Melinda Pettigrew has been at LCA for seven years and currently teaches fifth grade language arts, social studies and Bible. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Oklahoma State University and a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma. She and her husband, Bryan, have two children, Carter and Callie. Carter is an LCA graduate and also a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. Callie also graduated from LCA and is now a junior at the University of Oklahoma.
Do you have any hobbies? Traveling to see family
What is something most people don't know about you? I was a cheerleader at Oklahoma State University! Go Pokes!
When thinking about LCA, finish this sentence, "This is where...": We chose for our own children to attend junior high and high school when we moved here from Texas. We chose LCA because it is a place where students are loved and nurtured.
Why do you choose to work at LCA? I choose to teach at LCA because I value relationships that are built on Christian values. This is evident in and out of the classroom. LCA is a family and as a family we laugh, love and cry together. I love that I get to partner with parents to help nurture and equip their child(ren) while teaching them about the love of Jesus. 5th grade is a joyous year when we see so much spiritual growth. It is such a blessing to be a small part of each child's life.
What do students get at LCA that they won't get somewhere else? LCA students are provided a safe, nurturing environment while obtaining a quality Christian education through Biblical integration.