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Dana Franke

Director of Children's Ministries

Dana grew up in Groves and graduated from Port Neches-Groves High School in 2004. She became a member of Hillcrest in 2007. In the same year, Dana graduated from Lamar University with a bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She has been an elementary educator for Nederland ISD and has taught pre-school Sunday school for the past nine years. Dana and her husband, Seth, have two daughters, Adley and Ellie.

Dana loves children, is involved in the women's ministry, and serves on the mission team. Dana became the Director of Children's Ministries in June of 2017.


  • Port Neches-Groves High School

    • High School Diploma

  • Lamar University

    • Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies