Upper School: Middle School


Tom Bates

Middle and High School History, Dual Enrollment History and Bible Teacher

Tom is a graduate of James Madison University with a MA in History, as well as a B.A. from Montclair State University. Tom joined BRCS in 2002 and is the father of three BRCS students.


Andrew Strunk

Seventh Grade Bible & Upper School Physical Education Teacher 

Andrew has served for the past several years as a pastor, youth pastor and worship pastor in Virginia and Tennessee. Andrew holds a BA in Biblical Studies from Trevecca Nazarene University and received ordination credentials through the International Pentecostal Holiness Church School of Ministry. He serves locally at Faith Community Church.  He has three children attending BRCS.


Christy Goehner

Middle School Math Teacher and Resource Director

Christy is a graduate of James Madison University with a M.Ed in Middle School Education, and a BS in Psychology. Christy joined BRCS in 2013 and has one child attending BRCS and three Alumni.


Anne Zumbro

Middle and High School Math Teacher

Anne is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, with a BA in Economics and minor in Geology, along with a M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Anne joined BRCS in 2016.


Pam Charette

Middle School Science and Health Teacher

Pam has a BS in Education from James Madison University, with a concentration in grades 4 to 8. Pam joined BRCS in 2001 and has two BRCS Alumni.


Michelle Schmidt

Middle School English Teacher

Michelle has previously taught 14 years in middle school language arts in Christian schools and public schools in Virginia and Pennsylvania. She holds a B.A. from Grove City College. Michelle joined BRCS in 2021 and has three children who also attend.