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Open Enrollment

ECA is now accepting application for fall enrollment. Click on the more info link below or contact the school office (334-272-3882) to get more information on enrollment.

ECA Faith

We believe and teach the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ. The Bible is the foundation for the education of our children. We believe and teach that the Bible, both the Old and New Testaments, is the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative, inherent Word of God.

ECA Academics

ECA offers a challenging Christian education for students in Kindergarten 4 through twelfth grade. Evangel Christian Academy is fully accredited and exists to be an extension of the Christian family in training and developing their Christian student(s) for life.

ECA Athletics

The ECA sports program consists of competitive varsity/junior varsity boys and girls basketball, football, girls volleyball, boys baseball, girls fast pitch softball, varsity track, and cheerleading. Studen

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Faculty and Staff

ECA employs applicants who are qualified both academically and spiritually and agree to meet the standards of our school and accreditation agencies. The basic qualifications for faculty at ECA are as follows:

  • Profession of personal faith in Jesus Christ and a positive Christian testimony.
  • Agree with the ECA statement of Faith.
  • Be an actively involved member of a local church.
  • Hold a current teaching certificate and/or degree and coursework as required by AISA or agree to an administratively approved timetable for obtaining one.
  • Have a personal conviction regarding the importance of Christian education.

Below is a list of our Faculty and Staff. The list are in alphabetical order by area. You can use the following links to move to the different areas.

Elementary Faculty

Ms. Colleen Sedote Ms. Colleen Sedote -
Kindergarten 4

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 29:11
Church Attend: Church of the Highlands
Fun Fact: Absolutely love Disney, and anything related to Disney. If you want to see, come look at her classroom.

Mrs. Vickie Cole Mrs. Vickie Cole -
Kindergarten 5

Year Joined ECA: 2003
Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 61 :1-4
Church Attend: Fresh Rain Family Worship Center
Fun Fact: Favorite color is purple.

Mrs. Dee Hope Mrs. Dee Hope -
1st Grade

Year Joined ECA: 2008-2009 returned in 2011
Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 29:11
Church Attend: Church of the Highlands
Fun Fact: Loves "I Love Lucy" and anything 1950's

Mrs. Tina Stoddard Mrs. Tina Stoddard -
2nd Grade / Cheerleading

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: James 1:2-8
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: If it's broken - I did it! I have a special knack! Has 3 children a dog and a cat.

Mrs. Kayla Stinson Mrs. Kayla Stinson -
3rd Grade

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse:
Church Attend:
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Mrs. Joyie Peyton Mrs. Joyie Peyton -
4th Grade

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: II Timothy 2:15
Church Attend: Rivers Edge Church
Fun Fact: My first name is Joyie, and it's pronounced Joy, like Joy to the world!

Mrs. Laura Ryals Mrs. Laura Ryals -
5th Grade

Year Joined ECA: 1995
Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:31
Church Attend: Evangel Church
Fun Fact: Loves to read and crochet! I have visited Hawaii! I have two sons that have served in Iraq.

Mrs. Tammy Cartee Mrs. Tammy Cartee -
6th Grade / Elementary Supervisor

Year Joined ECA: 1999
Favorite Bible Verse: I Timothy 4:12
Church Attend: Evangel Church
Fun Fact: Is a huge Auburn fan, but is married to an Alabama fan. This makes for an interesting football season!


Secondary Faculty

Mrs. Wendy Ahrendt Mrs. Wendy Ahrendt -
Registrar / Guidance Counselor / Electives - Visit Classroom Blog

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse:
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Mrs. Christina Carter Mr. Drew Castillow -
Math / Varsity Sports

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse:
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Mrs. Carlie Dunn Mrs. Carlie Dunn -
History / Spanish / Bible / Elementary Spanish

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 28:19-20
Church Attend: Saint James UMC
Fun Fact: I enjoy traveling internationally and have been to Central America and Europe.

Mrs. Angela Jones Mrs. Angela Jones -
Science / Bible - Visit Classroom Blog

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Church Attend:
Fun Fact:

Rev Scott Matthes Rev. Scott Matthes -
Administrator / Math

Year Joined ECA: 2012
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 5:8
Church Attend: Evangel Church
Fun Fact: Before coming to Evangel Christian Academy, he was living in Siberia.

Mr. Trey Page Mr. Trey Page -
History / Health / Government & Economics / PE / Varsity Sports

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse:
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Mr. Nelson Perez Mr. Nelson Perez -
Mathematics / Science / Bible - Visit Classroom Blog

Year Joined ECA: 2012
Favorite Bible Verse: Matt 11:29-30
Church Attend: Grace @ Bell Road
Fun Fact: Still likes distance running.

Mr. Trey Page Mrs. Alexis Moorer -
English / Bible

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 147:4
Church Attend: Grace @ Bell Road
Fun Fact: I have been to Africa, and I rafted the Nile River.

Mrs. Ceil Sikes Mrs. Ceil Sikes -
Principal / Geography & Civics

Year Joined ECA: 2014
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 2:8 & Hebrews 11:6
Church Attend: First Baptist Church of Troy
Fun Fact: Always wanted to be a football official.

Mrs. Susan Strahan Mrs. Susan Strahan -
English / French

Year Joined ECA: 2013
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 139
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: Has a passion for all things Disney.

Mrs. Cathy Throgmartin Mrs. Cathy Throgmartin -
Librarian / Reading Lab

Year Joined ECA: 1995
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 5:1-2
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: Loves unusual pens and notebooks

Rev. Chris White Rev. Chris White -
Bible

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse:
Church Attend: Evangel Church
Fun Fact:


Enrichment Faculty - (Music, Art, Computer, PE, Etc.)

Mrs. Carlie Dunn Mrs. Carlie Dunn -
History / Spanish / Bible

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 28:19-20
Church Attend: Saint James UMC
Fun Fact: I enjoy traveling internationally and have been to Central America and Europe.

Mrs. Ladonna LeMaster Mrs. Ladonna LeMaster -
Elementary Art / Character Education / K Assistant

Year Joined ECA: 2001
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6
Church Attend: Evangel Church
Fun Fact: Loves spending time with my precious grandkids. Has been working with Girls’ Ministries (Missionettes) since 1987. Her son-in-law “lovingly” has dubbed me the Queen of Useless Information. (I guess it’s good to be queen of something.)

Mr. Leo Lewis Mr. Leo Lewis -
Music

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse:
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Fun Fact:

Mr. Trey Page Mr. Trey Page -
History / Health / Government & Economics / PE / Varsity Sports

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse:
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Fun Fact:

Mrs. Susan Strahan Mrs. Susan Strahan -
English / French

Year Joined ECA: 2013
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 139
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: Has a passion for all things Disney.

Mrs. Cathy Throgmartin Mrs. Cathy Throgmartin -
Librarian / Reading Lab

Year Joined ECA: 1995
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 5:1-2
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: Loves unusual pens and notebooks

Mrs. Hailey Rosa Mrs. Haley Rosa -
PE / Assistant Girls Basketball Coach / Softball Coach

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 4:2
Church Attend: Christ Community Church
Fun Fact: I like to sew and love to make clothes for my son and niece.


Office Staff

Rev Scott Matthes Rev. Scott Matthes -
Administrator / Math

Year Joined ECA: 2012
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 5:8
Church Attend: Evangel Church
Fun Fact: Before coming to Evangel Christian Academy, he was living in Siberia.

Mrs. Ceil Sikes Mrs. Ceil Sikes -
Principal / Geography & Civics

Year Joined ECA: 2014
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 2:8 & Hebrews 11:6
Church Attend: First Baptist Church of Troy
Fun Fact: Always wanted to be a football official.

Mrs. Wendy Ahrendt Mrs. Wendy Ahrendt -
Registrar / Guidance Counselor / Electives

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse:
Church Attend:
Fun Fact:

Mrs Tracey Grice Mrs. Tracey Grice
Aftercare Supervisor

Year Joined ECA: 2011
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13
Church Attend: Lighthouse (Millbrook)
Fun Fact: Is a divided mother - one child at Faulkner and one at AUM


Athletic Staff

Mrs. Christina Carter Mr. Drew Castillow -
Math / Varsity Sports

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse:
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Mr. Trey Page Mr. Trey Page -
History / Health / Government & Economics / PE / Varsity Sports

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse:
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Mrs. Hailey Rosa Mrs. Haley Rosa -
PE / Assistant Girls Basketball Coach / Softball Coach - Visit Coach's Corner Blogs

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 4:2
Church Attend: Christ Community Church
Fun Fact: I like to sew and love to make clothes for my son and niece.

Mrs. Tina Stoddard Mrs. Tina Stoddard -
2nd Grade / Cheerleading - Visit Cheerleading Blog

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse:
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Mr Kerwin Washington Mr. Kerwin Washington -
Boys Basketball Coach - Visit Boys Basketball Blog

Year Joined ECA: 2007
Favorite Bible Verse: Mark 9:23
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: Is a LSU Tiger living in enemy territory. Served my country for over 22 years in the US Air Force. Lived in the Netherlands for four years.

Mr Andy Whatley Mr. Andy Whatley -
Athletic Director / Football Coach / Baseball Coach - Visit Coach's Corner Blogs

Year Joined ECA: 2012
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 100:1
Church Attend: Gateway Baptist Church
Fun Fact: Is a Cubs fan.

Mrs. Rowe Whitfield Mrs. Rowe Whitfield -
Volleyball Coach - Visit Volleyball Blog

Year Joined ECA: 2014
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