Our Staff


Preschool Co-directors

Christy Cresgy  
(Ms. Christy)
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I am currently teaching the 4 day Pre-K class.  I truly love teaching and find great joy working with preschool children and seeing the excitement in their eyes as they learn and play.  I started teaching at Memorial Preschool in 1997 and became co-director in 2019.  My husband, Joe, and I married in 1987 and have two grown children, a daughter, Jordan and a son, Chase.  I hold a degree in both Elementary Education and Special Education.  We are active members of Memorial United Methodist Church where I am currently serving as Director of Christian Education

Melissa Wilcox
(Ms. Missy)

I began teaching at Memorial Preschool in August 2008 and have taught both the two year old class and the three year old class. In June 2019 I began co-directing the preschool.  I hold a degree in nursing from Ivy Tech.  My husband, Bruce, and I were married in 1991 and have three children, Tyler, Katie, and Bryce.  My family and I are members of Memorial United Methodist Church. In my spare time I enjoy gardening, traveling and just spending time with my family.

Teachers and Teacher Assistants

Emily Starbuck
(Miss Emily)

I graduated in May 2019 with a Master's from ISU in Terre Haute.  I studied environmental science. I love working with children and am currently teaching in the two year old classroom.

Angela Smith
(Miss Angie)

I am very blessed to be joining the staff at Memorial Preschool this year. I graduated in December 2006 with an Associate of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Ivy Tech Community College. I am excited to be working as an assistant in the two year old classroom. 

Kristy Fisher
(Ms. Kristy) 

I began teaching at Memorial Preschool in August 2019 and am currently assisting in the 3's classroom. I graduated in 2004 from Eastern Illinois University with a degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Mathematics. My husband, Dave, and I have four children: McKinley, Keegan, Bowen, and Neala. Our children have all attended Memorial Preschool and our family attends Maryland Community Church.  

Katie Wilcox
(Miss Katie) 

I began working at Memorial Preschool in August 2015. I am currently teaching in the three year old extended classroom.  I graduated from Ivy Tech in May 2019 with my certification in Early Childhood Education. I attend Memorial Church and am the Junior Church teacher. In my spare time I enjoy art and taking care of my dogs and cats.

Gloria Morris
(Ms. Morris)

I have had the privilege of teaching (loving) many children at Memorial Preschool over the past 17 years. I am currently the Pre-K extended class teacher. I hold a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood/Mild Intervention from St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my daughter Emily, son Mitchell and my two granddaughters, Blakelyn and Kenzee. I also enjoy traveling with friends.

Amanda Harkness
(Ms. Amanda)

I began working at Memorial Preschool as a substitute in August 2019. In August 2020 I began working as an assistant in the 3's extended classroom. I have one son, Eli, who had an incredible experience attending Memorial when he was a preschooler.  I am a stay-at-home mom and wife.  I have a passion for crafting, party-planning, serving at my church, and spending time with my wonderful family.

Natasha Norton
(Ms. Natasha) 

I have been at Memorial Preschool for 5 years and currently assist in the four day Pre-K classroom. My husband Sam and I have been married for fourteen years and have three children.  I love to read, do crafts and listen to music.

Wanetta Morge
(Ms. Wanetta) 

I have been a teaching assistant at Memorial Preschool since 2003 and am currently in the Pre-K extended class.  My husband, Mark, and I have three grown children and two grandchildren.  I enjoy arts and crafts, reading, music, and spending time with my family.