Mrs. Hadel joined Holy Name Catholic School in the fall of 2019 to teach Middle School Science. She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from NMU in secondary education – General Science with a minor in Biology. Her graduate level studies have all focused on Special Education.
Prior to teaching at Holy Name, Mrs. Hadel taught high school science at North Star Montessori Academy, a public charter school in Marquette for 15 years. She also has served over 22 years in the Navy Reserves, with the last 14 as an instructor and Master Training Specialist.
Mrs. Hadel has been married for 32 years and has 2 children, Crystal (24 y/o) and Jason (26 y/o), twin black cats, and a range of wild critters who think she should feed them. In her free time, she loves to grow things, planting 3 large gardens at home, in addition to a garden for the Food Pantry in Rock. She also sings with a local ecumenical choir several times a year and enjoys camping, fishing and hunting (with a camera of course.)
She feels very blessed to be at Holy Name now. It is wonderful to be a part of a team that is focused on Christ and caring about students. Holy Name is everything she dreamed a school should be.
Mrs. Prey joined Holy Name in 2015 and has a Bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education through Central Michigan University plus a Master’s degree in special education from Grand Canyon University. She teaches middle school social studies, health and personal finance. Mrs. Prey and her husband are both alumnus of Holy Name. It is the “greatest school in all the land”. Mrs. Prey’s parents and her in-laws are all alumnus of Holy Name! Prior to joining Holy Name, Mrs. Prey worked for the Wyandotte Public Schools as a teacher for students with cognitive impairments and also worked for the Manchester Community Schools as a resource room teacher and teacher consultant. She has three sons, Adam, Jacob and Vincent and enjoys “jeeping”, camping, cooking and playing the accordion and piano.
Middle School Catholic Faith Formation Teacher / Faith Formation Coordinator
Dcn. Bob is a 1975 Holy Name graduate! He graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and minor in Criminal Justice. Working 25 years in police and fire, and another 10 in emergency management, Dcn. Bob received his call to the diaconate which has led him to continue toward a Masters degree in Theology and a position as faith formation coordinator. Dcn. Bob was ordained Jan. 10, 2020. Holy Name is an awesome place to learn and grow in faith. Dcn. Bob enjoys bike riding, snowshoeing and spending time with his grandchildren.
Mr. Chouinard began at Holy Name in 2012 and has a Bachelor’s degree in education from Central Michigan University. His favorite Saint is Padre Pio and says Holy Name is unique because students strive for success, they want to be better at everything they do from education to sports. Prior to joining Holy Name, he worked in Manitowoc, Wisconsin where he taught middle school, high school, after school tutor and AmeriCorps. Mr. Chouinard is married to Jessica and together they have two children who attend Holy Name, Jonah in readiness Kindergarten and Amelia in first grade. He has bees as his pets and enjoys to travel, gardening, bee keeping and sports in his free time.
Mrs. Pangborn has her Bachelor of Science degree through Northern Michigan University as well as a Cosmetology license. Mrs. Pangborn joined Holy Name in 2004 and prior taught first grade at Menominee Catholic Central for four years. Currently, Mrs. Pangborn teaches Middle School & Elementary Technology, Art and Gym. Mrs. Pangborn says our principal, staff and families make Holy Name a great place to work. She enjoys the family atmosphere, getting together with staff to relax and have fun. She says everyone is so kind and caring and feels appreciated and valued at Holy Name. Mrs. Pangborn feels Holy Name has a very unique and close relationship as a staff. She enjoys having Jesus be a part of her day…not just in her heart, but also sharing her feelings and love for him with her students and Holy Name family. Holy Name is truly a special place she says! She is married to Cory and together they have three boys who attend Holy Name; Cash, Cole and Cuddy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to camp, hunting, fishing, traveling, visiting with friends, reading, exercising, watching movies, going on side by side rides and having bonfires.