Alesa Weiskopf

In addition to two decade’s experience in the classroom, principal Alesa Weiskopf’s qualifications include Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the University of South Alabama and Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from the University of Notre Dame. With a glad heart and hope-filled spirit she believes in Catholic education. Her three children, Caitlin, Erin, and Sean (all graduates of LFCS and McT) hold special places in her heart. She is a member of Little Flower Parish and serves as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. Ms. Weiskopf is a native Mobilian and enjoys being close to the beach and listening to the quiet voice of God present there.
Patsy White
Preschool Director

Patsy White is a native Mobilian and is a parishioner at Little Flower. She and her husband, Mickey have one son and 2 beautiful granddaughters. She has taught pre-school at Little Flower since 1999. Mrs. White loves hearing her students’ simple prayers in the classroom each day. She sees her students’ Free Playtime, as a chance to reflect on what they like to do and who they want to be. The Preschool Partnership with the 7th grade class was started by Mrs. White. The two classes team up together during the school year by celebrating different holiday events, including the Mardi Gras Parade, which is a spring highlight for the entire school.
Alex Lilly

Miss Alex Lilly is the kindergarten teacher at Little Flower. She was born and raised in Mobile and attended St. Mary Catholic Elementary School and McGill-Toolen Catholic High School. She received her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education at The University of South Alabama. Some of her favorite things to do are spending time with family and friends on Mobile Bay at her grandparents’ house, going to the beach and spending the day on the boat. As a student of Catholic education, she knows firsthand how a vibrant, Christ–centered curriculum is essential to developing students socially, academically, and spirituality.
Emily Milwee
1st Grade

A native of New Orleans and graduate of University of New Orleans, Mrs. Emily Milwee is the first grade teacher at Little Flower. She has experience teaching in the public school system, and sees a great opportunity to add her Catholic faith to her teaching at Little Flower. Only recently married, she and her husband have two wonderful dogs that they spend most of our time with, a pug/Boston terrier named Dan and a terrier mutt named Daisy. She loves spending her free time gardening and cooking what she has grown! She currently has tomatoes, strawberries, and lots of hot peppers! She says teaching is her true passion and she feels so blessed to get to come to work each day!
Beth Klein
2nd Grade

Beth Klein is excited to join the LFCS faculty as the second grade teacher. She is a native Mobilian and a product of the Mobile Archdiocese Catholic Schools. Beth holds a B. S. degree in Early Childhood Education from Spring Hill College and has been teaching for 13 years. She loves her calling to teach and finds it to be very rewarding. Her experience as a STREAM coach will be an asset to enhancing the second grade math and science curriculum. Beth also enjoys sharing her Catholic faith and looks forward to preparing the second graders for the sacraments of Reconciliation and the Holy Eucharist.
When not teaching, she loves spending time at the beach and being with her husband, three grown children, and grandson.

Maura Hutson
3rd and 4th Grade

Having grown up in a large family of teachers, Maura Hutson felt right at ease obtaining a B.S in Elementary Education and Special Education from the University of South Alabama. The diversity and small class sizes at Little Flower make her love her job, especially in the classroom with third and fourth graders. Being in a Catholic school allows her to share her faith with her students, teach Catholic values, and actively live her faith every day. When she is outside of the classroom, Miss Hutson fills her days with family and friends, at the beach, boating, swimming, hiking and traveling abroad. She hopes to continue to make Little Flower the Light of the Loop.
Laila Hockman
5th Grade

Ms. Hockman is a native of Mobile. Even though she technically lives “across the bay,” Mobile is her home. She graduated from the University of South Alabama and has taught in both private and public schools in Mobile County. She loves getting to teach at a small family oriented school. She knows there is so much more to an education than book work which is why she’s bringing her three boys with her to Little Flower. Students in a catholic school gain so much more than book knowledge. She is looking forward to helping her students grow both academically and spiritually.
Sonya Garcia
Spanish K -5

Sonya Garcia-Vasquez is the Spanish teacher for grades K - 5. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary English Education from the University of Puerto Rico and was a member of the National Exchange Student program at the University of North Carolina. In summers, Mrs. Garcia studies at Boston College working toward an M.A. in Theology and Ministry. The cultural richness of her background makes her the perfect teacher to bring the love of the Spanish language, traditions, food and religious influence to our student body. In addition to her work at Little Flower, she is involved with Hispanic Young Adults in the Archdiocese of Mobile. She is busy on weekends singing in the Spanish and bi-lingual Masses at parishes in Mobile and Daphne.
Mallory Hill
6th Grade, Social Studies and Religion

 Mallory Hill teaches Middle School Social Studies and Religion at Little Flower. She is originally from Charlotte, NC and attended UNC Chapel Hill. She studied history and religion. She is pursuing a Master's of Education through the University of Notre Dame's Teaching Fellows Program, the Alliance for Catholic Education. Ms. Hill loves to cook, bake, and eat with her friends and family. She loves big band music and Audrey Hepburn movies. She has traveled to the UK and Germany and has enjoyed travelling around the US as well.
Margaret Capizzi
7th Grade, Language Arts

Margaret Capizzi teaches Middle School ELA (English Language Arts) at Little Flower. Originally from Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Maryland, she majored in English Literature with a minor in Spanish Literature at the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas. She is pursuing a Master's Degree in Education through the University of Notre Dame's Teaching Fellows Program, the Alliance for Catholic Education. Miss Capizzi has studied in Rome and in Costa Rica through her University, and she has worked as a director and counselor at a local summer camp program at her home parish in Maryland. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exploring new places, trying new food, playing sports, meeting new people, reading, and music.
Leah Andrews
8th Grade HR, Middle School Math/Science

Leah Andrews teaches middle school Math and Science at Little Flower School. She earned her Bachelors in Biology from Troy University, of which she is a proud alum. Upon graduation she served with Mobile County Public Schools. Leah then studied under Wheaton College to gain certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Intercultural Studies. She lived abroad in China for two years teaching university students and eating everything in sight! Born and raised by the salty air of the Gulf, it was with great joy that Leah returned to Mobile. For her, teaching at Little Flower means reconnecting with the community that grounded her, while inviting students to recognize the creativity of our Maker through math and science! Leah's favorite way to apply science: the chemistry of making a Lemon Blueberry Cake!
Danielle Johnson
Physical Education

Coach Johnson is  a native of Mobile and a product of Catholic Education. She attended Corpus Christ for grade school, McGill Toolen for High School, and Spring Hill College for her bachelor’s and Master’s in Theology. She then attended South Alabama to receive her Master’s in Education and bachelor’s in physical education. Coach is a family-oriented person and so her  free time she can be found with her family. She am not married but have a nephew and 2 nieces to keep her busy. Coach also has a miniature Schnauzer named Lexi.  She love the outdoors, especially the water. She has always wanted to be a teacher because she could not think of anything more fulfilling to do with her life but impact a child’s future. Ms. Johnson got into physical education because she believes that teaching a child to be healthy will not only help them focus and achieve academically but allow them to impact the world for many years. She looks forward to working with the children and families at Little Flower as we continue to be the “Light of the Loop”.
Melanie Hyland
Art K-8

Melanie Hyland is our school’s art teacher, guiding the students to delve into the depths of creativity as they learn to develop original ideas, properly plan and execute the required techniques to achieve their goals...and every now and then create a masterpiece.
Melanie is a product of Catholic schooling, and cherishes the faith. Melanie attended University of Southern Miss, has lived and worked along the Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Mobile, where she has been since 2012. She has received accolades and recognition for her work in the arts community, creating original pieces of art and collaborating with other artists in thematic happenings, fashion shows, playhouse productions and the Mobile Museum of Art.
Melanie strives to inspire and teach our children to each be a light of the loop, beacons of faith, hope, and love...making the world a brighter place with creative contributions.
Pennie Deihs
K-4 Title I Tutor
Kelly Poole
Title I Tutor - Grades 6 - 8

Long time parishioner at Little Flower Parish, wife and mother of 5 boys, Mrs. Kelly Poole is Little Flower’s middle school math and science teacher. A graduate of the University of South Alabama with a B.S. in Elementary Education and an additional certification in middle school math, Mrs. Poole brings to the school over 10 years of classroom experience. The ability to facilitate life-long learning skills, develop problem-solving strategies and the instilment of self-discipline are the refection of the standards and expectations she sets for her students.
Tommie Angel
Library K- 5

The library at Little Flower Catholic School is overseen my Mrs. Tommie Angel. She grew up in Houma, Louisiana, and has degrees in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education from the University of New Orleans. She has years of classroom experience both in New Orleans and Mobile, having previously taught at Little Flower for four years. Her love of children finds expression in not only regular classroom teaching, but in music education as well. She has taught students how to read and write music and she is proud to tell about marching in Mardi Gras parades, with her “Marching Mustangs” playing recorders. She has a love for animals and was Friday night shift leader at ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation) for eight years. Mrs. Angel’s other interests include cooking, singing, playing guitar, and art.
Mandy Hall
Cafeteria Manager
John Portella
Bill Vogtner
Loretta Daffin
Beverly Crews