Nicole (Frain) Thomas ’01 – Owner, Family Hope Solutions

Alumni Update and Business Spotlight Nicole (Frain) Thomas ‘01 Owner, Family Hope Solutions www.familyhopesolutions.com After graduation from Fredericksburg Christian School in 2001, Nicole attended Christopher Newport University for her undergraduate degree and then immediately began teaching students with autism in Stafford County. Nicole earned her Master’s degree in Special Education during her time teaching. She then went on to complete

Else (Whelpley) Bartee ’11 – Owner of Else Bartee Photography

Alumni Update – Else (Whelpley) Bartee ‘11 Owner of Else Bartee Photography Else, a 2011 graduate of Fredericksburg Christian School, states that one of her most impactful memories at FCS was being a part of a mission trip to South Africa. It was there that she had an incredible turning point and strengthening of her faith, and it was due

Claire (Lister) Ellinger ‘96 – Owner, Art Time for Kids

Alumni Update and Business Spotlight Claire (Lister) Ellinger ‘96 Owner, Art Time for Kids www.arttime4kids.com Claire attended Mary Washington College from ’96-’00. She graduated with an Art Degree with an intention to work as an interior designer. As luck would have it, she found herself working at an alternative school and the Virginia Outdoor Center helping children with emotional disabilities.