THE BOARD of GOVERNORS

 

BILLIE COLLINS - CHAIR

Billie T. Collins was one of a group of dedicated people, directed by God to expand the Myrtle Grove preschool to an accredited Christian School serving preschool through middle school students. Mrs. Collins served as MGCS’s administrator until 2001 when she retired. She holds an AB and a MA in Education from UNC-Ch, a MA in Educational Administration from UNC-W and completed 21 postgraduate hours in Christian School Administration.

 

THOMAS SCHRAM - VICE CHAIR

Thomas Schram is an attorney with more than 20 years of experience representing and counseling health care, educational and nonprofit organizations.  He holds an undergraduate degree from Calvin College, a Master of Public Administration degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, and a Juris Doctor degree from Michigan State University College of Law.  Tom and his wife Julie are the parents of a Coastal Christian student and active members of Christ Community Church in Wilmington.

 

LINDA MCKINNEY – SECRETARY

Linda McKinney - Graduated from UNC Wilmington with a BS in Marketing. Linda and her husband Chris were married in 1990. Linda retired from Pharmaceutical Sales in 1998 to concentrate on raising her two children. Emily is now 18 and is attending UNC-Chapel Hill, and Douglas is 16 and is a student at CCHS. Both children attended MGCS and while there, Linda was very active in the PTF serving for two years as the President. Linda is also the CCHS JV volleyball coach.

 

JOHN DELACOURT – TREASURER

John DelaCourt, serves as the treasurer and Finance Committee Chairman on the board. He is employed at First Citizens Bank as a Senior Vice President and Regional Credit Officer. John has been married to Jennifer Taylor DelaCourt for 20 years. They have three children, Andrew age 18 (CCHS grad), Sarah Kate age 16 (CCHS student), and Bryce age 13 (MGCS student). The DelaCourt’s have lived in Wilmington for ten years and are members of Christ Community Church.

 

DON BROWN

Don is the Campus Pastor of Port City Community Church in Leland where he brings a passion of serving his community, connecting others, and challenging others to be everyday missionaries.  Don met his future wife, Buffy, while attending College of Charleston and they married while attending seminary at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on May 25th, 1996.  He and Buffy are blessed with three children; Maggie attending Brunswick Early College, Lacie attending Coastal Christian, and Fischer attending Myrtle Grove Christian.

 

ROB BURRUS

Rob Burrus and his wife Holly have three children, David, Grace, and Caleb.  A native of North Carolina, Rob graduated from Wake Forest University with a BS in Mathematical Economics and from the University of Virginia with a PhD in Economics.  The Burrus family moved to Wilmington in 1998 when UNCW hired Rob as a professor of economics.  After serving in various administrative roles, Rob currently serves as the Dean of the Cameron School of Business.  The Burruses are members of Christ the King Church, PCA.

 

FRANK DAVIS JR

Frank Davis Jr. has a BS in Business and Marketing Management and is the President of World Cultural Tours, which specializes in performing art tours worldwide. He is also the founder of Global Academic Journeys, which provides educational short-term study abroad programs for high school and college students. Frank and his wife Melissa moved here in 1994 and have three boys, Jacob, Matthew, and Christopher, who are currently students at CCHS. Since moving to Wilmington, he and his family have been attending and serving at Port City Community Church.

 

JEREMY HOLDSWORTH

Jeremy and his wife, Wendy,  are both from Richmond, VA and have 3 children, all of whom have attended CCHS. He moved with his family from Fayetteville, NC to Wilmington in 2005 after serving in the United States Air Force. He graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in Mathematics and also an MD. He works as a family physician for Wilmington Health and is a member of Christ Community Church.

 

BOBBI QUIGLEY

Bobbi Quigley graduated from Valley Forge High School in Parma Heights, Ohio in 1976 and went directly into the work force in the insurance industry.  She worked her way through the property/casualty business side of insurance and obtained an agent’s license as well as completing 7 of 10 of the CPCU courses.  She was the Office Manager and President’s secretary at a very large agency in downtown Cleveland for many years and wrote the insurance for the members of the Cleveland Orchestra. Bobbi moved to Wilmington from Seven Hills, Ohio in 2012 when her husband, Brian, retired from NASA. Her children are Kevin, Keith, Kara, and Kristina. Bobbi has been passionately involved with furthering the cause of Christ through leading Bible studies, music, and sports throughout her many years in service for God.  Bobbi attends Myrtle Grove Baptist Church.

 

CHRIS VERNON

Chris is the lead pastor of Crosswinds Church in Leland, NC. Chris and his family moved to the Wilmington area in 2008 to plant Crosswinds Church. Crosswinds church celebrated its 5th year anniversary as a church in March, 2014.   Chris has a passion to lead by example and to teach people to love God and others and to serve their community. He has been married to Ashley for 17 years and they have three children, Ally, Caleb and Anna Kate. Ally and Caleb are both students at CCHS.

 

SUSAN WETHERILL

Susan Wetherill graduated from Davidson College in 1989 with a BA in French, then obtained her JD degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1992. After practicing for several years in civil and commercial litigation in Raleigh, Susan left the practice of law when her children were born but continued to teach at the UNC-CH School of Law while her husband finished dental school. Susan has been married to her husband, Richard (“Whip”), a native of Wilmington, since 1992. They have three children: Richard, a senior at CCHS; Isaac, a junior at CCHS; and Anna Dudley, a seventh grader at MGCS. The Wetherills believe strongly in Christian education, and they are active members of Life Community Church in Wilmington.