John Cipolla has lived in Troup County since 1977 and has served in Christian education since 1980. He is the Superintendent of Lafayette Christian School. Although the Marquis de Lafayette was seen regularly on the square of Lagrange, it was naming the school Lafayette inspired him to learn more about Lafayette. The motto “cur non” rung true with John. He has applied it in both his personal and professional life. John and his wife of 45 years, Marianna, have 7 children and 31 grandchildren. They have also raised a number of other children. Lafayette Christian School serves over 600 students with school programs. In addition, the school has numerous other programs and services for children in the community. John is one of the founding board members of Lafayette Alliance and serves as Treasurer.