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We still marvel when we drop our children (Mary Stewart- 8th grade, Graham- 8th grade, and Ellis- 4th grade) off at school or attend an event surrounded by the Ben Lippen community. We never thought we would be part of something like Ben Lippen. We struggled with a deep and abiding loyalty to public school and viewed private school as insular and just not for us. God showed us that He had other plans for our family.

Over a year ago, a small voice began speaking to us about Ben Lippen. We experienced a series of seemingly unconnected events. Some were “chance” conversations with people in the Ben Lippen community. Others seemed to be messages tailor-made for us to “open our eyes” to the opportunities that would be afforded our children at Ben Lippen. Over time, the Lord softened our stance and both of us began to seek out more information about Ben Lippen.

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Ben Lippen High School
Preparing young adults, within a culturally diverse learning community, to be stewards of God’s gifts.

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Providing a biblically integrated and developmentally appropriate curriculum.

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Training emerging Christian scholars to know Jesus and develop the knowledge, skills, habits and values that prepare them to soar.

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Providing a global learning community built around integrity, responsibility, and respect.

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Featured Faculty and Staff

  • Ramos, Tracey - Receptionist +

    Name: Tracey Ramos

    Title: Receptionist

    Joined Ben Lippen Team: 2001

    Education: Master's College;
    Edmonds Community College;
    Columbia International University - B.A. in Bible & a minor in Business

    Contact Information: Tracey.Ramos@BenLippen.com

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  • Dickerson, Kristen - Math +

    Name: Kristen Dickerson

    Title/Teaches: Head Varsity Girls' Basketball Coach; teaches Math

    Joined Ben Lippen Team: 2013

    Education: Francis Marion University - B.S. in Business Administration & a minor in Mathematics

    Contact Information: Kristen.Dickerson@BenLippen.com

    Website: math.benlippen.me

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  • Sikkema, Jay - Middle School Principal +

    Name: Jay Sikkema

    Title: Middle School Principal

    Joined Ben Lippen Team: 1991

    Education: Columbia Bible College - B.S. in Bible Teaching; Columbia International University - Pursuing M.Ed. in Christian School Administration; ACSI certification - Principal

    Contact Information: Jay.Sikkema@BenLippen.com

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  • McDole, Genny - Spanish +

    Name: Genny McDole

    Title/Teaches: Foreign Language/ESL Department Chair; teaches Spanish

    Joined Ben Lippen Team: 2012


    Contact Information: Genny.McDole@BenLippen.com

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  • Branney, Jack - Art +

    Name: Jack Branney

    Teaches: Art

    Joined Ben Lippen Team: 1992

    Education: Akron University - B.A. in Art Education; Columbia International University - Masters in Bible

    Contact Information: Jack.Branney@BenLippen.com

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