Angel Franklin, Fourth Grade Teacher
Angel Franklin graduated from Western Kentucky University with a double major in Psychology and Religious Studies. She earned her Master’s in Elementary Education at Troy University and taught fourth grade at Mathews Elementary for eight years. She joined the staff of St. Luke School in 2012. She and her family enjoy music and spending time with each other. .
Jenny McMillen, Fourth Grade Teacher
Jenny McMillen received her Bachelor’s of Science in Early Childhood Education at Columbus State University after attending Georgia Southern College. She also holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a major in Marketing. She plans to continue her master’s degree as she works with the students at St. Luke School. Mrs. McMillen is a native of Columbus and has a daughter. She is a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church where she is actively involved with Vacation Bible School and Quadrille. She enjoys Pilates, jogging, golfing, reading and entertaining. She loves to be surrounded by children and is pleased to have the opportunity to teach them.
Laura Silver, Fourth Grade Teacher
Laura Silver is a graduate of Auburn University. She has been in the classroom over 15 years, and has been teaching for all but two of those. She has a passion for teaching children of all ages, and has experience teaching first through fifth grade. She and her husband Mark have two wonderful children. Laura loves animals, so the family also has two dogs and two cats. She attends St. Luke United Methodist Church and enjoys being both a mom of a St. Luke School student and a part of the staff.
Liz Taber, Fourth Grade Teacher
Liz Taber earned her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education at Auburn University and her master’s degree in Early Childhood Education at Columbus State University. She has been teaching since 2006, in both third and fourth grades, and has a passion for getting students to create, play, and dig deeper into what they are learning through projects and games. Most importantly, Mrs. Taber loves to develop a relationship with her students and families. Along with teaching, she devotes time outside of the classroom as a middle school softball coach. Mrs. Taber is from Columbus and attends St. Luke United Methodist Church where she is involved in the Step by Step Sunday School group. Mrs. Taber is married to Bo Taber and they have two children, Jack and Catherine, who both attend St. Luke School and love going to school each day. Mrs. Taber enjoys spending time with her family and friends, Crossfit, and coffee! More than anything, she feels blessed to be a part of the St. Luke community and to be able to share in this blessing with her family and friends.