Board Member Bios

My name is Traci Webster, my family and I attend Johnson First Church of God here in Morehead, KY. My husband Randy Webster and I both work for Morehead State University where we met in 2002 as students. We were married in 2011 and later blessed with 2 boys. Our oldest, Logan, will be going into 4th grade and Jace will be starting Kindergarten this 2022-2023 school year. Both started in the 2 year old program, so we have been a part of the Lakeside family since 2015.

My name is James Manning, I am a member of Gateway Christian Church in Mt. Sterling. I am a master electrician and owner of Reliable Electric Services, INC. My wife, Mary Beth and I have been married for 22 years and have been blessed with 3 children who attend Lakeside Christian Academy.  My oldest son Mason is a senior and my twin daughters Clara and Miranda will be freshman in the 2022/2023 school year.

My name is Bethany Lowery, my family and I attend Grahn Hill Freewill Baptist Church in Grahn, Kenucky.  My husband is Chad Lowery and he coaches Varsity Soccer at LCA.  I am employed at Morehead State University as the Nursing Lab Coordinator for the Department of Nursing.  Chad is the Morehead Plant Financial Planning and Analysis Officer at SRG Global in Morehead, KY.  Chad and I were married in 2010 and we have 5 children.  Our two oldest children, Micah and Dakota, both graduated from Rowan County Senior High.  Our middle child, Isaac, graduated from Lakeside in 2019.  Our two youngest attend Lakeside.  Ethan is a senior and Brianna is a freshman this school year.  Lakeside has been our family since 2009.

My name is Tammy McKinney.  I began serving in Christian Education Administration in 1991 and served in that capacity for 20 years.  In 2005 as the administrator of LCA, I was fortunate to witness the miracle of the inception of LCA and the many blessings God showered upon our school, students and their families.   The friends we have gained through the school down through the years, have become more like family.  My husband and I have been married for 25 years. We have 2 daughters  Blair & Krista graduates of RCSHS, 2 sons Brett & Bryce who are graduates of Lakeside,  4 grandsons Mason, Easton, Gunner & Brody who currently attend LCA.  My family and I attend Johnson First Church of God in Morehead.

My name is Becky Duffield and I have been married to Rich since 2003. We are deeply committed to our local church fellowship called Simple Church. We have a 6th grader and 4th grader at Lakeside. Lakeside has been our choice for educating our children since 2015 and we appreciate the family environment and dedication to a Christian worldview perspective. I am honored to be able to serve the school in various ways, including being a board member since November 2020.  I am on staff with Athletes in Action and have a passion to share Jesus with athletes, coaches, and support staff at Morehead State University and to empower them to have a ministry of their own.

My name is Traci Webster, my family and I attend Johnson First Church of God here in Morehead, KY. My husband Randy Webster and I both work for Morehead State University where we met in 2002 as students. We were married in 2011 and later blessed with 2 boys. Our oldest, Logan, will be going into 4th grade and Jace will be starting Kindergarten this 2022-2023 school year. Both started in the 2 year old program, so we have been part of the Lakeside family since 2015.

My name is James Manning, I am a member of Gateway Christian Church in Mt. Sterling. I am a master electrician and owner of Reliable Electric Services, INC. My wife, Mary Beth and I have been married for 22 years and have been blessed with 3 children who attend Lakeside Christian Academy.  My oldest son Mason is a senior and my twin daughters Clara and Miranda will be freshman in the 2022/2023 school year.

Nancy Kidd

Preschool Director, Summer Camp Director

My name is Nancy Kidd. I have been a part of the Lakeside family since the school opened in 2005. I taught in the K3 preschool class for most of the time until I stepped into the roles of preschool and summer camp director in 2016.

I have earned an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, Kentucky Director’s Credential, Early Childhood Administrator Certificate, and an Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education Diploma all from Maysville Community and Technical College. I hold a Bachelors Degree in Communications with an Emphasis in Advertising and Public Relations from Morehead State University. I am currently enrolled in the Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education Masters Program at Morehead State. I also hold an Early Childhood Trainers Credential.

I am a member of Little Mary Baptist Church in Hillsboro, KY. I am married to Shawn Kidd, with two children, Callen and Anisa Hurt. We have one fur baby, our golden retriever named Maylie.

Mays bio:

Sheila Mays has been at Lakeside since its opening in 2005, where she served as a teacher in various grade levels until 2017, when she moved into the Assistant Administrator position.  Before Lakeside, she taught eight years in two other Christian schools.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in education from Morehead State University before starting her career in Christian Education.

Sheila is married to Anthony Mays and they reside in Morgan County.  They have three children and two daughters-in-law.  Eric graduated from LCA in 2011, Evan in 2019, and Emily is in the class of 2023.  In her free time, she enjoys watching her daughter’s sports teams compete, baking, cake decorating, and playing piano.

Reverend John E. Lambert comes to LCA with several years of experience in education and ministry. John’s parents were originally from Morehead, KY, and now reside in Elkins, WV.

John’s collegiate education includes a Ministerial Degree from Duke University, Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/Human Services from Davis and Elkins College, Master’s Degree in Counseling from Liberty University, Educational Counseling Certificate from Marshall University, and PhD. in Psychology from LaSalle University.

John is retired from the West Virginia Public Schools, where he served as a Counselor for the Union Educational Complex and the Duval Preschool/Elementary/Middle Schools. He currently serves as the Pastor of Olive Hill and Fairview United Methodist Churches.

John loves ministry, hunting, fishing, hiking, golf, tennis, bowling, and working around his property. He and his wife Karen have 5 children, 18 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.