MRS. DAWN WILLIAMSRead Now
Dawn Williams and her husband Keith live in Marianna, Florida and have homeschooled their four children, Andrew (26), Aaron (23), Adam (21), and Sarah (15) since 2000. Three homeschool and college graduates, and one to go. She and Sarah have actively been involved in Libertas since its beginning and before that they all participated in Classical Conversations for 9 years. She loves math and co-led Challenge A math and Latin. She enjoys spending time with family, hiking in moderate temperatures, reading, and cooking. They are members at Grace Church Tallahassee. Dawn loves Geometry because it helps us learn what kind of shape we are in! She thinks her husband is an Obtuse Angle who needs to be tested for Incongruence.
MR. GAVIN PAYNERead Now
Homeschooled his entire life, Gavin understands the blessings and the challenges of homeschooling. He has studied Latin both at Veritas Press Academy and through Classical Conversations since elementary school, finishing his high school career with AP Latin. Gavin competed in the Florida Junior Classical League on the regional and state level throughout middle school and high school in the highly successful CC Latin Club. He has won countless awards in Latin Grammar and Greek Mythology. His love for ancient history and Latin led him to majoring in the Classics at Florida State University. An avid runner, Gavin also enjoys coaching cross-country at CCS every summer and fall. In his free time, Gavin loves working out and playing airsoft.
Mrs. deeann hanlon
After graduating from Indiana Wesleyan with a B.S. in nursing, DeeAnn worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for the next six years. After having children, she became first a full-time mom and then homeschool mom. DeeAnn has home educated both of her children for the past fourteen years. She has used a variety of curriculum but always loved the classical approach to education. She previously co-taught sixth graders in the Foundations Plus class for Classical Conversations. DeeAnn has always loved writing and art but discovered a love for history through homeschooling. She has been a part of Bible Study Fellowship for the past 10 years and is a member of Wildwood Church. She and her husband Brady have two daughters. Their oldest daughter is a homeschool graduate and they have a senior this year. Her favorite things include reading, the beach or Lake Webster, spending time with family, and sunsets.
mrs. nicole frenchRead Now
Nicole French has homeschooled her two children for eleven years. Prior to her family's involvement with Libertas Academic Collaborative, the French family was part of the Tallahassee Classical Conversations community where Nicole worked with elementary school and high school students. Graduating in 1995, Nicole holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Florida. The French family are members at Four Oaks Community Church's Killearn Campus. Nicole is an avid lover of literature, history, and coffee.
The articles here are written by students, parents and instructors who are a part of the Libertas Academic Collaborative community.