Ben Lippen Stories

Mrs. Debbie Martin

Teaches: First Grade, Northeast Campus

Mrs. Martin teaches her studentsTell us about your family. My husband Jim and I have been married for 32 years. We have three children. Our oldest daughter, Ashley, is a doctor and just got married this summer. Our son, Austin, is in his last semester of nursing school. Our youngest daughter, Colleen, just started her first semester of nursing school and will be getting married this summer. We have a very spoiled Australian shepherd named Sadie who thinks she is our child.

How do you like to spend your free time? In my free time, I do enjoy Bible studies, DIY projects, day hiking, and sewing.

What else would you like readers to know about you? I am from Florida and am incredibly blessed to have had a wonderful Christian home to grow up in. I am also a Florida State fan.

Why do you choose to work at Ben Lippen? I chose Ben Lippen because of its history and Christ-centered education and general focus. I love being able to teach Bible and pray with my students and see with them God’s hand in everything we study.

What do students get at Ben Lippen that they won’t get somewhere else? Students get a quality education from a Biblical worldview. They also learn in an environment where the love and grace of Christ is central to everything we do.

What do you love most about Ben Lippen? I love the fact that Ben Lippen truly seeks to provide a community where everyone (staff, students and families) experience Christ while learning.

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