People (Page 2)

Laura Niemeyer

“I love having the opportunity to impact children for Christ every day. I also enjoy working with a staff that loves the Lord and is pleasant during daily interactions.” Laura joined our faculty in 2018. She has done course work at Moody Bible Institute, LCCC and Clarks Summit University. Laura came to First Baptist from…

Steve Williams

“I am so thankful for First Baptist Christian School.  I have had two of my three children graduate from FBCS, and my daughter is scheduled to graduate in 2022.  I love that everything about the school is Christ-centered.  Every subject that is taught is built around exalting Christ.  I love that the teachers and staff…

Vicki Harshberger

“I love working with a group of people that share the same faith as me. I also love being able to use Scripture and talk about spiritual things with the students.” Mrs. Harshberger joined the faculty of FBCS in 2009. She was previously employed by Elyria Schools as a personal assistant to students with autism…

Amy Novak

“I enjoy ministering at FBCS because it gives me a chance to pour the love of Christ into the students and do my best to show them how to glorify God through all that we think, say and do!” Amy joined the faculty of FBCS in 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in…

Michelle Latsnic

“This school is such a wonderful environment to learn and grow both academically and spiritually. We also have such a great group of kids.” Michelle graduated from FBCS in 1998. She then attended Cleveland State University and graduated with a Bachelors in Middle Childhood Education (Math and Language Arts). She began teaching at FBCS in 2018.…

Debbie Spink

“I love teaching at FBCS with the freedom to teach the Bible and share freely how God is the source of all truth.” Mrs. Spink holds a Bachelor’s of Religious Education, K-8 from Clarks Summit University (Formerly Baptist Bible College).  Debbie joined the staff of FBCS in 2018. She previously worked as a substitute teacher in…

Tiffanie Hales

“I enjoy introducing new families to the school. After attending FBCS from K-12 and then attending a secular college, I understand firsthand the benefits of a Christian environment. It is my desire to partner with families as they make the decision on how to best educate their children.” Tiffanie is an alumnus of FBCS (Class…

Dennis Owen

“I believe in Christian education and enjoy seeing all the varied aspects of FBCS working together to make for a God-honoring school.  I am continually praying that our students will impact the world for Christ!” Dennis has served faithfully on the school committee since 2015. He and his wife, Renee have 3 children and 2…

Jeff Rising

Coach Rising joined our coaching staff in 2016 and was elected to the school board in 2018. Basketball has always been a huge part of his life. He played all through high school and still plays on leagues today. Jeff had this to say about coaching, “I enjoy building relationships with my players while teaching…