All Staff Members

Pastor Samples

Administrator & Principal

Michael Aaron Samples was born on April 23, 1975 to Christian parents in Knoxville, Tennessee. He had the privilege of attending Temple Baptist Church and Temple Christian Academy. Dr. Clarence Sexton was his pastor for over thirteen years. On September 5, 1993, Pastor Samples placed his faith in the Lord Jesus Christ for his soul’s… Read More »

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Levi Armacost

Principal, 9th-12th Grade Teacher

Levi Armacost graduated from Fairhaven Baptist College with a degree in education. He joined the Victory Christian School staff as principal and high school home room teacher. He and his wife Bethany have two children.

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Kaitlyn Whitney

Kindergarten Teacher

Kaitlyn Whitney grew up in Michigan, and later moved to Tennessee with her family. She received a bachelor’s degree in education and joined our staff in Fall of 2023.

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Anna Zdziarski

1st & 2nd Grade Teacher

Anna Zdziarski grew up in Illinois in a pastor’s family. She graduated from Fairhaven Baptist College and taught for several years in a Christian school in New Mexico. She joined our staff in Fall of 2022.

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Sarah Olson

5th & 6th Grade Teacher

When I was five years old, my family and I moved to Zambia, Africa, as missionaries.  I spent the next ten years of my life as a missionary kid.  We had to return to the States in 2012 because of health problems that my dad was battling.  It was quite an adjustment going back to… Read More »

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Melissa McConnell

7th & 8th Grade Teacher

Melissa McConnell grew up in Pennsylvania. She received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Northland Baptist Bible College and later a Postgraduate Certification in Literature. Upon graduating college, she taught for five years in Hawaii where she met her husband. They have since had three children and lived in Colorado and Indiana before moving… Read More »

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Aaron Stevenson

Physical Education and Art Class

Aaron grew up as a Pastor’s son in West Virginia. He was saved at the age of seven and surrendered to full-time Christian ministry in 7th grade. He felt the Lord directing him to Ambassador Baptist College, and there met his wife, Candace. He majored in Youth Ministries and graduated in 2015. After graduation, Aaron… Read More »

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Joy Samples