Laurie Sommardahl joined the staff here at James River Day School in January 2016 in the Advancement Office as an Advancement Associate. Beginning in August 2017, Laurie returned to her first love, teaching, as one of James River's first grade teachers. Laurie has a B.A. in Economics from Hollins University.
Previously Mrs. Sommardahl taught at Peakland Preschool here in Lynchburg and at Springfield Park Elementary and Highland Springs Elementary in Richmond.
Laurie lives in Lynchburg with her husband, Camp, and their four children.