FACULTY

Rapid City Christian School’s Faculty members hold a variety of academic credentials and represent a variety of evangelical traditions. Each is dedicated to the purposeful integration of biblical truth, scholastic excellence, and personal virtue that forms the basic Christian education.  

Liz Breed (2017)

Liz Breed (2017)

Director of Learning Center

B.S. Colorado Christian
M.A. Colorado Christian
Principal License University of Denver
First Assembly of God

Jessie Cantrell (2018)

Jessie Cantrell (2018)

Geography, History & Personal Finance

B.S. in Education
Central Baptist College

Calvary Baptist Church

 

Jack Charlesworth (2019)

Jack Charlesworth (2019)

Economics

BBA, Georgia State University
MBA, Georgia State University

Rimrock E Free Church

 

Adam Courtney (2017)

Adam Courtney (2017)

Assistant Athletic Director

B.S. in Sports Management
Marranatha Baptist University

Calvary Baptist Church

Kyle Courtney (2014)

Kyle Courtney (2014)

Athletic Director

B.S. Biblical Studies, Pillsbury Baptist Bible College,
Owatonna, MN

Hillsview Evangelical Free

Andy Coyle (2018)

Andy Coyle (2018)

Bible

M.Div. in theological studies
Association Free Lutheran Theological Seminary
B.S. in Intercultural Studies
Northwestern University, St. Paul, MN
 
Shiloh Church

 

Jerry Dayton (2016)

Jerry Dayton (2016)

History

B.A. History
California Baptist University
 
Rimrock E Free Church

 

Teresa Dringman (2018)

Teresa Dringman (2018)

Bookkeeper

Associates Degree in Liberal Arts
Temple College
 
Liberty Baptist Tabernacle
 
Kris Ellingson (2017)

Kris Ellingson (2017)

Technology Coordinator

Certified Network Administrator

Landmark Community Church

Heather Goddard (2017)

Heather Goddard (2017)

Band/Choir

B.M. in Music Therapy, Florida State U.

Rimrock Evangelical Free

Shelli Grinager (2016)

Shelli Grinager (2016)

Administrative Assistant/French I & II

B.S. Food Science, SDSU 
Fountain Springs Church
 
Shari Herrington (2017)

Shari Herrington (2017)

Spanish I & II

B.A. Spanish, Northern State
BSEd in Spanish, Northern State

Hillsview Evangelical Free

Julie Hewitt (2011)

Julie Hewitt (2011)

Administrator

M.A. Ed. Liberty University
B.S. South Dakota State University

Hillsview Evangelical Free

Rachel Hutcherson (2014)

Rachel Hutcherson (2014)

AP Calculus & Geometry

B.S in Applied Mathematics 
Georgia Institute of Technology

Rimrock Evangelical Free Church

Julie Janson (2014)

Julie Janson (2014)

Algebra

B.S in Mathematics 
SCSU

Our Redeemer Lutheran

Carolyn Krausch (1982)

Carolyn Krausch (1982)

Academic Dean

B.S. University of North Dakota

Black Hills Community Church (PCA)

Sue Larson (2008)

Sue Larson (2008)

High School English, Drama, Creative Writing

B.S. Liberty University

South Canyon Baptist Church

Tyler Mathieson (2016)

Tyler Mathieson (2016)

Learning Center and IT Department

Attended North Central University 
 
West Gate Community Church
 
Kristin McPherson (2016)

Kristin McPherson (2016)

Middle and High School Art

Associate Degree in Graphic Design Illustration,
Art Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Real Life Church of the Nazarene

Paula Phelps

Paula Phelps

Custodian

Zion Lutheran Church

Lisa Porch (2017)

Lisa Porch (2017)

Computer

B.S. Biology
Secondary Ed.
University of Sioux Falls

Rimrock E Free Church

Teresa Postma (2017)

Teresa Postma (2017)

Yearbook

BS Psychology and Philosophy and Religion

First Wesleyan

Jennifer Prahl (2009)

Jennifer Prahl (2009)

U.S. History, Government, World History, Western Civilization, Student Council

B.S. Bob Jones University

Landmark Community Church

 

Mark Rossignol (2012)

Mark Rossignol (2012)

Custodian

Retired Army
Sergeant 1st Class

Calvary Lutheran Church

Angie Schafer (2018)

Angie Schafer (2018)

Athletics

Tami Schafer (2011)

Tami Schafer (2011)

Middle School English

B.S. Rockmont College, Denver

South Canyon Baptist Church
tschafer@rcchristian.org

Sarah Schultz (2017)

Sarah Schultz (2017)

Chemistry & AP Chemistry

Real Life Church of the Nazarene
sschultz@rcchristian.org

 

Richard Stecher (2012)

Richard Stecher (2012)

Biology, Botany, and Anatomy & Physiology

B.S. Education, SDSU
Biology/Chemistry
Zion Lutheran Church
rstecher@rcchristian.org
Logan Torve (2018)

Logan Torve (2018)

Debate

 

Tonya Torve (2018)

Tonya Torve (2018)

Learning Center Reading Specialist

BS in Marketing and Business
Oral Roberts University, Tulsa OK.
Certifications in Reading, Learning Mediation, and Early Learning Intervention.
 
Ashley Trennepohl, (2014)

Ashley Trennepohl, (2014)

Physical Science & Science 8

B.S. Geology, School of Mines and Technology
M.A. 2nd Ed

Black Hills Community Church (PCA)
atrennepohl@rcchristian.org

J. Michael Vahrenkamp (1997)

J. Michael Vahrenkamp (1997)

Middle School Science, Health

B.S. Chadron State College

Bible Fellowship Church (Mennonite Brethren)

Janet Vahrenkamp (2012)

Janet Vahrenkamp (2012)

Bible

B.S. Biology/Chemisty, Chadron State College

Bible Fellowship Church (Mennonite Brethren)

Nora Vanden Bos (2013)

Nora Vanden Bos (2013)

Administrative Assistant

Degree – Art Instruction School

Hope Christian Reformed Church
nvandenbos@rcchristian.org

Mandi VanDusseldorp (2017)

Mandi VanDusseldorp (2017)

Administration Assistant

Fountain Springs Church
Kelly Weischedel (2015)

Kelly Weischedel (2015)

English 10

BA  – Northwest College
MA – University of MN
MDiv – AGTS

Rimrock Church
kweischedel@rcchristian.org

Carol A. Wendt (1992)

Carol A. Wendt (1992)

Middle School Math, Librarian

B.S. Elementary Education
University of South Dakota

Destiny Foursquare Church

Katie Wilken (2017)

Katie Wilken (2017)

Math

BS 2nd Math Ed & Biblical Studies, Grace University

South Canyon Church

Dawn Wombold (2010)

Dawn Wombold (2010)

Bible 7, Geography 7

B.S. Concordia College
Seward, NE

Divine Shepherd Lutheran