Director of Business Affairs
A South Dakota native, Carol Harris spent 22 years in the computer field designing database products as Vice President of AIMS+PLUS in Austin, Texas, and programmer/analyst for Price Club (now Costco) in San Diego. After returning to South Dakota, Carol served five years as Church Secretary for South Canyon Baptist Church. She volunteered at Rapid City Christian School for a year before serving as its Development Director for five years. Carol joined the family at John Witherspoon College just three months before the college opened in 2012, forging the initial financial, computing, and campus operations platform for the College. Carol and Lyle, her husband of 31 years, have one grown daughter (their greatest joy) who has served as a missionary in Florence, Italy, sharing the gospel through the arts. After working 12 years in the bio-tech field, Lyle taught high school science at Rapid City Christian School for 18 years, and now teaches at local Home School groups and helps teach Life Science at JWC. They both enjoy hiking, camping, BBC and Sci-Fi movies, missions, and traveling with their daughter.