MDCS
Inspiring Students
Chrissy Ortiz – Bus Driver

Chrissy Ortiz – Bus Driver

Chrissy Ortiz grew up in Central Florida and moved to North Carolina in 2014. She attended Le Cordon Bleu in Orlando, FL and graduated Cum Laude with an AS in Applied Science. Chrissy spent over a decade working in restaurant management. Then, 4 years as a District...
Amanda Singley – Afterschool Assistant

Amanda Singley – Afterschool Assistant

Amanda grew up in the Nantahala Gorge in Swain County. She and her husband, Henry, have two sons attending MDCS, Christian & Christopher. Amanda calls them her “little blessings.” She was a stay-at-home for five years before working at MDCS. Amanda...
Lisa Monnat  – Afterschool Coordinator

Lisa Monnat – Afterschool Coordinator

Lisa grew up as an Army Brat following her Dad’s military career. Her family settled in Alabama where she attended Troy University obtaining her B.S. in Marketing and her Masters in Business Administration. After graduation, she and her husband, Tony, travelled the...