Administration & Staff

Dr. Emily Yoakam : Principal St. Peter’s and McAuley
Dr. Emily YoakamPrincipal St. Peter’s and McAuley eyoakam@jacss.org
Dr. Emily Yoakam : Principal St. Peter’s and McAuley

Dr. Emily Yoakam

Principal St. Peter’s and McAuley

Email: eyoakam@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 624-9320

Degrees and Certifications: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (Pitt State) - Master of Science in Reading (Pitt State)

Favorite Saint: St. Catherine of Sienna

Favorite Feast Day: All Souls Day

Rev. J. Friedel : Chaplain and St. Peter the Apostle Pastor
Rev. J. FriedelChaplain and St. Peter the Apostle Pastor
Rev. J. Friedel : Chaplain and St. Peter the Apostle Pastor

Rev. J. Friedel

Chaplain and St. Peter the Apostle Pastor

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Fr. J. serves as the pastor of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Joplin, MO.

Joanne Lown : Principal
Joanne LownPrincipal jlown@jacss.org
Joanne Lown : Principal

Joanne Lown

Principal

Email: jlown@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 623-1465

Master of Science in Elementary Education from Missouri State University in 2014

Bachelor of Science in Education

Bachelor of Arts in History

Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce Golden Apple Teacher of the Year winner in 2016, a finalist in 2015 and 2016 and a nominee from 2011 through 2016.

Sr. Julie Brandt, SSND : Director of Schools
Sr. Julie Brandt, SSNDDirector of Schools jbrandt@jacss.org
Sr. Julie Brandt, SSND : Director of Schools

Sr. Julie Brandt, SSND

Director of Schools

Email: jbrandt@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 624-5003

Most Rev. Edward M. Rice : Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau
Most Rev. Edward M. RiceBishop of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau
Most Rev. Edward M. Rice : Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau

Most Rev. Edward M. Rice

Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau

Email:
Phone: (417) 866-0841

Appointed the 7th Bishop of the Springfield-Cape Girardeau Diocese in 2016.

For Bishop Rice's Curriculum Vitae - Click Here

Sr. Cecilia Ann Rezac, MS : Assistant Superintendent
Sr. Cecilia Ann Rezac, MSAssistant Superintendent srceciliaann@scspk12.org
Sr. Cecilia Ann Rezac, MS : Assistant Superintendent

Sr. Cecilia Ann Rezac, MS

Assistant Superintendent

Email: srceciliaann@scspk12.org
Phone: (417) 865-5567

Deacon Rob Huff : Superintendent of Catholic Schools
Deacon Rob HuffSuperintendent of Catholic Schools
Deacon Rob Huff : Superintendent of Catholic Schools

Deacon Rob Huff

Superintendent of Catholic Schools

Email:
Phone: 417-866-0841

Deacon Huff is an educator, teaching math and physics and coaching in the public schools in Cape Girardeau for 20 years, going on to be a high school principal in Caruthersville and eventually the Chief Financial Officer for Cape Girardeau Public Schools, and Superintendent at Meadow Heights in Patton, MO. Deacon Huff “retired” after 29 years in public school education.

He taught physics and business law at Notre Dame Regional High School, in Cape Girardeau; became a permanent deacon for the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau; served as the Confirmation and Youth Ministry Coordinator at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Cape Girardeau; a religion and math teacher and athletic director at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School. He then became the Head of Schools for St. Vincent de Paul Parish, in Perryville, MO.

He was ordained a deacon in 2013.

Kathy Patton : Business Office
Kathy PattonBusiness Office kpatton@jacss.org
Kathy Patton : Business Office

Kathy Patton

Business Office

Email: kpatton@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 624-5003

Marjorie Comer : Marketing & Development
Marjorie ComerMarketing & Development mcomer@jacss.org
Marjorie Comer : Marketing & Development

Marjorie Comer

Marketing & Development

Email: mcomer@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 624-5003

Additional Duties: REACH! Strategic Plan Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications: Bachelor of Arts Communication - Media Track

Favorite Saint: St. Catherine of Siena

Favorite Feast Day: April 29 - Feast of St. Catherine of Siena

 

Marla Testerman : Administrative Assistant
Marla TestermanAdministrative Assistant mtesterman@jacss.org
Marla Testerman : Administrative Assistant

Marla Testerman

Administrative Assistant

Email: mtesterman@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 624-5003

Additional Duties: JACS Virtus Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications: LPN degree

Recognition: Mercy Corp. Volunteer 1988-1989

Favorite Saint: St. Joseph, St. Monica

Favorite Feast Day: Our Lady of LaSalette Sept. 19th

Rev. Joe Weidenbenner : St. Mary's Catholic Church's Pastor
Rev. Joe WeidenbennerSt. Mary's Catholic Church's Pastor
Rev. Joe Weidenbenner : St. Mary's Catholic Church's Pastor

Rev. Joe Weidenbenner

St. Mary's Catholic Church's Pastor

Email:
Phone:

Degrees and Certifications:
BS Accounting and Minor in Philosophy and Computer Science
MDIV – Master of Divinity St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology

Favorite Saint: St. Francis de Sales – Expert Spiritual Director

Favorite Feast: Immaculate Conception – Dec. 8