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Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education – Hanover College Master of Sports Science – United States Sports Academy Family Tullamore Lindsey Peetz is in her first year as a faculty member at Assumption High School. She currently teaches Physical Education and Fitness & Nutrition.
Bachelor of Arts in History/Political Science – University of Tennessee Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education – Northern Kentucky University Juris Doctor – University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law Family Tullamore Jim Riffe is in his first year as a member of Assumption’s Social Studies faculty, and he currently teachers World Geography. Mr. Riff also serves as Moderator for the Politics & Government Club. In his time as an educator, Mr. Riffe has taken 9 groups of students, parents and community members on travels abroad, and has participated in multiple community activities with the Filson Club, the McConnell Center, Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative and various other organizations. Furthermore, Mr. Riffe comes to Assumption with extensive experience in education and social studies curriculum.
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering – Purdue University Master of Science in Civil Engineering – Purdue University Licensed Professional Engineer Family Booterstown Brad Derrick is in his first year as an Assumption faculty member and currently teaches Honors Physics, Advanced Physics, and AP Physics I. Using his background and professional experience in engineering, Mr. Derrick is launching Assumption’s Vex Robotics Team for the 2019-2020 school year.
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education – Morehead State University Masters in School Counseling – University of Louisville Rank One in School Counseling – University of Louisville Family Birr Jennifer Ruckriegel is in her first year as a member of Assumption’s Guidance team and is the Class of 2023 Guidance Counselor. In addition to supporting her freshmen students, Mrs. Ruckriegel serves as club moderator for Assumption’s Peer Leaders. A fun fact about Mrs. Ruckriegel is that she taught English in China for two months in 2004.
Bachelor of Science in Human Biology – Grand Canyon University Master of Divinity – Church Divinity School of the Pacific Family Carlow Brian Kirby is in his first year as a member of the Assumption community and teaches Chemistry I and AP Chemistry II. Mr Kirby also serves Assumption as a Speech and Debate Team Moderator and Environmental Concerns Committee member. Outside of Assumption, he is a member of the American Chemical Society and the American Association of Chemistry Teachers.
Bachelor of Arts in Communication – University of Louisville Master of Arts in Teaching: Biology – University of Louisville Family Birr Carrie Laha is in her first year as an Assumption faculty member. Mrs. Laha currently teaches Forensics, Anatomy & Physiology, and Biology II.
Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training – Indiana State University Master of Science in Athletic Training – Illinois State University Shannen Brown is in her fifth year as Assumption’s Athletic Trainer. Shannen is a full-time Certified Athletic Trainer provided by Baptist Health, and she assists all sports programs and student athletes with any athletic training needs.