Minister of Music
Cheryl joined the staff of First Baptist Church on July 1, 2019. Previously, she served as a band director for twenty-five years and as an assistant principal for seven years with Surry County Schools, from which she retired in June 2019. A native of Sparta, N.C., Cheryl is a graduate of Appalachian State University (B.S. in Music Education) and High Point University (MEdL). She is thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church. Cheryl and her husband, David (a retired educator) have one daughter, Ashley, a teacher and coach in a neighboring school system. In her free time, Cheryl enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing the piano, reading and taking walks with her beloved golden retriever, Gracie.