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Tim Garner, M.Ed. ’93
Principal
Boys Soccer Assistant Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 317
Title(s):
Principal
Boys Soccer Assistant Coach
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Degrees and Certification: B.S. in Biology from Rockhurst College; Masters of Education in Administration from William Woods University

Professional Memberships: National Soccer Coaches Association of America; Missouri High School Soccer Coaches Association; Knights of Columbus; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: American Legion Teacher of the Year; Missouri State Baseball Coaches Association Groundskeeper of the Year; Notre Dame Athletic Hall of Fame member

2019-2020: 19 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Betsy Anders ’87
Director of Communications
Administrative Assistant -Athletics
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 310
Title(s):
Director of Communications
Administrative Assistant -Athletics
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Additional Duties: Sportscasting Coordinator; Online Sales Coordinator; Maintenance of Public Website and Online Communications; Federal Programs Co-Coordinator; Textbook Co-Coordinator; Member of the Substance Abuse Prevention Team

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Business Administration from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 10 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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JoAnn Barrett
Office-School Accounting
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 314
Title(s):
Office-School Accounting
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Additional Duties: Booster Club Finance

Degree: A.A. from Florissant Valley Community College

2019-2020: 19 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Kirk Boeller ’06
Member of the Social Studies and P.E./Health Departments
Girls Basketball Varsity Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 420
Title(s):
Member of the Social Studies and P.E./Health Departments
Girls Basketball Varsity Head Coach
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Classes: Psychology, Sociology, Individual Sports, Sports in Culture

Additional Duties: Athletes Give Back Moderator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. from Southeast Missouri State; CPR Certified

Memberships: Missouri State High School Basketball Coaches Association; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 7 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Richard Bohn ’08
Member of the Social Studies Department
Track & Field Assistant Coach
Boys Cross Country Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 408
Title(s):
Member of the Social Studies Department
Track & Field Assistant Coach
Boys Cross Country Head Coach
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Classes: World History

Additional Duties: Sophomore Homeroom 408

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Education from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Catholic Educational Association

2019-20: 3 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Jeremy Brinkmeyer ’05
Head of the P.E./Health Department
Boys Basketball Junior Varsity Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 674
Title(s):
Head of the P.E./Health Department
Boys Basketball Junior Varsity Head Coach
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Classes: Health, Weight Training

Additional Duties: Freshman Class Co-Moderator; Freshman Homeroom 420

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State; M.A. from William Woods; CPR and First Aid Certified

Professional Memberships: Missouri State High School Basketball Coaches Association; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 6 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Meridith Brinkmeyer ’07
Member of Mathematics Department
Girls Volleyball Varsity Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 519
Title(s):
Member of Mathematics Department
Girls Volleyball Varsity Head Coach
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Classes: Algebra I, Pre-Algebra

Additional Duties: Math Learning Center; Athletes Give Back Moderator; Freshman Homeroom 519

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State; CPR Certified

Professional Memberships: National Science Teachers Association; Missouri State High School Soccer Coaches Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Notre Dame Athletic Hall of Fame member

2019-2020: 8 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Karen Burger
Development Office Administrative Assistant
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 312
Title(s):
Development Office Administrative Assistant
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Additional Duties: BINGO Coordinator

2019-20: 2 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Fr. Michael Casteel
ND Chaplain
Pastor of St. Augustine- Kelso and St. Joseph-Scott City
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Title(s):
ND Chaplain
Pastor of St. Augustine- Kelso and St. Joseph-Scott City
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Degrees and Certifications: B.A. in Philosophy; M. in Divinity; M.S. in Guidance and Counseling; L.P.C.; CPR Certified

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Tanya Davis ’74
Head of the Family and Consumer Science Department
Cheerleading Varsity Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 501
Title(s):
Head of the Family and Consumer Science Department
Cheerleading Varsity Head Coach
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Classes: Foods, International Foods, Life Skills, Housing, Child Development, Clothing and Textiles

Additional Duties: Family Career and Community Leaders of America Moderator; Blue Crew Moderator; Junior Class Coordinator; Junior Homeroom 501

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Home Economics from Southeast Missouri State; CPR Certified

Professional Memberships: National Federation of State High School Associations; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 17 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Doug Dirnberger ’84
Head of Art (Performing and Visual Arts Department)
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 509
Title(s):
Head of Art (Performing and Visual Arts Department)
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Classes: Art Fundamentals I and II, Drawing I and II, Painting I and II, World Art, and Advanced Art I and II

Additional Duties: National Art Honor Society Moderator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Art Education and M.A. in Secondary Education from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Art Education Association; Missouri Art Education Association; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 9 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Joan Dunning ’81
Cafeteria Manager
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 216
Title(s):
Cafeteria Manager
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Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Art; Food Handler Certification from Cape County Health Department; CPR Certified

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Ben Edwards ’98
Member of the Foreign Language, Business, and the Performing & Visual Arts Department
Pep Band Director
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 423
Title(s):
Member of the Foreign Language, Business, and the Performing & Visual Arts Department
Pep Band Director
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Classes: Spanish II, Broadcasting (NDtv)

Additional Duties: Spanish Club Moderator; United We Geek Moderator; Men’s Club Co-Moderator; Senior Homeroom 423; Virtus Training Facilitator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in English from Truman State; Certified Duolingo Instructor; Trained Rosetta Stone Educator

Professional Memberships: American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 15 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Josh Eftink ’00
Member of the P.E./Health Department
Baseball Junior Varsity Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 674
Title(s):
Member of the P.E./Health Department
Baseball Junior Varsity Head Coach
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Classes: P.E., Health

Degrees: B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: Missouri Basketball Coaches Association

2019-20: 3 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Karla Essner
Office - Administrative Assistant
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 315
Title(s):
Office - Administrative Assistant
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2019-2020: 12 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Tammy Graham
Office - Administrative Assistant
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 311
Title(s):
Office - Administrative Assistant
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Additional Duties: Online Ticket Sales Coordinator; Online Communications Support

Certifications: CPR Certified

2019-2020: 8 years of service at Notre Dame High School

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Alex Graves ’09
Learning Consultant
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 302
Title(s):
Learning Consultant
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Degrees and Certification: B.S. in History from Truman State University; M.A. in Special Education from Truman State University

Professional Memberships: Missouri State Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 1st year of service to Notre Dame High School

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Jeff Graviett
Athletic Director
Softball Varsity Head Coach
Baseball Varsity Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 116
Title(s):
Athletic Director
Softball Varsity Head Coach
Baseball Varsity Head Coach
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Degrees: B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State; M.A. in Administration from William Woods University; CPR and First Aid Certified

Professional Memberships: Missouri State High School Baseball Association; Missouri State High School Softball Coaches Association; American Baseball Coaches Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association (MHSBCA) Hall of Fame – 2019; Missouri Baseball Coach of the Year – 2009; Notre Dame Athletic Hall of Fame member; Missouri High School Fastpitch Coaches Association Hall of Fame member – 2018

2019-2020: 19 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Josh Green ’15
Member of the Social Studies & Business Departments
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 406
Title(s):
Member of the Social Studies & Business Departments
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Classes: Civics, Business Law

Additional Duties: Scholar Bowl Coach, Speech and Debate Coordinator, Freshman Homeroom 406

Degrees and Certifications: Bachelor of Science in Education from Southeast Missouri State University

Professional Memberships: National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 2 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Mary Beth Green ’11
Member of the Science Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 507
Title(s):
Member of the Science Department
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Classes: Freshman Physics, Advanced Physics

Additional Duties: Freshman Homeroom 507; Robotics Team Moderator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Memberships: American Physics Society; American Association of Physics Teachers; National Science Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 5 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Mary Ha ’72
Head of the Foreign Language Department
Member of the Mathematics Department
Scholar Bowl Varsity Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 520
Title(s):
Head of the Foreign Language Department
Member of the Mathematics Department
Scholar Bowl Varsity Head Coach
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Classes: Honors Geometry, Honors Spanish II, Spanish III, AP Spanish Language and Culture, French III, AP French Language and Culture

Additional Duties: Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica Moderator, Societe Honoraire de Francais Moderator

Degrees: B.S. in Secondary Ed. from Southeast Missouri State; M.A. in Natural Sciences from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese; American Association of Teachers of French; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 35 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Laura Halter
Member of the Theology Department
Contact Number:
335-6772 ext. 518
Title(s):
Member of the Theology Department
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Classes: Theology III

Additional Duties: Senior Class Co-Moderator; Emmaus Retreat Coordinator; Athletes Give Back Co-Moderator; Pro-Life Moderator

Degree: B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State University

Professional Memberships: National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 10 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Fr. John Harth
Chaplain
Pastor of Immaculate Conception-Jackson
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Title(s):
Chaplain
Pastor of Immaculate Conception-Jackson
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Ruth Ann Hester ’86
School Counselor
Contact Number:
573-335-3701 ext. 3
Title(s):
School Counselor
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Additional Duties: Counselor for classes graduating in odd years, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Team, Peer Helpers Co-Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Education from Southeast Missouri State; M.A. in Psychological Counseling; National Certified Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor; CPR and First Aid Certified

Memberships: American Counseling Association; American School Counselor Association; Missouri School Counselor Association; Southeast Missouri School Counselor Association; National Alliance on Mental Illness Cape Girardeau Chapter Board Member; Southeast Missouri Regional Suicide Prevention and Awareness Conference Planning Committee; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-20: 5 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Jim Hindman
Band Director
Member of the Performing and Visual Arts Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 203
Title(s):
Band Director
Member of the Performing and Visual Arts Department
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2019-2020: 28 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Ben Hinton ’13
Technology Specialist
Member of the Business Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 419
Title(s):
Technology Specialist
Member of the Business Department
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Classes: Info Tech, Robotics, Intro to Computer Science

Additional Duties: Robotics Team Coach

Degrees: B.S. in Technology Management; Telecommunications and Computer Networking from Southeast Missouri State

2019-20: 3 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Alex Jackson ’05
Development Director
Contact Number:
573-335-3416
Title(s):
Development Director
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Additional Duties: Foundation Executive Director, Marketing and Publicity, Project Manager for Notre Dame expansions

Degree: B.A. in Liberal Arts from University of Mississippi; Master of Public Administration from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: Notre Dame Regional High School Board, Finance Committee, Bingo Oversight Committee, and Home and School Association; Southeast Missouri Council on Philanthropy; Cape Girardeau and Jackson Chamber of Commerce

2019-2020: 3 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Justin Keusenkothen ’14
Student Advisor
Contact Number:
573-335-3701 ext. 4
Title(s):
Student Advisor
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Additional Duties: Counselor for classes graduating in even years; Men’s Club Co-Moderator; Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Team; Peer Helpers Co-Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications:  B.A. in Theology and Youth Ministry from Franciscan University of Steubenville

2019-2020: 2 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Cynthia King
Head of Dramatics (Performing and Visual Arts Department)
Director of the Fall Drama and Spring Musical
Member of the Communication Arts Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 401
Title(s):
Head of Dramatics (Performing and Visual Arts Department)
Director of the Fall Drama and Spring Musical
Member of the Communication Arts Department
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Classes: Dramatics, Stagecraft, Visionary Fiction, American Novels, English Novels, Dramatic Literature, Shakespeare

Additional Duties: Moderator of Backstage Blue; Director of International Thespian Honor Society Troupe #6344; District Speech Festival Judge

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Ed. from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: Educational Theatre Association; Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri; Southeast Missouri English Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: MO-Cape Educator of Achievement (1997-1998); Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers; MO Scholars Academy Excellence in Teaching Award; ND Annunciation Award (2011); Springfield-Cape Diocesan Distinguished Teacher Award (2011); Southeast Missouri English Teacher’s Association Teacher of the Year (2017)

2019-2020: 48 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Mark Koehler
Member of the Foreign Language, Mathematics, Social Studies, Business, and Science Departments
Scholar Bowl JV Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 425
Title(s):
Member of the Foreign Language, Mathematics, Social Studies, Business, and Science Departments
Scholar Bowl JV Coach
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Classes: World Languages, Geography, Basic Math, Earth & Space Science, Accounting, Business Math

Additional Duties: Sophomore Homeroom 425

Degrees and Certifications: B.A. in Philosophy from St. Mary’s College; B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State; Masters in Religious Education from Loyola University

Professional Memberships: National Science Teachers Association; American Classical League (Latin); National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 31 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Lenny Kuper
Head of the Mathematics Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 522
Title(s):
Head of the Mathematics Department
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Classes: Honors Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Algebra I

Additional Duties: Liturgical Music Director; Pianist for the Spring Musical; Math Learning Center

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Education and M.A. in Teaching from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics; National Association of Pastoral Musicians; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Cape Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year (2014)

2019-2020: 44 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Jerry Landewe ’88
Member of the Science Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 502
Title(s):
Member of the Science Department
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Classes: Anatomy & Physiology, Advanced Biology, Astronomy

Additional Duties: Science Club Moderator; Senior Class Co-Coordinator; Senior Homeroom 502

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Biology from Southeast Missouri State; Master of Natural Science from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Science Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Recipient of “the Right Stuff” Award-Space Academy for Educators (2013)

2019-2020: 23 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Annita Layton
Member of the Communication Arts Department
Cheerleading Junior Varsity Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 404
Title(s):
Member of the Communication Arts Department
Cheerleading Junior Varsity Head Coach
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Classes: English I, Junior Comp, Modern Literature, Mythology

Additional Duties: Senior Homeroom 404

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in English Education from Southeast Missouri State; Catechesis Certification-Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau; CPR Certification

Professional Memberships: Missouri Area Teachers of English; Southeast Missouri English Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Who’s Who Among American Teachers

2019-2020: 22 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Ryan Long ’11
Member Business and Performing & Visual Arts Department
Track & Field Head Coach
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Title(s):
Member Business and Performing & Visual Arts Department
Track & Field Head Coach
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Classes: Art fundamentals, 3D design, Introduction to Photoshop

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State; National Archery in the Schools Program Certified; CPR Certified

Professional Memberships: Missouri State Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Rhodes Teacher of the Year (2018)

2019-2020: First year of service to Notre Dame High School
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Cindy Maher
Member of the Communication Arts Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 403
Title(s):
Member of the Communication Arts Department
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Classes: Advanced English II, Interpersonal Communication

Additional Duties:  Sophomore Class Co-Moderator; National Honor Society Moderator; Sophomore Homeroom 403

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Education from Southeast Missouri State; M.S. in Secondary Education from the University of Central Oklahoma

Professional Memberships: Southeast Missouri English Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 12 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Josie Menz
Member of the Science Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 505
Title(s):
Member of the Science Department
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Classes: Sophomore Biology

Additional Duties: Sophomore Homeroom 505; SADD co-moderator; Student Council Moderator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 3 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Amanda Mueth
Head of the Guidance Department
School Counselor
Contact Number:
573-335-3701 ext. 2
Title(s):
Head of the Guidance Department
School Counselor
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Additional Duties: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Team; Peer Helpers Co-Coordinator; Open House Committee Chairperson; Student Ambassadors Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Education from Southeast Missouri State; M.A. in School Counseling from Southeast Missouri State; National Certified Counselor

Professional Memberships: American Counseling Association; American School Counselor Association; Missouri School Counselor Association; Southeast Missouri School Counselor Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: 2017 SEMOSCA Secondary School Counselor of the Year

2019-2020: 15 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Deana Pecord
Member of the Performing and Visual Arts and P.E./Heath Departments
Dance Team Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 613
Title(s):
Member of the Performing and Visual Arts and P.E./Heath Departments
Dance Team Head Coach
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Classes: Dance, Tap, Jazz, Social Dance

Additional Duties: Choreographer of the Spring Musical; Craft Fair Organizer; PAVA Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications: Certification through Dance Masters of America, Teachers Training School; CPR, First-Aid, and AED Certified

Professional Memberships: Dance Masters of America, Inc, Chapter 21-St. Louis Dance Teachers Association; Missouri Dance Team Association; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 18 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Renee Peters
Member of the Mathematics Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 117
Title(s):
Member of the Mathematics Department
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Classes: Geometry, Advanced Math

Additional Duties: Math Learning Center

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Ed. from Western Illinois University; M.S. in Education Administration from Illinois State University; CPR certified

Professional Memberships: Missouri State High School Basketball Coaches Association; National Catholic Educational Association; Cape Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year (2017)

2019-2020: 13 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Shelly Powderly
Library/Media Center Director
Director of Instructional Technology
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 301
Title(s):
Library/Media Center Director
Director of Instructional Technology
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Additional Duties: Friends of the Library; Textbook Co-Coordinator; Federal Programs Co-Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Home Economics from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: MASL – Missouri Association of School Librarians; ALA – American Library Association; YASLA – Young Adult School Library Association; CLA – Catholic Library Association, Greater St. Louis Chapter; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 6 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Matt Rowland
Member of the Mathematics Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 521
Title(s):
Member of the Mathematics Department
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Classes: Algebra II, Algebra III, College Algebra

Additional Duties: Math Club Moderator; Math Learning Center; Men’s Club Co-Moderator; Junior Homeroom 521

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Business from Blackburn College; M.A. in Mathematics from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 17 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Angela Schaefer
Head of the Science Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 506
Title(s):
Head of the Science Department
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Classes: Chemistry, Advanced Chemistry

Additional Duties: Substance Abuse Prevention Team Chairperson; Students Against Destructive Decisions Moderator; Freshman/Senior Lock-In Coordinator; Project Prom Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Ed. from Southeast Missouri State; M.A. in Natural Science from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Science Teachers Association; Science Teachers of Missouri; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Diocese of Springfield-Cape Distinguished Teacher of the Year (2015); Blessed John Duns Scotus Award for excellence in Franciscan Education in the discipline of Science (2017)

2019-2020: 33 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Ryan Schweain
Head of the Business Department & Member of the Social Studies
Boys Soccer Junior Varsity Head Coach
Girls Soccer Varsity Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 420
Title(s):
Head of the Business Department & Member of the Social Studies
Boys Soccer Junior Varsity Head Coach
Girls Soccer Varsity Head Coach
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Classes: Current Events, Computer Applications, Online Technology, and Economics

Additional Duties: Men’s Club Co-Moderator; Sophomore Homeroom 418

Degrees and Certifications: B.A. in Communications from Missouri Baptist University

Professional Memberships: Missouri State High School Soccer Coaches Association; National Soccer Coaches Association of America; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Girls Soccer Region Coach of the Year (2013); Missouri State High School Association Girls Soccer Coach of the Year (2017)

2019-2020: 6 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Dinah Seabaugh ’81
Head of the Publications Department
Member of the Communication Arts Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 402
Title(s):
Head of the Publications Department
Member of the Communication Arts Department
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Classes: Publications, Journalism, Yearbook, Creative Writing

Additional Duties: Hi-Lites Newspaper; Silhouette Yearbook

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Education from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: Southeast Missouri English Teachers Association; Missouri Journalism Education Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: National Yearbook Program of Excellence (2012-2016)

2019-2020: 20 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Ellen Seyer
Head of Music (Performing and Visual Arts Department)
Director of Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Mixed Chorus, and Men's Choir
Member of the Communication Arts Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 203
Title(s):
Head of Music (Performing and Visual Arts Department)
Director of Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Mixed Chorus, and Men's Choir
Member of the Communication Arts Department
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Classes: AM Men’s Choir, Speech II, Treble Choir, Music Theory, Music Appreciation, Concert Choir, Mixed Chorus

Additional Duties: Encore Club Moderator; Tri-M Honor Society Moderator; Vocal Director for Spring Musicals

Degree: B.A. in Education from Fontbonne College; M.A. in Education from Southeast Missouri State; Masters in Music Education from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Association for Music Education; Missouri Music Educators Association-Southeast Rep.; American Choral Directors Association; Missouri Choral Directors Association-Repertoire and Standards Chairperson for High School Choirs and State Choir Coordinator for the Southeast District; Southeast Missouri English Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Apple for the Teacher Award-Encore Federated Music Club; Missouri Choral Directors-Outstanding District Director; National Society of High School Scholars Recognition

2019-2020: 27 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Mallory Siebert ’10
Member of the Communication Arts Department
Softball JV Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 422
Title(s):
Member of the Communication Arts Department
Softball JV Head Coach
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Classes: English II, Junior Comp

Additional Duties: Freshman Class Co-Moderator; Freshman Homeroom 422

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Ed.; CPR certified

Professional Memberships: Southeast Missouri English Teachers Association; National Council of Teachers of English; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-20: 4 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Alvin Spencer
Campus Security
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 618/677
Title(s):
Campus Security
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Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Criminal Justice from Southeast Missouri State; CPR, First-Aid, and AED certified; P.O.S.T. certified; Defensive Driving Instructor; Critical Incident Stress Management Police Officer; SRO Basic, Advanced, and Managerial certified

Professional Memberships: Missouri DARE Officers Association

2019-2020: 4 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Kim St. Cin
Guidance Department Office Manager
Contact Number:
573-335-3701 ext. 1
Title(s):
Guidance Department Office Manager
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Additional Duties: International Student Coordinator; Academic Referral Coordinator

2019-2020: 11 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Sarah Strohmeyer
Member of the Theology Department
Director of Campus Ministry
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 517
Title(s):
Member of the Theology Department
Director of Campus Ministry
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Classes: Theology IV

Additional Duties: Summer Mission Trip Coordinator; Kairos Retreat Director; Franciscan Mission Trip Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. from Maryville University; M.A. in Religious Education from Loyola University; Master Level Catechist Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau

Recognitions: VFW Teacher of the Year (2012); Cape Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year (2017); Diocesan Teacher of the Year (2018)

Professional Memberships: National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 19 Years of Service to Notre Dame High School

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Gail Timpe
Member of the Theology Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 667
Title(s):
Member of the Theology Department
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Classes: Theology II

Additional Duties: Sophomore Class Co-Moderator; Women in God’s Service (WinGS) moderator; Sophomore Homeroom 517

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Special Ed. from Quincy University

Professional Memberships: Missouri Association for the Education of Young Children; National Association of Special Education Teachers; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 4 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Barb Tomaszewski
Head of the Social Studies Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 407
Title(s):
Head of the Social Studies Department
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Classes: American History, History of American Women

Additional Duties: International Students Coordinator; Junior Homeroom 407

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Education from the University of Indiana; M.E.d. (Masters of Education) Southern New Hampshire University

Professional Memberships: National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 14 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Madawn Traxel
Media Center Assistant
Learning Consultant
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 301
Title(s):
Media Center Assistant
Learning Consultant
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Degrees and Certifications: BSE-Elementary Education/Special Education-Missouri State University; MSE-Elementary Education/Reading Instruction-Kansas State University

Professional Memberships: ALA – American Library Association; MASL – Missouri Association of School Librarians

2019-2020: 1st year of service to Notre Dame High School

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Paul Unterreiner ’02
Member of the Theology and P.E./Health Departments
Boys Basketball Varsity Head Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 102
Title(s):
Member of the Theology and P.E./Health Departments
Boys Basketball Varsity Head Coach
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Classes: Individual/Team Sports, Franciscan Leadership Class

Additional Duties: Men’s Club Co-Moderator; Student Council Co-Moderator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Ed. from Southeast Missouri State; M.A. in Secondary Administration from William Woods University; CPR and First-Aid certified Professional Memberships: Missouri Basketball Coaches Association; National Catholic Educational Association

2019-2020: 12 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Matt Vollink ’97
Member of the Social Studies and Theology Departments
Boys Soccer Varsity Head Coach
Girls Soccer Assistant Coach
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 515
Title(s):
Member of the Social Studies and Theology Departments
Boys Soccer Varsity Head Coach
Girls Soccer Assistant Coach
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Classes: Theology I and Philosophy

Additional Duties: Men’s Club Co-Moderator

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. from Quincy University; CPR certified

Professional Memberships: Missouri State High School Soccer Coaches Association; National Soccer Coaches Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Notre Dame Athletic Hall of Fame member; Quincy Top 25 Players

2019-2020: 18 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Ann Welker ’76
Head of the Communication Arts Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 409
Title(s):
Head of the Communication Arts Department
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Classes: Advanced English I, College Composition I and II

Additional Duties: Quill and Scroll Moderator; Sophomore Homeroom 409

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Secondary Education from Southeast Missouri State; M.A. in English from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Council of Teachers of English; Missouri Association of Teachers of English; Southeast Missouri English Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Southeast Missouri English Teachers Association-Teacher of the Year (2015)

2019-2020: 26 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Bonnie Westrich ’77
Office-Administrative Assistant
Assistant to Brother David, Principal
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 316
Title(s):
Office-Administrative Assistant
Assistant to Brother David, Principal
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2019-2020: 17 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Scott Wilson
Head of Maintenance
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 415
Title(s):
Head of Maintenance
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Jeff Worley ’88
Assistant Principal for Student Activities, Technology, and Facilities
Member of the Business Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 318
Title(s):
Assistant Principal for Student Activities, Technology, and Facilities
Member of the Business Department
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Classes: Robotics, Advanced Technology Coordinator

Additional Duties: Robotics Team Coach

Degrees and Certifications: B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State; CPR certified

Professional Memberships: Cape County Campus Security Team; Missouri Center for Education Safety; Missouri Research and Education Network; For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology; Cisco Networking Academy; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Cape Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year (2016); Girls Soccer-Region Coach of the Year (2003, 2004, 2007, 2014)

2019-2020: 25 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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Amy Worley ’90
Member of the Foreign Language Department
Contact Number:
573-335-6772 ext. 421
Title(s):
Member of the Foreign Language Department
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Classes: Spanish I, French I, French II

Additional Duties: French Club Moderator; Harry Potter Club Moderator; Freshman Homeroom 421

Degrees: B.S. in Secondary Ed. from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: American Association of Teachers of French; American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Missouri Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award (1996)

2019-2020: 20 years of service to Notre Dame High School

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