Athena was born in the Philippines and moved to Canada at the age of five. Fulfilling her childhood dream in May 2006, she graduated from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska with a BA in Elementary Education. Athena continued in professional growth and earned her Masters of Arts in Teaching from Walla-Walla University in August 2011.
Her interests include: family, travel, volleyball, running, ice-cream, reading, friends, hiking, camping, swimming, and baking.
Athena holds a Master’s in Teaching in Literacy Instruction, Washington State Certificate, and a teaching certificate from the North American Division of SDA Department of Education.