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Principal at the Shelby Campus

Jun 16, 2022

We are happy to announce that Mrs. Victoria Ahearn has accepted the position as Principal at the Shelby Campus. Victoria brings a wealth of experience, a love for the Lord and an understanding and familiarity with the Shelby community. Mrs. Ahearn graduated from Gardner-Webb University with a BA in Elementary Education and Psychology, she continued her studies to complete her Master’s degree from Charleston Southern University in School Administration and Supervision. Most recently she has served as Assistant Principal for the NC Virtual Academy. Victoria is married to Jonathan Ahearn who is a faculty member at Gardner-Webb University. They have two daughters, Rylie and Sydney and one son, Christian. The Ahearn family attends Hope Church in Shelby.

“What a blessing it is to share the love of Jesus with children every day! I am excited to have the opportunity to lead and serve at Gaston Christian’s Shelby Campus. I look forward to partnering with students, teachers, and families to help children grow in a biblical worldview while growing academically and spiritually. I look forward to a great year! “ – Victoria Ahearn

Our next Open House is Thursday, June 30 at 6:00 pm at Elizabeth Baptist Church. Please plan to join us to hear about our progress. You will meet Mrs. Ahearn and some of our new teachers! You can RSVP to the Open House here:  https://forms.gle/fPcywmmkQstrBZ8a7

Thank you to many of you who have already submitted your application(s). If you haven’t submitted an application yet, they are available on our website, click “Apply Today” and instructions will follow. We will be in touch soon to schedule an appointment for your family interview and assessment for your child(ren).  

Please join us in prayer that God will build our campus and get ALL the glory for what He is doing in Shelby.




Early Childhood Office:
(704) 824-9893

Elementary School Office:
(704) 824-9011

Middle School Office:
(704) 349-5030

High School Office:
(704) 349-5020

Business Office:
(704) 349-5025
FAX (704) 349-5027

Admissions Office:
(704) 824-4128
FAX (704) 349-5027
Email: gcs@gastonchristian.org

Gaston Christian School
1625 Lowell Bethesda Rd. Gastonia, N.C.  28056

Gaston Christina School is the best private Christian school in Gaston County, North Carolina. We are also the best private Christian school in the following North Carolina counties: Mecklenburg County, Lincoln County, Cleveland County and York County. In addition to these counties, we are also the best private Christian school for Gastonia, Belmont, Cramerton, Lowell, Lincolnton, Bessemer City, Charlotte, Mt. Holly and the surrounding areas. If you want a premier private Christian education with top-tier instruction, athletics and extracurricular activities, Gaston Christian School is the best private Christian school in Gastonia, NC for you!

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