Carolina Christian School
Board of Directors
Scott Childress joined the Carolina Christian School Board in July 2015. He has served the Board as Treasurer, Vice Chairman, and currently as Chairman. Scott graduated from UNC-Charlotte in 2000 and is a licensed CPA. Scott began his career with a world-wide accounting firm and specialized in audits and reviews of a wide-ranging client base. He then spent ten years working in private industry as CFO and Controller of an entrepreneurial group with a portfolio which included research and development, manufacturing, distribution, and real estate holdings. Most recently, Scott led the Forecasting, Budget Planning and Analytics team for a large non-profit healthcare company. He joined Tyson Childress, PLLC of Locust as a partner in 2019.
Scott has served on the board for Harrisburg Crisis Assistance Ministry. He is known in the community for his passion for coaching youth sports, including basketball, football, and soccer. He is an active member of Carolina Presbyterian Church and serves as a Ruling Elder on the Session. Scott and his wife Amanda have three children who have attended Carolina Christian School since Kindergarten.
Scott desires to see CCS continue to produce quality graduates who are prepared to interact in the world from a spiritual knowledge and service perspective.
Board Vice Chairman
James Kluttz joined the Carolina Christian School Board in 2021. He earned a BS degree in Information Technology and his MS degree in Leadership from Walden University. He currently serves as the senior vice president and chief technology officer for Novant Health. James lives in Stanfield, NC with his wife, Kelly, and daughter, Sydney, who is a rising junior at CCS. He and his family attend Carolina Presbyterian Church.
James is also an elected official for the Town of Stanfield, serving as the Planning & Zoning Commissioner and serves as an advisory board member for several technology organizations. In addition to his professional endeavors he also coaches basketball here at CCS.
James views CCS as a tremendous outreach within our community, an opportunity to reach and touch children’s lives in a very special way. CCS is a ministry that he’s passionate about and has a true desire to see grow and reach as many families as possible .He believes that we get out of life what we put in to it and serving on the CCS Board is another avenue where he can continue to contribute to the success of our school, but more importantly the growth and success of our children.
Anna Brown joined Carolina Christian School Board in July 2021. Anna graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and has been working in the financial industry for almost 25 years. For the last 13 years she has served in various operational roles for a local money manager in Charlotte and is currently their head trader. Anna and her husband Jason have three children that have attended Carolina Christian School since Preschool. They have been invested in the school for over a decade.
Anna is a communing member of Carolina Presbyterian Church and enjoys singing with the choir and praise team. She is involved in discipleship groups and has a passion for loving and encouraging others. She loves entertaining people at her home and is always up to host a gathering.
Anna is excited to be a part of the school board and to have the opportunity to be a servant for the Lord and to be used by Him to build up the body of Christ at Carolina Christian School.
Gwen Lambert joined the Carolina Christian School Board in 2021. Gwen and her husband, Mark, live in Oakboro and their children have attended Carolina Christian School since Kindergarten, Kaitlyn (graduated 2021) and Clay (11th grade). They have lived in the Oakboro area for 19 years. Gwen is a Registered Nurse and has served in the nursing role for 34 years. Currently, she is employed as a Director of Nursing at Atrium Health Pineville for the past 24 years with responsibilities of overseeing the daily operations of two critical care units and two inpatient medical/surgical units as well as oversight of Nursing Education and Policy Development. Having earned her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Queens University in 2001, she has been in Leadership roles for over 20 years.
Gwen and her family are active members of Carolina Presbyterian Church since 2014 and participate as Sunday School teachers, community helpers and disciple group members. Gwen seeks to support Carolina Christian School in its mission to “teach the mind and guide the soul through a deeper understanding of God the Creator and His world”. As a member of the School Board, she looks forward to providing guidance and input for the leadership of the school, the academic excellence it provides to the students and the opportunities the school can provide to the community.
Amy Martin joined the Carolina Christian School Board in July 2021. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and received her degree in Occupational Therapy.
Amy and her husband, Jason, have been married for seventeen years. They have three kids (Avery, 15; Hadley, 13; and Cole, 9) who have attended Carolina Christian School since preschool. They attend Carolina Presbyterian Church and been members since 2010. They are involved in community groups, discipleship groups, Sunday school teachers, kid’s choir, and Wednesday night church.
Amy has served on multiple boards of directors. She currently serves as the treasurer on the board of directors for Standing Side by Side, which is a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to an orphanage in Liberia, Africa. She also served on the Wings of Eagles Ranch board of directors for many years. Wings of Eagles is a non-profit, therapeutic horseback riding facility in Concord, NC.
Amy and her family highly value Christian education, and look forward to the growth and success of Carolina Christian School in the coming years.
H.G. joined the Carolina Christian School Board of Directors in 2021. He attended Central Cabarrus High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His career was in residential construction, prior to retirement.
H.G. and his wife, Sharon, have been members of Carolina Presbyterian Church since 2015. They have served as Sunday School teachers and are involved in both community groups and discipleship groups. H.G. is current a deacon at Carolina Presbyterian Church.
H.G.'s grandson, Dave, attends CCS in grade 4 and has been a students here since Preschool. H.G. and Sharon both love the school, students, teachers and staff. They desire to see Carolina Christian grow and flourish.
Robert Britt joined the Carolina Christian School Board in the fall of 2019. He is the Director at West Stanly Christian Ministries, a local crisis assistance ministry in Stanfield, NC, and has served there for the past 8 years. He is married to his wife, Wendy, for 25 years and they have 3 children: Canyon, Caleb (Andrea), and Naomi. They have lived in the West Stanly area for the past 30 years and the Britt family loves this community. Robert and his family attend Eastside Church.
Robert enjoys serving on the Carolina Christian School Board and being a part of what Christ is doing in this community through education and advancement of young adults. With a heart for discipleship, Robert sees Carolina Christian School as being pivotal to leading the next generation to follow the Lord and represent His kingdom accurately and efficiently.
Mike Hadnagy joined the CCS board in July 2021. He has two daughters at CCS, Matalin a junior and Mikhaila a senior. Both have attended CCS since Preschool. Matalin is on the volleyball team and Mikhaila is on a cross country team which he helps coach.
Mike came to NC by way of Fort Bragg as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division in 1981. He later completed a BS degree in Polymer Chemistry from UNC Chapel Hill and worked as a research chemist prior to attending East Carolina University where he earned a medical degree. Following an Internal Medicine residency in Greensboro in 2002, he came to Stanly County where he has lived and practiced as a hospitalist with Atrium Health.
Mike has a passion for overseas missions and has had the opportunity to serve in several countries on both medical and service-oriented mission trips. He also serves currently as a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Sports Outreach International. He considers himself bless that wife, Marcelle, and his daughters share the same passion and have served as a family on numerous mission trips.
Mike has had the opportunity to watch CCS grow over the years. He has seen many educators and administrators in action. No two were similar, but each seemed to have his/her own unique gift to offer at just the time it was needed. It is in retrospect that he can see God's hand in the process. Mike firmly believes, if we rely on God, He will continue to bless CCS with talented educators and leadership to prepare our students to succeed both as professionals and as representatives of Christ.
Dr. Alexander Grey
Head of School
Dr. Alexander (Alex) Grey has many years of experience in the field of Christian Educational Leadership, classroom teaching, and coaching various varsity level sports. He holds a Doctorate in Curriculum and Educational Leadership, a Educational Specialist degree in Secondary Social Sciences, a Masters degree in Teaching and Education, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, all from Liberty University. Dr. Grey’s passion is helping all aspects of Christian schools to improve and excel in both academics and in the spiritual development of the school family. Dr. Grey enjoys all sorts of athletics, reading, mission projects, and growing stronger in his spiritual journey each day. He has been married to his wife Kim for 32 years on July 8th of this year. He also has three grown children who live in the greater Charlotte area.