Central Baptist College announced the addition of four new faculty members for the 2016-2017 academic year: Brenda Canoy, Blake Duffield, Joshua Kwekel and Frank Lee.

Canoy joined the math and science department and will serve as an assistant professor of mathematics. She received her B.A. in mathematics/secondary education and a M.S.in mathematics from the University of Mississippi. Canoy is a member of First Landmark Baptist Church of Sheridan. She has one son, Indiana Rogers.

Duffield joined the social studies department and will serve as an assistant professor of history.

He received a B.A. from Ouachita Baptist University, a M.A. and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Arkansas. Duffield holds membership with Cross Church in Fayetteville, where he served as a small group leader and college small group host home.

Duffield currently attends Fellowship Bible Church in Conway. He is married to Leslie, and together they have a 2-year-old daughter, Amelia.

Kwekel joined the math and science department and will serve as an associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology. He received a B.S. in biomedical sciences from Grand Valley State University in Michigan and a doctorate in biochemistry and molecular biology from Michigan State University.

Kwekel is a member of Bible Church of Little Rock, where he serves as ministry coordinator for the International Friendship Outreach. He is married to Courtney and together they have a son, Ezra.

Lee joined the kinesiology department and will serve as an assistant professor of kinesiology, as well as the CBC Mustangs baseball recruiting coordinator. He has a bachelor’s in liberal arts from Williams Baptist College and a master of education from William Woods University.

Lee is a member of White Oak Baptist Church of Walnut Ridge. He is married to Teresa and together they have four children: Brandon, Shayne, Cash and Cirstin.