Third Grade

hello third grade

Meet our Teachers!

Katelyn Chappell
Mrs. Chappell was born and raised in Fredericksburg, VA. She just moved to the area this summer. Mrs. Chappell graduated with her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Old Dominion University. This will be her third year teaching third grade! Mrs. Chappell just got married in July and she and her husband have two sweet dogs. She enjoys going to the beach and spending time with family and friends! She is excited for a great year in third grade!

Kate Dalton
Mrs. Dalton grew up on a farm in Gretna, VA, but now lives in Lynchburg. She got her teaching degree from Lynchburg College and began her career in Lynchburg City Schools. She taught 3rd grade for 7 years and is excited to join the 3rd grade team at Rustburg Elementary School. Mrs. Dalton has been married for 8 years and has two children. When she is not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing with her pets, being outdoors, and reading.





Beth Gordon
Mrs. Gordon is a graduate of Rustburg High School and Liberty University.  She has been a third grade teacher for the past 28 years, so you could say that she thinks third graders are pretty awesome! She began her teaching career at J.J. Fray Elementary, the same school that she attended as a child. She believes it is a privilege to give back to her own community through teaching.  She and her husband Mike have been married for almost 3 years. They have a blended family of 4 children that range in age from 23 to 16.  Faith and family are two things that are important to her.  She enjoys walking and reading a good book when she has free time.