Faith Perkins

Faith Perkins is a staff writer for The Lion. She graduated from Missouri Western State University with a bachelors in convergent journalism.

Christian Schools
Christian Teacher of the Year: Sarah Murphy finds her mission in the classroom, blending faith and learning with personal responsibility

When Sarah Murphy followed in her mother’s footsteps and became a teacher, she assumed she would teach in a public school. “I really thought my mission would be public,” Murphy… Read More

September 29, 2023
Christian Schools
Christian Teacher of the Year: Tanya Dallmeyer helps her students start each day with a bang, or a box, while encouraging them toward faith and service

Veteran teacher Tanya Dallmeyer decided some time ago to depart from conventional morning routines in her classroom and take a creative approach to start the day. “For years, my students… Read More

September 28, 2023
Public Education
New Jersey school board votes in favor of parental rights, despite AG’s lawsuit

A New Jersey school board voted unanimously to repeal a policy that didn’t inform parents when a student changed gender identity. Last week, the Hanover Township Board of Education held… Read More

September 27, 2023
Public Education
School board chair shuts down parent who asked to pray in her public comment, leading to spontaneous recital of Lord’s Prayer from audience

Virginia parents joined forces to recite the Lord’s Prayer at a heated school board meeting last month, sparking a debate about the permissibility of prayer during public comment at meetings. Read More

September 27, 2023
Christian Schools
Christian Teacher of the Year: Ashley Skinner innovates at school her family started generations before

Ashley Skinner may not have thought she would one day be laminating and lesson planning at a Christian school, just as she had watched her mother and grandmother faithfully do… Read More

September 25, 2023