Auburn Adventist Academy is pleased to welcome the arrival of seven new faculty members to our team.
Marvin Mitchell, from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, has accepted the position of interim principal. In addition to his passion for youth, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons.
Ljuba Kelly, of Des Moines, Wash., is eager to be AAA's vocal director. Kelly shares, "I have a passion to teach music and interact with young people."
Vickie Sandvik, joining the team from Auburn, Wash., will be the director of student finance and employment. "I want to create a positive atmosphere where students can reach their highest potential," states Sandvik.
Coming from Chicago, Ill., Michelle Weikum will be a part of the mathematics department. When asked about her life's mission, Weikum responds, "I make sure that the Lord is the author of each day, and I am excited to teach where God is the focus."
Joining the team as taskforce volunteers, Russell Palmer and Katie Campbell will be assisting in the dormitories on campus. "I am really excited about working with the youth and being a mentor for the guys in the dorm," says Palmer. Meagan Jepson, of Walla Walla, Wash., will be working with the library, student health services and the sports program.
As Auburn welcomes new faces on campus, AAA is looking forward to a great school year ahead.