The administration of WCS consists of individuals that have a united purpose: educating every student in all facets of life based upon the unchanging truths of The Word of God.
These people live this example before your children on a daily basis as they interact with them on campus. Your children will be exposed to that godly example in leadership, kindness, concern and excellence in all they do to help you in the education of your child. Please consider each of them a partner with you in that God-given responsibility
Dr. Bill Bethea has served as the Senior Pastor of Westgate Baptist Church and President of Westgate Christian School since August 1998. He graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in Horticulture in 1981. Having been called to the ministry while in college, he then attended Bob Jones University where he received a Master of Divinity degree. In 2008 he was honored by Ambassador Baptist College with a Doctor of Divinity degree. He married Kathryn Poore in 1985 and they have five children: Will (1989), Katelyn (1993), Jonathan (1996), Hudson (1998) and Lauren (1999). Kathryn graduated from Bob Jones University in 1985 with a B.A. in Piano Pedagogy. The first ministry for Pastor Bethea was as Youth Pastor at Northside Baptist Church in North Charleston, South Carolina from 1987-1996. He next served as Assistant Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Simpsonville, SC from 1996-1998 before coming to Westgate.
Mr. Tony Seiber is the school's administrator and teaches history in the junior high and high school. He earned his B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee, adding a M.S. from Bob Jones University, and also has an Advanced Professional Certificate from SCACS. He has been involved in Christian education for 40 years, 22 at Westgate.He has a wealth of knowledge and understanding, and cares very deeply for his students and faculty. Mr. Seiber is a great example of Christian humility and leadership, and Westgate is privileged to have him.
Mr. Jeff Hoyt has been the Business Manager at WCS for 3 years now. He is a graduate of Bob Jones University with a B.S. in Accounting. He previously worked for the New York Times in their circulation department for 23 years. Mr. Hoyt's knowledge of finance and accounting, and his attention to detail make him a valuable part of the administration of WCS.
Patti Seiber has served as the school secretary for 16 years. She has a variety of duties which include assisting the principal and teachers, billing for accounts receivables, purchasing classroom and office supplies for faculty and students, assisting in the production of school forms and training teachers in the use of software programs. Patti has a total of 29 years experience in the accounting and business fields.
Sheila Boyce, the WCS receptionist, is a former school parent and has worked for the ministry in her current capacity for 13 years. She is responsible for answering phone calls for the church and school, gives tours to prospective families, along with a variety of other school related tasks. She is the first smiling face you'll see upon entering our main building, and is a vital piece to the ongoing success of Westgate Baptist Ministries and Westgate Christian School!