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Who We Are
 

Click here for the  2021 Lighthouse Academy at Newburg Annual Report 

Click here to view the IRS Form 990 for Lighthouse Promise, Inc.

 
 
 

Lighthouse Academy at Newburg has concluded an eight-year partnership as a 21st Century Community Learning Center. We continue our communication and partnership with Jefferson County Public Schools and the Kentucky Department of Education to provide appropriate intervention in our Out of School time program. We provide enrichment programs along with tutoring in areas such as reading, math, science, and technology. Our students have access to research-based computer programs that unify their school day to JCPS and at our facility.


 

 
OUR STAFF

Cynthia Overall
Director of Operations and Student Services

Cynthia Overall became our Director of Operations and Student Services, effective as of August 1, 2015. She has been an integral part of the success we have enjoyed in our mission of helping the children of this area since May 2010. As such, she is our longest serving employee! Prior to coming to Lighthouse, Cynthia served as a Mental Health Paraprofessional/Classroom Technician for 5 years and had numerous years of working with the public. Cynthia is an energetic person with excellent people skills and a great love for all children. She is also good at "paying attention to detail" and knows each child by name. Cynthia is also the founder and director of the HALO mentoring group for girls ages 9-18. Cynthia can be reached at 502-964-5909.

Dr. Ophelia Scott
Director (retired)
 
Dr. Scott has retired from the Director position effective August 1, 2015, but will remain on our board of directors and serve as a resource for the staff. Dr. Scott had been the Director of Lighthouse since January, 2011. She brought a wealth of experience and compassion with her. She received all of her degrees from the University of Louisville.   
 
Zelda Bishop
Administrative Assistant
Zelda Bishop is a retired state worker and a volunteer with the Jefferson County Public Schools. She enjoys working with children and tries to be a good role model. 


Nancy Parker
Director of Partner Relations 
 
Nancy Parker is the Lighthouse  Director of Partner Relations. She  has been involved for many years in grant writing and ensuring that the reporting requirements of those grants are met. She has a BA degree in communications from the University of Kentucky and has taught for 7 years as a certified substitute in JCPS at Hite Elementary School. Contact Nancy at 502-964-5909 or e-mail: almn4p@bellsouth.net
 
Lorin  McVey
Development Director 
Contact Lorin at 812-686-1356 or e-mail: lmcvey@thelighthousecenter.org 
 As the new Development Director at Lighthouse Academy at Newburg, Lorin McVey brings a passion for nonprofit development and donor relationships. Graduating from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Corporate & Organizational Communication, Lorin brings four years of nonprofit experience in program management and corporate relationships. Lorin looks forward to building relationships with all donors and families at Lighthouse Academy at Newburg.

Eugene Davis: Gym Coordinator

Eugene Davis comes to us with experience in managing after-school activities as a volunteer with Metro Parks basketball and football leagues. He also was a basketball player with Shawnee High School from 2001-2005. Eugene grew up in the west end of Louisville and participated in many activities at the Portland Community Center as a youth. He remembers those days and the positive impact the community center made on his life and is eager to start " giving back" as our Gym Coordinator. Contact Eugene at : 502-964-5909 or e-mail to: edavis@thelighthousecenter.org.