2018-2019 Leadership Team

Meet our Leadership Team!

  • Hanna Kagele

    BCM President

    Year: Senior

    Major: Mathematics & Economics

    What is your favorite Bible verse? Even to your old age and gray hairs, I am He, I am He who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you. - Isaiah 46:4

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song?  1000 miles (MAKING MY WAY DOWNTOWN) 

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? Otter (floating my way through life) 

    What is your favorite BCM memory?  Hoedown because it's lit & Impact Milly because I get to serve Milledgeville for a day with my best friends and it is so rewarding! 



  • Kevin Watson

    Men's Ministry Team - Leader

    Year: Junior

    Major: Philosophy

    What is your favorite Bible verse? But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect - 1 Peter 3:15

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? Les Miserables (10th Anniversary) 

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? An eagle. In spite of my fear of heights, I like the idea of being able to fly wherever I want. It beats driving. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory? The Men's Ministry trip to Mt. Yonah last spring. The view was incredible. 

  • Garrett Blackstock

    Men's Ministry Team

    Year: Sophomore

    Major: Pre-nursing

    What is your favorite Bible verse? Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. - Romans 5:3-4

    What is your favorite road trip CD or song?  Paranoid - Post Malone

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why?  My favorite animal is an otter, and I would love to be an otter because I would love to have a rock to play with in the water while floating on my back.  

    What is your favorite BCM memory?  The many nights spent with the guys and the girls watching movies and late night Cookout runs.  

  • Will Henry

    Men's Ministry Team

    Year: Sophomore

    Major: History

    What is your favorite Bible verse? but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. - Romans 5:8

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? The "Hamilton" soundtrack

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? I would be a blue whale, just because they're the biggest animal ever. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory? The Men's Ministry trip to Mt. Yonah

  • Jordan Meredith

    Women's Ministry Team - Leader

    Year: Senior

    Major: Nursing

    What is your favorite Bible verse? Even to your old age and gray hairs, I am He, I am He who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you. - Isaiah 46:4

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? Beautiful Soul - Jesse McCartney

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? I would be a dolphin because of their wisdom, strength, and beauty.  

    What is your favorite BCM memory? My favorite BCM memory is when all of leadership was at the BCM house throughout the afternoon setting up for formal my sophomore year. Everyone was working and having a great time together getting everything prepared for the night with lots of laughter and smiles!  

  • Stella Oliver

    Women's Ministry Team

    Year: Senior

    Major: Math

    What is your favorite Bible Verse? As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. - Psalm 42:1

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? any Disney Pandora station

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? If I could be any animal, I'd want to be an elephant because they are very smart and gentle animals but everyone also knows not to cross them :)

    What is your favorite BCM Memory?  My favorite BCM memory is when I went on the spring break mission trip to Warrenton my freshman year. Since I was still a freshman, I didn't know many of the student leaders very well, so I was super excited to try to get to know them on a more personal level outside the context of school and BCM. The whole trip really exceeded all of my expectations! Everyone on the trip was able to connect and build friendships with each other very well! (Slight plug for Spring Break Missions Trips: You should totally go at least once during your four years here! You definitely won't regret it!)

  • Logan Robitzch

    Women's Ministry Team

    Year: Sophomore

    Major: Special Education

    What is your favorite Bible verse? Let all that you do be done in love. - 1 Corinthians 16:14

    What is your favorite road trip CD or song? Oh wonder, oh wonder

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? A cat because I could talk to my cat Molly.

    What is your favorite BCM memory?  On the FAT retreat, I met Hannah Elrod and Jordan Meredith.  A year later I am still such good friends with both of them. 


  • Marlee Thomas

    Inreach Team - Leader

    Year: Senior

    Major: Mass Communications

    What is your favorite Bible Verse? Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. - Proverbs 3:3  

    What is your favorite road trip song or CD? Showtunes, oldies, and Patsy Cline

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why?  A dog because they can sleep in all day everyday and they're so loving.  

    What is your favorite BCM memory?There are too many to choose from, but this past year's formal was a lot of fun.  I danced and had the best time with my closest friends, it doesn't get much better than that. 

  • Madison Bowers

    Inreach Team

    Year: Junior

    Major: Outdoor Education

    What is your favorite Bible verse? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. - Deuteronomy 31:6

    What is your favorite road trip CD or song? Fly - Dixie Chicks

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? An inchworm, because I get so happy when I see one, they're awesome. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory?  The sermon with the gold fish. 

  • Brittany Smith

    Inreach Team

    Year: Senior

    Major: Public Health Major, Business Administration Minor, Nonprofit Management Certification

    What is your favorite Bible verse? He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. - Ecclesiastes 3:11

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? “Go the Distance” - Hercules, “Reflection” - Mulan, “Colors of the Wind” - Pocahontas, (or almost any other Disney song)

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? I would be a dog because they are full of character. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory? Wow, I don’t think I can choose a favorite memory because there are so many. Confluence though is probably one of my favorites. 

  • Courtney Davis

    Inreach Team

    Year: Sophomore

    Major: Early Childhood Education

    What is your favorite Bible verse? "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. - Jeremiah 29:11

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? Anything Lauren Daigle or Dan + Shay

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? A Weimaraner because they are so lovable and pretty and have great personalities.

    What is your favorite BCM memory? My favorite BCM memory was the FAT retreat because I was able to meet a lot of people and learn a lot about them including the leaders.  The paint war was my favorite part.  The retreat really helps to set the semester off to a good start. 

  • Jennifer Whitlow

    Worship Team - Leader

    Year: Senior

    Major: Political Science

    What is your favorite Bible verse? But He said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.' Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weakness, so that Christ's power may rest on me. - 2 Corinthians 12:9 

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? Garth Brooks- The Hits CD or "Don't Worry Bout a Thing" by SHeDAISY

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? A cow, cause it's my favorite animal and I grew up on a cow farm and I loved naming them. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory? Hoedown my Freshman Year

  • Carmen Dixon

    Worship Team

    Year: Junior

    Major: Accounting

    What is your favorite Bible verse? Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. - Psalms 23:6

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? anything from the TV show Nashville

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? I would be an lioness. I saw a few on a safari in the Masai Mara this past summer and they were so peaceful and interesting to watch. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory? I loved it when the BCM girls took a trip to Skyzone in Macon last semester. It was great getting to spend time in such an awesome community of girls. 

  • Annie Ellise

    Worship Team

    Year: Sophomore

    Major: Pre-nursing

    What is your favorite Bible verse? But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. I will sing the Lord’s praise, for he has been good to me. - Psalm 13:5-6

    What is your favorite road trip song or CD? anything Ben Rector

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? giraffe because then I could be able to reach hings without having to jump or climb

    What is your favorite BCM memory? F.A.T. Retreat

  • Austin Brown

    Worship Team

    Year: Sophomore

    Major: Management of Information Systems

    What is your favorite Bible verse? But, if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we may have fellowship with the blood of Jesus Christ will cleanse us from all unrighteousness - 1 John 1:7

    What is your favorite road trip CD or song?  Anything by Pentatonix

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why?  An otter, I think it would be fun to be small and adorable. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory?  My favorite memory of BCM is my freshman year Worship Night.  The whole night was nothing but song and prayer.  It moved not only me, but also the people around me.  

  • Darby Cook

    Freshmen Ministry Team - Leader

    Year: Junior

    Major: Chemistry  

    What is your favorite Bible verse? The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. - Deuteronomy 31:8

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? Saltwater Gospel by Eli Young Band  

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? I would be dog because they are so loving and they don't have to survive out in the wild. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory? My favorite BCM memory was the mud run because no one was not worried about being covered in mud and everyone was just having fun.  

  • Matthew Studdard

    Freshmen Ministry Team

    Year: Junior

    Major: Economics

    What is your favorite Bible verse? "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. - Jeremiah 29:11

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song?  So Will I by Hillsong United

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why?  Dog cause they are man's best friend. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory?  the countless nights at Mitchell's apartment with the "Jelly Fam".

  • Hannah Gillespe

    Freshmen Ministry Team

    Year: Sophomore

    Major: Pre-nursing

    What is your favorite Bible verse? You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand. - Psalm 16:11

    What is your favorite road trip song or CD? anything T-Swift, Miley Cyrus, or 80s-2000s throwbacks. 

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? Alpaca because I mean...who wouldn't want to be an alpaca?? :-))

    What is your favorite BCM memory?  I really just love hanging out on weekends with everyone enjoying some good fellowship. 

  • Karrie Kent

    Freshmen Ministry Team

    Year: Sophomore

    Major: Pre-nursing

    What is your favorite Bible verse? The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. - Deuteronomy 31:8

    What is your favorite road trip song or CD? Come Alive by Lauren Daigle

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? A dog because all they do is take naps and wag their tails

    What is your favorite BCM memory? The BCM formal because it was lots of fun and everyone was relaxed and having fun

  • Caroline Chester

    Outreach Team - Leader

    Year: Junior

    Major: Rhetoric

    What is your favorite Bible verse? "Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet My unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor My covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you. “Afflicted city, lashed by storms and not comforted, I will rebuild you with stones of turquoise, your foundations with lapis lazuli. I will make your battlements of rubies, your gates of sparkling jewels, and all your walls of precious stones. - Isaiah 54:10-12

    What is your favorite road trip CD? Anything Twenty One Pilots

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? If I could be any animal I would be an otter because they are positive, happy animals that are not afraid to defend themselves when they need to. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory? The Luau Formal because it was a great way to wrap up the year and celebrate all the growth I had experienced with the people that had ministered to me so well and that I had developed incredible friendships with! 

  • Bethany Dyals

    Oureach Team

    Year: Junior

    Major: Exercise Science

    What is your favorite bible verse?  You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. - Psalm 16:11

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? Anything Disney or Michael Buble

    What is your favorite BCM memory? It's hard to pick only one, but I loved the girls' scavenger hunt because I got to explore Milledgeville while having fun and competing with my best friends.

  • Kate Noah

    Outreach Team

    Year: Sophomore

    Major: Biology

    What is your favorite Bible verse? Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, 'children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.' Then you will shine among them like stars in thee sky. - Philippians 2:14-15

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? The baby seal song from Snowbird (don't ask)

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? I'd want to be a sugar glider so that I could climb up trees easily and have a good view while gliding around.  Plus I would never have to worry about falling. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory?  My favorite BCM memory was the spring break mission trip in Clarkston.  I grew to love the place and the people there, and it was the first time that I felt the community that BCM could be. 

  • Schyler Chapman

    Outreach Team

    Year: Senior

    Major: Exercise Science

    What is your favorite Bible verse? Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—His good, pleasing and perfect will. - Romans 12:1-2

    What is your favorite road trip CD or song?  Tomorrow We Live by KB

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why?  I would probably choose a falcon.  They can fly and are one of the fastest birds out there.  

    What is your favorite BCM memory?  It's tough to point out any single memory for me, but Winter Retreat 2018 was pretty awesome-got to worship and get to know people in BCM more personally on that trip. 

  • Jacalyn Carper

    Missions Team - Leader

    Year: Junior

    Major: Art Major

    What is your favorite Bible verse? For where your treasures are, there your heart will be also. - Matthew 6:21

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? As long as music is playing I'm happy!

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? A butterfly! They can fly and are so colorful and friendly!  

    What is your favorite BCM memory? The Spring Break Trip of 2017 where we went to Clarkston, Georgia to minister to the diverse community there. 

  • Morgan Weekly

    Missions Team

    Year: Senior

    Major: Business Management

    What is your favorite Bible verse? Therefore, I will allure her; I will lead her into the wilderness and speak tenderly to her. - Hosea 2:14

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? My go-to soundtrack is Hamilton, but I jam out to "Dance With Somebody" at every other opportunity. 

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? I would be a dog because they bring joy to people, they can sleep whenever they want, and they are just so cute. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory? My favorite BCM memory right now is actually the most recent FAT retreat. When we were worshiping at Northside, I was hit again with the overwhelming grace and truth of the gospel, and I was completely in the moment with other believers around me. That was a fantastic night of connection, and it reminded me why I do what I do.  

  • Erica Smith

    Missions Team

    Year: Junior

    Major: Psychology

    What is your favorite Bible verse? Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. - Matthew 6:34

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song? Anything One Direction

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why? A koala because they just seem pretty chill

    What is your favorite BCM memory? The Cookout my Freshman year because that's where I met my roommate and a lot of other cool people!  

  • Anna Tipton

    Missions Team

    Year: Junior

    Major: Biology

    What is your favorite Bible verse? Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. - 1 Peter 4:8-10

    What's your favorite road trip CD or song?  Bennie and the Jets

    If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why?  Raccoon, they have cute little hands and they're sneaky and feisty. 

    What is your favorite BCM memory?  the missions prayer walk around the BCM house.