Senior High English


Stephanie Classen

How many years have you taught?  22

What subjects do you teach? English 11, Great Books, Latin I-IV

Fun facts about me! "I fell in love with Latin Language when I was in 7th grade"

Academic Degree: Bachelor of Arts from Kansas State University 

Favorite Bible VersePsalm 27:13 "I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living." 



Patti Womack

How many years have you taught? 30

What subjects do you teach? English 

Fun facts about me! "I was privileged to teach English in Japan. Also my book, Sit Back and Enjoy the Ride has been published"

Academic Degree: BA in English from Kansas Christian College in Overland Park, KS

Favorite Bible Verse: 2 Tim. 1:7 "For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind." 



Alice Schultz

How many years have you taught? 33

What subjects do you teach? Sophomore and Senior English; Creative Writing

Fun facts about me! "I love to read. Used to coach forensics. Have wonderful grandchildren!"

Academic Degree: BSE at Emporia State University 

Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 62: 5-8 

 "My soul, wait silently for God alone,

For my expectation is from Him.
He only is my rock and my salvation;
He is my defense;
I shall not be moved.
In God is my salvation and my glory;
The rock of my strength,
And my refuge, is in God.

Trust in Him at all times, you people;
Pour out your heart before Him;
God is a refuge for us. Selah"



Jill Kelley 

How many years have you taught? 16

What subjects do you teach? English 6, 7, and 9; Bible 6; Forensics and Debate

Fun facts about me! "I'm a diehard Mn Vikings fan; I'm a pastor's wife; and I have two wonderful kids who graduated from Sunrise"

Academic Degree: Elem. Ed. and Bible major and a Vocal Music minor; Pillsbury Baptist Bible College in Owatonna, MN

Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 12:2 "Behold God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; 'For YAH, the Lord, is my strength and song; He also has become my salvation.'"



Michaela Valdois Su

How many years have you taught? 7

What subjects do you teach? English as a Second Language and English Proficiency

Fun facts about me! I lived and taught English in China for 9 years, I love to share Jesus with people from all cultures!

Academic Degree: BA in History from Kansas State

Favorite Bible Verse: Galatians 2:20