Parent Student Staff


Ben Haindel, Lower and Middle School Principal

Mr. Haindel is a 1993 graduate of Northlake Christian and served at NCS from 1997-2014 in various capacities - High School Bible teacher, History Department Chair, Camp Northlake Director, Leadership Council Director, School Improvement Committee Chair, Alumni Director and Level 5 Teacher. He served as the High School Principal at Parkview Baptist School in Baton Rouge from 2014-2017 and is happy to be 'home' to NCS as the Lower and Middle School Principal. Mr. Haindel holds his B.A. in Social Studies Education from Louisiana College and his M.Ed. in Secondary Principalship from Southeastern Louisiana University. He is a 2013 graduate of Leadership St. Tammany. He and his wife Courtney have three children who have attended NCS since Preschool - Mary Evelyn (2019), Molly Mae (2024) and Campbell (2029). They are members of First Baptist Church of Covington. 



Melissa Krone, Lower School Assistant Principal

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 New Beginnings Church in Covington. 


Robin Allison, Administrative Assistant

Robin Allison has been at Northlake Christian School for 26 years. During her time at Northlake, Mrs. Allison has taught in the Early Learning Center and has worked as a teachers aide in grades Kindergarten through Fourth grade.  Robin and her husband, Joel, have two children, Taylor (2011) and Lauren (2019) who are both lifers at Northlake. Their family attends Church of the King in Mandeville.