West Shore Lutheran School Muskegon MI

West Shore Lutheran School Staff

Bradley Feenstra

Grand Valley State University

        BA in Group Social Studies with Minor in Geography 2002

Concordia University Ann Arbor

         Colloquy Minister of Religion 2009


Principal/6th- 8th Grade Teacher

Tammy Ewalt

Muskegon Business College/Baker College of Muskegon

  Associates Degree in Accounting


Office Administrator

Lisa Serene

Early Childhood Education @ Muskegon Community College (1994) & Baker College (2009)


Child Care Director

Robin Jensen

Muskegon Community College


Early Childhood Education


Preschool Director

Elizabeth Kaschube

Concordia University Ann Arbor

     BA in Elementary Education

     Minors in Psychology and 

     English Literature

     Lutheran Teaching Diploma


Kindergarten Teacher

Jennifer Reck

Concordia University Ann Arbor

BA in education minors in social sciences and biology 1983


1st Grade teacher

Beth Paluch

Concordia University Chicago - 1981

    BA in Elementary Education - concentrations in Early Childhood Education and Youth Education

Trinity Lutheran Church - Director of Music since 1993

2nd & 3rd Grade Teacher


Beth Cowan

Concordia College, Ann Arbor

        BA in Education with Minors in Science, Physical Education, and Planned Program 1984

Western Michigan University

         MA in Education 1994


4th & 5th Grade Teacher


Stephanie McFarland

Calvin College- BA Elementary Education with minors in Spanish and Integrated Science (2006)


Spanish K-8

Margie Jo Broene

Grand Valley State University

BA of Arts

Major  Language Arts

Minor Elementary Distributed


Computer Teacher

Rychelle Boden

University of South Dakota

     Bachelor of Science in K-12 Art Education, 1995

Marygrove University 

     Master in the Art of Teaching Literacy & Reading, K-6, 2009


1-8 Art Teacher

Cynthia M. Shyne

Grand Valley State University

            Masters in Criminal Justice

Grace Bible College

            BA Religious Education with Minor in Music

Miami-Dade Community College

            AA Social Welfare


Music Education Elementary/Middle School


Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Staff


Rev. Robert J. Conradt

Concordia College, Ann Arbor, Michigan

    AA in Religion, 1973

Concordia Senior College, Fort Wayne, Indiana

    BA in Religion with a minor in Hebrew, 1975

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana

    Masters of Divinity (MDiv), with concentration in the Lutheran Confessions, 1979

Serving as Pastor of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church




Elizabeth Thies

Western Michigan University

     BS in Printing Management with Minor in Art, 1991


Our Redeemer's Office Secretary

Trinity Lutheran Church Staff

Paul Appold

Concordia University, Ann Arbor

BA in Social Studies with a minor in Physical Education 1984

Wayne State University

M. Ed. in Social Studies Education in 1995

Concordia Seminary

M. Div. in 2001


Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church

Patti Bogema

Associates Muskegon Community College


Administrative Assistant

Jan Johnson

West Shore Lutheran School Executive Board of Directors


Jill Gallagher

Board of Education since 2013

Co-Chair 2014

Retired RN  - VNS Muskegon




Lora Rademaker

Board of Education 1990-2000, 2004-Present

School Board Secretary

Email Lradem8250@yahoo.com