and Television, New York University

Education Experience: At FCS since 2014

Church Home: The Serving Church

Favorite Bible Verse: For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. Galations 5:13

What I enjoy most: I love using technology as a positive tool to help students get excited about growing in their faith and their education.

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INNOVATION

Director of Innovation

Joseph Morecraft

Administration

Undergraduate Degree: B.A. English, King College

Graduate Degree: M.A. Literary Studies, Georgia State University

Postgraduate Degree: Doctoral Candidate, Georgia State University

At FCS since: 2008, Eighteen years total education experience

Church Home: Grace Church Canton

Favorite Bible Verse: The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. DO not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Deuteronomy 31:8

What I enjoy most: I am passionate about building relationships. Understanding that our relationships with each other are merely shadows of our relationship with God is a necessary part of understanding how to truly relate to one another. This is foundation to real education. My desire is to create more opportunities for students to build healthy relationships with each other, the faculty and staff, and the world around them.

Courses: AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition

Curriculum Coordinator

Bethany Topham

Teacher, Math Teacher

Undergraduate Degree: B.S.Secondary Math Education, Grace College and Seminary

Graduate Degree: M.Ed. (Curriculum Design and Instructional Methods), Columbia International University

At FCS Since: 2010, Fourteen years total

Church Home: Grace Church

Favorite Bible Verse: Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Ephesians 5:1-2

What I enjoy most: The Students!

Faculty Sponsor: Senior Class, National Honor Society

Innovation Coach

Andrea Fickley

Teacher

Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Special Education, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Graduate Degree: M.A. Education, Tusculum College, Ed.S. Instructional Leadership, Tennessee Technological University

Professional Certifications: ACSI, State of Georgia Licensed

Educational Experience: Four years at FCS, Thirteen years total

Church Home: Calvary Chapel Woodstock

Favorite Bible Verse: "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you an not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11

What I enjoy most: It is a joy to work with students and watch as they grow spiritually as well as academically throughout the year. I look forward to working with students each day as I discover new ways to help them be successful. I have found that partnering with teachers, parent , and students is a wonderful way to support our students.


Administrative Assistant, Innovation

Carrie Wilson

Administrative Staff

Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Business Administration, University of New Orleans

Graduate Degree: M.P.H. in Nutrition, Tulane school of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

At FCS Since: 2002

Church Home: Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

Favorite Bible Verse: Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7

What I enjoy most: Honoring God by helping to make our school the best it can be. I enjoy working with such talented, kind and Godly people who diligently strive to prepare our children to live a faith-centered life.

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ADMINISTRATIVE

Executive Administrative Assistant

Melanie Pager

Admin Assistant

Undergraduate Degree: Florida Bible College and Athens Technical School

At FCS Since: 2002

Church Home: North Point Community Church

Favorite Bible Verse: And surely I am with you always, even to the very end of the age. Matthew 28:20b

What I enjoy most: I enjoy being a part of a changing/growing environment where young people are taught to see the greater picture of what God has for them and knowing that they have the knowledge to pursue it.

Middle School Administrative Assistant

Annette Jacobs

Admin Assistant

Undergraduate Degree: B.B.A. Finance, GA State University

At FCS Since: 2013

Church Home: Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church

Favorite Bible Verse: I lift up mine eye unto the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who make the heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1-2

What I enjoy most: I really enjoy working in a Christian environment and helping students, teachers and staff in an way that I can.

High School Administrative Assistant

Bonnie Sellers

HS Admin Assistant

Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Mathematical Statistics, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Graduate Degree: MAT Mathematics, Kennesaw State University

At FCS Since: 2004; Fifteen years total

Church Home: Woodstock City Church

Favorite Bible Verse: I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. 3 John 1:4

What I enjoy most: I consider it an awesome privilege and responsibility to be a part of the lives of my students as they grow and develop their faith in Jesus Christ.

Elementary School Administrative Assistant

Carol Turner

ES Admin Assistant

Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Home Economics, University of Georgia

Educational Experience: Twenty six years at FCS

Church Home: North Point Community Church

Favorite Bible Verse: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13

What I enjoy most: I love the kids. I love their smiling faces. I love the hugs. I love working with teachers and staff that love to be here each and every day. I love being able to talk about Jesus Christ in the workplace.

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CAMPUS POLICE

Campus Police Officer

Les Bennett

Campus Police Officer

Law Enforcement: City of Roswell Police Department, North Fulton Multi-Agency Drug Task Force

Certifications: Georgia Police Officers Standards and Training - Advanced Police Leadership - management and supervisory Police Services

Education Experience: First year at FCS, Thirty-five years in law enforcement

Church Home: Revolution Church, Canton

Favorite Bible Verse: Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

What I enjoy most: I worked for a long time in a world where you see little good, and I have become somewhat jaded. Now, this job is my light at the end of the tunnel. I appreciate the way I am made to feel by every student. The faculty and staff are very supportive and help me anyway they can. I need not forget the parents as they have accepted me and been supportive in my new career. I appreciate every hug, fist bump, and high five of the elementary school students. I am getting to know the middle and high school students and appreciate each one of them. I just hope I can use my past career experiences to change one life for the better. To be successful in life we have to help people better themselves. So what do I enjoy about my job? EVERYTHING! This job is a true blessing ot me.

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