February 11, 2013 (Jackson) - Charles Grant Stevenson (11) is a Belhaven teacher graduate who was selected as the 2012 Teacher of the Year for the Noxubee County School District.

He earned his Masters of Art in Teaching from Belhaven Adult Studies Program and is currently the assistant principal at Noxubee High School and is pursuing his doctorate at Mississippi State University.

Stevenson said, "...I am so thankful that I enrolled at Belhaven to obtain my master degree. That program was the stepping-stone to really push me to remain in education. From the professors to the curriculum and classmates, I gained valuable skills and relationships that have helped me significantly over the past few years.


Belhaven University stands among select Christian colleges and universities and has been repeatedly named one of "America 100 Best College Buys." The University offers 30 academic majors across a full spectrum of disciplines as well as a variety of graduate programs. In addition, Belhaven has achieved the distinction of being among only 30 universities nationally accredited in each of the major arts - music, theatre, visual art and dance. All programs are taught from a Christian worldview perspective and are guided by the mission to prepare students academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.

Belhaven University serves over 3,700 students offering undergraduate and graduate degrees on its residential campus, an online degree program, and graduate and adult degree programs in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, and Atlanta.