Baptist and Reflector
SEYMOUR — In a special called meeting March 4, the board of trustees of Harrison-Chilhowee Baptist Academy/The King’s Academy unanimously elected Jeremy Sandefur as the 141-year-old institution’s next president and headmaster.
“We are delighted to welcome Jeremy Sandefur and his family to The King’s Academy,” said board chair William Horner. “We believe he is God’s person to lead our school at this moment in its rich history. He brings to the academy a wealth of knowledge and experience not only as a teacher, coach and administrator, but also as a husband, father and minister.”
The board of trustees received Sandefur’s recommendation from the Presidential Search Committee, a 13-member group consisting of trustees, alumni, parents, administrators and teachers. Sevierville Attorney Bryan Delius, board vice chair, chaired the committee during a six-month-long nationwide search process.
“It was with the greatest confidence that the search committee recommended Mr. Sandefur,” Delius said. “This assurance came not from our own efforts in evaluating over seventy applicants but from the clear direction given by our great God. The committee members earnestly prayed for God to reveal His choice for the person to lead into the future. He did!” [Read more…]