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

Music Teacher/Administrative Consultant

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 music teacher for Lighthouse Christian School in both individual and group classes. She is also the Administrative Consultant during this transition year.

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 Algebra 1, Boys PE, Yearbook, 6th Grade Bible, and Business.

Mr. Timothy Hiti

School Administrator
7th-12th Grade Supervisor

Mrs. Lexi Hiti

Administrative Assistant
7th-12th Grade Monitor

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. She also teaches middle school typing and girl’s PE.

Mrs. Emily Huggler has spent several years working with preschool age children. When Lighthouse Christian School was looking to expand the preschool department, Mrs. Huggler decided to bring her skills to her home church.

Mrs. Emily Huggler

K4 Teacher

Miss Kali Jo Hewitt

K4 Teacher Aide

Miss Kali Jo Hewitt has spent the last few years serving in a local daycare. She has gained the experience of working with preschool age children, and the many special parts of the education process required for them. When Lighthouse Christian School was in search of extra help for the K4 program, Miss Kali Jo answered the call.

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 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 first 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 2nd and 3rd grade supervisor. Miss Benefield is also responsible for the elementary vocal music classes.

Miss Candace Benefield

2nd-3rd Grade Learning Center Supervisor

Miss Joy Hewitt

Full-Time Learning Center Monitor

Miss Joy Hewitt came to serve at Lighthouse Christian School during the fall of 2021. She is currently a full-time monitor in the learning center, and primarily works with 2nd and 3rd grade.

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 as the 4th-6th grade supervisor.

Miss Kaity Hewitt

4th-6th Grade Learning Center Supervisor

Mrs. Mary Riley

Full-Time Learning Center Monitor

Mrs. Mary Riley was once a student at Lighthouse Christian School. After graduating from High School, she went on to attend Pensacola Christian School and earn her Bachelor’s in English. Mrs. Riley is an excellent testimony of what Lighthouse Christian School students can do after earning their diploma.

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 4th-5th grade Bible.

Pastor Charles Meyer

Elementary Bible Teacher

Pastor Tim Hewitt

Junior High Bible Teacher

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 7th-9th grade Bible class at Lighthouse Christian School.

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 the 10th-12th grade Bible class for Lighthouse Christian School. Pastor Nathan also teaches the Speech class and a Logic class every other year.

Pastor Nathan Walsh

High School Bible Teacher

Mrs. Janice Russell

Church/School Secretary

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. 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