STAFF MEMBER INTRODUCTION
Elementary School

Meet Mrs. Cindy Beck

Cindy is our head cook at Stambaugh Elementary. She  grew up in Crystal Falls, MI. She attended Forest Park schools and then went on to attend NMU after graduation. Cindy has 5 siblings and two daughters. One of her daughters teaches art here at West Iron and her other daughter is an electrical designer at Georgia Pacific. She also has multiple grandchildren. Cindy enjoys looking for Yooperlite Rocks and participating in a Geology Club. Cindy's favorite lunch at school is macaroni and cheese and she loves getting to see the kids everyday and talking with them at lunch time. Thanks Cindy for all you do and our yummy lunches! 

All Elementary School Staff Introductions

  • Meet Mrs. Rae Jones

    Rae Jones is a new addition to the Stambaugh Elementary staff this year. She grew up in Grand Rapids and attended South Christian High School. After high school she attended Michigan State University. Prior to teaching, Rae lived in San …
  • Meet Mrs. Lisa Starkey

    Lisa Starkey grew up in Valparaiso, Indiana. She went to school In Indiana and then attended college in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Boston, Massachusetts. She is married to her husband Scott and they have two children Jackson who is a …
  • Meet Mr. Orchard

    Mr. Orchard spent time in different areas growing up. His dad was in the air force so he lived in Germany, Colorado and Turkey. He eventually came to Iron River and attended West Iron County Schools. He has worked for the school for 29 …
  • Meet Mr. Eric Ghiggia

    Mr. Ghiggia grew up in Iron River, MI. He graduated from West Iron in 2000 and then attended Northern Michigan University. He graduated from NMU with a Degree in Elementary Education and minors in Math and Social Studies. He has been …
  • Meet Mrs. Brenda Grubbs

    Mrs. Brenda Grubbs has been a dedicated teacher at West Iron County for more than 26 years. She was born and raised in Hayward, Wisconsin, received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education form the University of Wisconsin …
  • Meet Megan Anderson

    This is my third wonderful year teaching at Stambaugh Elementary! For the past two years I have taught kindergarten and am excited to be in second grade this year! I have a degree from Michigan State University in English Literature and an …

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