Today, we're taking a ride in the 2023 Ford Bronco with our videographer, Evan Ferguson and our remarkable guest, Amy Quernemon, the principal of Mt. Zion Christian School in Lake Geneva, WI.
Amy's journey with Mt. Zion is a story of dedication and love, stretching back to when she was just 10 years old. Now, she's leading the school that's been her second home for years.
In this car convo...
- 3:16 - And the plunger award goes to…
- 6:05 - Consistency is key
- 11:18 - Affordable private education with tuition assistance
- 18:47 - Future fundraiser events that help keep tuition affordable
Growing Up with Mt. Zion
Amy's life is deeply intertwined with Mt. Zion. Not only did she grow up in the school, but she also celebrated her wedding there, and all three of her kids have been part of the Mt. Zion family. It's more than a school for her; it's a community that's seen her through life's biggest moments.
Preparing Students for Life and Beyond
At Mt. Zion, the goal isn't just academic excellence; it's about building a solid Christian foundation. Amy passionately believes in preparing students for life, service, and eternity, ensuring they leave with a steadfast faith and readiness for the future.
Unforgettable Moments in Education
From unexpected school closures due to plumbing issues to the joy of kindergarteners' morning hugs, Amy's days are filled with unique and heartwarming experiences. Her love for junior high students and their sense of humor is a testament to the strong bonds formed at Mt. Zion.
The Magic of Small Schools
Evan, who also spent his early years at Mt. Zion, agrees with Amy on the benefits of small schools. Those close-knit relationships with teachers are treasures that last a lifetime.
Fostering Family Ties and Community
What's truly special is seeing the first generation of Mt. Zion students now sending their own kids to the school. This beautiful cycle of family and educational values is a cornerstone of the school's enduring legacy.
Navigating Challenges and Growing Stronger
Taking the reins during the pandemic, Amy led with faith and resilience. The school not only weathered the storm but also grew in numbers and spirit, a true testament to the community's strength and faith.
Supporting Families and Embracing Christian Education
Mt. Zion is committed to making Christian education accessible to all. Through various initiatives like scholarships, partnerships, and fundraising events, they ensure that finances don't hinder a family's desire for faith-based learning.
Lessons from the Past, Visions for the Future
Amy's experiences in both private and public schools shape her understanding of the impact of individual attention and Christian values in education. Looking ahead, Mt. Zion is expanding to accommodate its growing family, with exciting projects and community events in the pipeline.
A Community Beyond the Classroom
Mt. Zion isn't just about education; it's a hub of diverse ministries and activities that cater to different aspects of life. From rehab houses to youth groups, there's always something happening at Mt. Zion.
A Final Thought
Amy invites everyone to explore what Mt. Zion Christian School offers. She emphasizes that Christian education is not just for the affluent but for anyone seeking a partnership in their child's education and moral upbringing.
Visit and Connect
Interested in experiencing the warm, nurturing environment of Mt. Zion Christian School? Check out their website and schedule a tour to witness their amazing community in action.
Stay tuned to our Kunes Car Convo series for more exciting journeys and conversations. And remember, whether you're cruising around in a stylish Ford Bronco or looking for the perfect family vehicle, Kunes Ford of Delavan is here to make your ride unforgettable.
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