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Ines Duarte-Garcia, food service assistant director, was born in San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic. She has also lived in Santo Domingo, New Jersey, New York, and now Calhoun, Ga.
Ines’ work background is in industrial engineering and quality control. Her family came to GCA because they believed it was important to obtain a quality Christian education for their children. Ines and her husband, Jesus Garcia, have three sons – Elvis, who is a senior at Walla Walla University; Emil, who is a GCA alumnus and is currently a sophomore at Southern Adventist University; and Edgar, who is a sophomore at GCA.Ines works in the cafeteria as the assistant director. She says that the best part of her job is getting to know and interact with the students. She likes to encourage and befriend them, and be there when they need support.