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Faculty & Staff

Our Faculty Members

Allison received her Bachelor’s degree from UNC-G in 2007. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. Allison has a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University. Allison has taught second grade and fourth through seventh grade science. Allison has taught for 6 years. 


She has two daughters and lives on a small 24 acre farm in Davidson County. Her husband is a history teacher at a local middle school. In her free time, she enjoys reading, crocheting, sewing, and cooking.

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Mrs. Allison Jessup

Kim received her Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After teaching for 32 years in Randolph and Guilford counties, she is so excited to be a part of the Hayworth Christian School family.

She and her husband Scott have been married for 28 years. God has blessed them with a wonderful daughter, Ashley, who they are very proud of. Mrs. Morgan also enjoys spending time at the beach and baking.


First Grade

Mrs. Kim Morgan

Joy graduated from John Wesley College in 2002 with a BA in Elementary Education. She has taught for 19 years and loves instilling God’s Truth into the hearts of the young students.

She is married and has one son. In her free time she enjoys reading and baking.

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Second Grade

Mrs. Joy Haithcock

Ms. Dunlap studied at Concordia Teachers College in Illinois, and then graduated from UNC-G with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work.  After working as a Buyer for an electronics company, she  homeschooled her twin sons during their early years.  Subsequently, she taught 3rd grade for fourteen years at Hayworth Christian School.  During the last six years she has been employed with Guilford County Schools. By God's grace, she has been certified with A.C.S.I. in Elementary Teacher and in School Counselor. Her passion is to lead each student to know God’s deep love for him/her through His Son, Jesus; as the temple of the Holy Spirit, to be equipped and empowered to live out His plan for their lives.

Nancy has  a Bachelor’s in Christian Education/PE; a Bachelor’s in Psychology, a Masters’ degree in Biblical Counseling, and Life Coaching and currently serves as a member of the International Association for Biblical Counselors. She has worked with students, in some capacity, since graduating college.  She is  passionate about helping young people grow spiritually and move into a closer relationship with their Heavenly Father.


Third & Fourth Grade

Mrs. Nancy Umberger

Mrs. Kelly graduated from UNC-Greensboro with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She taught grades K-12 (in public and private schools) for 30 years before taking a few years off from teaching.  Fifth grade is her favorite, and she is excited to be teaching 5th grade again. She and her husband have 5 grown children and 4 grandchildren. She loves spending time with her family, reading, scrapbooking, and playing the piano.


Fifth Grade

Mrs. Denise Kelly

Mr. Young is a native of Lexington Park Maryland. He attended Liberty University and Lee University, majoring in Christian Education with a minor in Pastoral Studies. He has been teaching for 23 years. While in Florida, he was an active minister at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church. He used his God-given abilities in the youth department, preaching, and leading services as needed. He enjoys working with people, reading God’s word, watching sports, and spending time with his family and friends.


He is excited to be a member of the Hayworth Christian Academy family, and is looking forward to working with you and your child this school year.

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Middle School Bible & History | 9th Bible

Mr.Damon Young

Mrs. Warren teaches Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science, and Biology at HCS.  This is her second year at Hayworth, and she loves being a Knight! She graduated from High Point College (now University) and retired from Randolph County Schools after teaching 20 years at Archdale Trinity Middle School.  She is a member of Archdale United Methodist Church where she is the pianist. She is also the pianist at Mitchell's Grove United Methodist Church.  She and her husband have one son who is a teacher in Clayton, NC.  They have two cats, Pita and Banjo.  And she loves to cook!


Middle School & High School Science

Mrs. Denise Warren

Mrs. Layne received her BS in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University. She taught in a public school for 10 years before taking time off to stay at home. In 2019 she started teaching Middle School here at Hayworth Christian School. She is the Children's Church Leader at Central United Methodist Church in Denton. She is also a member of the Guil-Rand Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She and her husband have two children.

Romans 8:28: And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

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6th Science & History | MS English

Mrs. Julie Layne

Middle School Math & History 

Mrs. Crystal Anderson

Ms. McBride received her B.S. in Chemistry from Western Carolina University and her M.A in Integrated Marketing Communications from UNCW. In her free time she loves reading, hiking, and spending time with her loved ones. She is so excited to be teaching at HCS and can’t wait to see how God works in the students’ lives.


HS Chemistry & Math | Algebra

Ms. Rebeccah McBride

Mr. Hamilton is a husband to Amanda and the father of three; Rachel, Hope, and Matthew. He has a BA in counseling, a MA in Biblical studies, and a MDiv in Apologetics. He has taught Bible and Social Studies in a Christian School in Virginia for 5 years and also served on the administration team. He was a pastor for 10 years and also served as a chaplain for the North Carolina State Troopers. He currently serves as an elder at Providence Baptist Church in Asheboro. God has given him a heart for young people and a desire to see them grow in Christ. His philosophy of teaching is found in Colossians 1:9-12. In that passage the apostle Paul’s great desire was to see people filled with knowledge and wisdom of Christ and bearing fruit for God’s glory. His desire is the same.


HS Bible | 10th & 11th History | UTT

Mr. Jonathan Hamilton

HS English | 9th & 12th History | Yearbook

Mrs. Patti Kuhl

Physcial Education

Mr. Matt Kelly


Mrs. Orfelinda Clark

Mrs. Delagey has been a teacher for 15 years, including two years at a homeschool co-op.

She studied at Potchefstroom University of Higher Christian Education, South Africa. There she received a BA degree where she pursued a double major in Art History and Language with minors in Art (the mediums including: design, graphic design, drawing, painting, and sculpture), Communications, and Psychology. She continued her studies and received a diploma in Interior Decorating and Photography. Her hobbies include art, photography, gardening, and anything creative. Her life verse is Colossians 3:23.



Mrs. Erika Delagey


Elementary Music

Mrs. Margaret Riddle

Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Trina Ivey

Mr. Sikkenga recently retired from the public schools after 38 years of classroom teaching and administration. The Lord wasn’t ready for him to work on gardening and woodworking projects quite yet! He enjoys reading, sports of all kinds, singing, and camping and backpacking. He is planning to hike the Appalachian Trail when the Lord says it’s time! He has been married to his wonderful wife, Lisa, for 26 years and they have a son, Matthew. They are members of Hayworth Wesleyan Church, and he is pleased to be a part of the school family. He can’t wait to see what great plans God has in store for this year.

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Mr. Steven Sikkenga

Mrs. Kuhl graduated from UNCG with a Bachelors in Art Education. She has taught 16 years in public school and 20 in Christian schools. She taught formerly at Hayworth from 1998-2008 and is very happy to be back. She is married and has 4 children and 10 grandchildren.


Mrs. Clark is originally from Peru.  She graduated from Piedmont International University in Winston Salem with a BS in Elementary Education and has been teaching Spanish for 24 years.  She and her husband, Warren have two sons, Tony and Miguel.  In her free time she likes to read Christian fiction and raise flowers in her garden.  She's looking forward to teaching at HCS as we work together to fulfill God's plan for our lives.

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Join Our Team

Do you have a passion for Jesus and education? Are you excited about the possibilities of incorporating your faith into your teaching and influencing the next generations to be champions for Christ? Then considering joining the Hayworth family! You'll be surrounded by professional peers who share the same level excellence as you, as well as students who are excited to learn.

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