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Meet the Team


Lynn Pierre

Jones, Jr., P.T.

LU President

Lynn serves as the President of Level Up on the Board, and oversees of all of Level Up Educational Academy (including Co-Op, Tutorials, Academic Clubs). He is also one of Tutorials Tutors, and you can learn more about him by clicking here.

Lynn tutors the following classes:

  • • Human Anatomy/

  • Advanced Biology

  • •  Health & Nutrition

  • •  How to Become a Word Slinger

  • •  Click here to learn more


Contact Lynn by clicking here




LU Vice President

Duwana serves as the Vice President of Level Up on the Board, and leads our Co-Op Program as well as our Speech & Debate Academic Club. She is a homeschooling mom of 5, and currently has two of her children enrolled in Tutorials, and two enrolled in Co-Op, while one has graduated and attending college.

You can learn more about:

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Heidi Medlin

LU Tutorials


Heidi is a native to Charlotte, & moved to Monroe 16 years ago when she married her husband, Bridger. Together they run & operate their family farm, which is home to their carriage company, Southern Breezes Carriages. They have two children, Madison & Miles, one who has graduated & one who is currently being homeschooled. Heidi enjoys volunteering & after 10 years of being a 4H Club leader, now sits on the Union County 4H Foundation Board, where she continues to passionately help create, develop & fund programs for 4H youth. Her family is active in the horse community & she is a board member of the Union County Saddle Club, where she helps coordinate horse shows & clinics for our local equestrian community. She loves to read & create a home where all feel welcome. Heidi is excited about being the Principal of Level Up Tutorials & hopes to help all families have a wonderful experience. 

Contact Heidi by clicking here


Marilynn Bonner

LU Tutorials

Assistant Principal

Marilynn handles all of our financial details and works closely with our Tutors, assuring everything is well situated for them for their classes. She works closely with Lynn Jones (President) and Heidi Medlin (Principal) to support the work they do for Level Up. 

She is also one of Tutorials Tutors, and you can learn more about her by clicking here.

Marilynn tutors the following classes:

  • •  General Science

  • •  Geography

  • •  Gov't & Economics

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Contact Marilynn by clicking here

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Marni Arnold

LU Tutorials

Admin & Comms Support

Marni brings to the table, 10+ years of Administrative, Writing & Communications Skills as well as 5+ years of Website Management and supports our LU Leaders by making sure Level Up's communications are effective and timely. She also assists in facilitating our Youth Yearbook and Social Events Committees. As a seasoned homeschooler of 15 years, and currently continuing homeschooling her only child (son) through to the end of High School (Class of 2026!). She also seeks to continue to work toward Biblical Counseling Certification.

Contact Marni by clicking here

Meet Our Parent Volunteers

  • Dascira Hawks (Current LU Parent) - Front Desk & Social Events Support, Cooking Class Tutor

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