Raised in nearby Amherst and Appomattox, Virginia holds a degree in English from the University of Mary Washington and pursued further studies at Randolph College, earning a Master of Arts in Teaching in 2011. With 13 years of teaching experience in central Virginia, she taught a range of subjects, including English, Spanish, African American Studies, and Teachers for Tomorrow, spanning grades 8-12. Her roles have also encompassed directing a thriving theatre program and coaching multiple athletic teams.
From an English teacher to her current position as Director of Communications and Development, her focus remains steadfast on guiding students to recognize their potential and providing the tools for crafting their stories. Recognized for her impactful contributions in Amherst, Albemarle, and Greene counties, her commitment extends beyond the classroom, reflecting a genuine passion for holistic student development.
Joining the Beacon team signifies a new professional chapter. In this role, she aims to establish meaningful community connections and work diligently to ensure all LCS students have access to the resources vital for realizing their full potential.