"For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works ..."
Academic Year 2013–2014
Judith Bigelow came to the US from London, England after meeting and marrying her husband who was in the Navy. She has taught pottery and ceramics to Navy wives, children of all ages as well as various groups and clubs. She worked for five years at Walter Reed Arts and Crafts Studio in Washington, DC in their “healing arts” program with men and women returning from Iraq. She also taught military children during that time. Most recently, Judy has been working with residents at Asbury in Solomon’s Island. “Something Special” is her studio located next to her home in Town Creek.
Scott Carlson serves as Pastor of Redeemer Bible Fellowship, in Lusby MD. Originally from Northeast Nebraska, Scott graduated from Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska (B.S. in Bible, Christian Education and Youth Ministry), and The Master’s Seminary in Los Angeles CA (MDiv.). He has taught his own homeschooled children Spanish, Hebrew, and Geography. He also taught Greek at a homeschool cooperative. He loves spending time with his family, football and mountaineering.
Brenda Cavallaro received her B.A. in Modern Languages and Linguistics from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with Maryland certification in Secondary Education. After graduating, Brenda spent a year in Paris on a Fulbright teaching assistantship. When she returned to the U.S., Brenda was hired by the Baltimore City School system to teach Spanish. She pursued her Master of Arts degree in intercultural Communications from UMBC and graduated in 1992. Brenda taught Spanish and French in the Anne Arundel County from 1987-1995. In 1991 she received recognition for excellence in Foreign Language instruction from the Maryland Foreign Language Association. After moving to St. Mary’s county, Brenda taught Spanish to homeschoolers from 1999 – 2001. Brenda and her husband Tom have four sons they are currently homeschooling. Brenda’s desire is to equip students with a skill the Lord can use for His glory and to further His kingdom.
Robin Henshaw, a native of Washington, D.C., graduated from Western Maryland College with a degree in music education with Masters work in vocal pedagogy at University of Maryland. Her goal is "Bringing glory to God through Singing and Teaching." Repertoire includes sacred and contemporary Christian music, music theatre, and classical music. Robin maintains her own music studio, "Praise Voice," in Sunderland where she lives with her husband Mike. In addition to being a successful musician and vocalist, Robin is a Christian motivational speaker on worship and Bible topics, an author, and breast cancer survivor.
Cindy Herndon graduated from Frostburg State in 1976 with a degree in English and Education. She began her career teaching junior high students. Five years later, Cindy started teaching at a parochial high school. After teaching for fourteen years in a traditional classroom, Cindy became a stay at home mom and then a home school mom for over 17 years. Cindy has taught at CCT for the past eleven years.
C.J. Koenig obtained her Bachelors of Arts degree with an emphasis in fine arts from St. Mary’s College. C.J. also has a Master of Arts and Teaching from the College of Notre Dame in Maryland. C.J. spent several years working in the public school system. This will be C.J.’s ninth year teaching at CCT.
Maria Matthias graduated from Hood College with a degree in Chemistry and Secondary Education. She has spent the last 14 years as a Navy wife and a homeschooling mom. This is Maria’s fifth year teaching at CCT.
Peg Mehaffey received her BA in English from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA and studied religious education at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. She has taught both adults and children in Sunday school classes at her church and currently facilitates two study groups for women. Reading, writing, and speaking are three of Peg’s favorite pastimes. Peg and her husband, Billy, have lived in St. Mary’s County since 1990, where they have raised their three children. Peg has homeschooled her youngest child for the past eight years.
Tina Prevatt graduated from Cedarville University in Ohio where she studied Education and Bible. As a Navy wife, Tina has had the opportunity to teach in Christian schools in Maryland, Hawaii and California. She and her husband Rich homeschooled for over 18 years and have graduated their three children. Tina teaches for a fifth year at CCT in addition to serving on the CCT Board.
Rick Prucha received his BS in Mathematics from the City College of New York in 1967. While serving as a Space Systems Staff Officer in the United States Air Force, he got his MS in Applied Mathematics from the University of Missouri in 1971 at Columbia, Missouri through the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) program. After separating from the Air Force in 1975, Rick continued his education while working in the civilian world, getting a MS in Management from Troy University in 1983. Rick has taught Business Math and Probability and Statistics at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, Colorado, subbed in the St. Mary’s County public school system and, for the last fifteen years, run the Computer Lab and taught College Algebra 1 and 2 to Associate Degree candidates at the Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education in Piney Point, MD. Rick and his wife Sandy live in Hollywood.
Crystal Rapp graduated from Elon University (formerly Elon College) in North Carolina with a double major in History and Social Science and a minor in Political Science. She has taught drama and directed plays in St. Mary’s County for eight years. Crystal spent several years working as a Museum Teacher at Historic St. Mary’s City and later worked with the Poiema Players (a local homeschool group) in 2000. Crystal has studied acting and music, taking classes in the Stanislavski Method, Meisner Technique, and Voice classes. Crystal has performed on stage and in film and has been involved in the local theatre as an actress and volunteer. She is passionate about teaching and directing and has greatly enjoyed working with students from pre-school to Senior High. Crystal’s desire is to teach students to give glory to God and reflect His creativity as they grow and perform in the Dramatic Arts.
Angelica Rohring received her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin. She joined Teach for America and served for two years teaching high school mathematics in Houston, Texas. Angelica then married her husband, a Navy aviator, and moved to NAF Atsugi, Japan. While in Japan, Angelica taught middle school mathematics for two and a half years at Camp Zama. When Angelica and her husband moved to Southern Maryland, they welcomed their first child. This will be Angelica’s second year teaching at CCT.
Samuel Shelton, born and raised in Clifton TX, has taken courses through Gold Light Studio’s Atelier program for fine art. He currently studies at the Academy of Arts University in order to be a teacher of fine art in a College setting. Samuel has a great love for drawing and painting the human figure with classical methods. Samuel and his family reside in Calvert County.
Shelley Suckow graduated from the University of Minnesota, Deluth, with a BAS in Mathematics. Shelley’s husband is in the Marine Corps so she has been able to explore and teach in many areas of the country. Her teaching experiences range from private tutoring to accredited tutorials to the public school system and community college. During their first tour in MD, Shelley taught at Great Mills HS and then at CCT after her first child was born. This will be Shelley’s third year teaching at CCT.