Electives & Specials
Mrs. Felty holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Tennessee Tech and has taught a K-1 STEM class prior to coming to MCS in 2016. Mrs. Felty enjoys movies, music, theatre, guitar, and crafting. Her favorite thing about MCS is the loving, Christian atmosphere. Mrs. Felty's favorite scripture is Isaiah 41:10: "Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand."
Mrs. Morris holds a bachelor's degree in health education from the University of Tennessee and began her teaching career at MCS in 2013. Her favorite thing about MCS is sharing Jesus and teaching kids practical ways to walk with the Lord. Mrs. Morris and her husband, Neil, have two daughters, Melanie and Mabry, who attend MCS. The Morris' are a part of River Oaks Community Church. Mrs. Morris' favorite Scripture is Romans 8:28: "For all things work together for good for those who love the Lord and are called according to His purpose."
Mrs. Patterson graduated from Carson - Newman University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education and Special Education with graduate studies at the University of Tennessee and the University of Georgia. She joined MCS faculty in 2016 after retiring from Alcoa Elementary School. She and her husband, Steve, have one son, Tyler, who lives with his family in Denver, CO. Mrs. Patterson's favorite thing about teaching at MCS is being able to connect biblical themes with her art lessons and having the freedom to share and pray with students and staff. She loves to see young artists express themselves with uninhibited, imaginative joy and encourage older students to use "think outside the box." She and her husband attend Sevier Heights Baptist Church where she sings in the choir and works with Women of Grace, a ministry for widows. Her favorite scripture is Jeremiah 29:13, "You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart."
Mrs. Westerfield has a bachelor's degree in vocal performance from DePauw University and a master's in education from Johnson University. She is beginning her 9th year of teaching at MCS, and she is also the Director of the Elementary Fall Musical and the Choreography Director for the Spring Musical. She and her husband, Jonathan, have two children: Ruby graduated from MCS in 2020 and Gus is a sophomore at MCS. The family attends Seymour Heights Christian Church. Mrs. Westerfield's favorite scripture is 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18: "Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus."