515 E. Winmore Ave. | Chapel Hill, NC 27516 | (919) 929-7060


Wendy and Chris_New Legacy Academy Franchise Owners

Wendy Mattucci, BSN & Chris Mattucci

Franchise Owners

Co-owners of the Legacy Academy for Children franchise at Chapel Hill, Chris and Wendy share a passion for “excellence” regarding the educational environment and care of young children attending their preschool.  Wendy brings 20 years of experience as a health educator with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, creating and delivering health education on a national scale. Her passion for education continues with a focus on the needs of young children.  Chris has been responsible for construction, building operations, and management of numerous commercial and residential structures and has personally overseen the building of their Legacy Academy School. He has worked with local boards, residents, and families to optimize the Chapel Hill campus. His personal objective has been to ensure a fun and safe environment for the children.
Chris and Wendy have children of their own and understand the value of providing a confidence-building environment.


Mrs. Sherry Fuentes, Principal & Director

Hello! I am so excited to join the Legacy Academy Family as your new Principal! I have been a Special Education Teacher for 29 years and have a NAEYC Accredited AD in Early Childhood Education and EC Degree in Administration. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Care and Education & am currently enrolled at UNCG to pursue my MEd in Birth–Kindergarten Interdisciplinary Studies in Education and Development. At Legacy, I take pride in providing the finest educational opportunities for our children. We are on a path of continuous improvement. meeting academic expectations along with the 21st century skills our children need for their future success.