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August 07, 2023

Lauren Tate


Lauren was born and raised in Virginia; however, she attended her first State Class in South Dakota. She has moved multiple times in the past few years and temporarily resides in Montana.   Currently, she attends Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, where she is pursuing a degree in Business Administration with a minor in Women’s […]

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February 28, 2023

Brenda McWhorter


Brenda was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. She lived in a small town just outside the city and loved growing up in an area where there was the convenience of a big city but with a small town feel. She loves spending time with her family whether they are trying a new coffee […]

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February 07, 2023

Chris May


Chris; his wife Danielle; and their three children, Grant, Tyler, and Elizabeth called Texas home their entire lives until moving to Virginia when Chris came to work for TeenPact. Prior to starting this job he worked at Dell for 23 years. In his free time, Chris enjoys sports (primarily pickle ball & ultimate frisbee these […]

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January 12, 2023

Isabel McConnell


Isabel was born in Washington state but has moved her entire life growing up with a father who served in the Army. Currently, she lives in Mississippi and attends Mississippi College where she is pursuing a degree in Public Relations and Political Science.   When Isabel is free, she enjoys spending time with friends, spending […]

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December 06, 2022

Brent Vastbinder


Brent Vastbinder grew up in The City Beautiful: Orlando, Florida but now resides in Louisville, Kentucky. In addition to working with TeenPact, he is an MDiv student at The Southern Baptist Theology Seminary, and he aspires to serve the local church as a pastor. Brent graduated from Leavell College of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a B.A. […]

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November 07, 2022

Tiffany Minyard


Tiffany Minyard was born and raised in the heart of the Midwest. She is a natural introvert and a “100% Grade A” nerd. She graduated valedictorian of her class from College of the Ozarks with her degree in Business and Communications. However, the most notable part of college was meeting her best friend, fellow nerd […]

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October 10, 2022

Sarah Stanfill


Sarah Stanfill was born and raised in the north, predominantly snowy Michigan. Her family has always been extremely involved in ministry, starting with growing up as a Pastor’s kid and continuing to her husband being a credentialed minister. She is thrilled to find ministry opportunities throughout all aspects of life, not just the church building. […]

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October 10, 2022

Joelieanna Wassel


Joelieanna is passionate about serving the Lord and bringing glory to His name through discipling the next generation. Over the last 16 years, Joelieanna has served missionary families at a mission agency, taught students at Classical Conversations, and coordinated many youth events with an ultimate goal of seeing students grow in their relationship with God. She is […]

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September 19, 2022

Kenzi Miller


Kenzi hails from Canton, Georgia – just outside of Atlanta. She is currently studying Graphic Design at Anderson University in South Carolina where she is often found studying on a picnic blanket on the Front Lawn, chasing sunsets, or walking around Anderson’s quaint downtown. She is an admirer of corduroy hats, local coffee shops, and […]

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August 22, 2022

Kirsten Patterson


Kirsten Patterson is by profession a homemaker…but her social media will tell you that she is a Jeep driving, baseball loving, home-educating, marathon running, golf score keeping, public speaking, wedding coordinating, sunrise chasing, classical education training, deep thought thinking, question asking, state coordinating, Bachelor in Political Science graduate of the University of Arkansas, who is […]

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August 22, 2022

Cherryse Lineberger


Cherryse Lineberger took her first bite of life out of the Big Apple in lively Queens, New York. First in her family to be born and raised in America, she blossomed in a subculture rich with Caribbean food, music, and lingo, all within the ambiance of the American Dream. At age ten, she and her family […]

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July 20, 2022

Selah Mallory


Selah was born and raised in the Panhandle of Florida in the quaint little town known as Niceville. Growing up, she spent her time doing a number of things with her seven siblings including paddle boarding, fishing, singing around the piano, or playing loud and competitive games! Selah is so thrilled to explore her new […]

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July 20, 2022

Megan Nelson


Megan was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Growing up in the Last Frontier, Megan was ingrained with a deep love and wonder for the outdoors. She could be found spending the never-ending days adventuring with her family, hiking, biking, playing out at the lake, camping, and skiing in the dark winter months.   In her […]

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June 13, 2022

Evie Erickson


Evie was born and raised in the friendly city of Columbus, Mississippi. Growing up, she spent lots of time playing outside in the woods and by the pond behind her house with her five younger siblings.   These days, she enjoys doing fun and spontaneous things around her new town, Richmond, Virginia. She loves thrifting, […]

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January 08, 2022

Isaac Richardson


Isaac Richardson was born in Kansas but grew up in the small rural town of Holden, Missouri. As a child, Isaac was instilled with a love for the outdoors and could usually be found exploring creeks, making forts, and climbing trees. When Isaac has free time on his hands, he enjoys listening to podcasts, going […]

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December 07, 2021

Michelle Myers


Michelle Myers was born, raised, and currently resides in beautiful Omaha, Nebraska. As a native Nebraskan, her love for her state runs deep. She is thrilled that she and her husband Brent were able to help bring TeenPact to Nebraska by opening the first state class there in 2013.   Michelle has been married to […]

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