Kay Smith has been part of the MSC community since 1982, when she and her husband, Dave, moved to Eugene to be part of McKenzie Study Center's School of Exegesis. (Subsequently, Dave pastored a church in town, and served on the board of Gutenberg College for many years.) The couple now lives in Temple, Texas. Kay received a degree in economics from Stanford University, after which she completed a two-year biblical studies program (Scribe School) at Peninsula Bible Church in Palo Alto, California. Currently, she tutors students in math and English.