This year MCA has been blessed with nine new teachers. There are four new Lower School and five new Upper School teachers. The new Lower School teachers include, 5th grade teacher, Celeste Harriman, 5th grade teacher, Ashlie Lamb, Spanish teacher, Raquel Vargas and Music and Tech teacher, Allison Finke. The new Upper School teachers include American Literature and Geography teacher, Coach Darrick Ware, Biology and Middle School PE teacher, Coach Trey Stringer, Middle School and Upper School Choir teacher, Amy Jordan, Spanish II teacher, Jessica Crespi, and Chemistry and AP Biology teacher, Linda Walker. When asked about her first impressions of MCA, Walker stated that, “Everyone is extremely kind and helpful. I look forward to getting to know the students and teachers better.” Stringer, Performance Course and Biology teacher, stated this about his time so far at MCA, “I’ve learned that it’s an awesome place to serve with fellow believers. I am looking forward to building relationships and really growing with this community.” MCA is grateful to have these new faculty members as part of the MCA family.