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Staff

Pastor – Eric Swyres

Pastor Swyres has been a pastor for 22 years and was installed at Immanuel Lutheran church on August 12, 2018.  He comes to us from Carrollton MO along with his wife Kelle, and three children, Ethan, Jonah and Abigale.  Ethan and Jonah are currently serving in the US Marine Corps and Abigale is a freshman at Lindenwood University.

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Building Administrator – Mrs Brook Boen

Mrs Brook Boen graduated from MS&T with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and also has a Child Development Associate. She attended this Lutheran School and has been a member of the Lutheran Church her entire life. Brook is married and has two toddler daughters. Before she had children, she worked in the pre-school as well as the after school care program. She had over 10 years experience working with children. Brook had a love for this school and a passion for helping children grow and learn in a Christian environment.

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Pre-K – Ms. Nicole Ryan

Nicole Ryan grew up in St. Louis (go Cardinals!) and moved to Rolla fall of 2017. Now, she lives with her husband, Nic, and their kitten, Clover. She enjoys doing outdoor activities, crafts, coloring, and lazy days at home.  Nicole graduated from Missouri State University May of 2017 with a degree in education and an emphasis in child development. She has spent the past 3 years working in after-school programs, summer programs, and subbing. This is her first classroom, but she is excited to make this a great year!

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3 Year Old (Morning)– Ms. Tammy Olsen

Tammy Olsen has worked in childcare for over 20 years.  It has always been a passion of hers to be able to provide guidance to young children, and lead them toward excellence.  She is married and has 2 adult sons.  Her hobbies include, making unique crafts, participating in various craft shows, spending time with her family, and attending church.  She is also a member of the Doolittle Lions-club and enjoys participating in community activities.

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3 Year Old (Afternoon) – Ms. Cathy Siehr

Cathy Siehr has her degree in Social Work and Counseling and has worked with families from various backgrounds, cultures, age groups, and socio-economic backgrounds since 1991.  She is a proud mother of two smart, compassionate, thoughtful young adults and loves to take care of animals (especially cats).  Her Passions include providing children with a safe, creative and stimulating environment in which to grow and thrive as well as helping to save the planet through recycling and the use of clean renewable energy.

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2 Year Old (Morning) – Ms. Ashlee Dicus

 

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2 Year Old (Afternoon) – Ms. Natalie Rhyneer

 

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Cook- Ms. Lynn Miller

Ms Lynn has worked at the preschool for almost three years and does a little bit of everything.  In addition to cooking lunch for all the students, she supervises the students in the classroom and fills in as secretary when needed.  She loves spending time with her daughter, her sister, and the rest of her family, and enjoys music, reading, drawing, coloring, crocheting, and watching movies and miniseries.  She loves her job and would would like to give thanks and credit to God for everything he has done for her.

 

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School Secretary – Mr. Dale Canfield

Dale Canfield has worked at the preschool since April 2018.  He graduated from the University of Missouri Rolla (Now MS&T) with Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a minor in Economics.  He had previously worked over 20 years as a General Manager when health issues forced him to slow down.  He loves being able to help people whether it’s students, staff, parents, or the general public and is very grateful for the opportunities this job has given him to do this.  He enjoys spending time with family, reading books, watching movies, and tinkering with computers and other electronics.

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