Mrs. Carpenter was born in Indiana and moved to the Melbourne area as a teenager. She met her husband, Loyde, at Harris Semiconductor (Intersil/Renesas), where she worked for 19 years. Mrs. Carpenter received her Accounting degree at Rollins College. After retiring from Intersil, she came to BCS in 2001 and taught off and on until 2017. Her two oldest grandchildren graduated from BCS and her 4 year old granddaughter is in our pre-school.