D. L. Callahan is the administrator of Bethel Christian Academy. She also teaches High School Bible, Middle/High School History and Geography (American/World), US Government, Middle/Jr. High Science, Jr./Sr. High Composition & Literature, and Drama. Mrs. Callahan attended Prairie View A & M University in Prairie View TX, where she majored in Political Science. Prior to becoming the administrator at BCA she worked as the Records Manager in the Financial Aid and Admissions departments at South Texas College of Law and at Eikenberg & Stiles, a mid-level law firm in Houston TX. She is active in North Baptist Church, Ottawa KS, serving on various church committees and boards. She enjoys beading, model railroading and working with her father on their family farm during her off- hours and through the summer. In 2008, she was selected as Wal-Mart’s Franklin County Teacher of the Year.
Jennifer Enright graduated at the top of her class from Olathe North H.S. In 1989. She went on to graduate from the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Kansas. While in college, she married her husband, John. They have 3 children. Before coming to teach at Bethel, she taught preschool and worked as a substitute teacher. In her spare time she enjoys competing with the Community Women's Volleyball Teams.
Debra Green teaches Kindergarten through 2nd grade subjects, 3rd through 12th grade math, 3rd grade history/science/health, Elementary Bible and Music. After hours, Debra tutors BCA students as well as others from area schools in a variety of subjects. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Kansas with minors in Math and Social Studies and has completed the post Baccalaureate Degree Program at Emporia State University. She is active in her church, Lawrence Life Fellowship where she teaches Children's Church, works with Awanas, and disciples others within the church. She also loves to sing, play her flute and scrapbook.
Miss Hargrove graduated from Bethel Christian Academy in 2012 and joined our staff the following year in an Administrative Assistant capacity while pursuing her Art Education. Since joining the BCA Staff, she has assumed the role of Art Teacher and Junior PE Coach. She also oversees BCA's technological needs and assists with elementary class instruction.
Donald Carr's love for music began at the age of 4 and he went on to receive both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Musical Education. He spent 55 years serving as a church organist and organist/director as well as sharing his passion for both vocal and instrumental music in public high schools and Lutheran Schools in Kansas City, MO for 16 years. Before his retirement from public education, he also served as an adjunct organist/instructor and accompanist at Ottawa University for 7 years and as an elementary special education teacher for 13 years.
David Beyer graduated from Sabetha High School, then went to KSTC in Emporia Kansas majoring in Chemistry and minor in Physics and Math graduating from Central Technical Institute with a degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. He worked for American Micro Company as a supervisor/manager for 17 years before joining Eastman Kodak. He enjoys photography, stained glass and woodworking.