In today’s episode, two adult siblings, Erin Meyers and Brett Jones, reflect on their experience with classical Christian education and its impact on their lives today. While Erin attended public school and Brett attended Faith Christian School in Roanoke,Va. they both see the value that CCE has for real world living. They discuss everything from diversity and freedom of thought to how to read statistics and building a framework of faith. Parents, teachers, and administrators, here are two real world examples of how classical Christian is making a significant difference in the lives of alumni.
Brett Jones grew up in Roanoke, VA and attended Faith Christian School starting in 7th grade. After graduating in 2004, he attended college at the United Stated Military Academy – West Point where he graduated in 2008. He served in the Army for 5 years, deploying to both Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2013, he left active duty and moved to Roanoke, VA to work for Cardinal Valley Industrial Supply, his family’s company. Brett was honored to be asked to be the company’s CEO starting in 2019. Additionally, he serves as on the Board of Roanoke Ballet Theater as the Chairman.
Emily Meyers grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and attended Roanoke City Public Schools. After graduating college, she moved to Colorado but soon returned to Roanoke where she met her husband, Jason. She works part-time as a Physician Assistant in a busy Endocrinology practice in Roanoke, Virginia. Her daughter, Addison, attends 1st grade at Faith Christian School and her son, Blake, is eagerly anticipating Junior Kindergarten at Faith in the Fall.