Meet Your 2016-2017 GHE Board.....
Patrice Bryant serves as President She and her husband Kelvin are entering their 16th year of homeschooling. Patrice and Kelvin have been married 29 years and have three sons ages 19, 20, and 21 and one 8 1/2 year daughter (aka "The Princess"). The Bryants are members of Elim Christian Fellowship where Kelvin serves as an elder and Patrice works part time as the Administrative Assistant. They are both very active in the Youth and Financial Empowerment Ministries at Elim. Their family is also very involved with homeschool athletics in Greensboro.
Amanda Wares serves as Vice-President. She is married to Michael, and has 4 children: Susannah, 20, Killian, 15, Katrielle, 13, and Deacon, 7. This is their 12th year homeschooling, and her 10th year on the GHE board. In addition to her roles as wife and stay-at-home mom/teacher, Amanda also serves on the NCHE board as Homeschool Helps Director. In all her spare time, she loves to read, plan field trips, and encourage new homeschoolers!
Natalie Hollomon is the GHE board Secretary. The Hollomon’s are native Washingtonians but have made North Carolina their home for 21 years now. Natalie and her husband Tyrome, II have two children (Shaina 25 and Tyrome, III soon to be 14 years old). They are entering their 5th year of homeschooling and Tyrome’s 4th year as coach for the GC-Heat middle school basketball team. The Hollomon’s are members of Elim Christian Fellowship where they act as facilitators in the Marriage Learning Academy. Also, Tyrome serves as head of the Deacon’s Ministry and is a teacher in the youth ministry and Natalie serves as the head of the Greeter’s Hospitality Ministry. They are both very active in their community as well volunteering on the Ole Asheboro Neighborhood Association Board. Natalie enjoys serving others, spending time with friends, reading, bowling, roller skating, and mentoring youth as they walk with Christ (Proverbs 1:8-10 NLT). She looks forward to supporting fellow homeschoolers on the GHE Board.
Christie Cheatham is the GHE Treasurer. Christie is married to Lewis Cheatham Jr. and they have 4 children: Chelsea 8 years old, Malachi 5years old, Ashley 3 years old, and Jeremiah 9 months old. Year 2014-2015 is their third year of homeschooling. A graduate of NC State University, Christie has studied at Liberty University Online, pursuing Masters Degree in Biblical Studies. Christie also serves as an Associate Minister and leader of the Women’s Fellowship at Friendship Baptist Church in Greensboro. Christie enjoys cooking, taking walks, and gardening, "especially seeing the seeds planted, sprout, grow, and produce vegetables and fruits, bringing nourishment to us & others, just as I see the seed of obedience to God to homeschool our children".
Alev Nobles is an Activities Coordinator. Alev and her husband Zack have been married for 17 years. In 2004, they moved to Greensboro from Colorado. This year marks their fifth year homeschooling their 2 sons, ages 10 and 6. The Nobles family attends Westover Church, where Zack and Alev volunteer in Children’s Ministry. Alev enjoys reading, traveling, singing, and staying up later than she should.
Rebekah Johnson is an Activities Coordinator. Rebekah is entering her 6th year of homeschooling her boys. She is active at Lawndale Baptist Church in a variety of ministries from the children to the clothing ministry. She also co-coaches a physical fitness class from elementary homeschooled children and a cross country team for middle and high schoolers.