Faculty & Staff


Title: President, Senior Pastor
First Year at CCCA: 2008
Hobbies: Sports of all kinds, reading
Favorite Verse: Psalm 55:22 “Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”
Voicemail: 662-895-8968
Email: bearpb@yahoo.com

Mrs. Christy Kerby
Title: Administrator/Principal
First Year at CCCA: 2004
Hobbies: Camping, reading, crafting, spending time with family
Favorite Verse: Psalm 112:7-9 “Such a man will not be overthrown by evil circumstances. He does not fear bad news, nor live in dread of what may happen, for he is settled in his mind that Jehovah will take care of him. This is why he is not afraid but can calmly face his foes.”
Voicemail: 662-895-0525
Email: c.kerby@myccca.com

Mrs. Nicole Patricek
Title: Administrative Assistant
First Year at CCCA: 2021
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Email: n.patricek@myccca.com

MRS. Stephanie Thomas
Title: Administrative Assistant/ Finance Manager
First Year at CCCA: 2021
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, going to baseball and softball games, event planning, reading and watching Disney animated movies
Favorite Verse: 1 Corinthians 16:14  “Do everything in love.” 
Voicemail: 662-895-0525
Email: s.thomas@myccca.com

Kindergarten Teachers

Title: K4 Teacher
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Title: Kindergarten Teacher
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Elementary School Teachers

Mrs. Tonya Wright*
Title: First/Second Grade Teacher
First Year at CCCA: 2021
Hobbies: Spending quality time with my family, Cooking, Shopping, Traveling, Helping others in need, Praising God, Public Speaking, & Being a true witness for Our Lord!! 

Favorite Verse: Psalm 34:1 “I will bless the Lord at all times, his praise shall continually be in my mouth.” 

Email: t.wright@myccca.com


Mrs. Danielle Johnston
Title: Third Grade Teacher
First Year at CCCA: 2018
Hobbies: Hiking, reading, crafting, outdoor activities
Favorite Verse: Colossians 3:23 “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men.”

Email: d.johnston@myccca.com

Title: Fourth Grade  Teacher
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Mr. Brian Kershaw

Title: Fifth Grade Teacher
First Year at CCCA: 2021
Hobbies: Cooking, Musical Theater, Technology,Church Ministry, and Hanging out with his awesome wife.
Favorite Verse: 2 Timothy 1:7 “for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.”

Email: b.kershaw@myccca.com







Jr/Sr High School Teachers

Mrs. Beth Bryant
Title: Fine Arts Teacher
First Year at CCCA: 2010
Hobbies: Attending Theatre, Reading, Watercolor/Art, Singing, History
Favorite Verse: 2 Corinthians 12:9 “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”

Mr. Kyle Hilleary
Title: Middle/High School Teacher, Physical Education Teacher
First Year at CCCA: 2020
Hobbies: Spending time with family, Reading, and Being a student
Favorite Verse: Hebrews 12:1-2 “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.”

MR. David Thompson*
Title: Middle/High School Teacher
First Year at CCCA: 2017
Hobbies: Golf, Reading, Outdoor Activities
Favorite Verse: Galatians 5:22-23 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self control; against such things there is no law.”

Mrs. Mandy Kershaw

Title: Middle/High School English Teacher
First Year at CCCA: 2020

Hobbies: Singing, Dancing, Art, and Reading
Favorite Verse: Psalm 28:7 “The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.”

Mrs. Kristy Carpenter

Title: Online Facilitator/Remedial Teacher
First Year at CCCA: 2020
Hobbies: Painting/Watercolors, Pottery, Gardening
Favorite Verse: Romans 12:12  Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. 

* Masters degree

Cross Creek Christian Academy

4105 Goodman Road Olive Branch, MS. 38654

(662) 895-0525

(662) 874-6347 (Fax)



Cross Creek Christian Academy enrolls students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. We do not discriminate on basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of educational, enrollment and scholarship policies, or school-managed programs.