scott searcy

Director of Development and Director of Public Relations

Scott Searcy has a BA in Advertising from the University of Georgia and a MA in Education Administration from the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining the St. Andrew’s team in 2006, he served as the Director of the Savannah Waterfront Association. He is a graduate of Leadership Savannah and Past President of the Savannah Advertising…

christine sap

Administrative Assistant

Christine Sapp moved to Savannah in 2002 and shortly thereafter joined St. Andrew’s in the After Care Program. She has served as the Administrative Assistant to the Head of School and is now the Lower School Assistant. Christine is an avid reader and her favorite topic is history.

tiffany phillips

IB Coordinator | Director of Studies

Tiffany Phillips (’02) began her teaching career at St. Andrew’s in 2006. She has held several positions at the school, including IB English instructor, ESOL instructor, writing center coordinator, and now serves as Director of Studies and International Baccalaureate Coordinator. Through these roles, Tiffany supports faculty as they design and implement engaging curriculum and advises…

Head of Middle School

Jesse Lazzuri received her BS in Geology and Environmental Studies from Beloit College in 2000; she entered the teaching profession that same year. Jesse joined the St. Andrew’s middle school community in 2005. She loves working with this age group, helping them to think critically about the world around them. At St. Andrew’s, she coaches the Middle School Quiz…

donna krauss

Administrative Assistant

Donna Krauss earned her Bachelor of Science in Education with an emphasis on Early Childhood Education from Armstrong Atlantic State University where she is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society. She then began her teaching career with St. Andrew’s in 1999. She then went on to earn her Master of Education in Educational Leadership…

maria dixon

Director of Media Arts

Maria Dixon, originally from Kentucky, graduated from SCAD with a BFA in Animation. While here, she fell in love with Savannah and never left the charming southern town. Her hobbies range from jiu-jitsu to graphic design. Her day at St. Andrew’s includes mentoring students and capturing school spirit for our social media accounts.

dee demasi

Business Office

Dee Demasi and her family were looking for a less hectic lifestyle and settled on Savannah.  She and her husband, Karl, along with their three children moved here in 1995. Since 2000, Dee has been a part of the St. Andrew’s team. One of the highlights from working at the school, was presenting her daughter, Michelle, a St.…

elizabeth bush

Elizabeth Bush, a native of South Georgia, earned her BA in English from Sweet Briar College. She went on to earn a MEd in Counselor Education from Georgia Southern University and worked as a school counselor across all grades in the Savannah Chatham County Public School System. Elizabeth took time away from work to be at…

stacey young

Stacey Young-Caudell holds a B.A. in English and a M.Ed. in Education from Indiana University, where she served as captain and later graduate assistant coach of the Division I women’s rowing team. A native of southern Indiana, she moved to Savannah in 2010 and started her St. Andrew’s journey working with the aftercare program and…

alexis watts

Assistant Head of Middle School | MS English

Alexis Watts is the Middle School Dean of Students and teaches 8th grade English. She graduated with her B.A. in English and French and certification in secondary education from the University of Michigan and earned her M.A. in Liberal Studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. She has taught middle school students in independent schools…