Mount Zion Elementary School Faculty
|Mrs. Marilyn Hughey
Elementary Team Leader
|Mrs. Hughey grew up in Upper Arlington, Ohio. She attended Bob Jones University where she met her husband Philip. They were married in 1968. They have three grown married children Jennings, Daniel, and Sarah and four grandchildren.
She graduated from Notre Dame College with a BA degree in Child Development. She has been recognized by the NH Department of Education as a Highly Qualified Teacher. She has been at Mt. Zion since 2003.
The Hugheys live in Manchester and are members at Southside Bible Fellowship Church.
Her passions are teaching children and encouraging parents. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and scrap booking.
|Mrs. Margaret Jeffers|
|Mrs. Jeffers grew up in Basking Ridge, NJ moving to NH in 1982. She graduated from Eastern College in St. Davids, PA in 1978 with a BSW degree. She furthered her education with Library Science courses and master level education courses. Mrs. Jeffers taught kindergarten and preschool for 16 years opening and directing a Christian day care center for a local church.
Mrs. Jeffers is married to Bob Jeffers, Athletic Director at MZCS. They have three grown children, their son a graduate from MZCS.
Mrs. Jeffers finds joy in sharing the love of God with children as she helps them grow academically. She especially finds working with young children fun and rewarding.
|Mrs. Sarah Dupuis
Bible Verse: Psalm 100
Mrs. Dupuis attended Liberty University and completed her BA at Keene State College. She graduated with degrees in both English and Elementary Education in 2013. |
Sarah and her husband live in New Ipswich with their two cats. They attend Manchester Christian Church, where they love the upbeat music and sermons.
Mrs. Dupuis takes pleasure in spending time with friends and family, and enjoying God's creation through outdoor activities.
|Miss Bev Hale
Grades 2 & 3
Bible Verse: John 8:12
|Miss Hale was born in Iowa, moved to Seattle, Washington, and then to N.H. She graduated from Gordon College with a bachelor's degree in elementary education and from Notre Dame College with a Masters of Education.
She has received her Highly Qualified Teacher Certification from the NH Department of Education.
Her home is in Manchester. She heard God's call on her life to become a teacher and taught in a public school for nine years. During her devotional time, she knew God was calling her to serve in the Christian school movement, where she has been teaching since 1989.
Miss Hale attends Goffstown Harvest Christian Church and volunteers in the church's bookstore. She loves serving the Lord and spending precious time with Him each day. Teaching children has been a part of her heart for many years. She enjoys gathering with her family once a week to eat and socializing with friends. Reading is her favorite past time.
|Mrs. Chris Lamy
Bible Verse: Psalm 68:19
Mrs. Lamy was born and grew up here in Manchester. She attended Keene State State College and obtained a dual major.|
She then spent some time in Virginia. When she returned home to Manchester she reconnected with her high school sweetheart, Dan. They were married in 2000. They have five children, four of which attend Mount Zion.
Mrs. Lamy lives in Manchester. Activities with the children keep her very busy and involved. Mrs. Lamy and her family attend Word of Life Christian Fellowship in Concord where she is involved with kinder-church and volunteers for summer camp. As a family, the Lamy's help out when needed with a Goffstown church’s food pantry.
|Sra. Dorothy Rodríguez|
Sra. Rodríguez grew up in Puerto Rico, in a missionary family. Adopting the language
and culture as her own, she gradated from Pedro Falú de Orellano High School, and
after one year at Greenville College, in Illinois, finished her undergraduate degree in
Elementary Education and Special Education at the University of Puerto Rico, Río
Piedras. In 1990, she and her husband, along with their infant son, came to New England
to attend graduate school. Sra. Rodríguez has a Master of Education degree in Special
Education from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She has taught all grades from
infants through adults, in private and public schools, and particularly enjoys sharing her
love of the Spanish language. She is active at Trinity Baptist Church in Nashua, and
enjoys being part of the Chick Band, a group of ladies from Trinity who lead worship at
|Mrs. Donna Jackson
Bible Verse:Philippians 4:13
Mrs. Jackson resides in Manchester, NH with her husband and two sons. Both of her sons attend Mount Zion.
Mrs. Jackson has a heart to teach students to practice excellence in the mind and body for ultimate performance in physical education and life in general. Philippians 4:13 is a verse she endeavors to instill in her students. She counts it a wonderful opportunity to be a part of the Mount Zion family and community.
Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13
Michael V. Shaughnessy began writing and performing music in elementary school. Manchester, NH has been the community of growth and the seed of opportunity for Michael since an early age. He studied classical and jazz voice and piano at the Oral Roberts University School of Music, and pursued extended studies at the UCLA extension program for film scoring. His scores have been heard on numerous networks, and has composed for many nationally-recognized organizations.
Michael has edited, produced and engineered many projects in numerous genres. Michael has also vocal coached many well-known celebrities. He graduated from Boston University with a Master's in Music Education and is founder of Satellite School of the Arts.
Michael attends and is the music director at Hope Tabernacle in Manchester. Michael finds Mount Zion to be a blessing because "it teaches students to be molded into Christ's image, thinking independently creative in a world that is consistently trying to put people in a box."
"I have an amazing wife! We have an exciting blended family of nine! We love to be together supporting one another with sports, schoolwork, and music! I love to play FIFA on the wii with my boys (usually my boys beat me) though, I would rather play real soccer!"
Mrs. McIntyre studied art and dance education beginning at Redeemer College in Ancaster Ontario. She then completed her studies at Hope College in Michigan. Elizabeth is truly enjoying teaching art at Mount Zion! She sees the kids as amazing and she loves their appreciation of the creative arts!
She is also passionate about her five children. In her free time she leads a Bible study, takes dance class and enjoys any oportunity to reach out to the community and share the love of Jesus.
Bible Verse: Proverbs 19:21
Ms. Ncala has two children who attend Mount Zion, Angelina ('25) and Jayden ('26). They live in Londonderry, NH and attend Life Church in Boston, MA. Stephanie has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Psychology. She is currently working towards a Master's in Organizational Leadership. She loves reading to our students and listening to their reflections. She is learning as much from them as they are from her! She shares that God answered her prayers when she joined the Mount Zion team in 2012!