Support Staff

Meet the Team

Michelle Hall

Michelle Hall began working in the school environment when she was 14 years old. She loves the energy that is felt in a school setting. Michelle has worked for 2 startup charter schools and loved the challenge. She is looking forward to being the Administrative Assistant at Ignite Academy and once again being a part of a new adventure! Michelle enjoys meeting the parents and students and wants to make sure every person feels like they are part of the Ignite family! Michelle was born and raised here and loves this area; She enjoys anything that can be done outdoors and trying new activities, as well as traveling to experience different cultures and meet new friends all over the world. ​ Michelle is married to the most amazing man and has 9 awesome children and 14 grandchildren. Her life is full of excitement and each time she has the thought that life will be slowing down, it picks up in intensity. She is living life wholeheartedly, every moment of it!

Administrative Assistant

Michelle Hall

Rachelle Funk

Rachelle Funk is the registrar at Ignite Entrepreneurship Academy. She has a BA from BYU in English and American Literature and has worked off-and-on as a freelance editor for the last 20 years. In the education arena, she has held many positions on local and council PTA boards and has served as a member of multiple School Community Councils. She also worked as a high school librarian/secretary for several years at Skyline HS.

Registrar

Rachelle Funk

Leslie Gardner

Leslie graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in Business Marketing and Secondary Education. She found her love of teaching through gymnastics, which she taught for over 20 years. Her favorite part of teaching is seeing and helping others build self-confidence. She enjoys interacting with others, reading, organizing, finding good food, and being with her family.

Asset Control/Assessment Assistant

Leslie Gardner

Chelsea Patterson

Chelsea is excited to be back for another amazing year at Ignite Entrepreneurship Academy. She graduated from SUU with a Bachelor's degree in Public Relations and Advertising. After working as an Administrative Assistant for large corporations, she decided to pursue her passion working in Education. Chelsea is happily married and has 3 children. She is so grateful to work with the students at Ignite!

Attendance/Financial Secretary

Chelsea Patterson

Colleen Lamoreaux

Colleen Lamoreaux comes to us with 8 years experience as a counselor working with students in middle school. Her background in working with a large diverse population gave her the freedom to explore many different opportunities that benefited children's mental health and well-being. Her passion for working with students in the education field comes from a long family history of educators in her family. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences and a Master's Degree in Guidance Counseling and Human Services and is a licensed counselor in the state of Utah. She and her husband share 6 children between them which includes 6 grand children and 1 great grandchild. Collleen and her husband enjoy eating out at restaurants, traveling, and karaoke on the weekends. They reside in Murray, Utah.

School Counselor

Colleen Lamoreaux

Tasia Thurston

Tasia holds a Bachelors degree in Business Management with a minor in Marketing, as well as an Associate's Degree in University Studies, from Utah Valley University. She attended an early college high school called UCAS while she also attended classes at UVU. Tasia worked as a lower elementary teacher assistant last year at Ignite and loved it! She enjoys being around kids and being able to encourage their development. Tasia lives in American Fork with her son Ryan.

Media Specialist/Digital Literacy

Tasia Thurston

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Address:

Ignite Academy
1650 W Traverse Terrace Dr
Lehi, UT 84043-5994

Email: info@igniteutah.org

Phone: (801) 901-8520

Fax: (801) 901-8515

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