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Staff at HLCC

Lori became the HLCC director in 2013 after teaching for seven years.  She also has her CDA credential.  Lori and her husband Tim have three children and three grandchildren.  Her hobbies include painting ceramics, puzzles, and reading.

Karen has been teaching at HLCC since 2001. She completed her CDA and earned her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Ashford University. She and her husband Rob have four children. Karen enjoys reading, gardening, and fostering kittens.

Laura began teaching at HLCC in December 2008. She has three children and several animals. Laura attended OSU for early childhood education and has completed her CDA.  Laura enjoys walking, reading, and watching movies.

Tricia has been teaching at HLCC since 2013. She and her husband Bob have four children. Tricia has an associate’s degree in x-ray technology from Xavier University, as well as her CDA credential.  Her hobbies include gardening, quilting, and DYI projects.

Michelle started at HLCC in August of 2016. She and her husband George have two children.  Michelle has a bachelor’s in speech communications from California State University.  Her hobbies include scrapbooking, sewing, crocheting and going to car shows with her family..

Amanda came on staff at HLCC in 2017.  She and her husband Travis have two daughters.  She graduated from Ohio University with her BAED in Preschool – Third grade and her Master’s in Intervention Specialist for K- 12. Amanda enjoys reading, music, and camping.

Erin has been with HLCC since 2018.  She received her Masters of Social Work from OSU, and also her CDA credential.  Erin and her husband Brad have four children.  Her hobbies include singing, playing with the kids, exercising, and vacationing at the beach.

Tabatha joined the HLCC staff in 2019.   She and her husband Thomas have two children and several animals.  Tabatha also has her CDA credential.  She enjoys watching movies and visiting the zoo.

Abby has been teaching at HLCC since 2019.   She has an associate degree in business management as well as her CDA credential.  Abby has two children with her husband Kevin.  She enjoys boating, camping, and going to the beach.

Kathleen began at HLCC in 2018 as a lunch aide and office assistant.  She and her husband Tim have three children.  Kathleen enjoys baking and cooking, painting and working with her church youth group.

Holly joined HLCC as a teacher in 2021 after more than a decade in home based childcare.  Holly and her husband JJ have two boys.  She  enjoys reading, swimming, biking, and going to antique stores.

Brandy joined the staff as bookkeeper in 2014.  She has a bachelor’s in management from OU.  Brandy and her husband Gary have four children.  She enjoys music and super hero movies and works remotely assisting small businesses with administrative tasks.

Gary came on staff in 2019 as a lunch aide after retiring from the USAF.  He helps with building and IT maintenance, too. Gary and his wife have four children.  He enjoys fixing things, computer technology, and watching the Blue Jackets.

Allison joined HLCC in 2021 as a lunch aide.  She has been married to her husband Joe since 2012.  They have two children and a dog.  Allison also works as a massage therapist.  She enjoys hiking and doing crafts, especially with her Cricut.

Debby began as a teacher aide in October 2016.  She and her husband Bob have five children and 19 grandchildren.  Debby enjoys watching her grandchildren play sports, baking, and playing cards, and she volunteers at the Pataskala Storehouse for Jesus.

Roxane joined HLCC in fall of 2022 as a lunch aide.  She lives with her son & daughter in law and their three children.  The family has a dog named Miggy.  Roxane enjoys baking, coloring, card games, board games, and working out.