Aug. 24 – Please see WLA’s daily screening protocol and plan here.

UPDATE 8/14 – WLA has updated its reopening plan. Look at it here.

God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26                               

Faculty / Staff / Executive Board


The WLA Faculty, Staff, and Board of Directors strives to nourish young Christian men and women with God's Word in and out of the classroom, in order to provide the church and community with Christian leaders ready for any challenge.

Mr. David Schroeder


(920) 921-4930 Ext. 304

Class of 2022 Advisor

Mr. Darrell Roecker

Vice Principal

920-921-4930 Ext. 406

Class of 2022 Advisor
Head Wrestling Coach

Mr. Brad Bendix

Activities Director

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 407

American History
Class of 2024 Advisor

Pastor Phil Janke

Coordinator of Recruitment and Communication

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 315

New Testament

Mr. Kevin Ehlke

Director of Mission Advancement

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 422

Eric Schraufnagel

Business Manager


Introduction to Business

Miss Alissa Ambroso

Social Studies Department Chair

920-921-4930 Ext. 401

Graphic Design
Intro to Psychology
World Geography
Viking Council Advisor

Mrs. Emily Bilitz

920-921-4930 Ext.

Learning Coordinator
Pre Algebra
Foundations English
Foundations Math

Pastor David Haag

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 402

Church History
Spanish II
Spanish III
Head Boys’ Soccer
Head Girls’Soccer
Class of 2023 Advisor

Mr. Mark Heckendorf

920-921-4930 Ext. 412

International Student Religion
Physical Science
Boys PE
Class of 2024 Advisor

Mrs. Amanda Henry

920-921-4930 Ext.

Girls' Phy Ed

Mr. Scott Herrewig

English Department Head

(920) 921-4920 Ext. 404

American Literature
Argument and Debate
English 10
British Literature
AP Literature
Forensics Coach
Class of 2022 Advisor

Mr. Donald Kerr

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 312

Small Engines
Mechanical Drafting
Architectural Drafting
Construction Trades
Cabinet Woods
Cross Country Assist
Assist Track
Class of 2023 Advisor

Mr. Jordan King

920-921-4930 Ext. 338

Technology Coordinator
Introduction to Technology
Computer Maintenance

Mr. Travis Kretsch

Social Studies

920-921-4930 Ext. 423

Personal Finance
Lifetime Sports
Physical Science
Girls JV2 Basketball Coach
JV Baseball Coach
Class of 2022 Advisor

Mrs. Abigail Kurth

Director of Bands

920-921-4930 Ext. 309

Viking Band
Instrumental Music Ensembles
WLA Schools Band Program

Mr. Andrew Mildebrandt

920-921-4930 Ext. 303

Christian Doctrine
World History
Theatre Department Head
Class of 2024 Advisor

Mrs. Kris Miller

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 313

Assist Volleyball
Class of 2023 Advisor

Mrs. Kristin Mose

International Student Coordinator

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 425

German I
German II
German III
Spanish I
Varsity Cheerleading

Mrs. Laurel Papenfuss

920-920-4930 Ext.

Algebra 2
Class of 2021 Advisor

Mr. Jamie Roecker

(920) 921-4920 Ext. 329

English 10
Creative Writing
Head Varsity Volleyball Coach
Assistant Wrestling Coach
Class of 2022 Advisor

Miss Ann Steffen

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 314

English 9
Honors Sociology
Assist Track
Assist Volleyball
Class of 2024 Advisor

Mr. Paul Thiesfeldt

Math Department Head

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 411

Algebra I
Class of 2021 Advisor
Meet Math
Assist Girl's Soccer

Mr. Riley Westphal

Science Department Head

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 322

AP Chemistry
Class of 2021 Advisor
Head Softball

Mr. Tom Welch

Guidance and Registrar

920-921-4930 Ext. 307

Guidance Dept
AP Coordinator

Mr. Dale Witte

Fine Arts Department Head

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 310

Music Theory
Concert Choir
Traveling Choir
Music Tech
Class of 2022 Advisor
Academy Kids

Mrs. Barb Zahn

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 417

Art 1

Pastor Rick Zahn

920-921-4930 Ext.

Old Testament


Gail Bates

Office Manager

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 327

Jeffry Isom

Facilities Manager

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 311

Denise Meyer

Kitchen Staff Head

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 318

Tonia Nebl

Part Time Admin . Assistant

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 301

Derreck Nelleson


920-921-4930 Ext.

John Orvis


(920) 921-4930 Ext.

Julie Waldschmidt

Part Time Admin. Assistant

(920) 921-4930 Ext. 302

Brad Bendix, Activities Director Redeemer, Fond du Lac
Kevin Ehlke, Director of Mission Advancement Redeemer, Fond du Lac
Pastor Chadwick Graham Grace, Oshkosh
Lay Member Josh Guell St. Peter, Fond du Lac
Teacher Aaron Hartwig St. Paul, North Fond du Lac
Teacher David Lecker Redeemer, Fond du Lac
Lay Member Kevin Loehr Faith, Fond du Lac
Lay Member Kyle Loehr St. Paul, Mt. Calvary
Chairman Dan Loest Faith, Fond du Lac
Lay Member Dennis O’Connor St. John, Lomira
Pastor Aaron Odya St. Peter, Eldorado and Zion, Van Dyne
Lay Member Tom Pollack Grace, Oshkosh
Darrell Roecker, Vice Principal Redeemer, Fond du Lac
Eric Schraufnagel, Business Manager Redeemer, Fond du Lac
Dave Schroeder, Principal Faith, Fond du Lac
Teacher Kris Walta Faith, Fond du Lac
Pastor Mike Wiegand Faith, Fond du Lac