Wendy Payne, who has worked at Darlington since 1999, is executive assistant to the director of Pre-K to 8 as well as AP, ACT, and SAT testing coordinator. She also coaches varsity and JV cheerleading. Her previous roles at Darlington have included library assistant, teaching assistant, and director of Camp Delightascope and Cool Yule. Wendy holds a B.A. from Shorter University. She and her husband, Butch, are the parents of Tiffany (Payne) Horton ('02), Trey Payne ('08), and Payton Payne ('10).