A teacher since 1991, Mrs. Savonen has been teaching 3rd grade at GGCA for nearly 15 years. She is originally from Massachusetts and graduated from Stevens School of the Bible in Lenox in 1981. Her brother, Chris Reagan, and her mother and stepfather, Peggy and Danny Quirk, were members of the same Stevens’ class. She and her husband, Pastor Tapio Savonen, spent more than 20 years on the mission field in Sweden. Their two daughters are both graduates of GGCA.