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Jake Boyce



Jake Boyce couldn't be more excited to begin his teaching career here at Covenant Keepers. His primary focus is to help students achieve and succeed at any level. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Health Science from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and will be graduating in December with his master's in Middle Childhood Education from UALR.


Cassie Fikes


7th and 8th Grade Social Studies

Cassie Fikes's father served in the United States Navy, so she has lived in many different states. She was born in Florida and raised all over the country, living in Virginia, Washington, California, New York, Virginia (again), and Hawaii. Her family eventually settled in Conway. Mrs. Fikes graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with a degree in History and Secondary Education.


Nicholas Adams


Dean of Students

Nicholas Adams serves as the Dean of Students. He has experience in education and behavior health and understands the importance of teachers and students. He received his B.S. from the University of Little Rock at Arkansas in Health Science with an emphasis on Health Education, Programs and Promotions. He has worked in the capacity of education with Youth Homes, Americorps and through his work with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. He is also the Assistant Director and head of technology for Colored Classrooms.org.


Andrea McClinton


6th and 7th Grade Social Studies

Andrea McClinton, or "Ms. M," was born in Conway and grew up in Cotton Plant. She comes from a long line of educators. When she graduated high school, she decided to attend the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to pursue a degree which would allow her to work with children. At that time, she entered the field of sociology. On graduation, she decided she wished to work in the classroom. She then earned a master's degree in teaching from the University of Central Arkansas.


David Rivers


Health and Physical Education

Coach Rivers teaches Health and Physical Education and also serves as the basketball coach. He is from Little Rock and graduated from the University of Nebraska with a degree in history. He played four years of college basketball in the BIG10 conference, then went on to play three years of professional basketball in Europe. Now, he’s here to give back to children in as many ways as possible.


Ricardo Richardson


Art and Music

A native of Woodson, Arkansas, Ricardo Richardson has always been involved in the arts. Education and the empowerment of people has been his focus for most of his life. Richardson’s continued thirst for knowledge has afforded him opportunities to study voice and piano at Ouachita Baptist University. Due to high demand as a professional pianist and producer, Richardson has worked with some of the music industry’s most iconic musicians and plethora of national artist in the gospel and R&B arena. Richardson is currently seeking to complete a bachelor’s degree in piano performance at Arkansas Baptist College. It is his hope that each student will be empowered through the power of music and from its power become more responsible and productive citizens.


Samiya Salih


7th and 8th Grade Math

Samiya Salih has taught math for 20 years. She graduated in 1994 from Baghdad University with a bachelor's degree in mathematics. She came to the U.S. in 2009 and earned a master's degree in mathematics and statistics from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She taught there before coming to Covenant Keepers.


John Scroggins


Special Education

John is dedicated to helping students improve their educational skills to help them succeed in school. He has been in Special Education for the past 30 years. John is married with four kids. On his time off, he enjoys traveling through Europe with his wife. His favorite time of year is Christmas, where he, his wife, and their gang of elves create large displays at their home - often making the newspaper.


Laurette Whipps


6th and 7th Grade ELA

Laurette Whipps' goal is to help students reach their highest potential. She believes Middle School Language Arts is the forum for students to explore and understand the past, present, and future through literature and writing. She hopes that through encouragement, support, and fun, Language Arts will successfully educate and hopefully inspire our young writers and readers to become authors.


Kevin Young


6th-8th Grade Keyboarding and Career Orientation

Kevin Young was raised in North Little Rock and brings his passion for inspiring others to audiences across the nation. After working for several years for both the private sector and the Federal Government, Kevin decided to use his skills and life experience to inspire others to take action and discover the greatness within. He graduated from the University of Central Arkansas and has worked as a manager for FedEx. In 2010, Kevin established Let's Talk, a mentorship program that motivates teens to excel inside and outside the classroom. In 2013, he established One More Movement, an organization that teaches personal and economic empowerment for adults. In addition to being an inspirational speaker, Kevin is authoring his first book and is also the co-founder of Money FUNdamentals, an interactive program designed to teach teens and adults the fundamentals of financials. When not delivering his upbeat motivational programs, Kevin enjoys spending time with his 4-year-old son, Karson, who enjoys counting to 50, spelling his name, and learning new facts about dinosaurs.

Support Staff


Countis Burl


Child Nutrition Coordinator

Countis Burl was born and raised in Little Rock. She has served Covenant Keepers for nine years as child nutrition coordinator. She looks forward to waking up and making a difference in children's lives every day.


Paola Rodriguez


Front Office/Parent Communications

Paola Rodriguez was born in El Salvador. She is the older of two siblings. She loves spending time with her family and listening to music. She graduated from eStem High School. She is currently attending college, finishing her prerequisites for Nursing. She plans to pursue a career in Nursing and a Spanish major. She has a passion for helping others and her personality defines it.