Mrs. Bremner is the Executive Director and Head of School at Grace Christian School. A Virginia educator who has worked with over a hundred schools across the country in the area of curriculum development and classroom instruction, she is a former math and science middle school teacher. During her ten years at the middle grades level, Mrs. Bremner was a member of a collaborative team working extensively with gifted learning, special needs, and English as second language students. In addition to her role as a classroom teacher, she served as a clinical faculty member to James Madison University’s middle grades program, co-teaching pre-service education classes. Mrs. Bremner has served as the Associate Executive Director for the Virginia Middle School Association and as a board member for the Virginia Schools to Watch program. She has served as an education consultant and curriculum specialist for Modern Red School House and for Nancy Larson Publishers. Mrs. Bremner received a B.S. degree in Sociology from Bridgewater College, an M.Ed degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in middle grades curriculum and an endorsement in Educational Leadership from James Madison University. Mrs. Bremner, her husband, David, and their two children reside in Mechanicsville where they are active members of Mechanicsville Christian Center.
Mrs. Britton is the Principal and Academic Advisor at Grace Christian School. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, with distinction, from the University of Virginia and her Masters of Teaching from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. Mrs. Britton has over 20 years of experience in education. She is a former Hanover County classroom teacher and Math and Reading SOL Support Coach. She has worked extensively with both gifted and remedial students specializing in developing individualized academic student success plans. Mrs. Britton has been a member of the Hanover community for over 30 years. She and and her family are active members of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Mechanicsville.
Mrs. Jamara is the Vice Principal of Grace Christian School. She received her undergraduate degree from Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, NY in Secondary Math Education. She later earned her Master’s degree in Special Education from Boise State University in Boise, ID. Mrs. Jamara has her Virginia certification in Secondary Mathematics, grades 6-12 and received the Praxis Recognition of Excellence. She served as Math Department Chair during her employment with Richmond City Public Schools. Mrs. Jamara, her husband Tom, and their children are active members of Hanover Evangelical Friends church.
|Dwight Hedges, Athletic Director
Rev. Dwight Hedges has lived in the Mechanicsville area for twenty years, serving in church ministry for over thirty years in a wide array of ministry settings. He grew up in a family of bi-vocational Baptist church planters in Parker, Colorado and has always had a passion for the local church. He received his undergraduate degree from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri and his Masters in Religious Education from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. He has served on staff in churches in Missouri, Nebraska, and Virginia. He has a passion for youth ministry and college aged students and a love for Jesus, discipleship, worship and missions. He has been able to mobilize and lead more than thirty international mission trips and is excited to see how the Lord will continue to move in Mechanicsville as we follow the Great Commission. Dwight has also worked with an international program at Virginia Commonwealth University, and has served as Associate Pastor at Mechanicsville Baptist for the past four years. He is married to Gretchen Hedges who teaches Veterinary Sciences at Hermitage High School. They have four children: Matthew (23), Bryson (18), Ethan (14), and Catherine (13).