- College Coastal Carolina University (1996)
Mrs. MacDonald graduated from Coastal Carolina University in 1996 with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education. She began teaching Kindergarten at First Presbyterian Church Growing Tree her first year out of college. She taught at FPC for three years and then moved to Horry County Schools and taught at Forestbrook Elementary for another three years. She was privileged to be teaching at Forestbrook Elementary when they were named a Palmetto's Finest School and a National Blue Ribbon School. She became a stay-at-home mom in 2002 and felt extremely blessed to be home and care for her family those nine years. She is now very excited to begin her sixth year teaching Kindergarten with her Christian Academy family. Mrs. MacDonald has been married to her husband, Chris for 19 years. They have been blessed to raise three beautiful children. Brandon (12th grade at CA), Christian (8th grade at CA) and Mary Claire (6th grade at CA). Their family serves and attends NewSpring Church. Mrs. MacDonald has a passion for both marriage and parenting. She and Chris have led several small groups as their heart is to help support and build healthy families in Christ.
She loves spending quality time with her family!! She also enjoys the beach & the mountains, date nights with Chris, watching Brandon and Christian play sports, Mary Claire sing & dance, enjoys cooking & baking, taking photographs, dinner with friends and spending time with her extended family in Texas and Germany!
Mrs. MacDonald's power verse is Proverbs 3:5-6."Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight."