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Mr. Jordan Adams

Mr. Jordan Adams
History

M.A. Humanities, University of Dallas, 2016; B.A., Politics, Minor in Latin, Hillsdale College, 2013. Faculty: Founders Classical Academy, 2014-16; Saint Agnes School, 2016-present.

Email: jadams@saintagnesschool.org
Voicemail: 651-925-8731


Mr. Michael Adkins

Mr. Michael Adkins
Theology

M.A., Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2010; B.A., Honors Classics (Latin), Gustavus Adolphus College, 2002. Faculty & Master Teacher: Trinity School at River Ridge, 2002-2009; Academic Dean/Counselor, Saint Agnes School, 2009-present. Member, The American Classical League, 2002-present; Member, The Classical Association of Minnesota, 2002-present; member of The American Numismatic Association; Editor of two high school Latin texts: commentaries on Caesar’s De Bello Gallico and Cicero’s Prima Oratio in Catalinam Habita.

Email: madkins@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8706


Mr. Daniel Berthiaume

Mr. Daniel Berthiaume
Latin

M.A. Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2011; B.A. Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2004. Faculty: Holy Family Academy, 2006-2007; Saint Agnes School, 2008-present; Latin Department Chair, 2012-present. Latin Teacher of the Year, Classical Association of Minnesota, 2015.

Email: dberthiaume@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8743


Mrs. Maria Brownell
Science

M.S. Manufacturing System Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1997; M.A. Theological Studies, Ave Maria University, 2004; B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1995. Project Engineer, Pepsi Co., 2015-2017; Corporate Research & Development Technical Aide, 3M, 2015; Faculty, Northcentral Technical College, Wausau, WI, 2011-2014; Curriculum Coordinator and High School Tutor, St. Adalbert Catholic School, 2008-2014; Founder, Program Manager, Math Teacher (Grades 3-10), John Paul II Academy, Rothschild, WI, 2006-2008; Catechist, St. Peter International Catholic Church, Shanghai, China, 2003-2005; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.

Email: mbrownell@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8778


Mrs. Jackie Cates
Mathematics

B.S. Mathematics, Athletic Coaching Certificate, South Dakota State University, 2014. Secondary Math Teacher, Loyola Catholic School, Mankato, 2016-2017; Secondary Math Teacher, Delano High School, 2014-2016; Student Teacher, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Middle School, Russell, Spring 2014; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.

Email: jcates@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8765


Mr. David Crompton

Mr. David Crompton
Mathematics & Science

M.Ed., University of St. Thomas, 2011; J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 1991; B.S. Chem. Engineering, summa cum laude, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 1982; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2013-present. Mr. Crompton worked for over 30 years as an engineer and patent attorney before returning to school for a masters in teaching, subsequently taking a position in math and science at Saint Agnes.

Email: dcrompton@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8768


Mr. Peter Dahdah

Mr. Peter Dahdah
History & Theology

B.A. Catholic Studies, Communications & Philosophy, University of St. Thomas, 2000. Instructor, Women’s Care Center, Notre Dame, IN, 2008-2010; Catechist, Notre Dame, IN and St. Paul, MN 2007-2010; Junior High Baseball Coach, 2004-2005; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2012-present; History Department Chair, 2015-present.

Email: pdahdah@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8746


Mrs. Jennifer Davern

Mrs. Jennifer Davern
Mathematics

B.A. Mathematics Education (5-12), Western Governors University, 2013; B.A. Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2011. Faculty: La Union Spanish School (Antigua, Guatemala), 2007-2008; St. Paul Preparatory School, 2012-2013; Saint Agnes School, 2013-present; Math Department Co-Chair, 2015-present.

Email: jdavern@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8735


Mr. Jordan Adams

Mrs. Eileen Douglass
English

M.A. Theology, Holy Apostles College & Seminary; B.A. Liberal Arts, Thomas Aquinas College; Certification in Bioethics, National Catholic Bioethics Center, PA. Executive Director, Saint Croix Catholic Faith Formation, 2010-2014; ACT, SAT and General Academic Tutor, StudyPoint and St. Croix Preparatory Academy, 2008-2014; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2014-present.

Email: edouglass@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8747


Mrs. Lori Dumas

Mrs. Lori Dumas
History

M.A. History, Southeastern Louisiana, 2010; B.A., History, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 2006.  Graduate Teaching Assistant: Southeastern Louisiana University, 2008-2010.  Faculty: Varsity Lakes Middle School, 2006-07; Northwood University, 2012; Saint Agnes School, 2016-present.

Email: ldumas@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8725


Mr. Jeff Duresky

Mr. Jeff Duresky
Theology & History

M.A. Theology, Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, 2015; B.A. Theology and Catholic Studies, minor in Philosophy, University of St. Thomas, 2011. Catechist, Christ Our Light Catholic parish, 2006-2010; Faith Formation & Catechesis, St. Hubert Catholic Community, 2012-2013; Theology Tutor, University of St. Thomas Theology Department, 2012-2014; Long-Term Substitute: Benilde-St. Margaret’s School, 2014; Saint Agnes School, 2015; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2015-present.

Email: jduresky@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8761 


Dr. Kevin Ferdinandt

Dr. Kevin Ferdinandt
Theology

Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Policy, and Administration, University of St. Thomas, 2009; Ed.S., MN Principal’s License, University of St. Thomas, 2002; M.A., Theology, St. John’s University, 1996; Graduate Studies, New York Archdiocesan Catechetical Institute, 1992; B.A., German and English, University of St. Thomas, 1990. English Teacher: Archbishop Brady Jr./Sr. High School, 1990-91; German Teacher, St. Paul Academy & Summit School, summer 1991; Religion Teacher, St. Raymond’s High School for Boys, Bronx, NY, 1991-92; Religion & English Teacher, Totino-Grace High School, 1992-1997; Adjunct Professor of Theology, University of St. Thomas, 1996-97; English Translator, Tutor, and Business English Adjunct Professor, Universität/Gesamthochschule, Paderborn, Germany, 1997-98; Adjunct Professor of Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2010-present; Founding PK-12 Principal & Assistant Headmaster, Providence Academy, 2001-2015; Headmaster, Saint Agnes School, 2015-present.

Email: kferdinandt@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8700


Mr. Jacob Flaherty
Choir & Madrigal Singers

B.A. Vocal Music Education (K-12 Licensure), Minor in Catholic Studies and Philosophy, University of St. Thomas, 2005. 7-12 Music Teacher and Choir Director, Trinity School at River Ridge, 2015-2017; Director of Music, Organist, Choir Director, Church of All Saints, 2015-present; High School Choir Director and Religion Teacher, St. Mary’s High School and Parish, Sleepy Eye, 2013-2015; Organist, Schola Member, Choirster, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Salem, SD, 2012-13; Music Teacher and Music Director, St. Lambert Catholic School and Church, Sioux Falls, SD, 2011-2013; Music Teacher, Athletic Director, Maternity of Mary / St. Andrew School, 2008-2011; Organist, Asst. Music Director, Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Catholic Church, 2006-2011; Theology and Vocal Music Teacher, De La Salle High School, 2005-2008; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.

Email: jflaherty@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8718


Mrs. Hannah Grant

Mrs. Hannah Grant
String Ensemble

B.A. English and minor in Latin, Hillsdale College, 2013. Faculty, Trinity School at River Ridge, 2013-2015; 3rd & 4th grade Teacher, Hillsdale Academy, Fall 2012; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2015-present.

Email: hgrant@saintagnesschool.org


Mr. Karl Hendrickson

Mr. Karl Hendrickson
Mathematics

M.Ed., University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 2006; B.S. Physics, Summa Cum Laude, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO, 2004; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Pi Sigma. Faculty: McGill-Toolen Catholic High School, Mobile, Alabama, 2004-2007; McGill-Toolen Catholic High School Teacher of the Year, 2006; Saint Agnes School, Faculty, 2008-present; Assistant Headmaster, Saint Agnes School, 2013-present.

Email: khendrickson@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8755


Mr. Christopher Hopkins

Mr. Christopher Hopkins
Physical Education

M.S. Ed General Professional Education, SUNY Potsdam, 2006. B.S. Physical Education, College at Brockport (NY), 2004. Instructor, ACE Program, West Virginia University, 2007-2008, Coach and Instructor, Hamline University, 2008-2013. Instructor, Physical Activities Program, University of Minnesota, 2013-2016. Faculty, Saint Agnes School 2016-Present.

Email: chopkins@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8714


Mr. Hank Kemp

Mr. Hank Kemp
Mathematics & Science

M.A. Education, College of St. Scholastica, 2016; B.S. Biochemistry, University of St. Thomas, 2004; B.A. Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2004. Aquinas Fellow. William D. Larson Scholarship in Chemistry recipient. Paul J. Germann Scholarship in Biology recipient. National Merit Scholar. Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2009-present.

Email: hkemp@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8739


Ms. Zita Larson

Ms. Zita Larson
English & Theology

B.A. Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas. Tutor/Teacher, St. Paul Public Library; Co-editor, Heart of the Matter publication; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2012-present.

Email: zlarson@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8766


Father Mark Moriarty

Fr. Mark Moriarty
Theology

M.A., Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2011; M.Div., the University of St. Thomas, 1999; B.A., Liberal Arts, Thomas Aquinas College, 1995. Ordination to the Priesthood, Spring of 1999. Adjunct Faculty, St. John Vianney Minor Seminary; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, spring 2014 & 2016. Fr. Moriarty enjoys Latin and has extensive teaching experience, delivering lectures on various books of the Scriptures (e.g. Genesis, Psalms, Gospels, Letters of St. Paul, Acts etc.), Biblical foundations of the Mass, and homelitics.

Email: frmoriarty@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8700


Mr. Brad Norton
English & Religion

Administrative Leadership & Principal Licensure, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2002; M.A. English Education, University of St. Thomas, 1999; B.A. English Literature & Writing, Minor in Business Administration, University of St. Thomas, 1996. Headmaster, Ave Maria Academy, 2016-2017; Founding Headmaster, St. John Paul II Classical School, Green Bay, WI, 2015-2016; Secondary English Instructor, Lincoln High School, Manitowoc, WI, 1999-2015; Secondary English Instructor, Thomas Jefferson High School, Bloomington, MN, 1999; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.

Email: bnorton@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8779


Mrs. Mary Helen O’Hare

Mrs. Mary Helen O’Hare
Science

B.S.N., Nursing, Creighton University, 1980; B.A., Chemistry, Bethel University, 1979. R.N.: University of MN Hospital, organ transplant unit, 1983-1984; University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1982-1983; Lutheran Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 1981-1982; Lab Technician, 3M, 1978; Faculty: Trinity School at River Ridge, 2003-2011; Chesterton Academy, 2011-2015; Saint Agnes School, 2015-present.

Email: mhohare@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8767


Mr. Brent Odenbrett

Mr. Brent Odenbrett
Mathematics

M.A. Education, Saint Mary’s University, 2007; B.A. Mathematics, Augsburg College, 2002. Farmington Middle School East, September 2002- June 2005. Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2005-present.

Email: bodenbrett@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8729


Mr. Karl Pedersen
Latin, Logic & Theology

B.A. Catholic Studies and Latin, University of St. Thomas, 2001; Faculty: Holy Family Home School Co-op (Aquinas Roman Catholic Home Education), 2000-2002; Saint Agnes School, 2002-present.

Email: kpedersen@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8737


Dr. Scott F. Pentecost

Dr. Scott F. Pentecost
English

Ph.D. Philosophy, The Catholic University of America, 1999; M.A. Philosophy, The University of Toledo (Ohio), 1992; B.A. Philosophy, Miami University (Ohio), 1988. Faculty: The University of Toledo, 1990-1992; Oblate College (Oblates of Mary Immaculate), 1995-1996; The Catholic University of America, 1994-2000; Trinity School at River Ridge, 2000-2011; Saint Agnes School, 2011-present; English Department Chair, 2014-present.

Email: spentecost@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8726


Mrs. Kimberly Perez

Mrs. Kimberly Perez
Spanish

B.A. Spanish, Northeastern Illinois University, 2005. Faculty: Faithful Shepherd Catholic School, 2004-2006; Holy Trinity Catholic School, 2006-2007; Faculty: Saint Agnes School, 2007-present; Spanish Department Chair, 2008-present.

Email: kperez@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8744


Mr. Richard Peters

Mr. Richard Peters
Band

Master of Music (M.M.), University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; B.A., Music, Hamline University; MN Standard Teaching Music Certificate K-12. Member: MN Music Educators Association, MN Band Directors Association, Music Educators National Conference. Band Director: Cotter High School, Winona, 2013-2015; Mount St. Joseph High School, Baltimore, MD; St. John’s High School, Washington, D.C.; St. Agnes High School, 1982-1983; Saint Agnes School, 2015-present.

Email: rpeters@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8719


Mrs. Bridget Richtsmeier

Mrs. Bridget Richtsmeier
Studio Art

B.S. Art Education, K-12 certification. University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 2009. Faculty: Saint Agnes School, 2010–present; Studio Art Department Chair, 2011-present.

Email: brichtsmeier@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8760


Mrs. Jennifer Soriano

Mrs. Jennifer Soriano
Studio Art

MFA, Illustration, Academy of Art University, anticipated graduation date Fall of 2017, Instructional studies at both Atelier and St. Paul Art Academy 1988, 2005-2006, 2010-2011, B.A.,Studio Art, University of Dallas, 1999. Faculty and Master Teacher: Trinity School at River Ridge, 2001-2016, Illustrator: Soulo Communications 2014-present. Illustrator: TOBET (Theology of the Body Evangelization Team, Inc) K-5 curriculum 2016-present. Illustrator: St. George and the Dragon, by Dr. Michael Lotti, 2013. Silver Award Winner, American Advertising Awards, 2016. Member, Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators, 2015-present; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2016-present.

Email: jsoriano@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8713


Dr. Thomas Stierman

Dr. Thomas Stierman
Mathematics & Science

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Iowa State University, 1985; B.S. Chemistry, Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa, 1979. Faculty: Saint Agnes School, 2014-present. Dr. Stierman has worked in a variety of senior research scientist and leadership roles within large, multinational corporations, as well as within a small start-up company. He holds several patents and has published articles in the field of organic photochemistry.

Email: tstierman@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8717


Mr. Sam Thompson

Mr. Sam Thompson
Physical Education & Athletic Coordinator

M.A. Educational Leadership, Saint Mary’s University, 2017; USAWL1 Certification, 2017; B.A. Physical Education, Bethel University, 2013; B.A. 5-12 Health Education, Bethel University, 2013; Physical Education Teacher and Athletic Director, Saint John the Baptist (New Brighton), 2014-2016; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2016- present.  

Email: sthompson @saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8716


Mrs. Micah Treichel

Mrs. Micah Treichel
Spanish

B.A. Spanish and Education, Gustavus Adolphus College, 2004. Faculty: Concordia Academy, Roseville, MN, 2004-2012; Saint Agnes School, 2012-present.

Email: mtreichel@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8745


Mrs. Lynda True
Religion

Certificate, Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute, in process (ant. 2018); M.A. Curriculum and Instruction, University of St. Thomas, 2000; B.A. English, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 1991. Substitute Teacher, Saint Agnes School, 2017; Rhetoric Teacher, Nova Classical Academy, 2015-2017; Substitute Teacher, Nova Classical Academy, 2013-2015; English Teacher, St. Thomas Academy, 1998-2001; Language Arts and Religion Teacher, St. Michael School, 1992-1998; Long-Term Substitute, Simley High School, 1992-1993; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.

Email: ltrue@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8728


Mr. Brian Walter

Mr. Brian Walter
Science

B.S. Biology, North Dakota State University, 1998. Faculty: Vandebilt Catholic High School, Houma, Louisiana, 1998-1999; Regis High School, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 1999-2001; Saint Agnes School, 2001-present; Science Department Chair, 2002-present.

Email: bwalter@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8738


Dr. Robert Whalen

Dr. Robert Whalen
History

PhD. American History, University of New York at Stony Brook, 1972; M.A. History, University of New York at Stony Brook, 1968; BA, History, Macalester College, 1966. Adjunct Faculty, Metropolitan State University, 2010-present; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2007-present.

Email: rwhalen@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8727


Dr. Brandon Wanless
Theology

Ph.D. Theology, Ave Maria University, 2017; Young Scholar’s Award, American Catholic Philosophical Association, 2016; M.A. Theology, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, 2015; B.A. Philosophy, St. Mary’s University, 2010. Adjunct Professor of Theology, Ave Maria University, 2016-2017; Teaching Assistant, Ave Maria University, 2016; M.A. Program Recruiter (Dept. of Theology), Ave Maria University, 2014-2015; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.

Email: bwanless@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8740


Mrs. Joan Williams

Mrs. Joan Williams
English

M.A., English Literature, University of Minnesota, 2002; B.S., Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 1996. Adjunct Professor, Department of English, University of St. Thomas, 2009-2014; Adjunct Professor, Department of English, Century College, 2009-2014; Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of English, University of Minnesota, 2001; Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, College of St. Benedict, 1994; Junior Scientist, University of Minnesota, 1996-1999; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2014-present.

Email: jwilliams@saintagnesschool.org
Phone: 651-925-8748


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