School Board & Trustees
Scott serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors. He is a seasoned mortgage professional with two decades of service throughout the tri-state area. Scott, his wife Kim and their two boys live in Winchester, VA and attend Fellowship Bible Church. Zach and Nate are both students at LCA. Scott's life verse is Isaiah 26:3 You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you.
Kristina serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors. She is a Masters prepared Registered Nurse, specializing in nursing education. Kristina, along with her husband David, have two beautiful children, Andrew and Brianna, who attend Legacy Christian Academy. They reside in Winchester, VA and attend Camp of Faith Baptist Church. Kristina is a member of the founding board and serves on the LCA Board of Trustees*. Kristina's life verse is Romans 8:38-39 For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor power, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Debbie serves as the treasurer of the Board of Directors. She possesses a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Averett University and has over 20 years’ experience working in finance. Debbie married her high school sweetheart Doug; together they reside in Strasburg, VA with their wonderful son Noah who attends LCA. Together as a family they have been involved with supporting LCA from the beginning in 2013. Their home church is God’s Place where they are leaders in the youth ministry. Debbie’s goal is for Legacy to share the love of Jesus Christ with everyone they come into contact with while providing an education deeply rooted in Biblical principles. Debbie’s life verse is Isaiah 61:10 I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God. For he hath clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in robes of righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and as a bride adorns herself with jewels.
Leigh Darr joined the board in 2016 and now serves on the executive committee as secretary. Leigh has a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. She has a strong professional background in the business world and currently works as a Business Systems Analyst. Her daughters attend Legacy Christian Academy and she is excited to put her talents and skills to great use in her new role. Leigh and her family attend Compass Community Church at Lake Holiday. A verse that inspires Leigh is Phillipians 4:13, "I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength".
Tobias (Toby) Allanson
Toby serves on the Board of Directors and in the role of Educator. Toby has been a teacher for 22 years and has taught a variety of subjects, including math, history, science, drama, art, and computer technology. He is a single parent of 2 children, both attend LCA. Toby's goal for Legacy is to provide curriculum and a learning environment that is safe, Biblically grounded, and teaches the Christian world view. Toby's life verse is Matthew 6:25-26 Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
Loretta serves on the Board of Directors and as the Community Impact Coordinator; bringing both Christian education and community together to serve our God with greater impact. Loretta has a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences from Liberty University. She has worked as a Social Worker, Behavior Specialist, and Therapeutic Day Treatment Specialist in the public and private sectors. Loretta is married and has three children attending LCA. Loretta has been heavily involved in LCA's community fund raising events. Loretta's life verses are Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. They are plans for good and not for harm, to give you a future and a hope. & Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Him who gives me strength.
Michael serves on the Board of Directors in an Information Technology role. Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security and 10+ years’ experience in the Information Technology field. He is married and has two children attending LCA. Michael's goal for Legacy is to provide students with the knowledge of Jesus Christ, while providing an IT rich environment that will make them knowledgeable on current technologies and highly marketable in the workplace. Michael's life verse is Ephesians 2: 8-9 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith - and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God - not by works, so that no one can boast.
Dave Walker serves on the Board of Director's for Legacy Christian Academy providing teaching, previous board experience in education as well as business entrepreneurial experience. Mr. Walker served in the United States Air Force and possesses a Bachelor's of Science from Old Dominion University. Dave has been self employed for over two decades specializing in home building and remodeling, prior to that Dave taught school for 17 years. Dave has been happily married to his lovely wife Carolyn for over 50 years. Together they have a son who lives in Japan with his wife and their granddaughter. Dave believes in and actively supports Christian Education. There home Church is Valley Bible Church in Stephens City. Dave's goal is for LCA to provide Christ Centered Education for our community preparing our youth for a Faith Based walk throughout life. Dave's life verse is Romans 12: 1 & 2. Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God - this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is - his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Mary Ann McManus
Mary Ann is an honorary board member of Legacy Christian Academy. She is married to Tim McManus, who has been instrumental in the developing the foundation for LCA. They have a son, David who is currently enrolled at Legacy and the family attends Fellowship Bible Church. Mary Ann's profession since 1984 has been in eye care, currently specializing in retina. She is passionate about Christian education and has a heart for children. Her prayer for each child to be taught God's Word and seek His will for their lives. Mary Ann's life verse is Deuteronomy 6:5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your strength.
Janet joined the board in 2015. She has a Bachelors of Arts degree in Christian Education and over 34 years experience in Christian Education, Finance, Payroll, and Human Resources. Janet and her husband Craig have 4 children, all graduated from a Christian school and went on to graduate from Liberty University, Azusa Pacific University and Bridgewater College. Janet's life verse is Jeremiah 29:11, "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you hope and a future".
Shawn, an ordained minister, is the founder of Legacy Christian Academy and was our first Chairman of the Board. He now serves exclusively on the LCA Board of Trustees*. He is married to Carrie Hibbard and they live in Clear Brook, VA. Together, they have five children. Shawn earned a Bachelors degree in Education. For over19 years, he has served in the US Army and Army Reserves as a sniper in special operations units and subject matter expert in IED Defeat Operations. In 2009, he was awarded a bronze star with valor for his actions on the battlefield. Shawn has also spent time as a professional football player, business owner, and mentor to area disadvantaged youth. Shawn’s life verse is Galatians 6:9 And let us not be weary in well doing; for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
Jenn Crenshaw serves on the LCA Board of Trustees*. Jenn holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Messiah College and a Master of Science in Human Resource Development from Villanova University. She is currently Vice President of Human Resources for Anthem, Inc.’s Government Business Division and an adjunct professor in the Chapman School of Business at Florida International University. Jenn’s experience as a human resources professional, entrepreneur, and educator allow her to offer a unique perspective as a member of the LCA leadership team. Jenn's life verse is Philippians 3:12-14 Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. I do not consider that I have yet achieved. But I focus on one thing: forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
*Trustees are the legal representatives of the school and guarantors of the Legacy Christian Academy mortgage. Their role is to ensure the mission and vision of the school as we move into the future.