MORGAN BROWN

Seventh Grade Latin; Eighth Grade Latin
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Classics – Baylor University
Family: Husband Royal Brown
Why she is at Geneva: “God is good and led me to this wonderful place. I feel blessed to be able to teach at this amazing, God-filled place.”
Interesting tidbit: Before working at Geneva, Morgan worked at her family’s custom cowboy boot making business called Little’s Boot Company.

 

JENNIFER BRUNSVOLD

Sixth Grade Math
Education: Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration – Southwest Baptist University
Family: husband Corey and sons Zach (class of 2022), Ethan (class of 2023), Luke (class of 2025) and Noah (class of 2026)
Why she is at Geneva: “After years of homeschooling our boys, my husband and I felt that the Lord was calling us to put the boys in a school. After attending our initial open house at Geneva, we knew that this is where the Lord wanted us to be. After being a part of the Geneva family for a few years, I jumped at the opportunity to join the faculty. I love being with the kids and encouraging them to never give up on math!”
Interesting tidbit:  Jenny loves attending and watching sporting events (especially her boys’ teams and the Arkansas Razorbacks). She also enjoys spending time as a family participating in hiking, rafting, canoeing, and other outdoor activities.

BARBARA DE VRIES

Seventh Grade Language Arts; Seventh Grade Logic
Education: Bachelor of Science in Education – Baylor University
Family: Husband James and children Chloe (Class of 2016), Emma (Class of 2020), Michael (Class of 2021) and Brooke (Class of 2028).
Why she is at Geneva: “As a family, we continue to value the quality of the classical and Christian education our children receive at Geneva. With two of our children attending the school, and a love for teaching students, it is a blessing to be called to serve at this campus.”

 

DEBORAH HERCZEG

Logic School Humanities Instructor and LS Magazine Instructor

Education: B.A. in English, Duke University; J.D., University of Denver College of Law; M.Ed. in School Leadership, Trinity University
Family: Happy wife to Joe and happy mom to Ellie and Kate, students at Abilene Christian University and Baylor University respectively, and Gavin, a high school sophomore. My parents live in San Antonio, as does my brother and his wife. My husband’s father recently moved here a well!
Why she is at Geneva: The opportunity to join the Geneva faculty came at just the right time, and I felt God pushing me to explore this amazing community. Though the classical model is new to me, I have found it aligns well with my personal philosophy and approach when working with kids. I am thrilled to join this thriving and intellectual group of students, faculty and staff.
Interesting tidbit: Deb has completed the inaugural Rock and Roll San Antonio marathon in 2008, as well as a handful of half marathons and triathlons. She has  lived in 7 different states, two of them twice!. She loves public speaking, so talking in front of hundreds of people doesn’t freak her out at all!

LAURA MOERDYK

Sixth Grade Earth Science
Education: Bachelor of Arts Speech Communications – George Mason University & Master of Education –  Texas State University
Family: Laura and her husband Wyatt are blessed with five children.  She is excited to be bringing her two youngest daughters, Raquel (class of 2025) and Jessie (Class of 2030).
Why she is at Geneva: “After teaching in public and private schools for nine years, followed by homeschooling for the last fifteen, I strongly felt God’s prompting to go back into the classroom.  For years I had been drawn to the community of Geneva for its mission of Kingdom building, while providing a rich, classical education.  I am so incredibly grateful for this unique community where I can serve whole-heartedly, while my daughters also receive this purpose filled educational experience.”
Interesting tidbit: Laura traveled to Italy and Holland with the United States Olympic Development’s Youth Soccer team’s first tour abroad in 1988 and was on the Under 16 Olympic Development Soccer National Team in 1987.

TONY MONINSKI

Seventh Grade Pre-Algebra
Education: Bachelor of Science in Meteorology – Penn State: Master of Science in Meteorology – Texas A&M University; Master of Arts in Mathematics – University of Houston
Family: Wife Iliana, a cardiologist at Peterson Health in Kerrville. Children: Bella (Class of 2022), Benjamin (Class of 2025) and twins Nicolas and Natalie (Class of 2031)
Why he is at Geneva: “God had laid on my heart about seeking an opportunity at Geneva soon after we moved to Texas. When an opening in Logic appeared, I saw that as an answer to prayer. I relied on Psalm 143:8b, ‘Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life’ and just allowed God to work it out after that if it was His will.”
Interesting Tidbit: Tony once rode a bicycle across the entire state of Missouri. He also helped build two churches in Bolivia. Interesting on the side: His hometown of Dudley, Massachusetts, was founded in 1732. George Washington and the Continental Army camped there during the American Revolution. The town also produced most of the uniforms worn by the Union Army in the Civil War.

LUKE RODGERS

Logic School Humanities and Latin Instructor

Education: BA in Film & Digital Media from Baylor University in 2014, and is pursuing a Master of Biblical and Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary while also finishing his Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Family: Luke is husband to Loren Rodgers O.D., and father of two sons: Henry and Thomas Hughes. Luke is also the proud father of Tucson “Tuck” Rodgers a silver lab from Boerne, and Caddo a husky/shepherd mix from Phoenix, AZ.
Why he is at Geneva: God has been incredibly gracious to Luke throughout his life, redeeming him in Christ, and for this reason he is eager to join a school that promotes a Christ-Centered worldview. Luke first came to Geneva as a substitute teacher and was immediately impressed not only by the students but also the faculty. He is passionate about bringing the whole of scripture to the student’s whole mind and sees Geneva as the perfect community in which to carry out this calling.
Interesting tidbit: Luke is a collector of Cacti, and loves to hike in the Southwest. He enjoys old movies, studying classical languages, and reading authors from church history, especially those of Augustine, John Calvin, Geerhardus Vos, and Herman Bavink.  Luke’s family worships at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Boerne, where he leads youth ministry.

LESLIE TAYLOR

Logic School Girls Dean & Math Instructor
Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing with International Business Minor – Texas A&M University; Texas Certified Teacher 4-8 Generalist, 8-12 Mathematics
Family: Husband Jeff and children Jack (Class of 2024), Emrey (Class of 2026), Harper (Class of 2030) and Moss
Why she is at Geneva: “I felt a strong ‘nudge’ from God to learn about Geneva. I am so excited to be a part of a community in which I can teach mathematics and at the same time inspire students in their spiritual growth with Christ. The educational goal at Geneva is to make lifetime learners out of its students. I want that for my children and I want to be as close to the action as I can to see it all happen, not only for my children but for my students.”
Interesting tidbit: Leslie has completed two marathons, several triathlons and would love to participate in an Ironman triathlon.

DENNIS TROYER

Sixth Grade World History and Geography; Seventh Grade Texas History and Geography
Education: Bachelor of Arts in History – University of Texas at San Antonio; Master of Arts in Biblical Studies – Masters University
Family: Wife Stephanie and children Rachel (Class of 2025), Esther Rose (Class of 2027) and Ruth Ellen (Class of 2031)
Why he is at Geneva: “Good friends convinced me that Geneva was the right place for me to teach.”
Interesting tidbit: Dennis’ parents were Amish.

HOLLY WILLIAMS

Logic School Humanities Instructor
Family:  Her children are Rylee, Paxton, Landen and Carson Williams
Why she is at Geneva: ‘After my children were born, the Lord spoke directly to my heart that He was to be the center of their education.  I homeschooled for 7 years but then the Lord led me to Annapolis Christian Academy (classical). For 12 years I worked as a grammar teacher.  Three of my children have graduated from ACA and I have a sophomore in high school. We moved to Boerne in August of 2020 after my mom passed away. As a Geneva substitute teacher I immediately fell in love with the beautiful faculty and students. I am grateful to be a part of this godly community!”
Interesting tidbit: “I played basketball for Texas A&M University 2 years and St. Mary’s University 2 years on a full ride as well as try out for the inaugural WMBA, American Basketball league at Emory University,”

STEPHANIE WILSON

Sixth Grade Old Testament Survey; Eighth Grade Civics;  Eighth Grade Team Lead and Trip Coordinator; Student Council Sponsor
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Management – Baylor University; Educational Studies – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Family: Husband Buddy and sons Karl and his wife Lindsey, Fisher (Class of 2014) and Chase (Class of 2021), as well as step-son Sean, his wife Cara and three precious grandchildren
Why she is at Geneva: “I had the privilege of being a stay-at-home mom for my boys. When Fisher started at Geneva in sixth grade, I felt God stirring me to do something I didn’t yet fully know. The Lord graciously placed this path before me and I have the privilege of teaching from a Christian worldview at an amazing school.”
Interesting tidbit: Stephanie likes crafty things and loves to read, as evidenced by her long Amazon wish-list.