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Meet Our Staff

Mrs. Lorraine Sherman

Principal & Tiny Tot/Pre-K Teacher

Mrs. Sherman serves as both Principal and Teacher at LCA. Mrs. Sherman taught Mexican Migrant children during her summer months while she studied at Kansas Wesleyan University where she received her B.S. in both Elementary & Secondary Education. Mrs. Sherman and her husband have two grown children, both graduates of LCA. Recently Mrs. Sherman was blessed with her third grandchild.

Favorite Verse:

"God will keep in perfect peace the one whose mind is stayed on Him." Isaiah 26:3

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Mrs. Judy Walters

6th-8th Grade

Mrs. Walters is currently serving as our Middle School teacher and NorthStar Facilitator. She received her bachelors degree from the College of New Jersey/Tenton State. She and her husband, Will, have two grown children and two grandsons and have served in the gospel ministry for over 18 years.

Favorite Verse:

"I lift up my eyes to the mountains-where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip-he who watches over you will not slumber;" Psalms 121:1-3.

"Finall, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is nobel, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-think about such things. Whatever you have learned received or heard from me, or seen in me-put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you." - Phil. 4:8-9

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Miss Tammy McComb

4th & 5th Grade Teacher

After spending eight years teaching at the Greater Lisbon Christian Academy in Lisbon, Portugal, Miss McComb is in her fourth year teaching at LCA. She recently completed her M.S. in Education with emphases in applied behavioral analysis and student anxiety.

Favorite Verse:

"If you abide in My word, you are truly My disciples. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." John 8:31-32

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Mrs. Anna Carson

2nd and 3rd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Carson has been a part of the LCA family since 2006. She has a bachelors degree from Eastern University in Elementary Education. Mrs. Carson has 2 children who both attend LCA.

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Mrs. Martha Doncaster

1st Grade

Mrs. Doncaster holds her Bachelors from Taylor University in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education & Physical Education. In addition, she received her Masters from McDaniel University focusing on Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in reading. She and her husband have two grown children and five young grandchildren.

Favorite Verse:

"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." Jer.29:11

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Mrs. Amanda Torres

Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Torres began teaching Kindergarten at LCA from 2005-2011. We are excited to have her return this year! Mrs. Torres received a BS in Early Childhood Education from Charleston Southern University. Her two children currently attend LCA!

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Mrs. Lisa Padula

Physical Education

Mrs. Padula is a graduate of King's College with a B.S. in Physical Education, Recreation, and Health with a minor in Bible. She and her husband have two grown sons who are both graduates of LCA and are currently serving in the Air Force.

In addition to teaching Physical Education at LCA, Mrs. Padula also teaches a special program for those students who hold high academic honors called God's Explorers.

Favorite Verse:

Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us - Ephesians 3:20

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Mrs. Cindy Eble


Mrs. Eble is our music teacher. She also leads the chorus, coordinates chapel, and teaches private piano lessons. She is blessed with two grown daughters and 3 grandchildren.

Favorite Verse:

"But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, 5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions-it is by grace you have been saved." Eph 2:4-5

Mrs. Beth Seavey

Computer Teacher

Mrs Seavey is serving as our computer teacher here at LCA. She received a duel Bachelors degree from Cairn University in the area of Biblical Studies and Business Administration. She and her husband have three boys.

Favorite Verse:

"For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect." 1 Peter 1:18-19

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Mrs. Aileen Reynolds


Mrs. Reynolds has been teaching at LCA for 22 years. She graduated from Gordon College with a BA in English Literature and a minor in Business. Mrs. Reynolds wrote for a magazine in Boston for two years. then She lived in Spain for two years teaching English where she met her husband, Rick. She has 2 children Avila, who is a freshman at Harvard and Bryce, who is a freshman at Southern Regional.

Favorite Verses:

"Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-think about such things." Philippians 4:8

"The LORD does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.”I Samuel 16:7B

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Mrs. Liz Tallman

School Nurse

Mrs. Tallman has been the school nurse at LCA since 1988 after serving at Kimball Medical Center. She holds her Associate of Applied Science and R.N. license from Ocean County College.

In addition to serving as School Nurse, Mrs.Tallman serves on the Fundraising Development Committee and enjoys helping out wherever and whenever needed.

Favorite Verse:

Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. - Ephesians 5:1-2

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Ms. Bernadette Sgroi

School Nurse

Mrs. Anna Therien


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Favorite Verse:

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.

Philippians 2:3

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