Ridgecrest Preschool Staff
Hillery graduated from Mississippi College with a degree in Elementary Education. She has taught four year old preschool for two years and has worked in church preschool for five years. Her favorite verse is Romans 5:5, “And hope does not disappoint us, because God poured out His love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom was given to us.” Hillery enjoys traveling, live music, movies, and spending time with her family and friends.
Andrea and her husband, Jodie, have two children, Taylor and Ashley. She has worked in preschool for two years and has been an assistant for twenty-six years. Her favorite verse is 2 Corinthians 1:9, “Indeed we felt within ourselves that we had received the very sentence of death; but that was to keep us from trusting in and depending on ourselves instead of on God who raises the dead.” Andrea enjoys crocheting, knitting, and cooking.
Jo has 4 children, Jamie Dill, Kari Unruh, Blake Unruh, and Shawn McCord and three grandchildren, Layton, Alex, and Lana Dill. She has been teaching toddlers for three years. Jo enjoys photography, music, puzzles, reading, teaching, drawing, and time with her family. Her favorite verse is John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.”
Two Year Old Teacher
Vicki and her husband, Harvey, have 9 children, Amy, Beverly, William, Joey, Helen, Lucy, Ricky, Lily, and Mary. She has been teaching two year olds for three years. Her favorite verse is John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.” Vicki enjoys going to the movies, walking, and just hanging out.
Two Year Old Assistant Teacher/Floater
Honey and her husband, Steve, have two boys, Ian and Walker. She has been working with preschoolers for four years. Her favorite verse is Jeremiah 29:11, “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Honey enjoys spending time with family, antiquing, going to church, decorating, and watching UGA football.
Three Year Old Teacher
Jennifer and her husband, Kevin, have two boys, Logan and Lawson. She has been teaching preschooler for four years. Jennifer enjoys running, reading, spending time with her children, and watching sports. Her favorite verse is Romans 8:28, “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”
Four Year Old Teacher
Amanda has been teaching preschoolers for sixteen years. Her favorite verse is Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Amanda loves to read in her spare time.
Ms. Polly has been teaching music for over fifteen years. She loves to share her gift of music with our preschoolers. In her spare time, Ms. Polly teaches piano lessons and sings in the church choir. We are so thankful to have Ms. Polly with us at Ridgecrest Preschool.