Jessica Cavender » Bio


Jessica Cavender has accepted the position of Intermediate School Robotics and Computer Science educator at the Academy. Mrs.Cavender comes from KDS DAR Elementary School where she spent the last three years as a  4th Grade teacher and taught Middle School Math and Science for the first seven years of her career.  In 2016 Mrs. Cavender was selected as "Teacher of the Year" by her co-workers and administrators. Mrs. Cavender played volleyball on scholarship at Snead State Community College and Shorter University. During her tenure at Shorter University, she was selected as an All-American for her efforts in volleyball  as well as earning Academic All-American honors.  Mrs. Cavender earned Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Shorter University and a Masters in Library Media from Jacksonville State University. Mrs. Cavender has been married to her husband Zack for almost 10 years. Together they have two children, Case and Camille, who will both attend the Academy. They are members of the Owens Cross Roads Church of Christ where they are heavily involved in the ministry of Children's Education. Mrs. Cavender’s favorite bible verse is Deuteronomy 31:6.