- Mr. Hawk graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Journalism degree. ...He received his teacher certification from Ohio State University, and has a Master of Science degree in Library & Information Science from Catholic University.
- He taught at Loudoun County High School for 15 years (1997-2012), teaching primarily Journalism and Newspaper. Before that, he was a sports writer for nearly 10 years at The Indiana (Pa.) Gazette, The Columbus Dispatch in Ohio, and The Baltimore Sun.
- Ms. Cronlund graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in Government and Politics. She holds a Master of Science degree in Library and Information Science from Catholic University.
- She has been a librarian with Loudoun County Public Schools for 5 years. Prior to becoming a librarian, she was employed by the U.S. Federal Government, from which she retired after enjoying a career of many years, much of it overseas.