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Degrees and Certifications:

M.Div. Christian Education - Southern Seminary B.A. Middle Grades Education - UNC Charlotte

Mr. Christopher Southward

About Mr. Southward


          Mr. Southward joins us in 2022-2023 for his first year teaching at Northwest Cabarrus Middle School. He is a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky with a Master's in Divinity in Christian Education. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Middle Grades Education from the esteemed Cato College of Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. This will be his third year teaching students in a middle school setting.


          He is a strong advocate for youth and has spent over 15 years serving them through youth ministries in various churches across North Carolina and Kentucky. Over the past 7 years he has also served locally in volunteer service with the Concord Salvation Army. The service there helps to meet the needs of many families in Cabarrus and Stanley County’s through a very strong food distribution program.


          Mr. Southward has one great passion: To see his students learn and grow into all that they can be! "I am so excited for the opportunity to be a Middle School teacher at Northwest Cabarrus Middle School this year! I really enjoy working with the students and encouraging them towards greatness. I am also looking forward to partnering with parents in giving their child the best that public education can offer!"


  - Go Titans!!!


Office Hours: 11:50 a.m. - 1:19 p.m.


Fun Facts about Mr. Southward


  • He enjoys hiking, nature walks and playing Disk Golf.


  • Can often be seen Crusin’ about town in his “hot hatch” Mazda 3.


  • He has an unhealthy obsession with Taco Bell. (Mexican Food Rules!)


  • Likes to collect video games (Nintendo, PlayStation and Xbox).


  • He passionately watches and cheers for the Carolina Panthers (football)

         and the UNC Tar-heels (Basketball) on TV.


  • He is a science fiction nerd. [STAR WARS and TREK are my favorites!]


  • He LOVES Reese Cups! They are God Tier in the candy section.