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Greetings from the Board!


Dear CAK family and friends,

I am privileged to be the incoming President of the Board of Trustees for Christian Academy of Knoxville.  It is with great pride and some trepidation that I take on this mantel.  It has been carried by many faithful and capable trustees over the years.  The history of CAK began with prayer, a few faithful people believing that God wanted to establish a Christian school in Knoxville to come alongside Christian families.  The first year started with 100 students, and from that time to the present CAK has gone through many transitions including going from a country day school  to a college preparatory academy. 

My own family’s journey with CAK began when Susan and I believed that God led us to apply for my older son to start half-day kindergarten.  He began in Mrs. Sims class in 1991.  He is now 31 years old, married with three children of his own.  Our other three children also attended CAK and are now married and starting their own families.  I have been fortunate to stay connected to CAK these many years because I believe in the benefits of Christian education and training our children to have a Christian worldview that they might be able to face all the world has for them and in turn impact the world for Christ.

 As we enter our 40th year of education at CAK there is much to look back on and much to which to look forward.  I believe our school is poised to achieve new plateaus of success in many areas – academically, spiritually, athletically, and in service to our community.  This potential is built upon the foundation of prayer and faithful leadership of CAK during those 40 years.  Please join me in continuing to support CAK financially and to lift up CAK, its students, teachers, staff, and families asking God to bring those families who are looking to partner with CAK in educating their children with a Biblical worldview in a Christ-centered environment.  Please don’t underestimate the “Christ-centered environment.”  Many families who have come to CAK comment on that aspect as being critical in their decision to come to CAK and in deciding to stay.

In His Service,

Will Ferguson - President, Board of Trustees



2019-20 Board of Trustees

Will Ferguson, President
Greg Harb, Vice President
Lewis Frazer, Treasurer
Steffanie Speck, Secretary
Robert Eldridge
Cliff Helton
David Hobbs
Janet McLean
Pamela Moor
Lynn Nichols
Neal Peters
Clay Stokely
Tracie Woidtke
Mr. Rich Fulford 
(Head of School: ex officio, 
non-voting member)


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