Dr. Sterling Walsh founded Lighthouse Christian School in 2013. Dr. Sterling Walsh is the Pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church and the superintendent of Lighthouse Christian School.

Dr. Sterling Walsh


Dr. Janet Walsh

4th-6th Grade Teacher/Band Teacher

Dr. Janet Walsh helped found the school in 2013, has been teaching for several decades, and has her doctorate in education. She is currently serving as the 4th-6th Grade teacher as well as the band and instrumental music teacher for Lighthouse Christian School.

Mr. Timothy Hiti graduated from West Coast Baptist College in 2020 with a Bachelor’s in Church Ministries and in 2021 with a Master’s in Christian Education Administration. He has been given the opportunity to work with children his whole life, and brings a passion for learning to the classroom. He joined the school as Administrator in May of 2021. Mr. Hiti also teaches High School Math, History, and Science, along with the Boys PE class

Mr. Timothy Hiti

School Administrator/High School Teacher

Mrs. Lexi Hiti

Administrative Assistant/High School Teacher

Mrs. Lexi Hiti graduated from West Coast Baptist College in 2021 with her Associates degree in Secretarial. She graduated From West Coast Baptist College again in 2022 with her Bachelor’s in Church Ministry, and a minor in counseling. She joined the school staff in May of 2021. Mrs. Hiti currently teaches High School English and History, along with the Girls PE class.

Mrs. Kimberly Woodring graduated from Lancaster Bible College/Millersville State University with a Bachelor’s degree and dual certification in Bible and Elementary Education.  She was also certified by the National Institute for Learning Differences. After 28 years of teaching in a variety of roles, Mrs. Woodring joined the staff at Lighthouse Christian School in 2019 as their kindergarten teacher.

Mrs. Kimberly Woodring

K5 Teacher

Miss Jessica Kolet

1st-3rd Grade Teacher

Miss Jessica Kolet graduated from The Crown College of the Bible in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and taught at another Christian school for four years. In January of 2016, God brought Miss Kolet to Lighthouse Christian School, and we are blessed to have her. Miss Kolet is currently serving as the 1st-3rd grade teacher, and also the elementary PE teacher.

Miss Candace Benefield graduated from West Coast Baptist College with a Bachelor’s in Music. She joined the school staff of Lighthouse Christian School in the fall of 2022 and is currently the 7th and 8th grade teacher. Miss Benefield is also responsible for the vocal music classes of Lighthouse Christian School.

Miss Candace Benefield

7th-8th Grade Teacher/Vocal Music

Pastor Charles Meyer

Junior High Bible Teacher

Pastor Charles Meyer graduated with a bachelor’s in religious education from West Coast Baptist College and has an Associate in Science in Engineering. He has taught high school science for 6 years. He joined Lighthouse Christian School in August 2019 and currently teaches 7th and 8th grade Bible.

Pastor Tim Hewitt served in the United States Air Force from 1992-1998. After the Air Force, he went to Atlantic Baptist Bible College, and eventually returned to serve his home church in Omaha, Nebraska. The Hewitt’s have served as missionaries in the country of Sri Lanka from 2005-2020, where Pastor Hewitt finished his Bachelor’s degree at Liberty University. He is currently serving as an assistant pastor at Lighthouse Baptist Church and is teaching the 9th and 10th grade Bible class at Lighthouse Christian School.

Pastor Tim Hewitt

Underclassman High School Bible Teacher

Pastor Nathan Walsh

Upperclassman High School Bible Teacher

Pastor Nathan Walsh graduated Valedictorian of his class at West Coast Baptist College. He joined the Lighthouse Baptist Church Staff in June of 2016. In August of 2016, he began teaching classes for Lighthouse Christian School. Pastor Nathan currently teaches the 11th and 12th Grade Bible class as well as the Speech and Logic class every other year.

If you have ever called the church or school, most likely you’ve spoken with Mrs. Russell. Mrs. Russell has been the church and school secretary for a few years now. She also plays in the church orchestra and serves in the nursery.

Mrs. Janice Russell

Church/School Secretary

Miss Kaity Hewitt

Office Secretary

Miss Kaity Hewitt graduated from Heartland Baptist Bible College with a Bachelor’s in Missions with a focus in education. She joined the school staff of Lighthouse Christian School in the spring of 2021 as an administrative assistant for Dr. Walsh. Her current duties have her serving in the office.

Mrs. Curry is the financial secretary for both Lighthouse Christian School and the church. She has been a church member since 2012. She enjoys singing in the choir and is a teacher’s helper in grades 1-2 Sunday school class. Mrs. Curry is a retiree of a public school district and enjoys working with staff and families at LCS.

Mrs. Deborah Curry

Financial Secretary