John assists the Kingdom Kamp Director in planning, preparation and implementation of our summer camp program. He helps manage staff and oversee the daily operations all while maintaining the safety of the children and staff. As an elementary school teacher, John brings valuable knowledge and skill to our summer camp and is highly popular among the kids for being so much fun to be around.
Spouse: Samantha Lewis
Year Married: I married my high school sweetheart June 7, 2014.
Year began working at SUCC: 2014
Education History and/or Work History: After a long time in the retail industry with Target, I left it all behind to spend my summers with Kingdom Kamp and the school years as a Second Grade teacher at Stinesville Elementary School. I enjoyed my 4 years at Indiana University where I received a B.S. in Elementary Education.
Faith Background: I attended Fairview United Methodist Church until 2011 when I started attending South Union with, my then girlfriend, Samantha. I am involved with the Praise Team and I also serve as a Deacon.
Book: I loved the Harry Potter series (still waiting on my Hogwarts letter) and I also loved the Fablehaven series by Brandon Mull.
Movie: Iron Man, Avengers, anything Disney or Disney Pixar
TV show: NCIS, Big Bang Theory, Grimm, Grey's Anatomy
Place to Eat: Buffalo Wild Wings
Vacation Destination: I have been fortunate to visit quite a few places over the past few years but my favorite trip was last summer when I went to Disney World for the first time.
Something unexpected we might not know about you: Believe it or not, I am not Cory Matthews from Boy Meets World.