Leah Hinds - Co-Director
Kristi Freeman - Co-Director
Laurie Lamb - Middle School English and High School Geography Teacher
Happily married to her college sweetheart, Jancer, for 22 years.
Has been home schooling her five children since 2003, whose ages are 10, 12, 14, 18, and 20.
Has a BA in Education from Carson-Newman University (1995) and has completed several masters courses in education.
Taught middle school English, Life Science, and Creative Writing at Irmo Middle School before haveing children.
Has written several curricula for children’s church programs and the curriculum for the creative writing class at Irmo Middle School.
Has taught at home school co-ops for 16 years with classes ranging from drama to Government and Economics. to literary analysis.
Is the director and founder of Lexington Homeschool Co-op.
Loves spending time with her family traveling, going to Carowinds, watching them play soccer and football, and going on dates with her husband.
Has enjoyed being a cheer coach for PAC and refereeing soccer.
Enjoys serving in the children’s ministry at her church, Radius Rocky Creek.
Melinda Boyle - High School English Teacher
Married to Matthew Boyle; veteran home school mom to three college-age daughters and a middle school son.
Holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from USC.
Previously worked as a graphic designer and freelance writer; currently researches and writes about creativity, learning methods, and music.
Taught high school English and history at different homeschool co-ops for the past 10 years, creating personalized curriculum to meet the college prep needs of each class.
Teaches violin lessons; coordinates the Shandon Fiddlers and the Shandon Kid’s Choir.
Splits church time between First Baptist Columbia and Shandon Baptist, serving in multiple ministries from music and media to Deaf, special needs adults, and children/youth.
Kristi Freeman - High School Math Teacher
Happily married to Jay Freeman for 22 years.
Homeschools two children who both take/took classes at MHSRC.
Member of Watershed Fellowship.
BS Degree in Mathematics Teaching from Clemson University (1994).
Taught high school math at LE High and Fort Mill High for 5 years before having children.
Has tutored and taught math classes in a home setting for 10+ years.
Katherine Schilling - Science Teacher
Married (Robert Schilling), home schooled 3 daughters (grown), attends Lake Murray Baptist Church
1982 BS major: Chemistry, minor: Environmental Biology, Charleston Southern University
1983-1984 Lab Technician, National Marine Fisheries Service
1984-2001 Analytical Chemist, SC Dept Health & Environmental Control
2001- present Science Instructor, MHSRC
Currently pursuing MEd in STEM Interdisciplinary Studies
Mari Fontana - Spanish Teacher
Married to Salvatore Fontana.
Mother to 5 children ages 19, 16, 14, 10, and 8.
Homeschooling family for 14 years.
Born in Curitiba, Brazil and raised in Miami, Florida.
Speaks fluent Spanish, Portuguese and English.
Translated for international conferences for companies such as Panasonic until the age of 23.
Has taught Spanish 1, 2, and 3, and other various classes in homeschool co-op settings for the last 5 years.
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