Mrs. Mendrala graduated from the University of Texas with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a lifetime teaching certificate in secondary education. She and her husband, Mike, own and operate a cabinet manufacturing business in North Austin and have been married for over 21 years. They are members of Hill Country Bible Church and attend the Steiner Ranch campus. In 2015, the Lord called her to homeschool her boys, where she gained experience and passion for the Classical Christian model of education. Two of their three sons attend Hill Country: Dillon, class of 2024; and Sam, class of 2026.