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Meet Our Preschool



MaryKay Baker- Administrator

Mary Kay was given the opportunity in 1990 to implement the Parents' Morning Out program. Since then she has had the experience to teach in all age levels which has given her the position as the Administrator in 2002. In the meantime she received her CDA certificate (Child Development Association). Mary Kay's husband is John and they have two grown children - Kristen (Ryan Scott) and Bradley Baker (Heavenli) and 4 grandchildren who call her "Gigi."


DeAnn Berry

DeAnn is very excited about returning to St. Matthew Preschool! She can’t wait to meet her new little friends. DeAnn graduated from Frankfort High School and she received her Child Development Associate (CDA)Certificate. DeAnn and her husband, Jason, have 2 children. During the summer they are busy with baseball. 


Kim Ferrel

Kim joined the staff in 2006. She too is a life long resident of Clinton County. She and her husband, Phil have 2 grown boys, Matthew (Aleesa) and Taylor (Chelsie). Kim teaches Pre-K. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading and cooking. 


Lori Davis

Lori Davis is also a lifetime resident of Clinton County. She graduated from Frankfort and is married to Jesse. Their children Lindsay (Chad), Kyle (attends college), Kolton and Lauryn attend Rossvile. Lori enjoys spending time with her family, helping with 4-H and boating. Lori joined staff in 2012.


Jacki Crum

Jacki is coming out of retirement to help complete our staff. We are excited to have Jacki return. Jacki brings us her years of experience and love for the preschool children.


Heavenli Johnson

Heavenli graduated from Cascade High School in 2006. She moved to Boone County 5 years ago and is engaged to Bradley Baker. Bradley and Heavenli have two children Cayden and Averie. Heavenli comes to us having experience at Primrose.


Allison Ostler

Allison is a lifetime resident of Clinton County. She is married to Seth and they have two children, Graham and Kyndal. Allison helps operate their family sweetcorn business and enjoys watching her kids play sports and dance. Allison joins St. Matthew preschool for 2020 preschool year.


Ginger Richey

Ginger grew up in Clinton County. She now lives outside of Rossville with her husband, Josh & their 3 daughters. Ginger has been a stay at home mom for 14 years and is excited to teach at preschool this year! She enjoys spending time with family, cheering on her daughters at their activities & gardening. St. Matthew Preschool welcomes Ginger starting this fall of 2020. 


Julie Friedrich

Julie is a Lifetime resident of Clinton County, who graduated from Clinton Prairie High School. She attends New Hope Church. Her husband David works at Becks Hybrids and operates the family farm. They have 5 children: Luke who is in the Navy, Makayla, Hailey, Addyson, and Kyndall who all attend Clinton Prairie. She enjoys crafting and watching her children in their different activities. She joined the St. Matthew Preschool staff in 2015.


Jane Carter

We are so excited to welcome Jane back from retirement. Jane brings preschool her years of experience and her friendship.


Carrie Kyker

Carrie graduated from ISU with a bachelor degree in child development and family life. Carrie and her husband Chad have three children, Sam, Sophie and Simon. Prior to coming to St. Matthew Preschool in 2004, Carrie worked for 12 years at the Eli Lilly Daycare/Preschool. Carrie comes to us with fresh ideas and her enthusiasm. 


Meg Corriveau

Meg Corriveau is a lifelong resident of Clinton County. She currently lives outside of Colfax with her husband, Brian. They have 5 children: Mason, Colten, Jarrin, Adleigh and Baby Kinslee. Meg joined our team in 2013. 

Alisha Reeves

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Alisha graduated from IUB with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and Master’s from St. Mary’s.  Alisha taught elementary school in Lebanon from 2002-2019.  She and her husband, Andy, live in Lebanon.  They have 2 high school aged children: Brooke and Drew. Alisha enjoys being with her family at the lake, reading, and cooking. She is very excited to be back in the classroom. August 2020


Kelsey Ferrel


Kelsey graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Purdue University in 2010. She is a certified Medical Surgical nurse who has been with IU Health for 10 years. Her husband Andrew and her live in Frankfort with their children Reese and Mason, and their dog Riley. In her free time she loves boating on the lake and reading. she is so excited to be part of the the staff at St. Matthew Preschool! Joined staff 2020

Bessy Newbauer


Bessy graduated from Purdue where she met her husband James. Bessy and James have two wonderful children Hovey and Mary Lou. Bessy treasures’ the extra time she spends with Hovey and Mary Lou while homeschooling. She uses her free time to share her love of animals by coaching horse judging with Rossville FFA and working with the local 4-H. Bessy discovered her love of early education while volunteering leading to working at Geetingsville Preschool. Now, Bessy is looking forward to the wonderful memories that will be made here at St. Matthew’s Preschool.           8/2020


Kinze Funk


My name is Kinze Funk. I am currently studying Elementary Education. My dream one day is to teach 1st grade. My hobbies are raising pigs, shopping, & spending time with my family! I am super excited & blessed to be apart of the

St. Matthew Preschool family!

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