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    Profiles: New Staff

    What does each new staff member hope to bring to the Lincoln community?

    Alisa Welch – Study Hall Monitor 

    • “I want to be the study hall mom. I’m bringing games and teaching everyone how to make friendship bracelets to make study hall a place to hang out and have community.”

    Michael Booker – Campus Safety Associate 

    • “Hope. I want to bring another way to think about activities, getting involved with communities at school and supporting others.”

    Elizabeth Schroedel – Admin. Assistant – Main Office 

    • “Good energy, fun and a happy vibe; things that I represent.” 

    Tara Harding – Ethnic Studies and Political Economy 

    • “I want to hold all students to high standards and have no students have low expectations of themselves.”

    Lauren Boubel – Math

    • “I hope that I can serve as another example of how education helps [students] become the best version of [themselves] and helps fight against real-world issues.” 

    Josh Kinter – Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Biology & Environmental Science 

    • “I bring a passion for environmentalism, a commitment to social justice and a dedication to student mentorship. I hope to inspire and empower students to actively engage in social justice while providing them with guidance and mentorship to achieve their academic and personal goals.”

    Kayla Fantz-Sands – Special Education Independent Skills Center (ISC) 

    • “I hope to bring equity, diversity and inclusion for students with disabilities.”

    Melanie Hindman – French and Freshman Leadership and Inquiry (FLI)

    • “Fun, creativity and togetherness.”

    Kim Worsham – Business/Finance 

    • “I feel one of my best traits that I bring to Lincoln is connection, specifically in my desire to be part of and ability to bring together the Cardinal community through parent, teacher and student involvement. We should all feel included in something.”

    Sean Mailey – Athletic Director 

    • “I want to bring a bunch of energy and excitement, and get kids out and involved in athletics and activities at Lincoln.”

    Lilly Waldron – Campus Safety Associate

    • “I don’t know what I hope to bring, but I know the Lincoln community is bringing me a lot of joy and happiness. I’m really happy to be here working with you guys.”

    Travis Johnson – Vice Principal

    • “I want to connect with kids, build positive relations with them, and make improvements to help students.”

    Wendy Wang – Mandarin 

    • “Chinese culture. China has a very diverse culture, and as a Mandarin teacher, I want to share those customs and feelings with my students because it is different than those here.”

    Teresa Hytowitz – Counselor 

    • “A soft landing space and safety, both mentally and emotionally.”

    Sabrina Watkins – Para educator

    • “A sense of community within Lincoln for kids.”

    Taylor Hagstrom – Para educator

    • “I want to bring accessibility.”

    Alex Blair – Para educator 

    • “Making sure everyone feels accepted and welcome.”

    Alexis Dooley – Para educator

    • “Awareness of neurodivergent students.”
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