Joel Pepin is the second youngest of 10 children. He was born and raised in northern Minnesota. As a senior in high school, he felt a calling for elementary aged children after he mentored a kindergarten boy. He graduated from ORU with an elementary education degree. That same year, he married his beautiful wife Tanya. He has two wonderful children, Whitley and Drexel. Joel began his teaching career at Lincoln Christian teaching in the elementary and in the high school. He also taught elementary at Union Public School. He then returned to Lincoln in 2012 as the High School Assistant Principal. Two years ago, he became the 5th/6th Grade Center Principal and he is now found himself as the LCS Elementary Principal. He is thankful he is able to be a role model to young boys and girls everyday! Joel will be speaking on "Humble to Hear and to Heed! He will talk about the story of Moses and the advice he heeded from his Father-in-Law Jethro.