Shannon serves as the Dawson Music Academy Ministry Assistant. In addition to being part of the Music & Worship Team, Shannon enjoys investing in various ministries at Dawson, specifically by sharing her teaching talents with Dawson Preschool and Dawson Kids Ministries. On Wednesday nights, Shannon enjoys serving in Collide Children’s Choir. During the summer, she leads a small group Bible Study during Kidlife. For the past several years, Shannon has taught preschoolers at the Dawson Day School. Shannon loves serving children and their families. She has a passion for affirming the musical talents unique to each student and for sharing God’s love with students as they explore their musical talents. Shannon studied at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education as well as a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Special Education. She enjoys teaching, listening to her two sons play their instruments, doing creative things, going to the beach, and participating in fun outings with her husband Marshall and children Austin and John Wyatt.