A lifetime resident of Jackson, Mrs. Rachel Grapes trusted Christ as Savior at the age of twelve. After graduation from high school at VCA, she attended Bible College. Mrs. Grapes returned to work as church and school secretary in 2003 after graduating from college. Proficient in Spanish, she has been the high school Spanish teacher since 2009, in addition to teaching computer keyboarding. She is also very involved in church ministries, playing the piano and organ, interpreting sermons for the Deaf, and working with the youth. She is also a Sunday school teacher. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, attending football and baseball games, and couponing. Some of her favorite Bible verses are Proverbs 30:5 and 1 Samuel 1:27-28. Mrs. Grapes and her husband, Joe, have two children.