Joshua Gettys has been named High School Principal for Fort Bend Christian Academy.
Mr. Gettys began his career in secondary education as a school counselor at Briarwood Christian School in Birmingham, Alabama, and has most recently served in several administrative roles at Fort Bend Christian Academy, including High School Counselor and Assistant Principal.
During his career at Fort Bend Christian Academy, Mr. Gettys has been involved in a variety of leadership teams and organizations, including service on academic improvement and admission committees on campus, and has maintained involvement in the American School Counseling Association throughout his professional career. Mr. Gettys has been instrumental in developing a premier counseling program at FBCA and providing opportunities and resources for students in the college admission process.
“I am honored to serve as High School Principal at Fort Bend Christian Academy and to lead our school into the future,” Gettys said. “My desire is for our administration, faculty, and staff to be impact-oriented; that we will inspire and challenge our students, equipping each graduate to influence contemporary society for the Kingdom of God.”
Mr. Gettys earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a M.Ed. in Counseling and Development from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He and his wife, Suzanne, have been married for six years and are expecting their first child in December 2016. Suzanne is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Pediatric Oncology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
“We have the opportunity to inspire young minds and impact lives. Christian education affords us the privilege to speak truth into our students, both academically and spiritually, and to equip them with the necessary resources to live out their lives for the glory of God,” Gettys added. “As our instruction is rooted in truth, so too, will our discipleship. Through my four years at Fort Bend Christian Academy, I have experienced the lasting effects of investing in and challenging our young people. God has provided Fort Bend Christian Academy High School with an exceptional team of faculty and staff members, and I am confident in our collective ability to cultivate our talented student body academically, spiritually, physically, and socially during their time under our instruction.”
Congratulations Mr. Gettys!
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