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My Journey to Caribbean Mountain Academy

I came to work on staff at Caribbean Mountain Academy in June 2012. I had just graduated from Bethel College and as of graduation day, had no idea of what my next steps would be. During my last semester of college, I lived in a neighborhood called Keller Park in South Bend, IN. I lived […]

CEO Mark Terrell to Serve on Judicial Nominating Commission

Crosswinds is excited to announce that Mark Terrell, CEO was chosen by Indiana Governor Mike Pence to serve on the Allen Superior Court Judicial Nominating Commission for the next four years. The commission is made up of seven individuals—three attorneys, three non-attorneys, and Indiana Supreme Court Justice David. David chairs the commission and according to […]

Helping Your Child Fight Teen Peer Pressure

The Power of Teen Peer Pressure By Mark Terrell, CEO Each of us understands the power of teen peer pressure. How else can you explain the causes news stories such as a 12 year old killing his best friend’s step father, two 16-year-olds raping an unconscious girl, or a young man committing suicide to mirror […]

Teenagers: Respect for Authority

Teaching Respect for Authority I remember my father telling me “to not make a mountain out of a molehill.”  He was helping me understand that the situation I was facing wasn’t as big of a deal as I was making it. Unfortunately, many parents and their children are suffering from the philosophy that everything is […]