Kirk Academy

Our Faculty and Staff

All faculty members of Kirk Academy are certified through the Mississippi Private School Association (MPSA) with 40% of the faculty holding advanced degrees.


Headmaster Dr. Randy Poss
High School Principal Bobby Wade
Guidance Counselor T.R. Darsey
Dir. of Institutional Advancement Shanelle Branscome
Athletic Director Dennis Sims


K3 Kim McWhorter 
K3 Anne Robertson
K4 Melanie Marter
K4 Jan Cummings
K4 Stacy Nelms
K4 Rhonda Smart
K5 Linda Darby
K5 Lexann Hyneman
K5 Randye McKibben
K5 Sherry McElroy


1st Grade Nancy Denley

1st Grade Janice Davis
2nd Grade Nina Welch
2nd Grade    
3rd Grade Glenda Branscome

3rd Grade Debra Arrington
4th Grade    
4th Grade    
5th Grade Sharon Logan
5th Grade Freda Weir
Baseball, Football,PE Nathan Moncrief
Computer & ELS Sharon Tartt
Music Mindy Beckham
Art Allyson Worsham
Librarian Rachelle Moore



Denise Boxx 6th , 7th and 8th grade English
Lillian Hayward 6th and 7th grade Reading, 8th grade History
Dana Hollingsworth 8/7 Math, 1/2 Algebra, Algebra I
Dawn Traugott 6th and 8th grade keyboarding, Yearbook
Susan Weiss 6th and 7th grade History  
Jan Dean Wortham 6th, 7th and 8th grade Science



Ricky Weiss Junior High/Varsity Football  
Laura Barker Bible and Advanced Bible
Mindy Beckham Government & Economics, Crescendo Show Choir, Elementary Music
Dr. Cannon Beissel A & P
Denise Boxx 6th 7th, 8th grade English
Stephen Crenshaw MS Studies/World Geography, World History,Junior High and High School football and baseball
Debbie Dambrino Biology I, Biology II and ACT Prep
Amy Harbison English I and II;Show Choirs
Susan Mawk  Algebra I and II , Geometry and Spanish
Nathan Moncrief US History, Junior High and High School football and baseball; fastpitch softball
Benji Pierce Junior High and High School Football; elementary P.E.   
Sharon Tartt  Keyboarding ; Consumer Education, Computer
Anissa Wilkinson English III; English IV; English Comp I and II; American Literature and British Literature
Glenn Dehart Physical Science and Chemistry  
James Wall  Trigonometry; PreCalculus, Calculus
Billie Young  Algebra I II,III  Geometry and Advanced Math

Art-  Allyson Worsham-
Music, Elementary Showchoirs and Jr High Show Choir-  Mindy Beckham-
Amy Harbison-Director of High School Show Choir


Jo Ann Stephenson Book Keeper
Stephanie Ralston Elementary  Secretary
Jo Lynn Mims Secondary Secretary