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South School Staff

South Elementary School Staff

2019 – 2020 School Year

* Staff members whose names are underlined have web page links. *
Click on their name to go to their page.

Administration and Office

Rob Alderson, Principal
Troy Nelson, Guidance Counselor
Jenny Helmick - Nurse
Julie Strathman - School Psychologist
Cathy Palmer, Secretary

Third Grade Teachers

Lauri Auffert
Stacey Duerfeldt
Maygan Ramsey

Fourth Grade Teachers

Kris Ogle
Tami DiGiacomo‚Äč
Brandon Gibson

Fifth Grade Teachers

Emily Gist
Alison Mullins
   Leigh Anne Blankenship

Special Education Teachers

Breanna Lape, SPED
Sherry Maddox - Speech/Language Pathologist
Christine Ramsey, SPED
Kris Vrtiska - Speech/Language Pathologist
Ginger Feek - Life Skills

Other Certificated Staff

Robin Ankrom, Music
Joe Dunn, Physical Education
Jessica Howard, Media Specialist
Jamie Frederick, Title I
Chris Bennett, Art


Cindy Fritz, SPED
Lori Whitney, Life Skills
Karrie Bauman, Office
Anne Brittell, Media Center
Kelli Dean, Life Skills
Lori Keller, SPED
Pam Merz, Office
Chris Roberts, Life Skills



Brenda Timothy

Nutrition Services

Mary Jo Liberty
Nancy Phroper
Dawn Moorehead