Sam Botta
Head of School

  • BA in Health and Physical Education from The King's College, 1981
  • MEd in Individualized Degree Program/Educational Leadership from Regent University, 2000
  • Ed.D. in Christian Education Leadership from Regent University, 2006
  • More than 30 years of experience in both public and Christian education with roles including: Upper School Principal, Head of School, Assistant National Superintendent, Teacher, and Coach
  • Lifetime Superintendent certification from ACSI

    Sharon Brobst
    Traditional Secondary Principal

    • BA in Modern Foreign Language French from The King's College, 1980
    • MEd in Educational Administration from Keene State College, 1994
    • Ed.D. in Teaching and Learning, Liberty University, 2013
    • Six years at LWA as Elementary, Middle and High School Principals, Director of Assisted Learning, Fine Arts Director
    • Three years as LCCS Leola Campus Principal
    • One year as Traditional Secondary Principal
    • ACSI and State Certifications
    • Nineteen years as Foreign Language Teacher (five of those years were spent at Lancaster Christian School and five were spent as a missionary in Kenya at Rift Valley Academy through Africa Inland Mission)

    Diane Dissmore
    Director of Development & Admissions

    • Ten years experience in development and admissions at LWA
    • Educated with a Christian education major at North Central University, Minneapolis, MN
    • Co-founder of the Susquehanna Valley Christian School Alliance

    Sean Freund
    UMS® and Traditional Elementary Principal

    • BA in Educational Ministries from Moody Bible Institute, 2000
    • MS in Christian School Education from Baptist Bible College, 2007
    • ACSI Certification
    • Four years at LWA as Elementary and Middle School Principal
    • Two years as LCCS West Lampeter Campus Principal
    • Six years teaching 5th and 6th grade (three as a missionary at International Christian School in Brazil)

    Debbie Hollick
    Director of Finance & Human Resources

    • BS in Business Education from Shippensburg University
    • MA in School Counseling from Villanova University
    • ACSI Certification
    • Seven years teaching at high school & community college levels
    • Director of Finance & Human Resources since 1992