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Admissions Director - Don Adams

Mr. Adams began his career at Berean Baptist Academy in 2002 as the High School Supervisor and English teacher.  Mr. Adams has served as Principal of the Academy, Middle School and High School Principal, and Assistant Administrator.  He has also taught Middle School and High School math courses as well as Middle School Bible classes.  Mr. Adams has led our international student program since its inception in 2004.  Before joining the staff at BBA, Mr. Adams was the Principal of Ravenswood Baptist Christian School in Chicago.  He serves as a member of the Faith and Community Relations Board for Habitat for Humanity.  Mr. Adams has done extensive work with Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina and has assisted this organization with the preservation of the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship.  He has served as a deacon of Berean Baptist Church and currently teaches an adult Sunday school class. 

Degrees and Certifications: 

Masters of Ministry - Moody Bible Institute 
Bachelor of Arts in Theology - Baptist Bible College 
Youth Ministries Degree - Baptist Bible College 
Certification through the American Association of Christian Schools 
Association of Christian Schools International - Elementary Teacher 

Classes and Sports:   
High School Geometry

Athletics Director - Daniel Knox

Mr. Knox started working at BBA during the 2015-2016 school year. In addition to being the Athletic Director, Mr. Knox has taught United States History, World History, American Government, Economics, and Physical Education at both the Middle School and High School level. He has also coached several athletic teams such as Middle School Soccer, Varsity Soccer, and Varsity Basketball.  

Degrees and Certifications: 

Masters of Sports Management - US Sports Academy
Bachelor of Science in Health, Fitness, and Recreation - Bob Jones University

Classes and Sports: 

Upper School History
Introduction to Sports Management 
Varsity Boys Soccer 

Finance Director - Tyrone Smith

Mr. Smith has served BBA in the Athletic Department as the assistant coach for Varsity Boys Basketball and Baseball.  This year, he will be Head Coach for the Varsity Boys Basketball team.  Before joining BBA, he worked 7 years in the banking industry with Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase bank as a Licensed Banker. 

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in Accounting - Trinity International University  
Series 6 Banking License 
Series 63 Investment License 
Life and Variable License 
Classes and Sports:
Algebra 2
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus 


Food Service Director - Bobby Burkett

After graduating from BBA in 1998, Mr. Burkett served in the public community in various restaurant roles. He has served as an assistant manager, general manager, and training unit manager for Pizza Hut. He is currently a small business owner and has managed, consulted, and owned multiple restaurant concepts.

He has earned multiple awards and accreditation from his years in the restaurant industry. In addition to maintaining his ServSafe Food Protection Manager certification, he is a certified ServSafe Proctor and Instructor.