Mrs Rene Cave
René Cave has been part of the ECS family on and off for the past 46 years. Attending ECS from 2nd grade through graduation, she was very involved in band and theatre. During her college years she worked for the ECS drama department as an assistant as well as the color guard coach for the band. Immediately upon graduation from college, Rene’ worked full time for the upper school as a speech and drama teacher, director, and color guard sponsor for the band. After two years, Rene took a break to have children but continued teaching after school elementary drama classes. When drama was added to the middle school curriculum, she was asked to come back and teach middle school. Over the past 15 years, she has enjoyed teaching middle schoolers and directing middle school plays. Recently she added directing one high school show per year to her schedule.
René has been married to her husband Richard for 32 years. She has two children, Katie (class of 2009) and Jon Luke (class of 2013). Katie graduated from the University of Memphis and is married to her high school sweetheart Matt. Katie and Matt have a almost 4 year old daughter, Presley, and an 11 month old son, Leo. Jon Luke recently graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Building Construction Science. This past summer he married his ECS sweetheart, Allie Whited Cave. The Caves are charter members of Grace Evangelical Church.