Administrator / Fine Arts Chair
Brother Long holds a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Child and Human Development with emphasized study in History and Theatre Arts. While at BYU, Jordan toured with the Young Theatre Company and has performed, directed, and produced in theatre at the community, college, and semi-professional level his entire life. Jordan has been an administrator at Liahona since 2014 where his true passion is to help students realize the true potential of a Restoration Education. Jordan has been teaching Drama at Liahona since 2011 and believes that theatre is crucial in helping change people’s lives. He is a Liahona alumnus and served as Student Body President his senior year. Married to Aubrey Johnson, also a former Liahona student, they are the happy parents of three beautiful children. He loves his family, his students, and Liahona.
Sister Jeanine Loukota graduated from Ricks College (now BYU-I) with an Associate’s Degree in Elementary Education and from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. Over her 20+ years in education, she has taught in the 1st, 3rd, 6th and 8th grades, as well as upper-level math classes.
She currently lives in Alpine. She has 4 children, Megan (Tim son-in-law), Brendon, Caden (Miranda daughter-in-law), Corbin. She also has 3 adorable grandchildren, Oliver, Phillip, and Evelyn.
Sister Loukota enjoys being the Assistant Administer over the Elementary and teaches the 3rd & 4th graders part-time. She feels blessed to be a part of the Liahona Preparatory Academy family and Restoration Education.
Front Office / Registrar
Sister Simmons graduated from Dixie College (now Dixie State University) and Murdock Travel School. She has worked as a travel agent for various agencies; most recently, for the LDS Church, arranging travel and visas for missionaries serving in Europe. Sister Simmons loves traveling, gardening, piano, crafts, cooking, and helping others.
Sister Apgood graduated from American Fork High-School and went on to study at Utah State University. She loves the mountains and going camping, hiking, four-wheeling and boating. She loves history and traveling. In 2008 she knocked off one of her all time favorite bucket list destinations by traveling to France. She would love to visit Greece and Jerusalem some day. She is the oldest of six and does a lot with her family. She is the proud aunt of 3 nieces and a nephew who she loves to spoil.
Jeannie attended Weber State College and worked several years at Nest Entertainment (subsidiary of Living Scriptures) as the assistant finance controller and later at Young Electric Sign Company as the billing and payroll manager. Sister Bell has over 20 years experience in bookkeeping/finances.
Distance Education Elementary Teacher
Sister Valerie Hall loves teaching our Distance Education 1-6 grade classes.
5/6 grade Academy Teacher
It is Sister Hadfields 2nd year teaching at Liahona. She taught 3/4 last year and is excited for another year. She is supported by her amazing husband Brother Brian Hadfield who teaches Stage Crew at Liahona. A mother to 8 beautiful children and 2 have graduated from Liahona.
1/2 grade teacher