Parent Student Staff

Missie Arnold, M.Ed. Lower School Principal

Missie Arnold, the Lower School Principal came to Northlake Christian in 2006 and has previously taught English Language Arts at the high school and middle school levels over her sixteen year career in the classroom.  She graduated from Crescent City Baptist High School in Metairie and has worked for twenty years in Christian education.  Ms. Arnold currently holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Loyola University, New Orleans, her Masters of Education from Indiana Wesleyan University, and is currently working on her doctorate from Southeastern Louisiana University in educational leadership.  Ms. Arnold has one son, Mitchell, who is a Class of 2017 Northlake alum.






Melissa Krone, M. Ed., Lower School Academic Dean

Melissa Krone came to Northlake in 2007. During her time at Northlake, she has taught 4th and 6th grade language arts, math, science, and social studies. Mrs. Krone holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Southeastern Louisiana University, a Master's degree in education with a specialization in educational leadership from Liberty University, and recently, she completed the Aspiring Leaders program through the School Leadership Center of Greater New Orleans.  She also has received her Alternate Teaching Certification from the University of New Orleans. Mrs. Krone and her husband, Chris, have two boys, Gavin and Nathan, who both attend the Northlake Christian School. The Krone family attends church at Northwood Church in Mandeville.





Lynn Graham, Administrative Assistant

Lynn Graham came to NCS in 1987. She attended the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, majoring in business administration. Ms. Graham began as a preschool teacher at NCS then, in 1991, moved to the preschool director position. Lynn has been in charge of after-school care programs, summer camps, and taught 3rd grade. In 2001, Lynn moved into the business office as a receptionist, and Dave Diamond's assistant. She has served as admissions director, office manager, accounts receivable, alumni director, and Director of Ministry Advancement. She has been married to Dr. Mark Graham for 46 years. They have three sons and three grandchildren. Lynn is an active member of Grace Baptist Church in Folsom.