Dr. Michelle Bucks, President
317 Faith Rd
Grantville, PA 17028
Michelle graduated from Tulpehocken High School in 1999. In her high school days Michelle was very active in 4-H and the FFA, competing in state and national competitions. Michelle began college at Penn State University, Berks campus as a dairy science major. During college she fell in love with the sciences, laboratory research and tutoring others. Michelle graduated in 2003 with a degree in Life Science and the goal of becoming a college professor.
In 2003 Michelle married her best friend, Steve, and began the Microbiology and Immunology PhD program at the Penn State College of Medicine. In 2009 Michelle and Steve welcomed their first child. A few months later, Michelle successfully completed and defended her thesis work on virus assembly, earning her doctorate. In 2011, the Bucks family welcomed their second child and Michelle transitioned out of research to pursue teaching opportunities.
Today, Michelle enjoys her responsibilities as an Assistant Professor of Biology at HACC, Harrisburg campus. Michelle believes that quality education has the power to transform lives. She enjoys sharing the wonders of biology with students and encouraging them on their educational journeys.
The Bucks family enjoys little league baseball, campfires, swimming, dance and the community of friends at Zions Lutheran Church in Jonestown. Michelle is grateful for the opportunity to serve the Northern Lebanon community as a school board member. Michelle is passionate about improving the academic performance of the district and providing meaningful opportunities and experiences for all students at Northern Lebanon. Michelle strives to utilize her experience in education and critical analysis to facilitate positive decisions in the district.