Retta and Donny married 42 years ago and, through the years, have welcomed three sons and a daughter, ages 20 to 39, and seven grandchildren. Their homeschooling adventure has spanned 23 years, and their two oldest sons now homeschool their own children. The family especially enjoys outdoor adventures together. The Franklins actively participate in the church family at Moffett Road Assembly of God.
Ted and Michele have been married for 16 years and have been blessed with two sons, ages five and nine. They have been involved in the wonderful journey of homeschooling for 4 years, all being spent with MRCS. The whole family enjoys boating, the beach, and exploring the “Great Outdoors”. They are actively involved with their community, Satsuma, and church home, Saraland Methodist.
Stacey has been married to Court for 20 years. They have 6 children ages 14 to 2 years. They lead a family Sunday school class at First Baptist North Mobile. They have been homeschooling for 10 years.
Amy has been married to Tremaine Pimperl for 21 years and they have two children, ages 11 and 16. They have been homeschooling since 2005 and she is a strong proponent of faith-based homeschooling. She lives outside of Bay Minette and her husband teaches at Faulkner State Community College. The family attends Bay Community Church in Malbis where she has been involved in the Care team (preparing meals for families during trying times) and has also worked with the ICON staff. God, traditional values, and academic excellence are very prominent in the Pimperl home. The family enjoys spending time together playing board games, watching movies and “processing” chickens on the farm (NOT).
Jackie is a follower of Christ and has been married to her husband, Derek, for 16 years. They have been blessed with two children: Alexander (11) and Anna (10). They have been homeschooling for 7 years. They live in Saraland and are active members at First Baptist North Mobile where Jackie enjoys serving on the Social Committee. For together time, their family loves exploring God’s creation in the great outdoors!
Dale and Mary have been married for 27 years. They have been blessed with three children: Jacob (21) Kristin (19) and Rachel (12). They have been homeschooling for 11 years. The Sewards actively participate in the church family at Moffett Road Assembly of God.
Patrick and Kim have been married for 16 years and have two children, ages 15 and 10. This will be their 11th year homeschooling. Patrick has served as Pastor of Christian Life Church for 10 years and Kim serves as the Children’s Pastor. They are passionate about God and people. As a family, they enjoy cruising and beach time.
Lee has been married to Chris for 21 years. They have 3 children: Sarah 16, Katie 12 and John 8. They have been homeschooling for 11 years. Lee serves as the Minister of Music and Resort Ministry Coordinator at Dauphin Island Baptist Church. The family loves to play board games and travel together.
Scott and Kelly have been married for 19 years. They have 3 teenage children (ages 13-16), and have been enjoying the homeschool adventure for 5 years. Their family attends South Coast Church in Mobile, where they serve in a variety of areas, including the worship team, South Coast Kids, and preschool/nursery. Scott and Kelly also co-lead various small groups for couples throughout the year. They enjoy spending family time at the beach, kayaking, playing games, reading and laughing together at every opportunity!
Pam is married to Dennis Werry and has two sons: Samuel (13) and Palmer (6). Pam has been homeschooling for seven years and loves it more each year. They attend church at Christ Fellowship Baptist Church where they enjoy teaching children the gospel on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings. Originally from Illinois, they have been living in Mobile for 12 years.