LFA News

portraits of four new faculty members in the fall of 2022 part 2

Glinda Hall joined LFA’s English Department full-time this year after having a temporary appointment since February. She began her teaching career 24 years ago at public schools in Mississippi, moving three years later to Arkansas. She also has 13 years teaching undergraduate and graduate courses at the university level and returned to teaching high school in 2014. Glinda has a Bachelors and Masters in English and her Ph.D. in Heritage Studies - an interdisciplinary degree focusing on Cultural Studies and Popular Culture. She coaches girls and boys tennis and lives with her husband Mike in New Hall while serving as a dorm parent in Atlass Hall. She teaches English 10 and English 12: Debate.


Melissa Norris is a member of LFA's Information Technology Services focusing on extra support in Veracross and Canvas and assisting the helpdesk with any needs. She holds nearly a decade of experience in higher education IT-related roles and lives in Zion with her family.


Jennifer Rundles joined the LFA community in July as the Dean of Students and also teaches AP Chemistry. She brings nearly 20 years of experience in boarding schools across the south and was the Associate Upper School Director and Science Instructor at Darlington School in Rome, Ga. before making her move to LFA. Before Darlington School she worked at Saint Mary’s School in Raleigh, N.C. for 15 years as a Science Instructor, Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning, Interim Dean of Students, and Associate Dean of Students. She lives on campus in Weinbrenner and serves as a dorm parent in Field.


Angela Zhou ’18 is in her first year as a member of the English department and teaches English 10. A lifelong resident of Illinois, she is a graduate of Northwestern University and a proud alumna of Lake Forest Academy. At Northwestern, she studied English Literature and Psychology, earning an Honors in English Literature for her thesis “Technologized Animacy: Social and Environmental Anxieties in Frankenstein, Ex Machina, and WALL-E.” Anglea lives on campus at New Hall and also coaches volleyball and squash while serving as a dorm parent in Field.