Boarding Life

 

The Boarding Program is about creating a safe and caring environment, in which our students can reach their academic, social, and spiritual potential.

- MVC Administrator

Meet the MVC Boarding Life Staff

Eric Swanson-Dexel
Director of Boarding
ericswansondexel@mvcs.org

EDUCATION: B.S. in Social Science Secondary Education & Alternative History
FAMILY: Married coming on 25 years. We have three incredible daughters, and an amazing son-in-law.
FUN: Spending time with family, CrossFit training, drawing, reading, creative writing, and enjoying time outdoors.
I empower learners to achieve their highest potential by:
Investing in individual students and creating a safe, diverse community for all boarding students to enjoy and excel in.


 

Isha Paul Ton
Assistant Director of Boarding
ishaton@mvcs.org

EDUCATION: B.A. in Office Management, M.A. in Business Management
FAMILY: Wife of Mr. Ton, mother of the very sweet and joyful one-year-old Levi Ton
FUN: Road tripping with family, enjoying time outdoors (especially in Yosemite), gardening, cooking, walks on the beach, learning about other cultures, new languages, and being with people!
I empower learners to achieve their highest potential by:
Helping to organize unforgettable experiences for our Boarding students and building an incredible community on campus to make our students feel at home.


 

Amy De Los Santos
Assistant Director of Boarding
amydelossantos@mvcs.org

EDUCATION: B.S. in Communications, B.A. in Bible
FAMILY: Wife to Jordan and mother to Virginia Bailey
FUN: Playing soccer, going to the movies, traveling, and playing board games.
I empower learners to achieve their highest potential by:
Creating a welcoming, safe, and fun place for students to grow, learn, and mature.

 


 

Colette Crawford
Nurse
colettecrawford@mvcs.org

EDUCATION: B.S. in Nursing
FAMILY: Married to Peter in 1982; a growing family of 4 sons, 3 daughters-in-love, 1 daughter, 1 son-in-love, 5 grandchildren...so far.
FUN: Hiking, gardening, horseback riding, traveling, and hosting strangers in our home.
I empower learners to achieve their highest potential by:
Seeing, listening to, and hearing students and staff and reminding them of their true identity in God and God’s unfathomable love for them.
 


 

Shelby McDonald
Boarding Life Staff
shelbymcdonald@mvcs.org

EDUCATION: B.A. in Psychology
FAMILY: I have 3 sisters and 4 brothers.
FUN: Traveling, painting, going to the beach, playing card games, shopping, camping, spending time with family and friends.
I empower learners to achieve their highest potential by:
Creating a safe, fun, and inclusive space for all to grow, and by pointing all to Jesus and who He says we are.