Staff


Administration & Support Staff

Derick Tabish
Administrator/ Principal

28 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1994
Graduate Northwest Nazarene 1988

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6

Dan Hayek
Vice Principal

39 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1994
BS Pillsbury College, MA & MS Heritage University

The Lord is my light and my salvation—
    whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
    of whom shall I be afraid?  Psalm 27:1

Terri Antonson
Director of Operational Fundraising & Promotions

11 years development
Hired at VCS 2010
Graduate EWU 1994

But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.  Hebrews 3:13

Connie Bruno
Receptionist

Hired at VCS in 2016

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. 
Philipians 4:8

Mick Drick
Athletic Director

20 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2016
Eastern Illinois Uninversity 1983, Northwest College 1983, & Multnomah Seminary MA 2016

And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us. Romans 5:5

Allison Floth
Office Manager

Hired at VCS in 2016
Community College of the Air Force 2002

  For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, Colossians 1:9-10

Mark Hall
Bus Driver

9 Years Driving
Hired at VCS in 2014

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16

Jerry Hansen
Maintenance

Hired at VCS 2014

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17

Debbie Miethe
Business Manager

Hired at VCS in 2014
Graduate Whitworth Business Managment/Religion 2000

Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you saying, "This is the way; walk in it."  Isaiah 30:21

Wendy Staudenraus
Guidance Counselor

9 Years Counseling
Hired at VCS in 2013
Graduate Whitworth 1999
Masters Education emphasizing School Counseling

The Lord is my strength and my shield;my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him. Psalm 28:7

 

Todd Sturgis
Executive Director of Foundational Development

13 years development
Hired at VCS in 2016
Graduate Graceland University 1991

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7

   


Elementary Staff


Shaelyn Boomer
PreK

1.5 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2015
Spokane Falls Community College

Whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God. 1Corinthians 10:31

Terry Neve
Kindergarten

26 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1998
Graduate from Moody Bible Institute

...for the joy of the LORD is your strength. Nehemiah 8:10

Sue Olson
1st Grade

27 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1992
Graduate from Northwest University 1987
Masters from EWU 1990

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.  Proverbs 3:5-6

Roxann Harber
2nd Grade

25 years teaching
Hired at VCS 1992
Graduate from Bob Jones University BS in Elementary Education

If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? Romans 8:31-32

Debbie Heden
Lead Elementary Teacher, 3rd Grade

26 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1986
Graduate from EWU 1986

I can do all this through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13

Mandy Flaa
4th Grade

7 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2015
Graduate from WSU1999
MS Education from Walden University 2008

therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.  Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfector of our faith.  Hebrews 12:1-2

Joni Croft
5th Grade

25 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1988
Graduate from Eastern Washington University 1988

But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold.  Job 23:10

 

Mary Segalla
6th Grade

3 Years Teaching
Hired 2013
Graduate from Gonzaga University 2011
Masters In Initial Teaching Gonzaga University 2013

You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy;At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11

Shawnee Elliot
Teacher Aid

12 Years Teaching
Hired at VCS in 2016
Graduate from Corban University 1995, M.S. Portland State University  2000

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28

Donna Poston
Recess Supervisor/ Teacher Aid

8 Years Teacher Assistant
Hired at VCS in 2008

Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. Psalm 73:25-26 (KJV)


Middle/High School


Liz Craciun
Secondary Bible, K-12 Music & Worship

6 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2013
Graduate from Corban University 2004

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. Colossians 3:16

Mick Drick
Bible & History

20 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2016
Eastern Illinois Uninversity 1983, Northwest College 1983, & Multnomah Seminar 2016

And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us. Romans 5:5

 

Julie Hicks
Secondary English

20 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1994
Graduate from Bethel College 1994

…but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.  Isaiah 40:31

Cathy Hopson
Bible, English, & Home Economics

31 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1997
Liberty University 1989

The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.He makes me lie down in green pastures,he leads me beside quiet waters,he refreshes my soul.  Psalm 23:1-3

Michael Goering
Computers,  Art & System Administrator

16 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1999
CBC & EWU

If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them. James 4:17

Sandy Konyu
Yearbook & Photography

Hired at VCS 2014

Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.  Isaiah 1:17

Amy Meyer
Secondary Science

My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, Colossians 2:2

Greg Meyer
Secondary Math/ Physics

22 years teaching
Hired at VCS 2013
Miami University BA, BS 1989
Bowie University MIS 2002

My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, Colossians 2:2

Nicole Stebbins
Secondary Math teacher

5 years teaching
Hired at VCS 2016
Graduated from California State University 1998

 But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded. 2 Chronicles 15:7

Debbie Reese
Drama Teacher/ Librarian

8 years teaching
Hired at VCS 2012
Graduated from Bob Jones University

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.  Luke 6:38

Terry Templeton
K-12 Physical Education & History

5 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2013
Graduated from California State University 2000
History, Health & Fitness

 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16

Meredith Thomas
Foreign Language, Girls Junior High Bible & Resource Room

3 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2015
Graduated The College of William and Mary 1994

Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among nations, I will be exalted in the earth.   Psalm 46:10

Shebuel Varghese
Science/ History

3 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2016
Graduated from Northwest University 2011

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8
 

 

 


Home School Faculty


Rae Johnson
Teacher & Home School Coordinator

23 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2000
Graduated from EWU, Masters from Grand Canyon 2002

Rejoice always,  1 Thessalonians 5:16

Michelle Fansler
Home School Teacher

3 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2013
Graduated from Christian Heritage College, BS in Business Administration
21 credit in Education classes

In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps. Proverbs 16:9

Ken Johnson
Home School Teacher

24 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2015
Graduated from WSU 1990

Yes, everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have discarded everything else, counting it all as garbage, so that I could gain Christ Philippians 3:8

Lynn Robbins
Elementary Teacher

11 years teaching
1980- Rehired 2009
Graduated from EWU

I can do all this through him who gives me strength.  Philippians 4:13