Faulkner Lifestyle September 2019 Issue

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The staff at The Preschool

at Second Baptist Church

Lacy Glover, Director of

The Preschool at Second Baptist Church

Lacy Glover‘s Winding Path

Led to The Preschool at

Second Baptist Church


One-hundred-percent this is where I was led, where I was called.

I feel called to both education and to this job. We wanted to plug in

more to the church — well this is plugged straight into the wall!


—Lacy Glover, Director

The Preschool at Second Baptist Church

BY COLLEEN HOLT

PHOTOS BY BRANDY STRAIN-DAYER

After a life of beauty, adventure and diverse careers, Lacy

Glover has settled into a job that she was definitely

destined to have – director of The Preschool at Second

Baptist Church in Conway.

Lacy grew up in south Arkansas in the small town of

Hampton, just north of El Dorado. Her mother, Debbie

Fleming, was a teacher; her dad, Steve Fleming, was a lay

minister and later a full-time preacher for 19 years. This

upbringing definitely instilled two calls in Lacy: one to study

education and another to be involved in a church. Her current

job seems to fill both calls with perfection. “Education just felt

like an easy choice when choosing a college path,” Lacy said.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education

from Ouachita Baptist University, Lacy transitioned into an

exciting time in her life – a year serving as Miss Arkansas

2004. “That really was the best job,” she said of being Miss

Arkansas. “It is so fun, you get to meet people, and you see the

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