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Renaissance Lutheran - Villa Leadership Team

Carolyn Rager, Principal
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Reginald Kriby, Assistant Principal
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Melissa Reece, Operations Manager
 
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Melissa Reece, Office Manager at Renaissance Lutheran Schools, has been a part of the LUMIN family since 2017. She has been working in the Education field for 5 years.

Melissa grew up in Racine, WI. When Melissa was younger, she dreamed of growing up and becoming a dolphin trainer or mom. Before becoming an Office Manager at LUMIN, she worked at a daycare facility.  She studied Criminal Justice at UW-Parkside and obtained her Bachelor’s degree.

Melissa is married and has 2 children along with two pitbulls named Cabo and Canelo. She enjoys volunteering her time at various organizations. On Saturday mornings you can find Melissa supporting her kids, typically at their sporting events.

One of the things that drew Melissa to LUMIN is how they become an extension to your family, along with the constant support and encouragement. What Melissa enjoys most about her role at LUMIN is the fact that every day brings on a new challenge.

Her favorite scripture verse is 1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

For any questions, contact Melissa Reece at [email protected]

Brittany Bakken, Administrative Assistant
 
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Brittany Bakken, Administrative Assistant at Renaissance Lutheran School - Villa, has been a part of the LUMIN family since 2020. She has been working in the Education field for 3 years.

Brittany grew up in Kenosha, WI. From a very young age, Brittany knew she wanted to be a teacher. Before becoming an Administrative Assistant at LUMIN, she worked at Rural Mutual Insurance Company. She graduated from High School at Indian Trail Academy and went on to take some college courses at Parkside College.

Brittany has a 10-year-old son along with 3 dogs named; Lilly, Luna and Loki and a Veiled Chameleon named Coral. On Saturday mornings you can find Brittany making breakfast, watching Netflix or taking care of her plants.

One of the things that drew Brittany to LUMIN is that they are all one big family. She is able to use her strong organizational skills, along with her ability to multi-task and be detail oriented to help LUMIN carry on their mission work. Brittany stated that her favorite part about her job is being able to connect with the scholars and families.

Her favorite scripture verse is Romans 8:24 “For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what he already has?”

For any questions, contact Brittany Bakken at [email protected]