Meet our Staff


Larry Robinson

Headmaster, 2011-present

  • Marshall College, 1966-1969
  • Huntington School of Business, 1969-1970
  • ACCS National Conference 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Rockbridge Teacher Training – 2017
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • United States Army Reserves (1968-1974)
  • District Manager Gallenkamp Shoes (1971-1978)
  • Store Manager Stop and Shop Corporation
  • Bradleys Department Stores (1979-1987)
  • Payless Shoesource District Manager and Regional Trainer -recruited and trained 150 store managers 19 Training Supervisors, 4 District Managers (1987-2007)
  • Owner of Little Creek Farm Deli in Pittsboro (1999-2002)
  • Retired in May 2007, 2008-Present Chatham County Schools Cafeteria Manager
  • Founding parent of Haw River Christian Academy, 2007
Special Skills & Interests:

Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, Men’s Choir, Stewardship Chairmen, growing the Kingdom, helping others, volunteering at SECU House, Baptist Men’s Disaster Relief Team, cooking, fishing, HRCA founder and grandparent

Kelly Butler

Principal, 2009-present

Co-ed Cross Country Coach, 2016-present


  • BA, Journalism & Mass Communications, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1993
  • Rockbridge Academy Teacher Training, 2008
  • ACCS National Conference – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • Marketing & advertising, 10 years combined: commercial photography studio assistant (Raleigh, NC); print & direct mail house manager (Tampa, Florida); advertising agency creative & production manager (Dunedin, Florida); global & national advertising and public relations supervisor for The Moorings (global vacation yacht charters & sales headquarters, Clearwater, Florida)
  • HRCA Art teacher (volunteer), 2008-2010
  • Founding parent of Haw River Christian Academy, 2007
Special Interests/Skills:

Vestry member and Lay Eucharistic Minister at Church of the Holy Trinity (Anglican), professional photography, traveling, reading, running, hiking, other outdoor activities, scrapbooking, and HRCA parent

Tara Cash

Secretary, 2014-present

  • East Carolina University & UNC-Chapel Hill – Pre-Med
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • UNC Hospitals, 2001-2014, Emergency Room Unit Coordinator then Program Assistant for Organ Transplant
Special Interests/Skills:
  • Dogs, cooking, crocheting, DIY house projects
Carole Sanders
Junior Kindergarten & 6th Grade

Junior Kindergarten teacher, 2015-present

Logic School Math teacher, 2015-present


  • BS, Health Care Management, Appalachian State University
  • ACCS National Conference – 2011, 2013
  • Rockbridge Academy Teacher Training – 2017

Prior Work & Teaching Experience:

  • HRCA 4th grade teacher, 2014-15
  • HRCA Lower Grammar School Teaching Assistant, 2012-14
  • HRCA Junior Kindergarten teacher, 2011-12
  • Pittsboro Baptist Preschool classroom teacher, 2006-11
Special Interests & Skills:

Cooking, camping, hunting, jewelry making

Sue Robinson
JK-3rd Grade Lead Teacher

Kindergarten teacher, 2008-present

Grammar School Lead Teacher (JK-3), 2014-present

  • Retail School – Fayetteville Technical Community College, 1989
  • Early Education classes, Ashworth College
  • Other classes – sign language, working with ADD/ADHD children
  • Rockbridge Academy Teacher Training, 2008 & 2017
  • ACCS National Conference – 2009, 2010
Prior Work Experience:
  • Assistant teaching in public school, Lead teacher at Pittsboro Baptist Preschool, Preschool Sunday School teacher and Youth Group leader – 20 years combined
Special Interests & Skills:

Reading, camping/travel, local mission work, children’s ministries, outdoor activities, crossword puzzles, HRCA grandparent

Barbara Daniel
1st Grade
  • 1st grade teacher, 2014-present
  • University of the Nations YWAM, Kona, Hawaii, 1979-1980
  • Yakima Valley College, 1980-1981
  • ACCS Teacher Training, Logos School, Moscow, Idaho, 2001
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • Grammar school teacher, The Ambrose School, 12 years (kindergarten and first grade)
  • Substitute teacher
  • Office manager, pediatric office
  • Missionary – Dominican Republic, Korea, Belize
Special Interest/Skills:

Gardening, DIY projects, reading, children’s ministry, HRCA grandparent

Ritu Charles
2nd Grade

2nd grade teacher, 2012-present

  • BS, Geography, Economics, Psychology, Isabella Thoburn College (India), 1999
  • MA, Geography, Isabella Thoburn College (India), 2002
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • Late stay teacher/worker in Christian school, 1 year
  • Elementary teacher in Christian school, 1 year
  • Preschool teacher in Christian school, 1 year
  • Missionary work and teaching
Special Interests/Skills:

Bilingual (English and Hindi), learning Latin, geography, chess, cooking, gardening, environmental studies

Angie Hill
3rd Grade

3rd grade teacher, 2011-present

  • BS, Industrial Relations/Personnel Management, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1988
  • ACCS national conference – 2010, 2011, 2013
  • Rockbridge Academy Teacher Training – 2017
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • HRCA Junior Kindergarten teacher, 2010-11
  • Homeschool Educator, 2 years
  • Richland Creek Preschool Teaching Assistant, 1 year
Special Interests & Skills:

Reading, singing, AWANA leadership, Sunday School teaching, HRCA parent

Tammy Wall
4th Grade

4th grade teacher, 2016-present

  • Rockbridge Academy Teacher Training – 2017
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • Homeschooled her sons until Logic School years
Special Interests & Skills:


Mike Daniel
5th Grade
4th-6th Grade Lead Teacher

5th grade teacher, 2013-present

Grammar School Lead Teacher (4-6), 2014-present

  • BA, Early Childhood Education, Central Washington University
  • AA, Continuing Education credits, Highline Community College
  • ACCS Teacher Training
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • 15 years Grammar school teacher, accredited ACCS classical Christian school
  • 6th grade (part-time at HRCA in math, science, literature), 2012-2013
Special Interests & Skills:

Curriculum development

Amy Bulbrook
6th grade & Assistant of Academic Instruction

Sixth grade teacher, 2016-present

Yearbook Instructor, 2016-present

Assistant of Academic Instruction – 2015 to present

  • BA, Communication Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1999
  • Rockbridge Academy Teacher Training – 2017
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • HRCA Junior Kindergarten teacher, 2012-14
  • Pittsboro Baptist Preschool assistant teacher, 7 years
  • Instructor at Durham Technical Community College, 1 year
Special Interests & Skills:

HRCA PTF chairperson (2008-12), HRCA parent

Heather Baker
Logic & Rhetoric School
Lead Teacher
  • Logic School Science, 2015-present
  • Logic School Literature, 2016-present
  • 5th and 6th Grade Science Teacher, 2016-present
  • BA, Zoology and Home Economics, Olivet Nazarene University
  • ACCS National Conference – 2013, 2017
  • Rockbridge Academy Teacher Training – 2017
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • HRCA 6th grade teacher, 2014-16
  • HRCA 1st grade teacher, 2012-14
  • HRCA Logic School science teacher, 2013-14
  • Local charter school classroom teacher (1st grade) for 5 years
  • Christian school classroom teacher (1st grade) for 2 years
  • Homeschooler for 5 years
Special Interests/Skills:

Reading, nursing school knitting/crocheting, book clubs, and HRCA grandparent

Laura Beth Casey
Logic & Rhetoric School
  • Logic School Theology Teacher, 2016-present
  • Rhetoric Teacher, 2017-present
  • Rockbridge Academy Teacher Training – 2017
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
Special Interests/Skills:


Dr. Stephen Coble
Logic School
  • Logic School Literature Teacher, 2016-present
  • B.A. History, The Citadel
  • M.A. Christian Education, Andersonville Theological Seminary
  • Doctorate of Christian Education, Andersonville Theological Seminary
  • Certificate of Nonprofit Management, Duke University
  • TEFL Certificate, Edua Language Group (Prague, Czech Republic)
  • Rockbridge Academy Teacher Training – 2017
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • Lee Christian School administrator, 21 years
  • Grace Christian School teaching/administration – 12 years
  • Central Carolina Community College profession, 2 years
  • Lee County School Board
Special Interests/Skills:

Reading, rare book collecting, travel

Tripp Harmon

Logic & Rhetoric School


Logic & Rhetoric School Theology Teacher, 2015-present


B.A. Christian Ministries, Campbell University

MDiv., Campbell University

Doctorate of Ministry, Southern Evangelical Seminary

Prior Work Experience & Teaching Experience:
  • Pastor of Pittsboro Baptist Church
Special Interests & Skills:

Playing the drums, HRCA parent

Wesley Seawell
Logic & Rhetoric School
  • Logic & Rhetoric School Teacher – Bible, History, Logic, 2015-present
  • Drama Club Teacher, 2015-present
  • Middle School boys soccer team, 2017-present
  • BS, Political Science, Campbell University, 2011
  • Effective Teacher Training, 2014
  • Rockbridge Academy Teacher Training – 2016
Work Experience:
  • HRCA Club and Team Sports, 2015-16
  • Middle School Teacher, Lee Christian School, 2011-2015
  • Intelligence Analyst, United States Army, 2001-2009
Special Interests & Skills:

Politics, art, theatre, literature

Sean Ewing
Sixth Grade
Logic & Rhetoric School

Sixth Grade Latin teacher, 2017-present

Logic & Rhetoric School Latin teacher, 2014-present

  • RBA, Preseminary Bible, Cedarville University, 2010
  • MDiv, Duke Divinity School, 2013
  • HRCA Latin teacher, 2012-13
  • HRCA Logic School History and Bible teacher – 2014-15
Prior Work Experience:
  • HRCA 6th grade Latin teacher, 2014-16
  • HRCA 3rd grade Latin teacher, 2013-14
  • Ordained Deacon, Church of the Holy Trinity, 2013-present
  • Landscaper, 2009-2012
Special Interests & Skills:

Reading (mostly theology & fiction), Chess, Outdoors (fishing/hunting/backpacking)

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Kyle Janson
Rhetoric School
  • Rhetoric School advanced mathematics teacher, 2017-present
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
Special Interests/Skills:


Stacey Garrepy
Music Teacher
  • Grammar School music teacher, 2016-present
  • Bachelor of Sacred Music, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2009
  • Master of Music in Musicology, University of Oklahoma, 2011
  • Currently working on PhD in Music Education at University of North Carolina – Greensboro
  • ACCS National Conference – 2017
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • American Choral Directors Association – presenter at regional conferences
  • American Choral Directors Association Choral Journal – published articles
Special Interests/Skills:

Sipping locally roasted coffee with her husband, playing with her two parrots, practicing German with native speakers, playing piano, and scrapbooking

Dale & Michelle Cannon

String Orchestra

  • String Orchestra Teachers, all grades (extracurricular)


Darren Powers

Art & Physical Education

  • Grammar School Art Teacher, 2013-present
  • Logic & Rhetoric School Elective Art teacher, 2013-present
  • Physical Education Teacher, 2016-present
  • Boys’ Basketball Coach, 2016- present
  • BA in Middle Grades Education, UNCW, 1998
  • MBA, American Intercontinental University, 2005
  • Sculpture Associate program through CCCC (2008-2010)
Prior Work & Teaching Experience:
  • Elise Middle School (Moore County), 6th Grade Teacher, 1998-2000
  • East Montgomery HS (Montgomery County), Media Specialist, 2000
  • US Navy, 2000-2006
  • Self-employed artist and business owner (Johnny Glaze), 2010-present
Special Interests/Skills:

Loves spending time with family, making art, outdoor fun and exercise, and serving the Lord through Pittsboro Baptist Church and HRCA!




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