Joining the West Shore Christian Academy faculty this yea is Alicia West. Alicia is teaching upper school math, including Algebra 2, Geometry, and Statistics.
Alicia received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Messiah College and holds a Pennsylvania State Certification for grades 7-12. Since graduating in 2014, she worked for Big Spring School District where she taught 7th grade math, pre-algebra, algebra 1, and algebra 2. Alicia has additional classroom experience working with Spring Grove Area High School where she gained skills in differentiation, team teaching, and working with students in an alternative education setting.
In addition to her impact within the classroom, Alicia has also made an impression on the field. For the 2015/16 school year she was the Varsity Girls Soccer Coach for Big Spring High School where she worked to establish a culture of players seeking excellence as a team. She also spent a season as the Assistant and JV Girls Soccer Coach for Northern High School. During her time as a player on Messiah College's women's soccer team she received many accolades, including being named Rookie of the Year and Second Team All Conference for 2010. She also helped lead her team to a national championship title for Division III women's soccer in 2011 and 2012. In 2014 she was Messiah College's nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year.
According to Alicia she is "deeply committed to the pursuit of excellence, be it athletics, academics, relationships, or faith." We are excited to have Alicia join our community and look forward to the impact she will have in the classroom.
- Alicia at a Glance
- Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics, Messiah College
First Year at WSCA:
- 7th Grade Math Teacher, Big Spring Middle School
- Algebra 1 and 2 Teacher, Big Spring High School
- Building Sub, Northern Middle School
- Varsity Girls Soccer Coach, Big Spring High School
- Assistant and JV Girls Soccer Coach, Northern High School