Our Staff

It takes a big heart to shape little minds! Our staff has over 300 collective years of experience in the teaching field or experience with young children.
Linda Morton

We are excited to have Linda as our new Director for the 2020-2021 school year! Linda received her BS in Business Administration from Meredith College. She is a long-time member of St. Luke UMC and has been teaching three-year-olds since joining us in 1989. Linda has two daughters and three grandchildren.

Sandy Mcelveen

Sandy teaches our one and two-year-old class.  She brings 36 years of experience working with children to the preschool.  She has returned to St. Luke after teaching a two-year-old class last year. Sandy has one daughter and four grandchildren. 

Cathy Lewis

Cathy has run our one-year-old  program since joining our  staff in 2002. In 2020, she took over as the teacher for our three-year-old class.  She is well known in the community for her many years of devoted service at Buffalo Presbyterians Preschool. Cathy has also worked in our church’s After School Program. She has two sons and a daughter, and is the proud grandmother of eleven grandchildren, including two sets of twin girls!

Meghan Fullmer

Meghan is a teacher assistant who joined our staff in January 2021. She is excited to join our team after witnessing  first hand the growth of her own children in the program at St. Luke.  Meghan has two daughters and one son. 

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Amanda Powers

Amanda teaches one of our four-year-old classes. She attended East Carolina University, and graduated with a BS in Child Development and Family Relations. Amanda joined our staff in 1989. She served as a previous director of the St. Luke After School program. Amanda has two children and two grandchildren.