Rev. Rusty Couch grew up in Athens, graduating from Clarke Central High School in 1990, and ultimately from Mid-Continent University in Kentucky, with a BS in Church Leadership. He is married to Sharon, and they have two teenagers: a daughter and a son. Rusty loves UGA and Atlanta sports, working with his hands and bowling.
“Miss Jackie” is a native of Oglethorpe County and the daughter of two educators. She holds a degree in Elementary Education from University of Georgia. Jackie and her husband Steve, transportation Department University of Georgia, had three children and are the proud grandparents of 3 grandchildren.
Cher has been a professional actress and singer for more than 25 years, traveling and working in many venues. She has also served in Children's Ministry and in Worship & Arts in the area. She and her husband Eric, a history teacher at Oglethorpe County High School, live in Crawford and have four children; two of them are married.
Ross, an Atlanta native, has lived in the Athens area since 2008. He and his wife Christina have two children. Outside of Student Ministry, he is a PT Assistant, for which he received a degree from Athens Tech in 2011. He is now pursuing a degree from Liberty University. In his free time, Ross enjoys movies, running, and spending time with his family.
Linda is a native of Oglethorpe County and a graduate of Tift College, holding a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry and Math. She and her husband Sonny have two grown children. She is an active member of Philomath Volunteer Fire Department. In her spare time, she also enjoys quilting, and is a member of the Classic South Quilt Guild.