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Evelyn Thorpe-Hibbler is the director of the First Class Montessori School, a multinational school that uses an elite and progressive educational program originated by Dr. Maria Montessori in Rome, Italy. Founded in 1991, First Class Montessori School opened its first location in Midtown at 1336 Peabody Ave., which is now under the leadership of Hibbler’s daughter, Erin Thorpe-Parish. Success at the Midtown location keyed the opening of a second school at 1725 Appling Rd. in Cordova.
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