Middle School Staff

Administration Staff

Laura Wilkowski
Principal
Work Phone: 835-9481 ext. 49
Sherri Nemeth
Assistant Principal
835-9481 ext. 56 Sherri Nemeth is a native of Michigan who has resided in Midland since 1986. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University, and after many years in the business field decided to continue her education. She then earned her Elementary Education Certification with endorsements in math and science from Saginaw Valley State University. She has since earned her Master of Arts in Teaching as a Reading Specialist from Saginaw Valley State University. Sherri taught preschool for two-and-a-half years, and then began her career at Saint Brigid Catholic School. She taught Junior Science for one year and then became the reading specialist. After two years, yet another opportunity arose, and she began teaching second grade at Saint Brigid Catholic School, where she remained for 15 years. In 2021, yet another opportunity presented itself and Sherri accepted the role as Assistant Principal and Reading Specialist. Sherri, her husband, and two children are members of Saint Brigid Catholic Church. She has also taught Kindergarten Faith Formation.
Ryan Delaney
Office Professional
Work Phone: 835-9481 ext. 48
Fr. Andy Booms
Pastor
Work Phone: 835-9481 ext. 34 Fr. Andy Booms became the pastor of Saint Brigid of Kildare July 1, 2017.  He is happy to be serving Midland’s oldest Catholic parish and school.  Ordained June 8, 2007 he is now a middle aged priest in years of service and age he was 40 on June 24.  He serves as the vocation director for the Diocese of Saginaw, and is looking forward to years of building on the strengths of the Saint Brigid community.  In his down time he gardens, bikes and cross-country skies.  Say hello and introduce yourself, even if you see him walking his dog Bella.
Gary Hollingshead
Maintenance Supervisor
Corie VanSumeren
Food Service Director/Athletic Director
989-835-9481 ext. 64

Homeroom/Core Teachers

Kristi Gilbert
Seventh/Eighth Grade Homeroom/Middle School Math & Science
989-835-9481 ext. 74 Kristi comes to Saint Brigid Catholic School as our 4th grade teacher, after spending 5 months as the long-term 7th grade teacher in the 2016-2017 school year. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Some of her favorite hobbies are golfing, skiing, crafting and traveling the world! Kristi was born and raised in Bay City and is graduate from Bay City Western. She attended Delta College before moving on to Saginaw Valley State University to finish her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education. She also has a minor in mathematics and integrated science. Kristi is a active member of Our Lady of Czestochowa. She has taught religious education in the parish for 13 years and is also an Extraordinary Minister of the Holy Eucharist.
Chris Wakeman
Sixth Grade Homeroom/Middle School ELA & History
989-835-9481 ext. 75
LeAnne Osborn
Middle School Theology/Coordinator of Catholic Identity

Elective Teachers

Judyth Peterson
Band
Judyth Peterson, is a Midland native, who holds a Bachelor of Music from Michigan State where she was a percussion major and member of the Spartan Marching Band. She has taught numerous high school band camps throughout the state and was an instructor at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, touring Europe with their International Orchestra. She taught middle school band in Ft. Wayne, Indiana before returning to Midland to become the business manager for the Midland Symphony Orchestra, a position she held for 20 years. Since 1983, she has instructed the Midland High School drumline, creating a unique percussion technique program that has attracted record numbers to the MHS band program. She has been honored there as a Chemic for Life and homecoming Grand Marshall. She also spent two years on the staff of the Northern Aurora Drum & Bugle Corps in Saginaw, touring the country on the DCI competition circuit. As a commissioned lay minister at Blessed Sacrament Parish, she directed the handbell choir, served in adult formation, Christian initiation and liturgy, and traveled to Israel with the late Bishop Kenneth Untener. In 2006 she opened a private percussion studio where she has coached several students on to the college level. She performs regularly with the Resonators Percussion Ensemble, the MSU Alumni Band and is a member of the Percussive Arts Society. Judyth sits on the board of the MSU Alumni Club of Midland County as past President. A huge sports fan, she is a former fitness instructor at the Midland Community Center, member of the Midland Curling Club and loves walking her dog, Frankie, America’s greatest living schnauzer.
Kim Scott
Science Lab

Suppport Staff

Sherri Nemeth
Reading Specialist
835-9481 ext. 72 Sherri Nemeth is a native of Michigan who has resided in Midland since 1986. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University, and after many years in the business field decided to continue her education. She then earned her Elementary Education Certification with endorsements in math and science from Saginaw Valley State University. She has since earned her Master of Arts in Teaching as a Reading Specialist from Saginaw Valley State University. Sherri taught preschool for two-and-a-half years, and then began her career at Saint Brigid Catholic School. She taught Junior Science for one year and then became the reading specialist. After two years, yet another opportunity arose, and she began teaching second grade at Saint Brigid Catholic School where she remained for 15 years. In 2021, yet another opportunity presented itself and Sherri accepted the role as Assistant Principal and Reading Specialist. Sherri, her husband, and two children are members of Saint Brigid Catholic Church. She has also taught Kindergarten Faith Formation.
Dottie Norris
After School Care Program - Lead Teacher/Librarian/Reading Tutor/Recess Monitor
Dottie Norris has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Development from Central Michigan University. She worked at Blessed Sacrament School as the After School Care program director for several years, and was the Preschool teacher for 28 years. Dottie and her family became members of Saint Brigid Parish in 2003, when her son started Elementary school here. Dottie enjoys boating and snowmobiling at their cottage in Houghton Lake, reading, and spending time with her family.
Chandra Kierpiec
Food Service Prep/Reading Tutor
Jerry Cain
Coordinator of Technology
989-835-7121 x45
Kim Scott
Science Lab
Ester Bateman
Spanish
Chris O'Connell
Music
Allison Klykken
Art
Ross Gibson
Technology
Justin Chase
P.E.