Meet the Team
Board of Directors
Rev. Duane Smith
Duane has served as Pastor & Elder at Sussex County Bible Church in Harbeson, DE, for the past 18 years. He was on the faculty of Eagle’s Nest Christian School in Milton, DE for three years. Duane currently serves on the board of Servant Leaders International. He and his wife Jennifer have two adult children and also serve as foster parents.
Jeremy is the Assistant Director at Polytech Adult Education and adjunct professor at Wilmington University. He currently serves as a deacon at Berean Community Church in Milford, DE. He formally served on the board of a classical school. Jeremy and his wife Jennifer have three adult children and one grand daughter.
Greg is a retired financial adviser with Northwestern Mutual. He and his wife Susan helped establish Trinity Christian School in Morgantown, WV, where Greg served on the school board for a number of years. The Loudens have four adult children and 14 grandchildren.
Head of School
Karen is a parent-teacher who is passionate about classical Christian education. She taught in a classical Christian school and homeschooled her three children classically for a number of years. She also founded and directed a classical Christian homeschool co-op before joining the administration of Legacy Academy. Karen and her husband Jeremy serve in the ministries of Calvary Baptist Church in Georgetown, DE.
Faculty & Staff
1-8th Grade Bible & History
Mr. Brittingham comes to Legacy from New York state where he taught 8th grade for the past six years.
He has a Bachelor's Degree in History from State University of New York at Geneseo and a Master's Degree in Education from Roberts Wesleyan College.
1-8th Grade Literature, 5-8th Composition & Art
Mrs. Elgut was born and raised in Delaware and graduated from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor’s Degree in History for Secondary Education.
She has taught history, government, and literature in both public and Christian schools.
3-8th Grade Math & Science,
Mrs. Henry brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and passion to Legacy Academy. She has a bachelor's in Chemistry from Salisbury University.
Mrs. Henry has been teaching for more than 30 years in various classrooms, including classical homeschooling, public & private high school and college.
1-8 Grammar, 5-8 Latin
Mrs. Louden holds a bachelor's in sociology from Penn State and a master's in education from West Virginia University.
She taught briefly in public school before homeschooling her two youngest children. Mrs. Louden and her husband, Greg, then helped to start a Christian school where she taught for 10 years.
1-8 Music, 1-4 Art
Music Studio Instructor
Mrs. Smith brings nearly 10 years of fine arts training and experience to Legacy Academy.
She has performed with the Salisbury Youth Orchestra and Southern Delaware Choral Society and regularly ministers in music at her local church.