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 for three BRCS students.


John Speer

Middle and High School History Teacher

John is a graduate of Hillsdale College with a BA in history and a minor in politics. He also received his MA in history from Liberty University. John joined BRCS in 2019.


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.


Rachel Phaup

Middle School Math

Rachel is a graduate of Florida State University with a BS in Family and Child Science and Education. Rachel joined BRCS in 2017 and is mom to two BRCS students.


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.


Kristen Ramsey

Middle School English Teacher

Kristen teaches Seventh and Eighth Grade Language Arts. She has 12 years of teaching experience, primarily in middle school language arts and reading intervention, in public schools in Virginia and Colorado. She served with Campus Crusade for Christ International for 8 years and served in international missions for 3 years. Mrs. Ramsey holds a B.A. from the University of Kentucky. Kristen joined BRCS in 2021.


Sara Burrows

Middle School Instructional Aide

Sara is a graduate of James Madison University with a BS in Hospitality Management and a minor in Business. Sara joined BRCS in 2017.