Mr. Lyon was born in Orlando, FL. He is a graduate of Rocky Bayou Christian School in Niceville, FL. Mr. Lyon earned his Bachelor's degree in Instrumental Music Education from Troy University.
Mrs. Pacheco was born in North Dakota. She is a graduate of Crestview High School. Mrs. Pacheco attended the University of West Florida, where she received her Bachelor's Degree in History and a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction. She taught Intensive Reading at Walton Middle School for 9 years before coming to ECMS.