PICTURED ABOVE: 2021-22 FACULTY
Not Pictured: Kim Riggs
Giving "honor to whom honor" is due...
The key to education is the teacher. The teachers at Sumter Christian School are dedicated Christians who view their teaching as a call of God, not merely a profession.
GRADE - TEACHER (Years at SCS (& total years teaching)
Preschool (3's) - Maria Barboza - 2 (2)
Preschool (4's) - Juliyett Ransom - 8 (8)
Kindergarten - Kim Riggs - 2 (2)
1st - Meagan Patten - 2 (2)
2nd - Sierra Blackburn - 1 (1)
3rd - Tammy Adams - 8 (8)
4th - Victoria Rollings - 2 (2)
5th - Laurance Kannon - 21 (21)
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL
Carol Rollings - 13 (18)
Mary Hankins - 9 (9)
Ray Holland - 18 (18)
David Adams - 3 (3)
Elisabeth Barber - 1 (6)
Kevin Barber - 1 (6)
TARGET LEARNING CENTER
Laura Mahoney - 15 (19)
Courtney Leverette - 2 (2)
Ron Davis, Pastor/Administrator-39(42)
Lucy Davis, Admin. Supervisor - 39 (39)
Matthew Marritt, Principal - 11 (13)
5 of the 13 teachers of K-12 at Sumter Christian School (38%) have a master’s degree. Every teacher is a Christian.
PASTOR & SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR
Ron Davis has served at Sumter Christian School since 1983 when he began teaching sixth grade. He became administrator/principal in 1990, and on October 18, 2009, he was called as pastor of Sumter Bible Church, the school's founding church. He received a B.S. degree in Bible from Liberty Baptist College in Lynchburg, Virginia. He then earned a Master of Divinity and a Masters degree in Christian Education from Liberty Baptist Seminary (now Liberty University). Pastor Davis was a pastor for three years in Powhatan, Virginia before coming to Sumter Christian School and Sumter Bible Church. He was born and reared in nearby Bishopville, SC. He and his wife Lucy, who has served with him in this ministry since 1983, have two grown children and two grandchildren.
Matthew Marritt grew up in the small town of Meaford in Ontario, Canada where God called him into education at the young age of nine. After earning his Bachelors of Science in secondary education with an emphasis on history and business from Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida, he went on to teach for two years at Kingston Bible College and Academy in Kingston, Nova Scotia. Mr. Marritt began his ministry at Sumter Christian School in 2011 teaching high school history and various other courses. As a member of Sumter Bible Church, he serves as a deacon, the chairman of the missions committee, a school committee member, and the church/school bookkeeper. In 2019, he took on the responsibilities of assistant principal and in 2021 he became full time principal. He and his wife Miriam are active members of the ministries of Sumter Bible Church with their three young children.
Lucy Davis has served as the Administrative Supervisor along side her husband, Pastor Ron Davis, since 2009. Her responsibilities are ministry wide as she serves as Church and School secretary, Office Manager, Day Care Supervisor, Lunchroom Supervisor, and Elementary Supervisor. She was reared in Kentucky. She and her husband Ron, who have lived in Sumter since 1983, have two grown children and two grandchildren.