Lower School Teacher of The Year
Ruth Johnson is a graduate of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Mrs. Johnson has 29 years of teaching experience at both public and private schools in Virginia, Georgia, and South Carolina. She has taught for thirteen years at Williamsburg Academy and currently teaches fourth and fifth grade math. She is also the chess club sponsor. Teaching has always been a passion for Mrs. Johnson. She desires to instill in her students a curiosity about the world God has created and a love for learning about His truths. She is a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church where she teaches Sunday School. In addition to her love for her students and teaching, Mrs. Johnson enjoys spending time with her husband, her three children and their spouses, and her three grandchildren.
Upper School Teacher of The Year
Jenny McFadden is a 1983 graduate of Williamsburg Academy. She continued her education at Francis Marion University and in 1987 received her undergraduate degree. She returned to pursue a master’s degree in Remediation from Francis Marion University, which she received in 1992. Jenny has two daughters who are also graduates of Williamsburg Academy and Francis Marion University. She retired from the public school system in 2011 after 29 years. In August of 2011, she returned to teach at Williamsburg Academy. She currently teaches high school English and serves as a curriculum facilitator. Jenny is also a junior class sponsor. One of the many reasons Jenny loves WA is because of its family atmosphere. Students, faculty, and staff share a sense of pride that’s second to none. Once a Stallion, always a Stallion!