- College Western Kentucky University (1993)
Mrs. Gaines comes to Christian Academy with 15 years teaching experience, having taught in both public and Christian school settings. Angie has a B.S. degree in Elementary Education from Western Kentucky University, and 30+ hours towards a Master’s Degree, with an emphasis on Curriculum and Instruction. She teaches first grade. Angie is the 2017 recipient of the Allison Allen Butler Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching for the lower school.
She and her husband, Gary, have been married for 21 years, and have two children. Lauren is in high school, and Nick is in middle - both attend Christian Academy. She and her family attend Beach Church, where Angie teaches 2nd/3rd grade girls in the Adventure Beach children’s ministry. She enjoys cooking, walking, traveling, and being outdoors- especially at the beach and in the mountains. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family, as well as thier year old golden retriever, Molly! Her favorite verses are Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight,” and Isaiah 41:10 “Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”