Meet the CCS Administrative Staff

Mr. Michael Sabo, Principal
M.A. (Human Services-Executive Leadership, Liberty University)
B.S. (History, Georgia College & State University)
 
Michael Sabo entered his first year at Covenant Christian School in 2017. Mr. Sabo was previously at Providence Classical Christian School (Oxford, Georgia) since 2006. At Providence, he served as a Logic & Rhetoric School Lead Teacher/Principal, Athletic Director, teacher, and coach.
 
Over the years, the Sabo family has been involved in various opportunities with Classical Christian education. In 2011, Mr. Sabo served as the International School Coordinator with Crosspointe Classical Christian School in Dukem, Ethiopia. Their family was able to spend four months in Ethiopia to help start this program. Today, Crosspointe has an enrollment of over 1000 students. Over time, the Sabo family has come to an immense appreciation for Classical Christian education and the positive potential it holds for their children as well as the community, churches, nation, and world. They are very excited about the opportunity at Covenant Christian School.
 
He and his wife, Christina, have been married for 18 years and have four children – three of whom are enrolled at Covenant (Izzabella-9th, Jack-4th, Caleb-2nd). They recently were blessed to adopt a one-year old girl (Gloria Grace). Christina is a Special Education teacher with Bay District Schools. As a family, they enjoy the outdoors and Florida beaches. You will likely find them there once a week or appreciating some quiet time at home in Lynn Haven.
 
Church Affiliation: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Panama City
 
 
 
 
 
Ms. Roseanne Culpepper, Administrative Assistant
 
Mr. Bryan Walker, School Bookkeeper

Meet the Faculty

 
Mrs. Sharyl Chong, Second Grade
Mrs. Chong joined the CCS faculty for the 2014/2015 school year.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and has taught 5 years in a school setting and 6 years homeschooling her children, Brandon and Chaelyn.  She belongs to Eastgate Christian Fellowship and enjoys cooking and reading.
 
Mrs. Dawn Colravy, 
Mrs. Colravy graduated from Glasborough State College (now known as Rowan College) in New Jersey with a degree in Communications.  She has been an Activities Director for a nursing home and Marketing Director for a radio station.  In addition to homeschooling her chldren prior to moving to Panama City, she has been a public school substitute teacher.  Dawn and her husband Cory, Pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church, have 4 children, Megan, Lexi, Drew and Georgia, all students at CCS.  She is an active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church and oversees and coordinates many ministries in the church.
 
Mrs. Angela Feitel, 7th-12th Math Teacher
Mrs. Feitel has been part of the CCS Faculty since 2001.  She has a BS in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University and a M.Ed in Leadership/Administration from Florida State University, and is certified to teach Mathematics in grades 6 – 12.  She taught previously in Port St. Joe, Gulf Coast Community College and was a JTPA Work Force Counselor.  She has been married to her husband Jay for 21 years.  The Feitels have 5 children, Joseph, Andrew, Jonathan, Kelly and Emily.  She is an active member of Forest Park United Methodist Church where she is a high school Sunday School teacher.  She loves to read and enjoys fishing and boating with her family.
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Mrs. Sharon Garrett, PreK – 8th Music
Mrs. Garret joined the CCS staff in 2014 after teaching many years in the public school system.  She has a BA in Music Education and a Music Scholar Award from Gulf Coast Community College.  She has been married for 41 years and has 3 children.  A member of First Church of God, she serves as worship leader and pianist.
 
Mr. Michael Hagans, 7th – 12th Grades

Mike is from Panama City and graduated from The University of West Florida with a BA in History Education and an MA in History. He teaches Omnibus (History, Literature, Theology), Government, Economics, Psychology, and Sociology at CCS. He has also taught AP Government, AP Western Civ, and AP European History at CCS and has been part of our faculty since 1998. His interests include history, literature, and writing. He is a member of Northside Baptist Church and when he was younger served as a summer missionary in both Washington State and Colorado.  He has worked with teenagers through Sunday School and other ministries since he started college.

 
Mrs. Suzanne Hermes, Fourth Grade

Mrs. Hermes  is a graduate of Texas Woman’s University earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a Master of Education in Adult Education from Texas A&M–Kingsville. Suzanne has taught 4th grade to at-risk children as well as 4th – 6th grade Math, Science and Bible.  She joined the CCS faculty in 2009 after she and her husband Patrick and their three children relocated to Panama City.  The Hermes family belongs to First Baptist Church where she sings in the choir.  She and her husband coordinate the CCS Robotics program.  In her spare time Suzanne loves to read, scrapbook and travel.

 

 
Mrs. Georgette Mantooth, Preschool – K4

Georgette has a BA in Early Childhood Education with certification in Middle Grades Special Education.  Previously she was an ESE Middle School Teacher at Surfside Middle School.  She has been married to Jason for 18 years and they have twins–Mary Elizabeth and George who attend CCS.  She belongs to Lynn Haven Methodist and enjoys outdoor activities.

 
April Tucker, Kindergarten
 
 
Ms. Belynda Walker, Latin
Ms. Walker has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and began her teaching career at CCS in 1994.  She has taught Pre-school, Kindergarten and made the move to Latin when CCS began the Classical education curriculum.  She is an active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church where she has taught Sunday School and women’s Bible studies.  She has also served in the military where she taught evasion and escape training.  Her daughter Lauren is a CCS graduate and her son Bryan is the CCS Bookkeeper.  In addition to enjoying her granddaughter Esme, her hobby is reading.

Meet Our School Board

Patrick Hermes
Leslie Miller
 
Rocky Welch
Rich Simpson
Patrick Hermes
Jeremy Gibson