New Staff Profile: Bethany Lane

Ms. Bethany Lane is one of the new staff members at Jackson Preparatory this year and serves as the welcoming receptionist in the McRae Center. 

Mary Kathryn Mason chats with McRae center receptionist Ms. Bethany Lane (Hannah Polk)

Looking for a new opportunity and wanting to be closer to her kids are a few reasons why she decided to come to Prep. She is married to David Lane and has three children: Lilah (8th), Wills (3rd), and Grays (3rd). Her family also has three dogs to keep them company.

Ms. Bethany Lane, the new receptionist for the McRae Center

Ms. Lane grew up in Brandon, Mississippi near the reservoir. She went to Northwest Rankin and then attended the University of Mississippi. It was there that she earned her bachelor’s degree in social work. 

Afterwards, she went on to work at St. Catherine’s Village, a community senior living retirement home, for 13 years. She was then a stay-at-home mom for 12 years.

In her spare time, Ms. Lane enjoys playing tennis and reading for pleasure. She also loves watching her kids play soccer and cheering on Ole Miss with her family.