Faith First Academy- Lowest tuition in Myrtle Beach!! 1st-8th. Private school.
Derek Price holds a Master’s degree in Teaching from Tusculum University, a Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (with concentrations in Education and Adolescent Psychology) from East Tennessee State University, and an endorsement to teach Gifted and Talented Students via credits earned at Coastal Carolina University. He has been certified to teach in both Tennessee and South Carolina and has experience teaching in both states.
On a personal note, Mr. Price and Haley, his wife of seven years, are overjoyed to welcome their first child in June of 2022.
Phone: 843-848-9953 (WWJD)
Shari Potter serves as our head secretary. She provides exceptional organization and administrative skills to our school.
She has lived in Myrtle Beach since 2003, when they relocated from Northern Virginia. While in Virginia she served on the board of Childhelp, an organization to help abused and neglected children, coordinating events for the children and serving on the fundraising committee. She also enjoyed participating in the Reading Buddies program at Myrtle Beach Elementary, spending time with teacher-identified students to help them improve on their reading skills. She feels serving children has always been the Lords calling for her.
She has been a member of Solid Rock for several years. When she is not at the school, she enjoys spending time with her husband, her two adult sons that live in the area, and their families, including three wonderful grandchildren.
Phone: 843-848-9953 (WWJD)
Kristen earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Caldwell College in New Jersey after earning an Associates in Education.
Kristen has experience in private education working with infants, children and young adults with disabilities. She has first hand experience working with students and families to ensure that educational needs are met at home and in school.
Kristen is also a teacher for Solid Rock Children’s Church where she has served over six (6) years.
Victoria Francis holds a Bachelors degree in Biology from Coastal Carolina University, where she was on the Dean’s List for her achievements. She is originally from Myrtle Beach, SC, and helps lead others in worship at her church in Market Common. She enjoys watching movies with her husband, crafting, and reading. She is super excited for the privilege to help her students grow into the people God always designed them to be.
Sandy Lam holds her Bachelors of Arts degree from Francis Marion University. She is currently in the process of obtaining a Master of Science.
Carolyn holds a Bachelors degree in marketing, Bachelor International Business, and an Associates in accounting.
Kim-has been married to her husband Michael for 26 years. Together they have 4 children, Makayla 25, Savanna 23, Michael 21 and Steven 18.
She graduated from Ulster County Boces School of Nursing in 2010. Over the past 12 years she’s worked at Dutchess County Jail, Wingate of Ulster County, Hospice and her favorite, Highland Central School District. As well as working as a nurse, she’s coached Girls Varsity Lacrosse for 13 years.
They moved to Myrtle Beach a year ago for retirement and to enjoy the gorgeous beach and warmer weather.
Mary Heflin holds a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education grades K-8 with a minor in Social Studies from Slippery Rock University, and a Masters degree in Educational Technology from Lesley University. She retired after 5 years of teaching in an elementary school in West Virginia and 32 years of teaching in middle schools in Horry County, South Carolina.
Pam has been a believer in Jesus Christ for several decades.She graduated from college with a BA in French.
She served in the US Army for 7 years, to include a tour in Desert Storm. While in the US Army, she obtained her Masters degree in Management.
She worked for the US Government for almost 30 years in San Diego and various desert bases in southern CA.
She attended Bible college when she retired. She is a licensed Reverend and a licensed Chaplain.
Pam and her husband Fred moved here from AZ and really enjoy Myrtle Beach.