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Please join us for a Welcome Back Assembly for the volleyball team at the Jr./Sr. High School. Assembly will be held in the gymnasium and start at 2:45pm today, November 18, 2019. 

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Upcoming Events

Sat. & Sun. 11/9-11/10 - Dinner Theatre

Mon. 11/11 - JH Girls BB at Danvilee, 4:30pm - team leaves at 3:20pm

Meet & Greet at Aggies on the Square in West Point, 5:00pm-7:30pm - Pork Loin Dinner for Free Will Offering

Tues. 11/12 - JH Girls BB at Van Buren (game played at Harmony High School), 4:30pm - team leaves at 3:20pm


Wed. 11/13 - State Volleyball!! HTC vs. St. Alberts 6:00pm in Cedar Rapids - Drive Safe!

Thurs. 11/14 - State Volleyball Semi-Finals in Cedar Rapids - 6:00pm

Fri. 11/15 - State Volleyball Finals in Cedar Rapids 7:00pm

Mon. 11/18 - JH Girls BB vs. New London at HTC, 4:30pm


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Elementary Faculty and Staff


Grised Daley
Mrs. Daley lived in Florida for 37 years before moving to Iowa. Grised and her husband, Mike, moved to Fort Madison in order to be closer to family and to live in a small town. In her spare time, Grised enjoys reading, bike riding, gardening, playing with her dog (Salty), and spending time with family.

Mrs. Daley has a B.S. Degree in Elementary Education and has been an elementary school teacher for about 13 years. Mrs. Daley said she enjoyed teaching at HTC last year, because of the kindness of the students, families, teachers and staff. “I have always wanted to be a part of an educational environment rich in caring and excellence.”

Tracy Dingman
Mrs. Dingman will be teaching kindergarten again this year. She graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College with a B.A. degree in elementary education. Tracy is married to John Dingman, and they have three beautiful daughters. Her hobbies include scrapbooking and working outdoors. Tracy likes to spend her free time with family and friends.

Julie Freesmeier
Mrs. Freesmeier taught 24 years in the Aquinas School System before teaching at Holy Trinity. She graduated Iowa Wesleyan College with degrees in Elementary and Special Education.
She is involved as a Eucharistic Minister at Holy Family Parish and loves spending time with her six grandchildren. Mrs. Freesmeier teaches first grade.


Marcy Henrich graduated from Grand View University in 2008 with a bachelors in Business Administration. She later went back to get her Elementary teaching license from Iowa Wesleyan University in 2015. During that time, she worked at Holy Trinity Early Childhood Center and served as a Substitute Teacher for Holy Trinity Elementary. She enjoys spending time outdoors and watching Hawkeye sports and the St. Louis Cardinals with her husband Jay (even though he's a Cubs fan) and their two children, Logan and Brynn. As a 2004 graduate of Marquette Catholic High School, Marcy is excited to be back teaching in the school system she grew up in.


Teri Holtkamp
Mrs. Holtkamp graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College with a B.A in Education. Teri will be teaching in the 4th grade this year. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Alice Kenel 

Alice Kenel graduated from Iowa Wesleyan in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education. She also attended and graduated from Central College in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics. She taught at West Burlington Independent School District for 5 years and then started teaching at Holy Trinity Catholic Schools in 2018 for grades 4-6 general music and choir.

Alice is also the choir director at Messiah Lutheran Church in Burlington and spends a lot of time involved in the church. She and her husband have two small children and live in rural West Point, IA. She loves to sing, read books, play with her kids and spend time outside. Her favorite hobby is drinking coffee.

Sally Knustrum
Sally Knustrom has taught in the Aquinas School System for 19 years before becoming a part of Holy Trinity Catholic Schools. Sally graduated from Central College in 1985 with a B.A. and an Early Childhood Endorsement. Mrs. Knustrom teaches Kindergarten.

Lynn Meierotto
Lynn Meierotto graduated from Clarke College in Dubuque Iowa with a major in Mathematics and Elementary Education. She taught in the Aquinas system for 27 years before becoming a member of the Holy Trinity faculty. She enjoys cross-stitching, spending time with her grandsons,and reading She's involved as a Eucharistic Minister at Holy Family parish. Ms. Meierotto teaches 3rd grade.

Sara Mohrfeld
Sara Mohrfeld taught at Marquette 6 years prior to teaching for Holy Trinity Catholic Schools. Mrs. Mohrfeld graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and teaches 5th grade. Sara enjoys spending time with family and friends. 

Emily Neeley

Mrs. Neeley  graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College in December 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and is presently working on completion of a reading endorsement.Emily is married with four very active kids, ages 18, 15-year-old twins, and 12 years. Their family lives on a hobby farm in Van Buren County and are active members of 4H. They  love our horses and enjoy showing, riding, and rodeo performance. Emily and her husband also enjoy watching their kids in a variety of school activities, including music and sports.  they also enjoy swimming and boating and just spending time with family.

I am a member of St. Boniface Parish in Farmington where I currently lector and have also taught as a catechist for 10 years.

Emily Otte - Band 

Emily Otte graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College in 1995 with a Bachelor of Music Education
degree. She also earned a Master of Science in Education as a Reading Specialist from
Western Illinois University in 2003.
Mrs. Otte taught at Aquinas and Macomb, Illinois before returning to teach instrumental music at
Holy Trinity in 2009. Mrs. Otte performs with the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra,
Southeast Iowa Band, Nauvoo Community Band and Orchestra and the Fort Madison City
Band. When Emily is not playing her clarinet, she enjoys spending time kayaking, hiking and
traveling with her husband Darin and their 3 children. 

Paula Sholl 

Paula Sholl graduated from Buena Vista University in Ottumwa, IA in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education with an endorsement in Reading. She taught one year of preschool, and then 12 years at Van Buren. Ms. Pedrick moved to Tennessee, teaching 12 years. While in Tennessee she received her Masters of Science degree in Education with Integration of Technology. She moved back to Iowa in 2014 to be closer to her family. She is currently teaching 3rd grade at Holy Trinity in West Point.

Mrs. Sholl has two grandchildren, Sidney (8) and Avery (6). She is presently living in Keosauqua with plans to move to Lee County in the very near future.

Mrs. Sholl enjoys sewing, fishing, cooking, and reading. She’s an animal lover, having a new puppy and a cat!

Linda Peitz
Linda Peitz graduated from Quincy College in May of 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a Bachelor of Science in Special Education. She taught 26 years in the Aquinas School System before becoming part of Holy Trinity Schools. She is the 6th grade teacher.
Linda is an active member of St. Mary's parish in West Point where she serves as a lector and Eucharistic Minister.
Linda and her husband have lived in rural West Point since 1978. They have two grown children and three grandchildren (with #4 on the way!). Her favorite hobbies are reading and watching sports - especially St. Louis Cardinal Baseball!

Karen Schumaker
Karen Schumaker taught in the Aquinas School System for 26 years prior to teaching at Holy Trinity Catholic Schools. Karen graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College with majors in Elementary Education as well as Special Education. Ms. Schumaker is active in the Sacred Heart Parish as a song leader, Lector, Eucharistic Minister, member of the Adult Choir, Youth Choir Co-Leader, Altar & Rosary Society, and Liturgy Committee. Karen was a recipient of the Golden Apple Teacher Award presented by WGEM T.V. Ms. Schumaker teaches Religion to all of our elementary students.

Michael Sheerin - Principal

Jill Stull
Mrs. Stull graduated from Western Illinois University in 2007 with a degree in Elementary Education with middle school endorsements in social studies and language arts. Jill graduated in May of 2014 from Quincy University with a master's degree in School Counseling. Jill’s first four years after college were spent teaching 7th grade geography at the Fort Madison Middle School before joining the HTC staff. Mrs. Stull provides K-12 Guidance and serves as the Jr. High Student Council supervisor.

Julie Vance - Vocal Music K-4
Julie Vance teaches K -4 general music at Holy Trinity. This is her second year in this position. Julie graduated from Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education. She directs the children's choir at church, and enjoys singing and playing the French horn. Julie and her husband Rob, have seven children and live on a hobby farm near Farmington.