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The Southwest Christian Board of Trustees agree to uphold the mission “to provide a Christ centered college preparatory education that graduates young adults equipped as Christian leaders in the world” and the philosophy of Southwest Christian School which acknowledges reliance upon God as Creator, Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and the Holy Spirit as the Divine Presence in the world. 

Board members have personally chosen to follow Jesus and depend on Him for wisdom and guidance. They seek to live out Christian principles and beliefs in their personal and professional life and have committed to encourage and promote the spiritual, intellectual, physical and social growth of SCS students, parents, faculty and staff. 

Ideal Trustee Profile

Commitment to Christ

An SCS Trustee is passionately committed to his or her personal relationship with Jesus Christ and models the best reputation for faith, integrity, spiritual leadership, unity, humility, ministry, and grace.  He or she diligently prays for the ministry of the school, including the administrators, faculty, staff, students, and parents. 

Loyal Partner

An SCS Trustee is enthusiastically devoted to achieving the vision, mission, and strategic objectives of the school, putting aside any personal agenda for the good of the whole.  He or she understands that the School Board works as a collective group, exercising decisions and influence as a single unit rather than as individual Trustees. 

School Ambassador

An SCS Trustee facilitates relationships among the school’s constituency and strengthens the school’s reputation throughout the community.  A Trustee is an advocate of Christian education and the mission of SCS. 

Protector of Unity

An SCS Trustee is thoroughly honest, refrains from gossip, and defends the honor of the school and its constituents.  He or she understands the requirement to maintain proper use of information, consistently guarding confidentiality.

Tireless Supporter

An SCS Trustee demonstrates support for the school by sacrificially giving time, talent, energy, and money to build a great school for today and the future.  The Trustee reliably delivers on commitments, and he or she is prompt and prepared for planned events.

Accepting of All

An SCS Trustee desires to meet the needs of a diverse student body, enabling the school to reach out to families regardless of their race, faith, ethnicity, or socio-economic status.

Friendly and Flexible

An SCS Trustee is friendly and courteous, responding to adversity with wisdom and self-control.  The Trustee exercises a collaborative spirit and is flexible in adapting to change.

SCS Board of Trustees 2020 – 2021

Michael Cawood - Chair
Joseph DeWoody
Carey Geesbreght - Vice-Chair
Annette Harrell
Cindy Hayes
Matt Holster - Vice-Chair 
Stuart Lumpkins
Elizabeth McCarthy 
Daley Miller
Michael Sharpe 
Paul Stumbo 
Karie Vargas 
Sarah Webb

Emeritus Members
David Amend 
Robert Bullock 
Mark Creighton 
Garner Roberts 
C. W. Stocker