College and Academic Planning

Welcome to the Department of College and Academic Planning at Southside Christian. Rooted in our faith-based mission, we are dedicated to guiding our students through a transformative educational journey tailored to their individual aspirations and potential. Recognizing the unique God-given talents in each student, our team provides holistic academic advising, college preparation, and spiritual mentoring. Alongside this, we host regular parent/student workshops designed to equip families with the knowledge and tools to navigate the complexities of academic planning and college readiness. In close collaboration with families and students, we are committed to fostering an environment where academic success is achievable and celebrated. Whether you're mapping out high school coursework, exploring vocational callings, or navigating the college application process, we are here to support, inspire, and uplift you every step of the way. Entrust your academic voyage to us, and together, we will illuminate the path to a future filled with purpose and faith.

College and Academic Planning Team

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Robyn Smith

    Robyn Smith 

    Director of College and Academic Planning
  • Photo of Tara Brown

    Tara Brown 

    College and Academic Planning Coordinator
  • Photo of Diane Holeman

    Diane Holeman 


List of 1 members.

  • Photo of Robyn Smith

    Robyn Smith 

    Director of College and Academic Planning

Meet the Director of College and Academic Planning

Welcome to the heart of our educational journey at Southside Christian School. As the Director of Academic Planning, Robyn Smith brings a wealth of experience, dedication, and passion to the role. Her steadfast commitment to student success, paired with an in-depth understanding of curriculum development and academic pathways, ensures that each student is provided with a roadmap tailored to their unique aspirations and strengths. Mrs. Smith's leadership not only shapes the academic trajectory of our students but also fosters an environment of continuous learning, growth, and faith. Mrs. Smith is working on her Ph.D. from Liberty University, has her M.Ed. in School Counseling from Liberty University and received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of South Carolina.