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Meet Mrs. GETford, School Administrator

Our School Administrator is Mrs. Getford. Mrs. Getford as been at the Academy many years. Her goal is to make sure the academy's students get what they need to succeed academically, athletically, and spiritually.


Meet Mr. Bickhart, Assistant principal 

Mr.Bickhart was born May 26, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan. He then moved to Ohio where he graduated from Wapakoneta High School in 1971. Then he continued his academic career at  Ashland University where he graduated from in 1975. Mr. Bickhart has been happily married to his wife, Kathy, for 39 years. They have three children: Kennon (35) in Ocala, Tyler (32) in Eustis, and Ryan (25) in college at present time. They are also blessed with four grandchildren: Caleb (6th grade), Anna (2nd grade), Carolina (1st grade), and Lillian (Pre-School).

A little about Mr. Bickhart's Career History and Achievements:
  • I have taught and coached in Mt. Vernon, Ohio; Eustis, Florida; Clermont, Florida; Umatilla, Florida.
  • I was the youngest Class 3A head football coach in the state of Florida in 1979.
  • I left teaching and got into full time ministry in 1989.
  • I was youth minister at Bay Street Baptist Church in Eustis from 1989-1996.
  • I was the lead pastor at New Covenant Community Church in Tavares from 1996-2009.
  • I became an associate minister at Adventure Christian Church in 2010.
  • I became the first athletic director and began the academy sports program in 2011.
  • I presently serve as associate minister at Adventure, and teach the Bible at the academy.
  • I also have begun serving as assistant principal at the academy this year.
Mrs. Getford,


Mr. Bickhart,
Vice Principal