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Jeremy Bickelhaupt
Administrator/Principal
Jeremy is the son of Pastor Bickelhaupt.  He attended Pensacola Christian College in 1998-1999.  In 2003, Jeremy graduated from Ashland University (Ohio) with a bachelor’s degree in Sport Communication and Journalism/English.  He now uses his administration skills at OCCA as the administrator and principal.  


Shauna (Sterling) Bickelhaupt
Elementary Teacher
Shauna teaches lower elementary grades at OCCA.  She graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2002 with a bachelor of science in elementary education.  She formerly taught at Pensacola Christian Academy (Flordia) and Westwood Christian Schools (Miami, FL).  Shauna married Jeremy Bickelhaupt in 2004 and they currently have three children.



Rachel Fruchey
Secondary Teacher
Miss Fruchey was hired at the start of the 2014-2015 year and will serve as our upper elementary grade teacher. Rachel graduated in 2014 with a B.S. in Secondary Education from Fairhaven Baptist College. She is currently working towards her masters’s degree from Maranatha Baptist College. She will also teach all students music. Rachel also is involved in various aspects of ministry at GBC.



Matt Crow
Secondary Teacher
Matt joined the teaching staff in August 2016 and teaches our secondary grades Bible, Math, History and Science. He is a graduate of Fairhaven Baptist College (Chesterton, IN) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Pastoral Theology. Matt and his wife, Katie, currently have three young boys.



Rachel Panas
Elementary Teacher
Miss Panas was hired in 2016 to teach in the elementary department. She is a graduate of Crown College of the Bible with a B.S. in Elementary Education. She previously taught in a Christian school for a year in South Carolina. Rachel loves to teach and is involved in many areas of ministry at Grace Baptist Church.