Our Leadership Team

The leadership of a Christian school shapes the curriculum, the guidance, and ultimately the minds and characters of the students. The Lake Center Christian School leadership team works tirelessly to provide all students with a foundation in academic excellence as well as faith.

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Joseph Beeson


Dr. Beeson has been with LCCS since 2014. “With a Christian school, you have the chance to teach truth five days per week,” he says — a greater opportunity than just visiting church once on the weekend.

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Shane Byler

Athletic Director/Varsity Baseball Coach

Coaching the kids is “a calling,” Coach Byler says, as well as a chance to provide them a life-improving sports experience.


Dawn Campanelli

Director of Advancement

Building strong partnerships that invite others into supporting kingdom work is very rewarding. Being able to connect resources and support strategic growth of Lake Center enables more students to have access to Christian Education.

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Mary Lou Conley

Business Manager

Thanks to Mrs. Conley’s business stewardship, LCCS remains a practical and efficient operation.

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Jacqueline Gilin

Director of Admissions

Every family who joins the Lake Center Christian School community gets to know Mrs. Gilin, our Director of Admissions.  

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Jeff Knori

Campus Pastor

Our  Campus Pastor, Mr. Knori, lifts up each class in prayer. His goal is for LCCS to raise up students who pursue Christ as passionately as the cross deserves.


Crystal Maarschalk

7-12 Principal

Mrs. Maarschalk is excited to step into the grades 7-12 principal position with the start of the 2021-2022 school year. She previously served as the LCCS Band Director.


Jerry Miller

Director of Building & Grounds

The reason our campus is so beautifully cared for? Jerry Miller, who serves as our Director of Building & Grounds.

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Lyle Misener

Director of Special Services/Senior High ASL Teacher

Our ASL teacher, Mr. Misener, has a very special calling: to bring his experience and knowledge of the deaf community to American Sign Language students, and to help students with special needs know the joy of the Lord.

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Heidi Roberts

Director of Educational Technology

Mrs. Roberts is our Director of Educational Technology. As an educator at Lake Center Christian School, she works hard to help the students know Jesus and share Him with everyone they meet.

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Gretchen Shaffer

Director of Curriculum & Instruction

As an administrator, Mrs. Shaffer knew she wanted to be a teacher from an early age. Her path led her to LCCS, where she is now Director of Curriculum & Instruction. Her prayer for the students is that they graduate Lake Center with the skills to serve as the Lord calls them.

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Dannon Stock

Elementary Principal

Mrs. Stock, our Elementary Principal, has been with Lake Center Christian School since 2012. Her favorite thing about the school? Reaching students’ hearts and minds with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

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