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They are chosen because of their dedication to meeting the developmental and educational needs of children
and because they truly love being with them.

Kari Dahl Condezo




Favorite Color: Red

Hobbies:Being outside, shopping, decorating, crafts, and being with her children.

Major: Early Childhood and Child Development with Daycare Management

Miss Kari is married to her husband Gus. They have four children. Tate is 6, Alana is 5, Isabel is 2 1/2, and Cole is 15 months. Her and her family live in Marshall. She hopes to one day travel to all 50 states with her family. She has two sisters that are married and has one nephew.



Cami Bauman

Favorite Color: Pink

Hobbies: Being outside, out on the lake, going to Twins games, reading and shopping.

Major: Elementary Education with Pre-Primary Endorsment

Miss Cami grew up in Maple Plain, MN. She is an only child and graduated from Orono High School in 2009. She hopes to student teacher in the fall of 2013 and become a kindergarten or first grade teacher.


Whitney Arends


Favorite Color: Orange

Hobbies:Listening to music and watching TV.

Major: Elementary and Early Childhood Education

Miss Whitney grew up on a farm five miles outside of Willmar, MN and has one older sister. Her favorite thing about teaching is watching the children grow and make progress.



 Samantha McGaffee


 Favorite Color: Pink

Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, reading, and shopping.

Major: Early Childhood and Special Education

Miss Samantha grew up in Hills, MN. She is the youngest child in her family and has one older sister. Her favorite thing about working with kids is watching them grow and learn new things everyday. Plus, just being around their positive, upbeat attitudes can brighten her day!


Patti Prokop


Favorite Color: Purple

Hobbies: Reading, crafting, spending time with family and friends, and going to movies.

Major: Child Development

Miss Patti was born in Canby, MN and grew up on a farm. She has two brothers and five sisters (one of them is her identical twin). Also, she is a proud aunt of 14 nieces and nephews!  Her favorite thing about teaching is watching the toddlers grow and change so much in such a short time. The best feeling is seeing them reach these big milestones and knowing she played an important role in their development. Oh, and the hugs are great too!


Abbey Johanneck

Favorite Color: Pink

Hobbies: Decorating, photography, spending time with family, camping, and taking vacations.

Major: Child Development

Miss Abbey comes from a large family including three sisters and two brothers. She is an Aunt to four nephews and one niece. She got married to Tim on June 18th and are expecting their first baby in April. She lives on a farm outside of Wood Lake. Her favorite thing about teaching is seeing the children learn and grow everyday. She also likes to see the look on their face when they discover that they can do something all by themselves! Finally she loves to watch them grow in friendship with the other kids and develop a relationship with the staff.


 Christine Bobrowske

 Favorite Colors: Pink and Green

Hobbies: Spending time on the lake, reading, and being with friends and family.

Major: Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Miss Christine grew up in Howard Lake, MN. She is the youngest child in her family and has two older brothers. Her favorite thing about working with kids is watching them grow and the progress they make every step of the way.



 Mike Menth

 Favorite Color: Red

Hobbies: Watching and playing sports and spending time with family and friends. He is very involved in school activities such as SIFE, Shine On, History Club, and Cru.

Major: Secondary Social Science

Mr. Mike grew up in Hutchinson, MN and has one younger sister. He is very close to his family and still calls his parents just about everyday, or else they call him! He is going to graduate this spring and student teach in the fall. He then hopes to be hired to teach middle school social studies near his hometown.



Rachel Serreyn

Favorite Colors: Pink and Green

Hobbies: Shopping, working out at the local YMCA, making Pinterest crafts/ideas, and spending time with her family and friends.

Major: Early Childhood Education

Miss Rachel grew up in Marshall, MN. She has one older brother, one older sister, and a brother-in-law. Her favorite thing about teaching is watching the children develop new learning skills that they weren't able to do before. She also enjoys seeing the child's face light up when they achieve a skill. Finally, she likes hearing their cute and funny comments and stories.


 Angie McClure

Favorite Color: Orange

Hobbies: Knitting, reading, and planning her wedding.

Major: Psychology

Miss Angie has a sister, Sara, who is a cosmetologist in Pipestone and a half-sister, Sadie, who is a kindergartener. In June she will marry Jason and she cannot wait to have their own family. Her favorite thing about working with kids is teaching them life skills. 


Caysi Welvaert

Favorite Colors: Neon Colors

Hobbies:Hanging out with my family at the cabin, hanging out with her friends, and baking.

Major: Universal Care

Miss Caysi grew up on a farm outside of Ghent. She is the middle child out of four siblings and they all start with the letter C. She also has two nephews. Her favorite thing about working with kids is watching them learn new things and listening to the stories they tell.


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