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BA Leadership

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mccain headshotDr. Curt McCain, Head of School

Email: [email protected]
Spouse: Michelle McCain
Children:  Taylor McCain and Caroline McCain 
Education: BS - Delta State University, Masters - University of Southern Mississippi, Specialists - University of Southern Mississippi, Doctorate in Progress - University of Mississippi
Years in Education: 23 years
Enjoys most about teaching: 
Favorite Bible Verse:  I have many favorite Bible verses, but a few I call on regularly are:  Jeremiah 29:11, Ephesians 6:10 and 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18.

Favorite Quote:  "Do or do not.  There is no try."  Master Yoda





will reed headshotWill Reed, Secondary Principal, c/o 2004

Email: [email protected]
Spouse: Callie Short Reed (c/o 2004)
Children: Addie Jane, Layla, and Alex
Education: MDCC/Mississippi College
Years in Education: Since 2009
Enjoys most about teaching:  "Seeing kids grasp the concept and get the AH-HA moment."
Favorite Quote or Bible Verse: Colossians 3:23



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Wesley Aldridge,  Elementary Principal

Email: [email protected]
Spouse:  Lainey Aldridge
Children:  Reed, Rowan, John Rutlyn, & Mary Wesley
Education: Delta State University, Mississippi College
Years in Education:  Since 2016
Enjoys most about teaching: Building relationships with the students & staff.
Favorite Quote or Bible Verse: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and he shall direct your paths. - Proverbs 3: 5-6






flip godfrey headshotFlip Godfrey, Athletic Director

Email: [email protected]
Spouse: Dawn Godfrey
Children: Rance Godfrey, Hamp Godfrey, & Denver Wilson
Education: BSE, Delta State University
Enjoys most about teaching:  The relationships with the players and the students.
Favorite Quote or Bible Verse: "Tough times don't last, tough people do."


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Kacie Davis, Director of Advancement

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Spouse: Judd Davis (c/o 2003)
Children: Caroline, Amelia, Walker, Kate, & Whalen
Education: Mississippi State University
Enjoys most about working at Bayou: "I love being on the same schedule as my children and working to better our community. I love the people I work with and come in contact with here.  Everyone has the same goal - to make Bayou Academy better for those who will pass through these doors for years to come!"
Favorite Quote or Bible Verse: "I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us." Romans 8:18


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Caroline Hill, Licensed Professional Counselor

Email: [email protected]
Spouse: Glenn Hill
Children: Robbie & Susanna Hill, Jared & LeeAnna Rhyne, & Ashlin Hill

Grandchildren: Eva, Robert Thomas, Lillie, Emery
Education: Psychology Degree from William Carey College and Masters Degree in Counseling from Delta State University, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Years in Education: Began in 2015
Enjoys most about teaching: Building relationships with students to help impact them in a positive way.   Favorite Quote or Bible Verse: "From the ends of the earth, I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I." - Psalm 61:2



will reed headshotRebekkah Arant, Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Email: [email protected]
Spouse: David Arant
Years in Education: 
Enjoys most about teaching:  
Favorite Quote or Bible Verse: 



mary parkerMary Parker Redditt, Director of Development

Email: [email protected]
Spouse: Ryan Redditt (c/o 2010)
Children: John Redditt
Education: Bachelors in Business Administration, University of Mississippi 2017
Masters in Integrated Marketing Communications, University of Mississippi, 2023

Enjoys most about  working at Bayou Academy:  I love working with the faculty and staff to create the best learning environment and opportunities for our students

Favorite Quote or Bible Verse: Proverbs 31:25-26 "She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue."








deeDee Haynes, Dean of Students

Email: [email protected]
Spouse: Gina Haynes
Children: Turner Haynes
Education: Undergrad BS exercise science Delta State University 
Graduate MS Health Education Delta State University 

Enjoys most about teaching/coaching:  "Being able to give back to students a little bit of what was poured into me over the years.  Striving to make a positive impact on someone’s life is an awesome thing."

Favorite Quote or Bible Verse: Revelation 1:8 - “I am the Alpha and Omega,” says the Lord God. “The One who is, who was, and who is coming, the Almighty."

Board of Trustees

Amanda Turner President [email protected]
Jeff Lusk Vice President [email protected]
Susannah Wessel Secretary [email protected]
Brett Marchant   [email protected]
Andy Lee   [email protected]
Brian Robinson   [email protected]
Lane Jenkins   [email protected]
Michael Lott   [email protected]
Holly Sanders   [email protected]

Foundation Board of Directors

Candy Davis Chair [email protected]
Mary Elizabeth Jeffreys Secretary [email protected]
Josh Morgan Treasurer [email protected]
Luke Andrews   [email protected]
Chuck Williamson   [email protected]
Emily Havens
  [email protected]
Mary Parker Redditt
Director of Development [email protected] 

Patron's League Board

Leigh-Anne Gant
Susan Gilbert Vice President  
Stacie Harris Treasurer  
Ashley Free Secretary  
Gina Jenkins Fundraising Chair  
Stephanie Stanley Events & Activities  
Dallas Bright Athletic Liaison  
Jana Jenkins Teacher Representative [email protected]
Callie Towles Athletic Coordinator [email protected]
Curt McCain Head of School [email protected]