Sammie Braxton is a long-time church educator, having served at Oak Ridge Presbyterian for the past 10 years and at First Presbyterian in High Point for 16 years before that. Sammie and her husband, Steve, came to High Point in 1972 when Sammie became the Director of the Child Development Center at First Baptist Church in High Point. Sammie and Steve have four grown children and three grandsons who are age five and under. Steve is mostly retired but still serves Trinity Presbyterian Church in Elon on Sundays and Wednesday evenings. Sammie and Steve love to travel and continue to participate in mission trips, especially in South Africa. Sammie loves yoga, walking three miles every day, playing with her grandchildren, reading, and cooking family recipes.