Hometown: Tappen, ND
Education: Graduated of Tappen H S. BS Degree in Secondary Education English Major & Physical Education Minor from Valley City State. Masters Degree in Elementary Administration from University of Mary, Bismarck in 2000.
Position: K-5 Principal at Saint Joseph School
Teaching⁄Work Experience: I taught high school English at Hendrum, MN, coached 5-8 grade volleyball and basketball for several years. I began teaching physical education at Saint Joseph in 1990 and was hired as the principal in 1997.
Family: David, is married to Jennifer Kabanuck of Bismarck, and they and their son and daughter Logan and Shelby, live south of the cities in Goodhue, MN. David works for Pine Bend Refinery and Jen is a Para Professional at the Goodhue Elementary School. Mary Ellen, is married to Mikkal Rolfson of Bismarck. They and their children, Parker, Brayden, and Cullen, live in West Fargo, ND. Mary Ellen is the CFO of the West Acres Development and Mike is a Graphic Designer for FRS.
Interests: I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading, listening to music, and I am a retired volleyball and softball player!
Why you like teaching in a Catholic School: I really like the fact that we can talk about God, pray together, and teach and learn more about the Catholic Faith. At Saint Joseph there is a strong sense of family amongst the staff, parents, and students and the support is tremendous!