Teachers and Staff


Kindergarten teacher Ashley Gocke

Prekindergarten and Kindergarten
Miss Ashley Stutzman

lisa montoya

First, Second, and Third Grade
Mrs. Lisa Montoya

Mrs. Montoya has three children. Zeb is attending Hastings CCC and is going into computer development. Ella is attending York College, and she is going into accounting. Melinda is in 10th grade at Hampton Public.
Years at HLS: 3 years
Church Life: Mrs. Montoya and her children attend church at St. Peter in Hampton.
Favorite Bible Verse: “But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” —Isaiah 40:31

jean carnoali

Principal, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Grade
Mrs. Jean Carnoali

Mrs. Carnoali is married and has two children. Johnathon (26) is married to Krysten and they live in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Mary (23) is a recent graduate of Concordia University, Nebraska and teaches online English as a Second Language classes. She also teaches Spanish classes to HLS students. She and her husband, Eddie, will celebrate 30 years of life together this spring!
Years at HLS: 25 years
Church Life: Mrs. Carnoali and her family attend Zion Lutheran in the country where Mrs. C serves as music director and organist. She also is a member of the small groups worship team and teaches the children’s message once a month at both Zion and St. Peter.
Favorite Bible Verse: “For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.”
— 2 Corinthians 5:14-15


Rev. David Feddern at Zion Lutheran Church

Rev. David Feddern

Pastor Feddern serves the Zion Lutheran Church congregation in Hampton, Nebraska.

Rev. Timothy Wells

Pastor Wells serves at Cross of Christ and St. Peter, and he is the M&M Puppets Director.

Support Staff

Dana Kort

For the last seven years, Dana has been the secretary at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Hampton. She has also been a stay-at-home mom for the last 14 years. Dana has been married to her husband, Toby, for 14 years. Her daughter, Kylee, is 13 and is a seventh grader at Aurora Middle School, and her son, Kolton, is five years old and is a kindergartener at Aurora Elementary.
Church Life: Dana and her family are members at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church in Aurora. Dana is also a member of LWML at St. Peter.
Favorite Bible Verse: “For with God nothing shall be impossible.” —Luke 1:37

Food Service
Deb Kliewer

Emily Becker

Kris Stettner

Classroom Volunteer
Dianna Jensen

Classroom Volunteer
Phyllis Schrader

Classroom Volunteer
Angie Stump

Nurse: Rachel Havlik
Custodians: Royce and Wanda Buller
Classroom Volunteer: Judy Holtzen