Deborah Ponder

Lower School Art, Fibers

Martina Langdon

Music, Strings

Ms. Langdon was born and raised in Southern Indiana where she started violin lessons when she was four. She has since lived in Northeast Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Louisville KY, and Northeast Georgia where she currently resides. Violin and music provided a focal point and source of joy for Martina through major life changes and the customary turbulence of growing up. She received her bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis in violin performance in May 2019. Her primary objectives as a performer and educator are to bring the joy of music to others, impart her love for the craft of violin playing, and participate in efforts to increase access to quality music education for children and adults across North America.

Matt Dabney

Technology Education, Yearbook

Mr. Dabney graduated from Clemson University with a BS and MS degree in Computer Science. As a graduate assistant, he was a member of the systems staff that manages the computers in the computer science building at Clemson. He has taught several summer programming and technology camps. He teaches technology to students in upper elementary through high school.

Debbie Culwell

Upper School Art

Mrs. Culwell earned her Bachelor of Arts in Art History, and a M.A.T. with Concentration in Visual Arts, both from the University of South Carolina. She has extensive training in a wide variety of visual media. She teaches Art I, II, III, and IV in our High School.

Kelly Wickiser

Spanish

Sra. Wickiser is from Costa Rica. She worked for thirteen years for Mercedes-Benz and three years for Chevrolet dealerships as a bilingual secretary in her country. She came to the United States in 2005 to work as a chiropractic assistant, translator, insurance clerk, and office manager for a period of five years. She started teaching Spanish for a private school in 2011 and joined MSA in 2017 and has taught Spanish I, II, III, and IV over that time.

Jenna Patch

Physical Education, Horticulture, Athletic Director

Mrs. Patch has an undergraduate degree in Horticultural Therapy from Kansas State University and is a Registered Horticultural Therapist. At MSA she teaches Physical Education and Horticulture. In addition she coaches volleyball, basketball and track.