Knight, John

  • President
Colleges Attended
  • University of Toledo
  • Loyola University
  • Oakland University
Degrees Earned
  • Bachelor’s in Special Education
  • Master’s in Religious Education
  • Post-Graduate Degree as Education Specialist

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2021
Favorite Bible Verse: John 13:34
Email: jknight@heliascatholic.com


Allen, Spencer

  • Principal
Colleges Attended
  • Lincoln University
Degrees Earned
  • Bachelor’s in Education and Advanced Degrees
  • Bachelor’s in Educational Administration and Leadership

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2021
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 6:11
Email: sallen@heliascatholic.com


Clingman, Dwayne

  • Assistant Principal
  • Athletic Director
Colleges Attended
  • Lincoln University
  • William Woods University
Degrees Earned
  • Bachelor’s in Science Education
  • Masters in Administration & Secondary Education

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: Phillipians 4:13
Email: dclingman@heliascatholic.com


Williams, Emma

  • Assistant Principal
Colleges Attended
  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Columbia College
  • Northwest Missouri State University
Degrees Earned
  • Bachelor’s in Exceptional Child Education
  • Master’s in Education
  • Specialist in Educational Administration

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2021
Favorite Bible Verse: Joshua 1:9
Email: ewilliams@heliascatholic.com


Dietrich SSND, Sister Jean

  • Office Administrator
Colleges Attended
  • Notre Dame College
  • Creighton University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Chemistry
  • MA – SCED

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1983
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 5
Email: jdietrich@heliascatholic.com


Ashley, Marla

  • Administrative Assistant

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2020
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalms 23:6
Email: mashley@heliascatholic.com


Fennewald, Sharon

  • Administrative Assistant – Guidance & Counseling Office
Colleges Attended
  • Metro Business College
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Student Ambassadors

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2018
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 8:28
Email: sfennewald@heliascatholic.com


Green, Andrew

  • Assistant IT Director
Colleges Attended
  • Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg
Degrees Earned
  • BFA – Game Art and Design
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Gaming Club

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2020
Favorite Bible Verse: 2 Thessalonians 3:13
Email: agreen@heliascatholic.com


Hronick, Tim

  • IT Director
Colleges Attended
  • Helias High School Class of 2007
  • University of Notre Dame Class of 2011
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Information Technology Management

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Song of Songs 8:6
Email: thronick@heliascatholic.com


Kampeter, Staci

  • School Nurse
Colleges Attended
  • Lincoln University
Degrees Earned
  • Nursing, RN

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: 2 Timothy 1:7
Email: skampeter@heliascatholic.com


Martin, Rebecca

  • Director of Communications and Admissions
Colleges Attended
  • Benedictine College
Degrees Earned
  • Bachelor of Journalism & Theology
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Student Ambassadors

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2021
Favorite Bible Verse: 1 John 4:19
Email: rmartin@heliascatholic.com


Muessig, Darlene

  • Finance Director
Colleges Attended
  • Helias High School Class of 1975

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1997
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13
Email: dmuessig@heliascatholic.com


Reinsch, Travis

  • Director of Facilities
Colleges Attended
  • Lincoln University
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Education

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2000
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6
Email: treinsch@heliascatholic.com


Rockers, Susie

  • Associate to Athletic Director
Colleges Attended
  • Univ. of Missouri-Columbia
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Science in Health and Physical Education

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2008
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 8:28
Email: srockers@heliascatholic.com


Rogers, Peggy

  • School Secretary
Colleges Attended
  • Rosati Kain Catholic High School
  • Benedictine College

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2003
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 7:7
Email: progers@heliascatholic.com


Gabbard, Brice

  • Custodial Staff

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2020


Greene, Lorne

  • Custodial Staff

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2016


Kempker, Richard

  • Maintenance Supervisor

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2009
Email: rkempker@heliascatholic.com


McKay, Brenda

  • Custodial Staff

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2021


Watkins, Pamela

  • Custodial Staff

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2017


Backes, Tim

Currently Teaching
  • AP Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Physical Science
Colleges Attended
  • Lincoln University
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Central Missouri State University
  • Truman State University
  • University of Notre Dame
Degrees Earned
  • BS/MA – Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Life Runners
  • Robotics
  • Family Leader – Evangelists

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2011
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 14:15
Email: tbackes@heliascatholic.com


Baer, Rick

Currently Teaching
  • Earth Science
  • Physical Science
Colleges Attended
  • Columbia College
  • University of Missouri
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Biology
  • MS – Curriculum and Instruction

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2020 (Retired Helias Teacher and Coach)
Favorite Bible Verse: Mathew 6:33
Email: rbaer@heliascatholic.com


Bax, Ryan

Currently Teaching
  • Algebra II
  • Geometry
Colleges Attended
  • Benedictine College
  • University of North Dakota
  • Conception Seminary College
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Mathematics
  • BS – Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Philosophical and Theological Studies (Respectively)
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Head Basketball Coach – Freshman Girls
  • Family Leader – Stewards

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2020
Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 43:4-5
Email: rbax@heliascatholic.com


Bell, Victor

Currently Teaching
  • AP American History
  • Civics
  • Geography
Colleges Attended
  • Central Methodist University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – History Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Asst. Head Football Coach
  • Head Basketball Coach – Freshmen Boys
  • Family Leader – Explorers

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Peter 4:8
Email: vbell@heliascatholic.com


Bockwinkel-Baker, Christina

Currently Teaching
  • Ecumenism
  • Jesus Christ and the Trinity
  • Paschal Mystery
  • Scripture
Colleges Attended
  • St. Louis University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Honors – Biology
  • Certificate in Women’s Studies
  • MA – Religious Studies
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Head Cheerleading Coach
  • Family Leader – Evangelists

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2006
Favorite Bible Verse: Phillipians 4:8
Email: cbaker@heliascatholic.com


Brown, Abby

Currently Teaching
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biology
Colleges Attended
  • Westminster College
  • Lincoln University
Degrees Earned
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN)
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Student Council
  • Family Leader – Warriors

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2020
Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Peter 4:8
Email: arockers@heliascatholic.com


Bruemmer, Sue

Currently Teaching
  • Algebra IA
  • Math Analysis & Trigonometry
  • Pre-Calculus
Colleges Attended
  • Southwest Missouri State University
  • William Woods University
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Education-Math
  • MA – Education-Curriculum
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Founders Club
  • Family Leader – Missionaries

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse: Micah 6:8
Email: sbruemmer@heliascatholic.com


Campbell, Dan

Currently Teaching
  • Civics
  • Geography
Colleges Attended
  • Lincoln University
  • University of Missouri
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Education
  • MA – Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Head Golf Coach – Girls
  • Family Leader – Scholars

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1995
Favorite Bible Verse: John 8:12
Email: dcampbell@heliascatholic.com


Chisolm, Krizzia

Currently Teaching
  • Biology
  • AP Biology
Colleges Attended
  • Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Biology
  • MS – Education Learning, Teaching & Curriculum Biology 9-12
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Assistant Coach  – Girls Soccer

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2016-2018; 2021
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 4:23
Email: kchisholm@heliascatholic.com


Crider, Jacki

Currently Teaching
  • English I
  • Paschal Mystery
  • Sacraments
Colleges Attended
  • Benedictine College
  • University of Notre Dame
Degrees Earned
  • BA- English
  • BA – Secondary Education
  • BA – Theology
  • MA – Educational Leadership
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Family Leader – Evangelists

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1996
Favorite Bible Verse: Rev. 22:21
Email: jcrider@heliascatholic.com


Crider, Maggie

Currently Teaching
  • Morality
  • Spiritual Aids
Colleges Attended
  • Helias High School Class of 2009
  • Benedictine College
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Theology & Youth Ministry
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Campus Ministry
  • Head Tennis Coach – Girls
  • Mission Trips
  • Service Hours
  • Family Leader – Warriors

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2019
Favorite Bible Verse: Sirach 2
Email: mcrider@heliascatholic.com


Crider, Sharon

Currently Teaching
  • Morality
  • Sacraments
  • Speech
Colleges Attended
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
  • University of St. Mary
  • Paul VI Institute
Degrees Earned
  • BA and MA – Education
  • Catechist Certification
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Family Leader – Stewards

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2009
Favorite Bible Verse: Sirach 2:2-3
Email: scrider@heliascatholic.com


Donovan, Maria

Currently Teaching
  • American Literature
  • AP English
  • English II and III
Colleges Attended
  • Westminster College
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
Degrees Earned
  • BA – English & Secondary Education
  • MA – English
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Academic Team
  • Family Leader – Evangelists

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2018
Favorite Bible Verse: Colossians 3:17
Email: mdonovan@heliascatholic.com


Eickmeyer, Ron

Currently Teaching
  • Creative Writing
  • English I
  • English III/World Literature
Colleges Attended
  • Benedictine College
Degrees Earned
  • BA – English
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Family Leader – Warriors

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1987
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 12:21
Email: reickmeyer@heliascatholic.com


Emmel, Tom

Currently Teaching
  • Dual Credit American History
  • World History
  • Geography – Summer School
Colleges Attended
  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Lincoln University
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Secondary Education
  • MA – Social Studies
  • Earth Science Certification

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1989
Favorite Bible Verse: John 20:24-29
Email: temmel@heliascatholic.com


Fick, Kelly

Currently Teaching
  • Special Education
Colleges Attended
  • University of Missouri
  • Columbia College
Degrees Earned
  • BA – History
  • MA – Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Head Softball Coach
  • Assistant Baseball Coach
  • Family Leader – Missionaries

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 16:9
Email: kfick@heliascatholic.com


Fox, Jana

Currently Teaching
  • Chorus
  • Women’s Choir
  • Concert Choir
  • Show Choir
Colleges Attended
  • Central Methodist University
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Music Education
  • MA – Music Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Tri-M

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2012
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 121
Email: jafox@heliascatholic.com


Gerber, Jennifer

Currently Teaching
  • Applied Life Skills
  • Computer Publishing
Colleges Attended
  • Quincy University
  • Webster University
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Yearbook

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2019
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 19:26
Email: jgerber@heliascatholic.com


Hall, Samantha

Currently Teaching
  • Algebra I and IA
  • Pre-Algebra
Colleges Attended
  • Central Methodist University
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Public Administration
  • BS – Inner Disciplinary Studies
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Student Council
  • Family Leader – Explorers

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2020
Favorite Bible Verse: Luke 1:37
Email: shall@heliascatholic.com


Haslag, Laura

Currently Teaching
  • Accounting I
  • Consumer Ed
  • Digital Design I and II
Colleges Attended
  • Central Missouri University
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Business Education & Management
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Family Leader – Scholars

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1999
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 23
Email: lhaslag@heliascatholic.com


Heislen, Jan

Currently Teaching
  • Counselor (Students A-He)
  • Naviance Coordinator
Colleges Attended
  • University of Central Missouri
  • Lincoln University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Spanish Education
  • MA – Guidance Counseling

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse: Luke 12:48
Email: jheislen@heliascatholic.com


Hentges, Chris

Currently Teaching
  • Church History
  • Ecumenism
Colleges Attended
  • Iowa State University
  • University of Missouri
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Physical Education/Health
  • MA – Education Administration
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Head Football Coach
  • Family Leader – Explorers

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1993
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13
Email: chentges@heliascatholic.com


Higgins, T.J.

Currently Teaching
  • Band
Colleges Attended
  • Truman State University
Degrees Earned
  • Masters of Art in Education – Music
  • BA – Music Instrumental
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Band

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13
Email: thiggins@heliascatholic.com


Jarman, Kathy

Currently Teaching
  • Business Law
  • English II
  • Personal Finance
Colleges Attended
  • University of Central Missouri
  • Lincoln University
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Business Education & English
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Coordinator for Service Club Org. (Kiwanis, Rotary, Zonto, Council of Clubs)
  • Family Leader – Missionaries

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1988-1991, 1997 to Present
Favorite Bible Verse: 2 Corinthians 5:7
Email: kjarman@heliascatholic.com


Keleher, Weston

Currently Teaching
  • Study Hall
Colleges Attended
  • University of Missouri
  • Benedictine College
  • Missouri Baptist University
Degrees Earned
  • BA Science – Sports Management
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Head Wrestling Coach
  • Family Leader – Missionaries

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2018
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalms 144
Email: wkeleher@heliascatholic.com


Kempker, Sarah

Currently Teaching
  • English II
  • Librarian
Colleges Attended
  • Lincoln University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Education English
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Support Staff for boys basketball
  • Family Leader – Scholars

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2010
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 46:10
Email: skempker@heliascatholic.com


Lamb, Joyce

Currently Teaching
  • Geometry A
  • Algebra IIA
Colleges Attended
  • Missouri State University
Degrees Earned
  • BS- Math in Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Historian
  • Faculty STEM Advisor

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1988
Favorite Bible Verse: John 20:29
Email: jlamb@heliascatholic.com


Light, Molly

Currently Teaching
  • Jesus Christ and the Trinity
  • Revelation of Jesus Christ
Colleges Attended
  • University of Notre Dame
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Psychology (Minor in Theology)
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Assistant Cross Country Coach
  • Campus Ministry
  • Head JV Basketball Coach – Girls
  • House Leader – Scholars

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2021
Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 29:11
Email: mlight@heliascatholic.com


Livers, Jeanne

Currently Teaching
  • Pre-Calculus
Colleges Attended
  • Southeast Missouri State University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Secondary Mathematics Education and Computer Science
  • MA – Mathematics

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2021
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 150:6
Email: jlivers@heliascatholic.com


Malmstrom, Chip

Currently Teaching
  • Outdoor Education
Colleges Attended
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Minnesota
Degrees Earned
  • BA Education
  • Masters in Applied Kinesiology
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Ping Pong Club
  • Fishing Team
  • Shotgun Team

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2006
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 22:6
Email: cmalmstrom@heliascatholic.com


Mayhan, Dr. Collin

Currently Teaching
  • AP Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Dual Credit Chemistry
  • Intro to Computer Science
Colleges Attended
  • University of Missouri
Degrees Earned
  • BA – ACS Certification
  • PhD
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Family Leader – Stewards

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2014
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:11
Email: cmayhan@heliascatholic.com


McAllister, Hannah

Currently Teaching
  • French I, II and III
  • French IV – AP
Colleges Attended
  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • L’Universite Lumiere Lyon II
Degrees Earned
  • BS Ed. – French
  • BA – English Literature
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Club International
  • French Club
  • French Honor Society
  • Prom
  • Family Leader – Warriors

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 12:16
Email: hmcallister@heliascatholic.com


Noonan, Denise

Currently Teaching
  • American Literature
  • English III
Colleges Attended
  • Lincoln University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – English
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Founders Club
  • Family Leader – Stewards

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1999
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 18:20
Email: dnoonan@heliascatholic.com


Ordway, Mark

Currently Teaching
  • American History
  • US at War
  • World History
Colleges Attended
  • State Fair Community College
  • US Air Force Comm. College, MD
  • Lincoln University
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Ed Social Studies
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Assistant Football Coach
  • Family Leader – Evangelists

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2000 [Deployed 2003-05 and 2008-10]
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 7:14
Email: mordway@heliascatholic.com


Pickering, Jeff

Currently Teaching
  • World History
Colleges Attended
  • Missouri State University
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Assistant Football Coach
  • House Leader – Missionaries

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2009
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 7:12
Email: jpickering@heliascatholic.com


Plank, Matthew

Currently Teaching
  • Spanish II and III
  • AP Spanish
Colleges Attended
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Lincoln University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Political Science
  • International Relations
  • MA – Spanish
  • Minor Classical Greek
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Chess Club
  • Family Leader – Explorers

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2007-09, 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 32:8-9
Email: mplank@heliascatholic.com


Ralston, Lacy

Currently Teaching
  • Counselor (Students Hi-Ph)
  • ACT Coordinator
Colleges Attended
  • North Iowa Area Community College
  • Lincoln University
  • University of Notre Dame
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Elementary & Special Education
  • MA – Guidance Counseling
  • MA – Educational Leadership

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2018
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 91:4
Email: lralston@heliascatholic.com


Reed, Hannah

Currently Teaching
  • Algebra IIA
  • Geometry A
Colleges Attended
  • Univ. of Missouri-Columbia
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Social Studies & Math Education (grades 5-9)
  • MA – Math Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Family Leader – Explorers

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse: Luke 1:38
Email: hreed@heliascatholic.com


Reed, Nick

Currently Teaching
  • Spanish I & II
Colleges Attended
  • University of Notre Dame
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Theology
  • MA – Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Academic Team
  • Family Leader – Stewards

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse: Timothy 4:7
Email: nreed@heliascatholic.com


Rehagen, Mark

Currently Teaching
  • Latin I
  • Paschal Mystery/Church History
Colleges Attended
  • Pontifical College Josephinum
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Kenrick Theological Seminary
Degrees Earned
  • BA – English
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Sacristan
  • Helias Classics Club
  • Family Leader – Scholars

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 8:31
Email: mrehagen@heliascatholic.com


Rockers, Melissa

Currently Teaching
  • Physical Science
Colleges Attended
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
Degrees Earned
  • BS Agriculture Education
  • (Minor Animal Science)
  • Certificates – Biology; General Science
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Agriculture Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Robotics
  • Family Leader – Warriors

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13
Email: mrockers@heliascatholic.com


Rockers, Zachary

Currently Teaching
  • Jesus Christ and the Trinity
  • Revelation of Jesus Christ
  • Spiritual Aids
Colleges Attended
  • Columbia College
Degrees Earned
  • BA in Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Assistant Football Coach – Offensive Coordinator
  • Assistant Basketball Coach – Girls
  • Campus Ministry
  • Family Leader – Evangelists

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2018
Favorite Bible Verse: John 10:10
Email: zrockers@heliascatholic.com


Rothweiler, Joe

Currently Teaching
  • Psychology I and II
Colleges Attended
  • St. Louis University
  • Missouri Baptist University
  • William Woods
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Business Administration
  • Social Studies Certified
  • MA – Education Administration
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Head Basketball Coach – Boys
  • Family Leader – Scholars

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2019
Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Corinthians 16:13
Email: jrothweiler@heliascatholic.com


Seifert, Pat

Currently Teaching
  • AP English
  • English IV
Colleges Attended
  • William Woods University
  • Lincoln University
  • University of Central Missouri
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Truman State University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – English & Secondary Education
  • MEd – English & Secondary Education
  • Applied Commun. I Certification
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Family Leader – Explorers

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1981
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 16:1
Email: pseifert@heliascatholic.com


Shimkus, Margaret

Currently Teaching
  • Computer Applications
  • Digital Technology
  • Intro to Business
  • Word Processing
Colleges Attended
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
Degrees Earned
  • BA Business Education
  • MA Practical Arts and Vocational/Technical Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Head Tennis Coach – Boys
  • House Leader – Stewards

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2000
Favorite Bible Verse: 2 Timothy 4:7
Email: mshimkus@heliascatholic.com


Shimkus, Melea

Currently Teaching
  • Public Speaking
  • Spanish I
  • Study Skills
Colleges Attended
  • University of Dallas
  • Central Methodist University
  • Arizona State University
  • Walden University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – English
  • MA – Education
  • MA – English
  • American Board Certified
  • Finishing EdD in Reading, Literacy, and Assessment
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Family Leader – Stewards

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2020
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13
Email: mshimkus2@heliascatholic.com


Smyth, Tom

Currently Teaching
  • Band
  • Intro to Music/Music Theory
Colleges Attended
  • Southwest Missouri State University
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Music Education
  • MA – Music Conducting
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Band

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 119:105 ESV
Email: tsmyth@heliascatholic.com


Stout, Karen

Currently Teaching
  • Art Foundation
  • Drawing I and II
  • Sculpture I and II
  • World Arts
Colleges Attended
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Stephens College
Degrees Earned
  • MA – Art Education
  • BA – Studio Arts
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Family Leader – Missionaries

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2021
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 2:10-11
Email: kstout@heliascatholic.com


Toosley, Whitney

Currently Teaching
  • Counselor (Students Pi-Z)
  • Dual Credit and AP Coordinator
Colleges Attended
  • Westminster College
  • Missouri Baptist University
  • Northwest University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Mathematics Education
  • MA – Guidance & Counseling
  • Specialist in Educational Leadership
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • NHS

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2019
Favorite Bible Verse: Joshua 1:9
Email: wtoosley@heliascatholic.com


Twyman, Elizabeth

Currently Teaching
  • Accommodations Coordinator
  • Special Education
Colleges Attended
  • University of Central Missouri
  • William Woods University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Education, Special Education K-12
  • MA – Administration
  • Special Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Assistant Volleyball Coach
  • Student Council
  • House Leader – Explorers

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: 1 John 4:4
Email: etwyman@heliascatholic.com


Verslues, Leslie

Currently Teaching
  • AP Calculus A/B
  • AP Calculus B/C
  • Acc. Pre-Calculus
Colleges Attended
  • University of Missouri
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Education & Math
  • MA – Math Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Assistant Track & Field Coach
  • Head Cross Country Coach
  • Family Leader – Scholars

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2001
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippeans 4:13
Email: lverslues@heliascatholic.com


Vossen, Ron

Currently Teaching
  • Design & Construction I, II and III
  • Life Skills
  • Mechanical Drawing
  • Theater Design
Colleges Attended
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Lincoln University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Education
  • MA – School Administration
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Founders Club
  • Production Mgr. Spring Musical
  • Marketing Committee
  • House Leader – Missionaries

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1979
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 5:14
Email: rvossen@heliascatholic.com


Welch, Melissa

Currently Teaching
  • English I
  • Librarian
Colleges Attended
  • Truman State University
Degrees Earned
  • BA in English
  • Masters in Education

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2018
Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 29:11
Email: mwelch@heliascatholic.com


Werner, Alex

Currently Teaching
  • Strength & Conditioning
Colleges Attended
  • 2016 Graduate of Helias Catholic
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Science Nutrition & Exercise Physiology
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Head Strength & Conditioning Coach/Coordinator
  • Family Leader – Warriors

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2021
Favorite Bible Verse: Hebrews 12:11
Email: awerner@heliascatholic.com


Wieberg, Jessica

Currently Teaching
  • Sports Medicine
Colleges Attended
  • St. Louis University
Degrees Earned
  • BA Exercise Science
  • MA Athletic Training
Currently Coaching & Advising
  •  Athletic Trainer for Helias Catholic Sports Teams

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2014
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:6-7
Email: jwieberg@heliascatholic.com


Wiggans, Garrett

Currently Teaching
  • Health
  • Study Skills
Colleges Attended
  • Mineral Area College
  • Lincoln University
  • Central Methodist University
Degrees Earned
  • Assoc. of Arts Degree
  • Finishing BA of Social Science
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Assistant Football Coach
  • Assistant Baseball Coach
  • Head Basketball Coach – Girls
  • Family Leader – Warriors

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 4:32
Email: gwiggans@heliascatholic.com


Wilson, Steve

Currently Teaching
  • Basic Biology
  • Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Zoology
Colleges Attended
  • Lindenwood University
  • William Woods University
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Biology
  • MA – Secondary Administration
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • SPROUTS (Students for the Preservation of Resources and On-Campus Utilization of Techniques for Sustainability)
  • House – Director of Household/Community

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2011
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:7
Email: swilson@heliascatholic.com


Wyrick, Chris

Currently Teaching
  • Fitness 101
  • Lifetime Sports
  • Physical Education
Colleges Attended
  • University of Missouri
Degrees Earned
  • BS – Secondary Education
Currently Coaching & Advising
  • Assistant Basketball Coach – Girls
  • Assistant Softball Coach
  • Head Baseball Coach
  • House Leader – Evangelists
  • Physical Education Dept. Chair

Year started at Helias Catholic: 1999
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 23:12
Email: cwyrick@heliascatholic.com


Jones, Reverend Stephen W.

  • Chaplain, Helias Catholic High School
  • Director of Stewardship, Jefferson City Chancery Office
Colleges Attended
  • Texas Christian University
  • Nashotah House Theological Seminary
Degrees Earned
  • Bachelors in History and Theology
  • Master of Divinity
  • Master of Sacred Theology

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2013
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 2:13
Email: frjones@heliascatholic.com


Nimwesiga, Reverend Ignitius

  • Part-time Chaplain, Helias Catholic High School
  • Assistant Pastor, St. Joseph Cathedral
  • Intern at Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Jefferson City
  • Ordained:  2016
Colleges Attended
  • Katigondo National Major Seminary, Masaka
  • Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome
  • St. Mary’s National Cemetery, Ggaba, Kampala
  • Makerere University, Kampala
  • Kampala International University, Uganda
  • Duquesne University, Pittsburgh
Degrees Earned
  • BA – Philosophy
  • BA – Sacred Theology
  • MA – Arts in Religious and Theological Studies
  • Post-Graduate – Education
  • MA – Education Administration and Supervision (K-12)

Year started at Helias Catholic: 2021
Favorite Bible Verse: Sirach 2: 4-6
Email: frignitius@heliascatholic.com