Preschool Staff

 

   

Lori Hollek

Director

Becky Weikel

Assistant Director

Lori Hollek is a graduate of La Grange High School.  She is also a graduate of Texas A&M, Class of '98, where she received her BA in Biology.

 

Lori and her husband Justin have three children:  Grant (14), Gavin (12), and Gabby (8).  They also have three dogs and two cats.

 

Lori loves going to the lake with her family and friends, antiquing during the Antique Festival, having game nights with her kids, and watching her children's activities.  Both boys play football and Gabby participates in competitive gymnastics.

 

They are active members here at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church and Preschool.

 

Lori began teaching Science here at Mt. Calvary Preschool 10 years ago and now serves as the Director.

Becky Weikel is a graduate of La Grange HIgh School.  She is also a graduate of Southwest Texas State University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Specialization in Early Childhood Education.

 

Becky and her husband Philip have two children.  Mara is a Senior and Anthony is a Freshman, both at La Grange High School.

 

Becky loves to read and spend as much time as she can with her family.  They especially love going to the lake with family and friends.

 

They are active members here at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church and Preschool.

 

Becky taught at LGISD for 11 years before coming to Mt. Calvary Preschool to teach a PK4 class 10 years ago.  Now she teaches Science and serves as the Assistant Director.

   
   

Dawn Sedlar

Leesa Kana

Dawn is a graduate of La Grange High School.  She also has an Associates Degree in Art from Blinn Jr. College and is currently working on earning a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Houston-Victoria.

 

Dawn has one daughter, Camryn, who is in the 7th grade.

 

Dawn enjoys spending time with her daughter, listening to live music, going to concerts, and working out.

 

Dawn is a member of 2nd Baptist Church here in La Grange.

 

Dawn serves as the morning Duck Class teacher.

Leesa and her husband Paul have been married for 30 years. They have two boys.  Zach Peter and wife Tiffany and Sam Kana and wife Desiree.  Leesa has three grandchildren:  Dylan Simek, Halie Peter, and Madelynn Peter.

 

Leesa enjoys making quilts, crocheting, and traveling.

 

Leesa serves as an assistant in the morning Duck and Kangaroo Classes and as an afternoon teacher in the Fish Room three afternoons each week.

   
   

Cari Ulrich

Tiffany Maxwell

Cari and her husband Kevin have three adventurous boys: Tristin, Garrison, and Brysen.  When they aren't busy at sporting events, they like to play games and have movie nights.

 

Cari has a Bachelor Degree in Education from Texas A&M, Class of '05, and a Masters Degree in School Counseling from Lamar University.

 

Cari loves crafting, going to her boys' events, teaching the children at her church, spending quality time with her friends and family, and oddly enough, she loves to organize things!

 

Cari and her family are members of Second Baptist Church where she serves as the Children's Director.

 

Cari is serving as the morning Caterpillar Class teacher.

Tiffany is a 1999 graduate of Pearland HIgh School and a 2003 graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Education.

 

Tiffany and her husband Cooter have two kids.  Tyler is 8 years old and in the 3rd grade, and Ellie is 6 years old and in the 1st grade.

 

Tiffany loves being outdoors, camping with her family, and being home with her dog, cats, and chilckens!

 

This is Tiffany's 12th year teaching overall and her 5th year teachign the Fish Class here at Mt. Calvary Preschool.

   
   
Amie Finch Holly Behler

Amie is a graduate of Texas A&M with a Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Science.  She also has an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Blinn College.

 

Amie and her husband Jeremy have four boys:  Walker (12), Carter (10), Tanner (8), and Bryer (6).

 

Amie enjoys spending time with family, playing music, and photography.

 

Amie and her family are members of Second Baptist Church.

 

Amie teaches music to the preschool children and works with the Christmas, Easter, and End of Year Programs.

Holly was born and raised in La Grange.  She married her high school sweetheart, Billy.  They have four children, three boys and one girl.  They are thankful to be back in La Grange, close to family and friends.

 

Holly attended UT Austin where she received a Bachelor of Science in Communications.

 

Holly enjoys swimming and hanging out with her kiddos, working out, and watching movies.

 

Holly and her family are members here at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church and Preschool.

 

Holly is serving as the afternoon teacher in the Llama Class.

   
   
 Sophia Solorzano  Lindsey Doak

Sophia is a grauate of La Grange High School, Class of 2017.  She is also a graduate of Texas A&M's Paths Program.  

 

Sophia enjoys watching movies and spending time with her parents and siblings.  She has one older brother, two younger sisters, and one younger brother.

 

Sophia and her family are active members of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

 

You may see Sophia in an afternoon classroom, helping in the kitchen, or wherever else she may be needed!

Lindsey was born and raised in Houston, TX, where she was homeschooled by her mother who was a teacher.

 

Lindsey moved to Michigan and married her husband in 2006.  They have two boys and three girls:  Adam, Cory, Katie, Liberty, and Emma.

 

In 2015, they moved back to Texas to be closer to family.

 

Lindsey loves to sing on the Praise Team at her church, First Baptist La Grange.  She also loves being a mom and spending time with her family at the beach.

 

Lindsey works as the afternoon teacher in the Fish Room two afternoons a week.

   
   
Anna Hegar  Amber Splawn

Anna and her husband, a mechanic here in La Grange, have a 5-year old daughter.  They moved to La Grange a little over a year ago and are enjoying the country life--away from the hustle and bustle of the city!

 

Anna is a recent graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington.  She earned a Bachelor's of Social Work and is currently working on her Masters of Social Work (MSW).

 

Anna enjoys traveling, reading, art, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, visiting family, hiking, cooking, and gardening.

 

Anna is an afternoon teacher in the Duck Class and helps with cooking for the Preschool.

 

Some interesting facts about Anna...1.) She was adopted from Russia and has been in the Unites States since she was 4 1/2 years old.  2.) She took two years of sign language and knows some Russian, Czech, and German.

Amber is a graduate of Hargrave High School in Huffman, TX.  She attended Blinn College.

 

Amber and her husband Paul have been married for 13 years.  They have two sons.  Hayden Nathaniel is 14 years old and a freshman at La Grange High School.  Kason Alexander is 9 years old and a 3rd grader at Hermes Elementary.

 

Amber loves to garden and care for her animals and is obsessed with her chickens!  However, mostly her hobbies are carpooling her boys to sporting events or running them around with their friends.

 

Amber is the morning Bee Class teacher and also works a couple of afternoons.

 

Amber is a member of Second Baptist Church and also attends St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

 

Some facts about Amber...1.) She's lived in La Grange for 16 years, 2.) She and her family love everything outside!, 3.) They have 2 dogs, Arlo and Henry, 3 cats, Pearl, Sprout, and Hocus Pocus, 6 chickens, and 2 fish.

   
   
 Kristi Buscha  

Kristi graduated from San Marcos High School in 2006.  She is also a certified CNA.

 

Her husband Korey is a United States Marine and they have two daughters:  Gracelynn (8) and Kinley (4).  They moved to La Grange about 4 years ago.

 

Kristi loves to shop for her girls!  She is also a member of a Jeep Club, and she enjoys modifying her jeep with her younger brother and husband.

 

She and her family are members of Mt. Calvary Church.

 

Kristi is the morning Kangaroo Class teacher.

 Linda has worked at Mt. Calvary for 20 years.  She was one of the PK2 teachers until this year when she moved up to PK3.  She is the morning Llama Class teacher.
   
   
Priscilla Dierschke  
Priscilla graduated from La Grange High School and has completed Cosmetology School.  She loves to draw and read, and she has one son.  She is the afternoon teacher in the Kangaroo Room and works in the mornings with the Kangaroo and Duck classes.   
   
   
   

 

 

 

PRESCHOOL BOARD

 

 

Members of the Preschool Board include:

Chairperson: Becky Von Minden
Members: Nancy Lehmann, Shery Dunk, Beverly Albers.
Parent Representatives: Mark Mikulin and Jordan Von Minden.

 

 

CONTACT US 

 

If you have any questions or need any information, please contact Lori Hollek, the Preschool Director, at (979) 968-5913.

PARENT BOARD MEMBERS

 

Each school year the Director of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Preschool will appoint two parents of the preschool to sit on the Mt. Calvary Lutheran School Board for one year as advisors for the preschool in behalf of the parents of the preschool.