Staff Picture - 2013-2014
Staff Picture – 2013-2014

This is the faculty and staff page.


Father Omar Guanchez
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Mrs. Chris Hebert, Kindergarten
"Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or in the same way." -George Evans I have been teaching at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel School since 1994.  I taught sixth grade for 11 years.  I am currently... read more

Mrs. Sandy Johnson, Grade 1
Hi!  I'm Sandy Johnson, and I love teaching in this awesome school of St. Mary of Mount Carmel.  Not because it's my hometown, but I love JESUS and KIDS!  I started this teaching journey graduating from Long Prairie High School, then... read more

Mrs. Angela Berkness, Grade 2
My name is Angie Berkness and I have been teaching at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic School since 2005. I am originally from Spooner, Wisconsin where I attended Catholic school from first through eighth grade.  I received my Bachelor... read more

Mrs. Megan Dreher, Grade 5
Hello, my name is Megan Dreher. I am originally from Browerville. I graduated from the University of Minnesota Morris in 2013. I have a degree in Elementary Education K-6. At St. Mary's I am the 5th grade teacher, I also... read more

Mrs. Julie Twardowski, Grade 6
Hello, my name is Julie Twardowski. In 1991, I graduated from St. Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. I teach 6th Graders, and some courses for our St. Mary 5th Graders! I began my teaching... read more

Mrs. Barbara Sandberg, Grade 4
I graduated from the College of St. Catherine. I began my teaching career in 1978, at Pierz and then at Christ the King in Browerville before joining the staff at St. Mary's School in 2000.  It is very rewarding to... read more

Mrs. Mary Vetter, Grade 3
Hello!  I am Mary Vetter.  I graduated from the University of Mary in Bismark, ND, with a B.S. in Elementary/Early Childhood Education.  I have been teaching since 1998, and have been at St. Mary School since 2000. I enjoy seeing... read more

Mrs. Joni Young, Pre-Kindergarten
My name is Joni Young. I have been teaching Preschool at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel School since I began my teaching career in 2007. I grew up in Long Prairie,  graduating from Long Prairie/Grey Eagle High School in 2003.... read more



Mr. Russ Bettschen, Engineer
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Mrs. Maxine Liebsch, Custodian
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Mrs. Beth Rohr, Custodian
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Mrs. Doris Biermaier, Secretary
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Ms. Ann Edwards, Secretary
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Ms. Maurita Primus, Head Librarian
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Mrs. Mary Lu Smith, Foster Grandmother
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Mrs. Margaret Becker, Foster Grandmother
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Mrs. Neva Pesta, Foster Grandmother
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Mr. Thomas F. Dinkel, Technical Support
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