Wendell Baptist Preschool Staff

Paige Richardson

Director

This is Paige’s fifth year at Wendell Baptist Preschool.  She served 5 years as a middle school teacher prior to becoming the Director of Wendell Baptist Preschool. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Middle Grades Education and a teaching license in Middle Grades Math and Science. Paige and her husband, Jerry, live in Wendell with their daughter, Claire who is a current student in the Preschool. The family is active members of Wendell Baptist Church. 

Dr. Kristi Snuggs

Curriculum Advisor

Kristi holds a Master’s in Child and Family Development/Child Psychology from Appalachian State University and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from East Carolina University. Kristi currently serves as a deacon, children’s Sunday School Teacher, and Girls in Action (GA) Mission Leader at Wendell Baptist Church. She is married to Phillip and they have two daughters, Kali, and Keslee.

Meredith Ferrell

Assistant Director

Meredith has been at Wendell Baptist Preschool since 2013.   Meredith began at Wendell Baptist as a parent and a substitute. In 2013 she took on a full-time teaching position with the Preschool and is now the Asst. Director.  She is married to Bruce and they have three children, Taylor, Gracyn, and Marshall. Meredith and her family attend church at Wendell Baptist Church. 

Jenny Price

3 Year Old Teacher

This is Jenny's 3rd year with Wendell Baptist Preschool.  Jenny is a graduate of Peace College in Raleigh. She worked for many years in ohter childcare facilities before leaving to be a full-time mom of 6.  Jenny brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to WBP.  Jenny and her family attend Central Baptist Church in Wendell.  

Linda Cobbett

4 Year Old Teacher

Linda has been serving as a 4 year old teacher at Wendell Baptist Preschool since 2001. She is an active member of Faith Baptist Church where she plays the French Horn in their music ministry. Linda and her husband, Ernie, live in Wendell and have three children, and one granddaughter. In addition to music, Linda also enjoys hiking, swimming, and camping. 

Sarah Bodenstine

4 Year Old Teacher

Sarah is coming to Wendell Baptist as a parent of two preschoolers and a substitute.  She has taken on the role of one of our 4 year old teachers.  She is married to her husband, Bo, and they have three children, Owen, Stella, and Henry.  She and her family live in Wendell.  

Rindie Pierce

Pre-K Teacher

Rindie has been teaching at Wendell Baptist Preschool since 1999. She has taught almost every age group, and she piloted the idea for starting a 5-day Pre-K class at Wendell Baptist. She was the first teacher of that class when Wendell Baptist opened the program in 2007. Rindie and her two daughters (both Wendell Baptist Preschool graduates) live in Wendell. Rindie enjoys reading, walking, and she LOVES the beach.

Becky Deitrick

3 Year Old Teacher

Becky is a 3 year old teacher at Wendell Baptist Preschool.  She came to WBP as a parent of two girls, took on a maternity leave position, and is now on staff.  Becky has worked in the public school system and currently teaches Ballroom dance lessons at a local studio. Becky and her husband have 2 girls and attend Wendell Baptist Church.  

Danielle Gidding

2 Year Old Teacher

This is Danielle's first year at Wendell Baptist Preschool.  Danielle also came to us as a parent and substitute.  She is now enjoying the 2 year olds as a full-time teacher.  She is married to her husband, Greg, and they have 5 children.  The Giddings are a military family and have lived in Virginia and Hawaii before moving to North Carolina.