Religion

With the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, religion classes provide personal growth experience for students.  Students will be familiarized with the Old Testament, New Testament, other religions, and contemporary issues in the world today.  One semester of UCHS religion is required for each year a student attends UCHS.

COURSES OFFERED

 Religion 9 Old Testament Studies, Religion 10 New Testament Studies, Religion 11 Comparative Religions, and Religion 12 Contemporary Issues.

JONATHAN GUELZOW

jguelzow@uchigh.com

EDUCATION
B.A. Concordia Teacher's College, River Forest, Illinois
M.Ed. Wagner College, Staten Island, New York

EXPERIENCE
Principal, St. Stephens Lutheran Church, Hickory, NC
Principal, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Brandon, FL
Principal, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Hollywood, FL
Teacher, St. John Lutheran Church, Staten Island, NY 

JERRY WILLARD

jwillard@uchigh.com

EDUCATION
B.S. Social Science Education, Appalachian University (Boone, NC)
M.A. Social Science Education, Appalachian University (Boone, NC)
Graduate of the UNC-Chapel Hill Principals' Executive Program

EXPERIENCE
Teacher & Coach, Warren County Schools (NC)
Teacher & Coach, Newton-Conover City Schools
Curriculum Coordinator, Newton-Conover High School
AP & Honors American Government Teacher & JV Basketball Coach, Wando High School (Charleston, SC)
Principal/Lead Teacher, Newton-Conover Health Science High School
Principal and History Teacher, UCHS (Hickory, NC) 2010-2016

UCHS LEADERSHIP ROLES
Debate Team Advisor