Mrs. Padrick graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a BA in Education and a MA in Early Childhood Education.  She taught preschool and kindergarten in Long Beach before moving to Virginia Beach after her first child was born.  Mrs. Padrick started at Star of the Sea in 2020.  She has an extensive background in Catholic education, attending Catholic school herself from kindergarten through twelfth grade and teaching in Catholic schools.  Fun fact: Mrs. Padrick’s husband attended Star of the Sea from Kindergarten to 8th grade.  Now, both of their children are proud students at Star of the Sea.  When she is not teaching Mrs. Padrick enjoys spending time with family and friends, and running, baking and crafting.