Admission:
$6.00 per person/visit ($5.00 per for Seniors)
Hours:
Closed on Mondays
Tues. - Fri. 10am - 5pm
Sat. 10am - 6pm
Sun. 1pm - 5pm

ADMINISTRATION

Anette A. Kirylo
Executive Director

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Theater
Favorite princess/superhero: Snow White
Favorite children’s book: Places You May Go & Kid You’ll Move Mountains
Favorite Color: Blue, Red, & Black
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Hobbies: Movies, Run, & Read
If you could be anything, what would you be? A Bird
Favorite childhood memory: Christmas caroling with my family
Favorite Quote: “To be in a child’s memories tomorrow you have to be in their life today.”

Leon Philpot
Assistant Director

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Hot Air Balloon
Favorite princess/superhero: The Hulk
Favorite children’s book: "Daydreamer" by my daughter
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Future Career: The future is now! Working with kids at the Louisiana Children's Discovery Center. Hobbies:Road trips filled with new adventures
If you could be anything, what would you be? Fighter or bomber pilot
Favorite childhood memory: Sitting in the co-pilot seat of an Air Force cargo plane (as it was flying!)
Favorite Quote: “Be ye doers of the Word” - James 1:22

Terri Condon
Accountant

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Hot Air Balloon
Favorite princess/superhero: Cinderella
Favorite children’s book: The Three Little Pigs
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving and Christmas
Hobbies: Gardening and spending time with family and friends
If you could be anything, what would you be? A Beautiful Tropical Bird
Favorite childhood memory: Playing games with my best friends
Favorite Quote: “Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.”

Carolyn Schwebel
Educational Director

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Pet-Vet
Favorite princess/superhero: Lassie
Favorite children’s book: The Selfish Giant
Favorite Color: Roy G. BIV (The Rainbow)
Favorite Holiday: Easter
Hobbies: Gardening
If you could be anything, what would you be? Guess…Meow,Meow
Favorite childhood memory: Lighting Bugs used as a night light
Favorite Quote: “This is the Church with a mega heart” by Pastor Mike McLauren First United Methodist Church

WELCOMOLOGISTS

Cheryl Landry
Welcomologist

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Pet-Vet
Favorite princess/superhero: Snow White
Favorite children’s book: Bambi
Favorite Color: Yellow
Favorite Holiday: Easter
Hobbies: Love to read
Future career: 2nd Retirement
If you could be anything, what would you be? Rich
Favorite childhood memory: Spending time with my grandparents
Favorite Quote: If you can’t beat ‘em join ‘em

PLAYOLOGISTS

Kati Holt
Playologist

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Middendolf’s
Favorite princess/superhero: Ariel
Favorite children’s book: Love You Forever/ Harry Potter
Favorite Color: Aqua
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Hobbies: Reading, Movies,& Shopping
Future career: Early Childhood Learning
If you could be anything, what would you be? A Student at Hogwarts
Favorite childhood memory: Going to Disney World
Favorite Quote: “ If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

Bobbie Wolfe
Weekend Manager and Playologist

Favorite Story Character: Anything Disney
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Quote: "Tomorrow is Another Day" - Scarlet O'Harah
Favorite Exhibit at the Museum: Creation Station
Favorite princess/superhero: Belle
Favorite Children's Book: The Little Engine that Could
Favorite Color: Green
Future Career: Pastry Chef
Favorite Childhood Memory: Christmas of my 5th grade year was awesome!!!

Summer Swearingen
Playologist

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Creation Station
Favorite princess/superhero: The Incredible Hulk
Favorite children’s book: Anne of Green Gables
Favorite Holiday: Easter! (He is risen!)
Hobbies: Movies, Softball
Future career: Cosmetology
If you could be anything, what would you be? A singer!
Favorite childhood memory: The day my cousins came home from Russia - they were adopted!
Favorite Quote: "Walk by faith, not by sight." - 2 Corinthians 5:7

Jackie Coppard
Playologist

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Bubbles
Favorite princess/superhero: Princess Peach
Favorite children’s book: The Giving Tree - Shel Silverstein
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Hobbies: Watching movies, baking, and taking care of my pets
Future career: Humanitarian
If you could be anything, what would you be? A Seahorse
Favorite childhood memory: Playing in my backyard during the summertime in Alaska
Favorite Quote: "Today is done. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one." - Dr. Seuss

Mallory Stock
Playologist

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Theater
Favorite princess/superhero: Ariel
Favorite children’s book: Junie B. Jones
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Hobbies: Dancing
Future career: Medical Assistant
If you could be anything, what would you be? Mermaid
Favorite childhood memory: Visiting Canada
Favorite Quote: Worry less, giggle more!

Robin Barnett
Program Leader and Playologist

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: The Milking Cow
Favorite princess/superhero: Pocahontas
Favorite children’s book: Where The Wild Things Are
Favorite Holiday: Christmas & Mardi Gras
Hobbies: Cooking, reading, watching football, and spending time with family and friends.
Future career: A career dealing with early childhood education
If you could be anything, what would you be? Indian Princess
Favorite childhood memory: Family vacation to Gatlinburg, TN!
Favorite Quote: "Whe you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way - implicitly & unquestionable." - Walt Disney

Piper
Playologist

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Creation Station
Favorite princess/superhero: Superman
Favorite children’s book: Guess how much I love you by Sam McBratney
Favorite Color:  Green
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Hobbies: Dancing and flying
Future career: Pilot
If you could be anything, what would you be? A World Changer
Favorite Quote: “The only way to do great job is to love what you do"

PARTY HOSTS

Emily Sewell
Party Host

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Cow
Favorite princess/superhero: Woody
Favorite children’s book: Green Eggs and Ham
Favorite Color: Brown
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving and Easter
Hobbies: Fishing, spending time with friends,& shopping
Future career: Teacher
If you could be anything, what would you be? Nurse
Favorite childhood memory: Disney World
Favorite Quote: “This too shall pass”

Kelsey Funck
Party Host and Playologist

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Creation Station
Favorite princess/superhero: Ariel
Favorite children’s book: Where the Wild Things Are
Favorite Color: Yellow
Favorite Holiday: Easter/4th of July
Hobbies: Movies, Running
Future career: Nurse
If you could be anything, what would you be? Flower
Favorite childhood memory: Every summer my family and I would go on a road trip
Favorite Quote: “If you don’t know where you are going any road can take you there”

Tynedra Murphy
Party Manager and Playologist

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: Creation Station
Favorite princess/superhero: Pocahontas
Favorite children’s book: Sideway Stories from Wayside School
Favorite Color: Orange/Hunter Green
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Hobbies: Movies, Target Shopping
Future career:  Dentist
If you could be anything, what would you be? A Bird
Favorite childhood memory: Visiting the Empire State Building
Favorite Quote: “Faith: you give it to the people you love but the people who really deserve it are the ones who come through even when you don’t love them enough.”

Whitney Nickens
Party Host and Playologist

Favorite Exhibit at the museum: The Rockwall
Favorite princess/superhero: Robin Hood
Favorite children’s book: The 101 Dalmatians
Favorite Holiday: Halloween
Hobbies: Films, traveling
Future career: Writer
If you could be anything, what would you be? A Hobbit
Favorite childhood memory: My whole childhood was golden!
Favorite Quote: "All I can do is be me, whoever that is" - Bob Dylan