Martin, Lynn

​Lynn Martin discusses the history of Elgin Academy, which was founded in 1836, from her perspective as Registrar, Administrative Assistant Upper School, and currently Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications. (2007-2018). She talks about the importance of Elgin Academy to the local community for over 180 years, first as a liberal arts high school and now also a Prek-8 school. Martin discusses the role of the Sears family in its early years, the school's liberal arts curriculum, the school’s philosophy/mission statement and the importance of field trip experiences for its students. The school, as Lynn explains, lives up to its motto of 'Taking Learning Personally.'