"Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up."
Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 NIV
Behind every successful educational journey at School Alive is a dedicated and passionate team. Dive into the stories and experiences of the individuals who bring "Authentic HAMSTER Education" to life. From diverse backgrounds and unique talents, our team members unite under a shared vision: to guide and inspire every student towards their God-given purpose. Get to know the faces and hearts that drive School Alive forward.
Dr. Graham Pierce Lyon is not only a devout Christian, husband, and father but also a dedicated educationist. As an Eagle Scout and National Teaching Fellow, his commitment is evidenced by extensive informal education and a doctoral-level formal education including a Triple Major in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics. As an educator at Purdue University and the Founder and President at School Alive, Dr. Lyon has consistently advocated for a transformative approach to learning.
Under his guidance, School Alive has emerged as an exemplar of authentic education that reimagines education at the community level, collaborating with home and church to nurture Christlike character and foster lifelong learning. Rooted in Judeo-Christian values, the institution emphasizes holistic education, focusing on character, virtue, and individual purpose. Stemming from Dr. Lyon’s spiritual revelation in 2020, School Alive addresses modern education’s inherent challenges with vision and innovation.
Implementing Dr. Lyon’s “Authentic HAMSTER Education” framework, School Alive moves beyond STEM, STEAM, and STREAM to seamlessly blend Healthcare, Art, Mathematics, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Religion, providing students with comprehensive and faith-grounded education. Amidst changing educational landscapes, Dr. Lyon’s revolutionary vision for School Alive remains steadfast, molding future leaders anchored in liberty, truth, and heritage while igniting their individual passions.