Meet The Staff

Joanne Saxon, Preschool Director
Mrs. Saxon came to LCOR as the director in 2008. Joanne has a BA in education from SUNY Old Westbury. Mrs. Saxon has worked in education for over 35 years as a teacher, director and a college instructor at CFCC. Joanne and her husband Gary, along with their daughters Allison and Nicole have called Wilmington home for the past 27 years.
“A true and genuine love of and for all children is the most important gift we can give to children.” As part of our ministry at LCOR we take an interest in all aspects of the children and their families. We are role models for our children and our future. I believe as adults what we do or don’t do in the presence of a child has more of an influence than what we say, with a lasting impression extending long after the early childhood years.

Shannon Price, Lead Three Year Old Teacher
Mrs. Price has been on staff at LCOR for over 14 years. She loves working with children.

Whitney Daughtry, Assistant Three Year Old Teacher
Mrs. Daughtry is starting her fifth year at LCOR. Whitney attended CFCC is a native of Wilmington and attends Scotts Hill Baptist Church. She has been married for over fourteen years and has a daughter Parker, who is in eighth grade . Whitney enjoys reading, boating gardening, cooking and going to the beach. Mrs. Daughtry enjoys working with all age children, volunteering at her daughter’s school and with VBS.

Johanna Ash, Lead Four Year Old Teacher
Johanna is starting her eleventh year at LCOR. Mrs. Ash has worked with the two and four year old classes. Mrs. Ash has a BS from Virginia Tech and loves working with young children! Johanna and her husband Justin have lived in Wilmington for 16 years and both of their children attended LCOR Preschool. They are now entering seventh and tenth grade!

Traci Brodeur, Toddler Teacher/Assistant Two Year Old Teacher
Mrs. Brodeur has been working with young children for the past 16 years, seven of them being at LCOR Preschool. Traci really enjoys working with “the little ones” . Traci and her husband Dave have been married over 15 years and she enjoys biking, jazzercise, cooking and spending time with her dog Rotten.

Danielle Knipp, Assistant Four Year Old Teacher

Meg Eldridge, Lead Two Year Old Teacher


Deborah Horne, Assistant Toddler Teacher

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