Brian Donahue – Earth Science and Biology Teacher
Brian Donahue grew up 1600 miles away in Michigan, about ten minutes from Detroit. He developed his love for science through his many hiking and backpacking experiences as a child. His father is a chemist and taught him the scientific method early on. As a child he spent many summer vacations at natural history and science museums. It was only natural for him to become a science teacher.
He first obtained a two-year degree in computer information systems, before graduating from the University of Michigan with a bachelors in Biology and Psychology. He earned teaching endorsements in Biology and Integrated Science, and Brian has taught honors biology, biology, as well as 5th, 7th, and 8th grade science.
Brian’s students have had great success in annual science fairs, even though he has taught at small schools. One of his students has even won at the international science fair.
Brian is a self proclaimed nerd, loving science, computers, and gadgets. His hobbies include hiking, camping, backpacking, and collecting plants. He is married to his high school sweetheart and has one son, Carter, whom he loves dearly.
Drew Larson – Chemistry and Physics Teacher
Jennifer Kasameyer – Middle School Science Teacher
Jennifer completed her degree in Science Education after pursuing a career as a chef and massage therapist. She enjoys helping students learn to love science. She creates fun exciting experiments and real world experience to the classroom. She believes all children have a gift to share with the world. Jennifer has three children ranging from 6-15 years old. In her spare time she enjoys paint balling with her family.
Aubri Cunningham – Chemistry Teacher
Aubri received her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Brigham Young University. After working as a Certified Nurse’s Aide for five years, she went back to her true passion and will be receiving her Master’s in Education this December. Aubri’s love for science came at a young age when she realized that it answered all her questions, even when her teachers couldn’t. Her other passions include reading, writing, and spending time with her family.