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 who attends St. Luke. 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 13. She has a passion for teaching children of all ages, and has experience teaching first through fifth grade. She and her husband Mark have been married over 26 years and 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.
Patty Tucker, Fourth Grade Teacher
A Savannah native, Patty Tucker has a degree in education from the University of Georgia, and has taken graduate level courses at Columbus State University. She is married to Scott, and together they have four children. After sixteen years as a homemaker, Patty returned to classroom teaching. She homeschooled three of her four children while her family served as missionaries to the central Asian country of Kazakhstan. Patty has taught English as a second language and numerous children’s church programs. Her husband Scott is the senior pastor at St. Mark United Methodist Church and they are enjoying making Columbus home. Two of her children are students at St. Luke School and she feels blessed to be a part of the SLS community.