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Preschool Staff

                                                                            TREASA PLUDE
                                                                           Preschool DirectorTreasa.JPG                                                                                      Treasa was born in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, attended Liberty University and later met her husband David who moved from New York to Lynchburg. Together they began attending REPC in 1998 where they married in 2000. They have 3 children: Britney (23), Nicolas (18) and Ashley (15) whom they have homeschooled over the years. Treasa is a graduate of Liberty University with a BS in Business Finance. She worked as the Assistant to the Preschool Director from 2004-2008. She loves numbers, children, teaching, cooking and yard work. Treasa is the Financial Secretary for her father's business, teaches Club 56 Sunday School, is the REPC Angel Tree Coordinator, has led women's Bible studies, and co-directed VBS here for 10 years. She is also the Coordinator for Community Bible Study, and serves on the board for Alliance Christian Academy. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, cooking holiday meals, baking with her husband, supporting her children in their activities. "This Preschool is near and dear to my heart! I'm grateful to the Lord for blessing me with this opportunity to serve Him and our community in this new position." 



One and Two Year Old Teacher                                                                                                                                                        Nicole Fitts teaches our ones and two-year-olds. All 3 of her boys have graduated from the Pre-K Class. She has spent time teaching and working with children at summer camps, Vacation Bible School, 5-Day Clubs, and mission trips. Nicole has a degree in biology with a concentration in technical communications from King University and works as a copy editor in her spare time. Nicole grew up in Roanoke and has lived in Lynchburg since marrying her husband, Jared, in 2013. Jared and Nicole have three boys and a dog. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys reading, crafting, painting, playing outside with her kids, and a good cup of coffee. She looks forward to spending time with the One's and Two’s and watching them grow and learn throughout the year!   


                                                                                                                                                       MARISA BRIGGS                                                                                                                           One and Two Year Old Teacher

Marisa Briggs teaches our ones and two-year-olds. One of her sons attended preschool at REPC preschool. She teaches the 2s and 3s class at Community Bible Study in addition to various levels of Sunday School and VBS classes. Marisa has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University and a degree in Computer Science from Lynchburg College.  Marisa has two teenage sons, including one with special needs. 


 Paige.JPGPAIGE DARDEN                                                                                                                                                                        Three Year Old Teacher

Paige Darden teaches our three year olds. She has a background in speech and language with a master’s degree in Communication Science Disorders. She has many years of experience in working with children here at Rivermont, teaching Sunday School, Bible Clubs, and has been on staff with the preschool since 2012. In her free time, Paige loves tennis and reading. She and Norman have one daughter, Claudia. Paige likes to say that her job as a preschool teacher at Rivermont is the perfect combination of speech therapist and party planner . . . fun with a purpose!

    Kim.JPG                                                                       KIM REYNOLDS                                                                 Three Year Old Teacher  

Kim Reynolds teaches our three year olds. She has worked at Rivermont for many years now in our nursery programs and in the preschool. She has a degree in studio art from Randolph Macon Woman’s College. Kim grew up on a farm in Nelson County and has lived in Lynchburg for fifteen years. In her spare time she enjoys reading, drawing, and painting. With her art background, she thoroughly enjoys working with her three year olds in their arts and crafts projects!


Pre-K Teacher

Stacey Van Voorhis teaches our Pre-K class. She is a graduate of Covenant College with a degree in Sociology and Art. She has been a stay at home mom for many years. She is active at her church in the nursery and also does some in-home childcare. She and her husband, Tim, have four boys and one girl. In her free time she enjoys walking, painting furniture, being outdoors and spending time with her family. "I love playing with these sweet four-year-olds! They are so precious and it is fun to watch their delight as they discover so many new things about the world!"   

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         NANCY MAYS
                                                                                                                                                      Pre-K Teacher

Nancy Mays teaches our Pre-K class. Nancy graduated from Liberty University. While attending LU, she volunteered for the YWCA after school child care program.  Nancy has also worked with MOPS childcare, in-home childcare, vacation Bible schools, and teaching Sunday school. Nancy is married and has four children. Her twin daughters attended Rivermont Preschool and loved it! Some of her hobbies include walking, baking, shopping, reading, and spending time with her family.