Cathy Findlay graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and one year later received her Master’s of Education from the same university. She taught 7 years in the F.B.I.S.D. as a 2nd grade teacher and eight years at a Baptist preschool. She started teaching 1st grade at Faith Lutheran School in the fall of 1998. Cathy and her husband (also an Aggie) have 2 boys; one is a junior at Texas A&M and her other son works for Noble Drilling in Houston. Cathy loves to sail, scrapbook and read.
Shelly Gardner was born in Denver, Colorado and grew up in southern Minnesota. She attended Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minnesota where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. She began teaching 1st grade at Faith Lutheran in 1989. She moved to 4th grade in 1992 and then to 3rd grade in 2009. Her hobbies include reading and camping. Shelly is very active in volunteering her time to various ministries of the church and the school.