“We Gather Together – A Concert of Praise, Thanksgiving, and Remembrance”
Saturday November 19 – 7:00 p.m. & Sunday November 20 – 5:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
Our Guest Narrator: Katie Mercer Van Schoor.
Katie Mercer Van Schoor is the Midday and 5PM anchor at the CBS affiliate in Columbus WRBL. Prior to joining WRBL, Mercer worked as a weekend anchor/reporter in Charlotte, NC at Time Warner Cable News for five years where she covered everything from presidential debates to hurricanes. She covered the education, crime, and government beats and won Creative Loafing’s Best News Anchor award. Mercer also worked in the Savannah, GA, Albany, GA, Jacksonville, FL, and Fargo, ND television markets. LaGrange is Mercer’s hometown. She graduated from LaGrange High School and then received a degree in telecommunications news from the University of Florida. Mercer spent much of her high school and college career involved in music. Her main instrument was the oboe. She has been active in her community volunteering for several organizations including Leadership Troup, Lafayette Society for Performing Arts, the LaGrange Symphony Guild, United Way, and her children’s school, the LaGrange Academy. She was also active in the communities she lived before moving back to LaGrange including serving on the USO Board in Charlotte, NC. She is happily married to her best friend & husband James and is the proud mother of three girls Caroline, Vivienne, & Jacqueline.