The board of directors of Victory Christian Academy announced Debbie Ermoian will be joining the VCA staff as the upper-grade elementary teacher for the 2016-17 school year.

Ermoian has served the Hays USD 489 district at Jefferson and Roosevelt elementary schools and Hays Middle School since 1993. She twice has received “master teacher” honors.

“We are thrilled to have someone with the vast experience and tremendous personal rapport with students that Debbie brings to our growing school,” said Pam Brown, president of the VCA board. “She will be a wonderful addition to our committed Christian staff.”

Victory Christian Academy is a non-denominational preschool (3- and 4-year-olds) as well as kindergarten through elementary school, with a focus on educational excellence and spiritual formation.

VCA is hosting a preschool/kindergarten round-up and open house at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Celebration Community Church, 5709 230th Ave. in Hays.

To find out more about Victory Christian Academy and preschool, visit haysvca.com or call (785) 639-6303.