Alumni Highlight: Haley Buddenberg, Class of 2017

Southside Christian School
Since graduating college, she married her high school sweetheart, Alex Buddenberg, who graduated SCS in 2016 and recently graduated from The Citadel in May. 

This year the Lord led Haley back to SCS to be a third-grade teacher. Haley says, "Coming back to SCS to teach has been nothing but a blessing. Due to the Coronavirus, I was beginning to doubt that the Lord wanted me to teach. Doors were being closed everywhere I went. Yet, the Lord has bigger and better plans for me. Being back at SCS as a teacher is the absolute biggest blessing. I have no doubt this is where God wants me. The faculty and staff are so incredibly supportive, and my students are so sweet. I am so thankful to be back at SCS!"

When she's not teaching third grade, Haley enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, baking, reading, and kayaking.

Looking back on her time as a student at SCS, Haley says, "SCS prepared me for the future by challenging me academically, personally, and spiritually. Thanks to the incredible teachers at SCS, I left for college with a solid foundation built on excellent academic and spiritual education that allowed me to discover who I was as an adult and in Christ."