Shannon Blakely has worked for MGA for six years. She has been the Science Assistant, Lunchroom Monitor, Study Hall Monitor, Bookkeeper, and now serves as Admissions & Records Officer. She is married and has three children, one who has graduated from MGA and two who are Rhetoric-level students. Mrs. Blakely began homeschooling when her first child was entering the 1st grade. She describes it as a journey in obedience. After fifteen years of homeschooling, she finds there is still more to learn every day. Mrs. Blakely also volunteered for twelve years at a national non-profit organization, with eight of those years devoted to serving on the board.