Mr. DeMeuse has a B.A. in History and a minor in Latin from Hillsdale College and an M.A. in Theology from Villanova University. He is completing his dissertation as a PhD candidate in Theology at Marquette University. Mr. DeMeuse has experience teaching at Marquette University, Villanova University, and at the high school level at Hillsdale Academy in Michigan.
Mrs. Marugg has a B.A. in English, with a minor in Secondary Education, from Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD. She has teaching experience in literature, classics, history, and religion courses at two classical schools.
Mr. Guenzel has a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Thomas More College and an M.A. in English from the University of Dallas. He received a full-tuition fellowship to study at the Center for Faith and Culture in Oxford, England for an intensive study of literature of English culture from the middle ages to the mid-twentieth century.
Ms. Steigerwald graduated from the University of Dallas with a B.A. in History and a concentration in Political Philosophy. She has teaching experience in ancient, medieval, and modern history, as well as logic and grammar at three classical schools.
Mr. Smalanskas received his B.A. degree in Theology and Philosophy from Providence College after spending two years in the seminary. Mr. Smalanskas was chosen to participate in a very selective fellowship for rising college seniors, where he was engaged in rigorous training and hands-on teaching experience.
Dr. Pyne received her B.A. in Molecular Biology from Vanderbilt University and her medical degree from Vanderbilt Medical School and practiced as a pediatrician for many years. Dr. Pyne began teaching with her own children and in other classical schools since 1998, mainly in the fields of math and science.
Mr. Butz has a B.F.A. in Illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Not only does he have experience teaching, ranging from young children to adults, but he is also an artist and freelance graphic and web designer with over 25 years of experience.
Mrs. Zamorski oversees all office operations at Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee. She has a wealth of knowledge in office operations from her twelve years as office manager at Pro-Life WI, three years as a school secretary, and four years in computer system operations.
Mrs. Branecky has a B.S. degree in Finance and Business Economics from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University. She has done consulting work in the retirement benefits and financial sectors and pro bono work in schools.
Mrs. Terneus received her B.A. in Liberal Studies in Ancient Languages from Benedictine College, graduating with minors in music, philosophy, and theology. She also received a M.A. in Classics from the University of Kansas with a Graduate Certificate from the School of Music in Organ and Conducting. Mrs. Terneus has experience as a choir conductor and parish organist. We are thrilled to have her join the Chesterton Academy community as our choir director.
Board of Directors
Kim Dax - President of the Board
Theresa Jace - Vice President of the Board
Charlie Van Hecke - Secretary
John Herbert - Treasurer