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Steering Committee

Financial Director

Michelle Hontz, of Raleigh County is a second-generation homeschooler. She and her husband Tim have five children. Her family is entering their eleventh year of homeschooling. 


Michelle has served on the REACH Steering committee for four years. Although she currently serves as Financial Director, she has also served as the Elementary Events Director and also helped lead outREACH, a program intended to serve the community.


Michelle is very involved with the worship and children's ministries at her local church. She has taught piano lessons for thirty years. At times her studio consisted of close to eighty students. Currently, she only has a few students to allow her more time to focus on teaching her children who are in the elementary, middle, and high school levels.



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Membership & Middle/High  School Events Director

Meggan Price, wife of Josh and mother of four children, resides in Raleigh County.  Native-born to Lattimore, North Carolina, she and her family have been calling West Virginia home for the past four years. 

She graduated with her Associate's Degree in 2008 and was a caseworker handling Medicaid and Food Stamp cases in North Carolina before moving with her family to become a stay-at-home mom.

This will be her fourth year of homeschooling and second year serving on the REACH Steering Committee. Meggan looks forward to another year of serving our homeschool community. 



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Educational Director

Shari Polk, mother of seven, grew up in West
Virginia. She has been homeschooling for over 20 years.


Her hobbies are decorating, sewing, gardening, organizing, and cooking. She moved back to West Virginia after her husband retired and is learning how to farm.


She currently has a horse, twenty two goats, and 19 chickens. She enjoys spending time with her family and learning new and interesting things.

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Elementary Events Director

Autumn Adkins is a resident of Raleigh County, where she lives with her husband Andrew and their 4 children.  She has been homeschooling for 4 years, and this is her first year serving as Elementary Events Director. She has taught in a Christian school and is on the Youth Committee at her church. She also teaches Sunday School, which is a job she has enjoyed for many years.

Reach has been such a blessing to her family. She is looking forward to serving our group this year and hopes to enhance your homeschooling journey.

Psalm 127:3-5

“Lo, children are a heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them:”



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Administration & Media Director

Bekki Stephens, of Summers County, lives with her husband and two of her children (her oldest is married). She has been homeschooling for ten years, graduating her eldest in 2021. This is her second year on the Steering Committee for REACH. 

Along with homeschooling, she works as a Property Manager for Gateway Management Services and is a published fiction author.


She is the founder of a new area outreach Ministry called Delivering Hope.  Serving families in need in the southern WV areas. This ministry is a work in progress and is open to anyone who'd like to serve our community.  

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