School Staff

Dr. David P. Perdue

Upon graduation from Baptist Bible College of Springfield, MO, Pastor Perdue went directly to join the ministry of Bethlehem Baptist Church of Fairfax, VA. During his 30 years there, he was involved in nearly every aspect of ministry. He served (at various times) as Associate Pastor, Music Minister, Youth Director, Christian School Administrator, Business Manager, Sunday School Director, Visitation Director, Church Administrator, “Jolly 6o’s” Director and adult Bible teacher. His broad range of experience well equips him for the varied ministries of First Baptist Church. He accepted the pastorate of First Baptist Church in March of 1999.

Joan Johnson

As a 1978 graduate of Baptist Bible College, Mrs. Johnson became involved in church ministries immediately. Serving as church secretary, Sunday School teacher, and Pastor’s wife, she added “homeschooling” to her activities. Her love for children and education led her into Christian Education. She has served at Milford Christian School for over twenty years in various roles, as a Teacher, Vice Principal, and Principal. All four of her children are graduates of MCS. She says, “I am as excited about Christian Education today as I was when I started teaching at MCS twenty years ago.”

Debbie Perdue

Mrs. Perdue has been a helper to Pastor Perdue as his wife and ministry partner for forty-nine years. She is the mother of their four children and grandmother of nine. She joyfully serves as the office Receptionist.

Marie Fox

Cafeteria Manager
Mrs. Fox will work very hard to make sure your child has what they need for a nutritious lunch.

Radine Shanks

K-3 Teacher
The love for children is evident as soon as you enter the classroom. Singing is a great part of learning!

Jessica McIlroy

K-4 Teacher
Mrs. McIlroy’s energy almost matches her students! Lively interaction adds to her experience and makes her class “fun”!

Maria Natal

K-5 Teacher
After teaching her four children through high school, Mrs. Natal settled into her favorite age-level teaching kindergarten students. Her background enables her to add in some Spanish as time allows.

Robyn Johnson

Teacher's Aide - Pre-School - K
A servant’s heart describes “Miss Robyn”, who helps both students and teachers achieve their best.

Mary Gould

1st Grade Teacher
After twenty years teaching in a Christian school in Maryland, Mrs. Gould came to us when that school closed down. Her experience is evident in her classroom.

Kathryn Washinski

2nd Grade Teacher
A multi-talented lady, Mrs. Washinski brings experience and innovation to her classroom.

Dina Lejeune

3rd Grade Teacher
After serving as a Teachers’ Aide, Mrs. Lejeune returned to college to finish her degree to be qualified to teach. She moved from Maryland this summer.

Jeannette Smith

4th Grade Teacher
After trying to retire, Mrs. Smith returned to the classroom to continue educating elementary students. She has taught for thirty years.

Joy Winston

5th Grade Teacher
Miss Winston brings enthusiasm and professionalism into her classroom. Her love for educating students is evident every day.

Hazel Riley

6th Grade Teacher
Although Mrs. Riley took some time off when her husband was ill, she has willingly served at several grade levels teaching at MCS. She is very excited about the sixth grade.

Robert Beebe

Jr. & Sr. High Teacher
Growing up locally, Mr. Beebe returned to Delaware after college and has taught in Christian schools for over thirty years. He is well loved and highly respected.

Jeanmarie Kurowski

Jr. & Sr. High Teacher
After spending years in public education, Mrs. Kurowski chose to become involved in Christian education. Her love for students and high level of energy make her a valuable part of our school.

Daniel Smith

Jr. & Sr. High Teacher
Having served as a Principal in another Christian school, Mr. Smith is happy to have returned to the classroom. His energy and enthusiasm are contagious.