Our Staff

Is the Greatest! We asked our staff questions about their philosophies, interests and activities. They've given us fun info you can read below!

 

Ms. Lorianne 

Where did you go to College? Queen's University

Favorite Bible Verse: I Corinthians 13

Who is someone that inspires you? My sister, because she has a faced a lot of difficult things in her life and she always stays positive and strong.

What are your personal interests: Reading, Drawing, Golfing

What motivates you to put forth your best effort? A sense of pride, caring and responsibility.

 

Ms. Carol

Where did you go to College? Miami University

Favorite Bible Verse: I Corinthians 13

Personal Interests? Sports, books, travel

What are your strengths: Organization, honesty, high moral standards

How do they apply to childcare? They are essential traits in guiding children.

Love is patient. Love is kind ...
— 1 Corinthians 13:4

Ms. Debbie 

Where did you go to College? Miami University

Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:16

Who is someone that inspires you? My mom, my dad and my husband.

What are your personal interests: Reading, sewing, crafts, fishing, cooking, baking

What motivates you to put forth your best effort? Love of children, love for Jesus - trying to bring the two together.

 

Ms. Mary 

Where did you go to High School? Talawanda

Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:16

Who is someone that inspires you? Pastors - they teach God's Word.

What are your personal interests: Cooking, reading, sewing

What motivates you to put forth your best effort? Set goals.

 

Ms. Sonja

Where did you go to College? Miami University

Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 41:10 and Psalms 91

Who is someone that inspires you? My mom - always positive, loving and giving of self.

What are your personal interests: Reading, poetry, gardening 

What motivates you to put forth your best effort? Appreciation. 

 

Ms. Sarah O. 

Where did you go to College? Olivet Nazarene

Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 16:3 and Isaiah 41:10

Personal Interests? Photography, music, animals

What are your strengths: Discipline, compassionate, creative, detail oriented, encouraging  

How do they apply to childcare? They are useful with children and in the office. 

And anyone who believes in God’s Son has eternal life...
— John 3:36

Ms. Sarah P. 

Where did you go to College? Miami University

Favorite Bible Verse: Acts 2:17-18, Acts 2:38

Personal Interests? Swimming, singing, learning, spanish

What are your strengths: I'm kind, love people, highly motivated, knowledgeable

How do they apply to childcare? It becomes instilled in everything I do. 

 

Ms. Jenna

Where did you go to High School? Fairfield High School

Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:16

Who is someone that inspires you? My parents - they taught me to love God and be kind to everyone. 

What are your personal interests: Sports

What motivates you to put forth your best effort? God and the children. I love watching the children learn and explore. 

 

Ms. Sandia 

Where did you go to High School? Hamilton 

Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 29:11

Who is someone that inspires you? My parents

What are your personal interests: Babysitting, gym, bike riding, hiking, swimming

What motivates you to put forth your best effort? Love and trust in God

 
In the last days, God says,
I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams.
Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they will prophesy.
— Acts 2:17-18
I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand.
— John 10:28

Ms. Donna 

Where did you go to High School? MND

Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:36

Who is someone that inspires you? Max Lucado - his amazing connection with God & his ability to express it in words.

What are your personal interests: Swimming

What motivates you to put forth your best effort? Working for God.

 

Ms. Tona

Where did you go to College? North Central Bible University

Favorite Bible Verse: One of them is Isaiah 40:31

Who is someone that inspires you? Steve and Kim Wajda - missionaries in China. 

Favorite activities: Reading, camping, being involved in my kids' lives. 

What motivates you to put forth your best effort? My love for my kids, and my desire for them to know Jesus and find success in whatever they are doing.

But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
— Isaiah 40:31

Ms. Kaitlyn

Where did you go to College? Miami University

Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13, Romas 8:28

Favorite activities: Going on walks, window shopping, make-up.

What are your strengths: Multi-tasking, keeping patience, remaining calm in stressful situations. 

How do they apply to childcare? I think it takes all of those strengths to help take care of kids. 

 

Ms. Heather

Where did you go to College? OIP & T

Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 29:11

Personal Interests? Baking, photography

What are your strengths: Being a good listener and a hard worker.

How do they apply to childcare? They help me help the children.

 

 

I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
— Philippians 4:13

Ms. Paula 

Where did you go to College? OMCC/CTC

Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:16, Psalm 27:10

Who is someone that inspires you? Jo Beth

What are your personal interests: Crime movies, music, exercise and volunteering

What motivates you to put forth your best effort? My children!

 

Ms. Judith

Where did you go to High School? Garfield Sr. High

Favorite Bible Verse: So many! Psalms 23, John 3:16

Favorite activities: Taking care of my grandchildren.

Why do you like working at SWCC: Love making children smile - it turns the whole world around.

What motivates you to put forth your best effort? Life itself.