David Batchelor has led several church choirs, including children’s choirs. He has also taught music at the university level: Brigham Young University, the University of South Carolina, and Winthrop University. Prior to coming to East Point, he was the choir director at Ridge View High School. Batchelor has always loved studying languages and he is fluent in Italian and Spanish. He is currently learning Swahili and am excited to start learning Chinese together with his students. He loves to travel and learn about other cultures. His wife is an elementary school Spanish teacher. The pair have a son who is in fourth grade and a daughter in seventh grade. They reside in Irmo. In his spare time, he loves composing music, singing, and playing with his kids.