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  Mrs. Tammy Brown
1st Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 306
Degree: B.S. in Social Work, Teaching Certificate, Paul VI Certification
Favorite Quote: "For I know the plans I have for you says the Lord." - Jeremiah

Mrs. Brown has taught first grade at St. Vincent Elementary for thirty-eight years. She has her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Southeast Missouri State University and also holds a lifetime elementary teaching certificate. Mrs. Brown has a Certificate in Religious Education through the St. Paul VI Institute. Mrs. Brown is married to her high school sweetheart, Denny. The Browns’ have one son, Clint, who works as the City Engineer in Jackson, MO. Mrs. Brown enjoys working along side former students, shopping, watching Cardinal baseball, and reading self help books.

Mrs. Melinda Carron
K-6 Art Teacher, After School Care Director
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 324
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education, Minor in Special Education, Extended Area of Specialization in Math (7-9)
Favorite Quote: "Art has the role in education of helping children become more like themselves instead of more like everyone else". - Sydney Gurewitz Clemens

Mrs. Carron has been teaching Art part time for twenty years at St. Vincent Elementary. Before joining the St. Vincent faculty, she had five years experience in elementary education. Mrs. Carron attended Southeast Missouri State University and received a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education and an extended area of specialization in Math for teaching grades 7-9.  She is married to Steve and they have four children, Angela, Joel, Amanda and Jason, two in-laws, Anthony and Jordan and grandchildren, Jonah, Dessa, and Eden. Mrs. Carron also directs the After School Care program.
  Mrs. Mona Clements
Elementary Kitchen Manager 
573-547-4300 ext. 344
  Mrs. Cindy Elder
2nd Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 305
Degree: B.S. in Fashion Merchandising, Teaching Certification Grades 1-8, M.A. in Teaching
Favorite Quote: "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." - Jeremiah 29:11

Mrs. Cindy Elder has been teaching at St. Vincent since 2001. She began in 4th grade and moved to 2nd grade the following year. Before coming to St. Vincent Mrs. Elder worked part-time for the Parents as Teachers program in Perryville and Altenburg. She teaches at St. Vincent because she feels God called her to be here. She enjoys children this age and loves helping them prepare for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Communion.

Mrs. Elder has been married to her husband, Dean (SV ’79) for thirty years.  They have three children:  Randi (SV ’08), Kiley (SV ’10), and Trent (SV ’13).


Mrs. Ashley Evans
6th Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 327
Degree: B.S. in Early Childhood Education
Favorite Quote: "Blessed are you when efficiency is moderated by compassion and empathy, for the deeper secret of education is yours." - Beatitudes for Teachers

Mrs. Ashley Evans has been teaching at St. Vincent Elementary since 2012.  She teaches 6th grade and loves every minute of it!  Mrs. Evans enjoys watching the students grow during the year she works with them and cherishes the special relationships she has with each child. Mrs. Evans is thankful to have found her place at St. Vincent which she describes as "such a caring and dedicated school."

Mrs. Evans received her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2011 and holds her teaching certification.  Mrs. Evans' goal is to one day obtain her Masters Degree in Reading.

Mrs. Evans lives in Perryville with her husband Jeremy, their daughters Madelyn and Lucy, their dog Indy, and cat Seraphina.  In her free time, when  not browsing for fun classroom ideas, Mrs. Evans enjoys spending quality time with her family, online shopping, and doing anything DIY, crafty, and creative! 

Mrs. Debie Gattis
5th Grade Para-Professional Educator
Phone: 573-547-4300 
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education
Favorite Quote: "Tell me and I'll forget.  Show me and I may remember.  Involve me and I learn". - Benjamin Franklin

Mrs. Gattis is a retired fifth grade teacher from Perryville Middle School. Her love of fifth graders and her interest in getting back into the classroom were the reasons for her to accept the position as the Para-Professional at SV. Her focus will be working with students in Reading skills and comprehension.

  Mrs. Kathy Hoffman
Teacher Aide
Phone: 573-547-4300
Degree: N/A
Favorite Quote: "Love is in all things a most wonderful teacher". - Charles Dickens

Kathy Hoffman began her employment at St. Boniface School, which eventually became St. Vincent Elementary School in the fall of 1975. She started her career as a teacher aide that year and is still loving her job forty-two years later! Over the years, she has worked with eleven different teachers and hundreds of kindergarten, first, and second grade children. A graduate of Valle High School in Ste. Genevieve, she married Gerald Hoffman, a 1961 SVHS Alum. forty-eight years  and two wonderful children later, (Kris and Scott), Mrs. Hoffman enjoys being grandma to Morgan, twins Mallory and Macy, and twins Hayden and Hunter. Her favorite thing about working at SVE is seeing so many young children grow into young adults and then return to register their own children in our school system. This is what she refers to as her greatest reward. Every day at SVE is a new and wonderful experience!

Mrs. Julie Lappe
2nd Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 313
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education, 1-8 Learning Disabilities K-6, M.A.T. in Teaching
Favorite Quote: "Not all of us can do great things, but we can do small things with great love." - Mother Teresa

Mrs. Lappe has been teaching at St. Vincent's for eighteen years all of which have been at second grade. Prior to coming to St. Vincent's she taught special education at Perryville Elementary School for six years. She loves working at SV because she can share her faith with children. She has three children: Heidi (SV '09), Abby (SV '12), and Alex (SV '15). 


Mrs. Terrie LaRose
First Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 321
Degree: B.S. in Business Administration (Human Resource Management), B.S. in Elementary Education
Favorite Quote: "Do to others whatever you would have them do to you". - Matthew 7:12

Mrs. LaRose began teaching in 2005 at a small school called Marquand Elementary. She taught sixth grade her first year and then first grade the next seven years. Then in 2013, she was blessed with the opportunity to teach first grade here at St. Vincent Elementary. In her free time she enjoys being with her family. Mrs. LaRose and her husband John have two children, Logan (1994) and Isaac (2011). We love spending time outdoors, cooking, reading, and playing.

Ms. Ashley L'Hote
5th Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 329
Degree: B.S. in Early Childhood Education, Certification in Elementary Education
Favorite Quote: "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, 'Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'" - Jeremiah 29:11

Ms. L'Hote graduated in December 2017 from Missouri State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and recently received certification in Elementary Education. Ms. L'hote is the assistant volleyball coach for the Jr. High volleyball team. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her dogs, being outside, and spending time with friends.

  Mrs. Amanda Martin
4th Grade Language Arts Teacher
Phone:573-547-4300 ext. 317
B.S. in Early and Elementary Education, Masters in School Administration
Favorite Quote: "Well done, my good and faithful servant." 

Mrs. Martin has been teaching for her alma mater, St. Vincent, since 2000.  She has taught 4th grade Language Arts since 2004.  Her undergraduate degree certifies her to teach birth through 6th grade and she has a Masters in School Administration. Mrs. Martin has been married to Michael since 2002. They have 3 children: Sophia, Stephen, and Sadie. She is an avid Cardinals fan and loves to take pictures and scrapbook.


Mrs. Amanda Janin-McClure
Teachers Aide
Phone: 573-547-4300
Degree: B.S. in General StudiesAssociates in Child Development
Favorite Quote: Jesus replied "You don't understand no what I am doing but someday you will." - John 13:7
Mrs. Amanda Jannin-McClure has been married to her wonderful husband Shaun for two years. She has one child whom is three months old. She also has three dogs, rabbits, and chickens. She enjoys being around family and spending with them camping and swimming.

Mrs. Amy Miesner
4th Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 308
Degree: B.S. in Education, Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies
Favorite Quote: "God doesn't look at how much we do, but with how much love we do it." - Mother Theresa

Mrs. Amy Miesner began her teaching career in the year 2000. She began teaching at St. Joseph's School in Zell, MO. While she was at St. Joseph's she taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade. In 2011, she was given the opportunity to come and teach at her alma mater, St. Vincent's. She is beginning her seventh year. In the past six years she has had to switch grades due to fluctuations in enrollment. She has taught 1st and 2nd graders and now this school year, she will teach 4th grader Religion, Math, Science, and Social Studies. 

She loves teaching at St. Vincent's because she has the privilege to teach not only to the mind, but the heart as well. She enjoys being a "sharer of faith" with my students. She wants all of her students to know they are an important part of our class family. 

She has been married to Brian since 2002. They are blessed with a twelve year old daughter, Lauren, who attends St. Vincent's. They have a little zoo at their house consisting of two cats, Mickey and Minnie, and nine guinea pigs named Ellie and Roxy. When she is not in the classroom, she enjoys walking, talking to others, and spending time with her family.


Mrs. Joanna Nuemann
Teacher Aide
Phone: 573-547-4300
Degree: N/A
Favorite Quote: 

Mrs. Joanna Nuemann loves working with children.  She has been married to Dale for twenty-two years and has two sons. She has been working at SV for nine years.

Mrs. Amanda Pecaut
6th Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 319
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education
Favorite Quote: "Saying there are too many children in the world, is like saying there are too many flowers." - Mother Theresa

Mrs. Pecaut is a mother of eight children and have been a practicing Catholic her entire life. She has lived in Perryville since she was thirteen. She loves children, teaching, and is thrilled to be St. Vincent's. Her hobbies are scrap booking, hiking, camping, and hanging out with family. She does not sing well, but she loves to sing. She enjoys listening to contemporary Christian music, and her favorite artist is Madisa, whom she has seen in concert three times. 

Mrs. Pecaut's children have been in SV schools for nineteen years. Her student teaching was done at SVES and she was a substitute for three years. She feels like she already know everyone and is very, very grateful for being given a chance to shine at this school.




Mrs. Kristen Renner
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 325
Degree: Masters in Education, B.S. in Psychology
Favorite Quote: "Set out each day to help as many people as possible without expecting anything in return." - Unknown

Mrs. Kristen Renner is a St. Vincent graduate, Class of 2003. She previously worked as both an administrative assistant and elementary school teacher in the Kansas City, Missouri area. She is married to Brad Renner who is also an SV Graduate (2003) and they have three children, Brynn, Mila, and Levi.  


Mrs. Sheri Rollet
4th Grade Para-Professional Educator
Phone: 573-547-4300 
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education, M.A. in Education
Favorite Quote: "Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths." - Proverbs 3: 5-6

Mrs. Sheri Rollet is fortunate to have taught second grade of twenty-six years at Perry County School District #32. Her favorite part of the day was when she read to the class or when her students read to her. Mrs. Rollet is looking forward to teaching in a parochial school where the love of Christ is the main focus. When she is not in the classroom, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her daughter, Abby, play softball, and reading.

  Mrs. Jane Schnurbusch
Music Teacher, Computer Teacher, Drama Director, Choir Director
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 309
Degree: B.S. in Music Education, M.A. in Music Education, M.A. in Religious Education, M.A. in School Administration
Favorite Quote: "You become what you believe yourself to be".

Mrs. Schnurbusch has been teaching at St. Vincent Catholic Schools for over twenty-five years.  Her first three years she taught music and religion at the SV Middle School. The next nine years she spent working with sophomores and seniors in religion along with junior high students for music. From 2000 to the present she has been teaching combinations of elementary school music, elementary computer classes, and high school drama and religion. 

Mrs. Schnurbusch lives in Cape Girardeau with her husband, Larry—an SV graduate and former teacher. They have two children. Bailey is majoring in vocal performance and music education at Southeast Missouri State University and Landon is a senior at St. Vincent High School. When he graduates he is planning to major in music composition and music education.


Mrs. Valerie Stevens
4th Grade Para-Professional Educator
Phone: 573-547-4300 
Degree: B.A. in Music and Voice
Favorite Quote: 

Mrs. Stevens attended Avila College and received her certification in Elementary Education. Her first teaching position was as a Para-Professional in the Hickman School District of Kansas City. She then moved back to the Perryville area and became a teacher of two year old's at Our Lacy of the Presentation Early Childhood Center. 

  Mrs. Karen Sutterer
2nd and 3rd Grade Teacher Aide
Phone: 573-547-4300
Degree: B.S. in Business Administration, Teaching Certificate
Favorite Quote: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

Mrs. Sutterer has been married to her husband, Jeff, for thirty years. They have three children, Derek (27), Megan (24), and Kristen (20). They all graduated from SV. This is her eighth year as an aide at SVES. During the past seven years, she has been an aide in Kindergarten, First, Second, and Third Grade.
  Mrs. Pam Tarrillion
3rd Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 312
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education, Master's in Education
Favorite Quote:

Mrs. Pam Tarrillion is a 1986 graduate of St.Vincent High School. She is married to Duane, who is also a SV Graduate (1985). They have one son, Drew, who is in fourth grade this year at SV. Her first teaching assignment in 1990, was in the St. Vincent Elementary School teaching Reading and Math. She spent one year in 2nd grade then moved to the 3rd grade the following year. Third grade is where she found her niche! This is her twenty-eighth year in education - all here at SV and her twenty-sixth year in third grade which she loves!  She enjoys spending the day with eight and nine year old's. Its a new day with happy faces and all of us learn something new! Besides teaching she enjoys being with her family, reading, baking, and cooking up new recipes.
Mrs. Crystal Tomlinson
5th Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 304
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education, B.F.A. in Industrial Design
Favorite Quote: "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart." - Helen Keller
Mrs. Crystal Tomlinson joined the St. Vincent Faculty in 2014. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, traveling to new places, spending time with her family, photography, and trying new things. She married Kirt, a 1998 graduate of SV in 2005. They have three daughters - Olivia, Claire, and Charlotte.
  Mrs. Stacey Triller
3rd Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 322
Degree: B.S. in Early Childhood Education, Masters in Administration
Favorite Quote: "They may not remember what I taught them, but they will always remember how I made them feel." - Chinese Proverb

Mrs. Stacey Triller teaches third grade. She began teaching in 2007 after earning her Bachelors Degree from Southeast Missouri State University. She is certified in Early Childhood Education. She later earned a Masters Degree in Administration from William Woods University. Mrs. Triller loves God, her family, and teaching. Teaching at Saint Vincent Schools is truly where her heart is. 

Mrs. Triller and her husband, Terry, were married in 1989, and have been blessed with two wonderful girls. She is a 1988 graduate of Perryville High School, while her husband and girls are graduates of Saint Vincent High School; Terry in 1983, Rylee in 2010, and Reece in 2014. They have two very loved pets; Roxy, their dog, and Mogali, their cat.
  Mrs. Ann Wengert
SV Pre-K Teacher
Phone: 573-846-1070
Degree: B.A. in Childcare and Guidance
Favorite Quote: "Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." - Mother Teresa
Mrs. Ann Wengert, more commonly known as "Miss Ann", is beginning her thirty-ninth year of teaching Preschoolers. She received an Early Childhood Degree from Southeast Missouri State University in 1978. After teaching children in her home for sixteen years, she moved the Pre-K program to St. Vincent to serve our Parish and the children in our community. Miss Ann is involved with teaching our Vacation Bible School in June and our Sunday Preschool Class. Her two daughters, Katie ('02) and Kristin ('08) graduated from St. Vincent.

Mrs. Teri Welker
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 320
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education, M.A.T. in Teaching
Favorite Quote: "Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try".

Mrs. Welker began her teaching career with the St. Vincent School system in 1984. She earned her undergraduate degree from Southeast Missouri State University with a lifetime degree in Elementary Education. She continued her education by obtaining her Masters in Education from Webster University. Mrs. Welker taught first grade for six years before moving to a Kindergarten position where she is currently teaching.

Mrs. Welker has been married to David Welker for thirty-nine years and has three wonderful children, a great daughter-in-law, and three beautiful grandchildren.She is blessed with a great job and great co-workers (friends). With this job she is blessed to teach sweet children and work with great families.

  Mrs. Nikki Wilson
Learning Consultant
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 314
Degree: B.S. in Exceptional Children, M.A. in Exceptional Children and Secondary Administration
Favorite Quote: "There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever." - Ghandi
Mrs. Nikki Wilson was born and raised in Perry County. After graduating from St. Vincent’s in 1971, Mrs. Wilson attended school at Southeast Missouri State University where she received a B.S. degree in Exceptional Children.  She also has an M.A. degree in Exceptional Children and Secondary Administration, and a Missouri Certification as a School Psychological Examiner.
An educator for over forty years, Mrs. Wilson has been blessed throughout her career working with children of all ages, abilities, and exceptionalities, and working with many talented and dedicated educators.  For the last 15 years Mrs. Wilson worked for the Perryville public schools monitoring the process and implementation of the special education programs throughout the district.  

Mrs. Wilson and her husband Byron, have been married for over twenty-six years and have three sons, three grandsons, Cody, Jace, and Kade, and a granddaughter, Payton. They bring an additional level of joy to her life. "I look forward to working with the teachers, students and families at St. Vincent’s Elementary School," says Mrs. Wilson. 



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