Courtney was born in Victoria; however, raised in Goliad County. She is married to Clinton Brandt and loves her animals. She started working at Trinity Episcopal School in 2017. She graduated from the University of Houston-Victoria with her Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (EC-6th) in May 2021. She enjoys reading, being outside, and spending time with her family.
Esme has worked with young children for the past 23 years. She came to Trinity 2008 and has served as the extended care director or co-director since that time.
Esme is married and has two children and seven grandchildren. In her spare time Esme enjoys reading, gardening, and cooking, but her greatest enjoyment is spending time with her family.
Emory Flowers is a proud Aggie Graduate with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. She grew up in Victoria and is excited to move back closer to family. Emory is married to Joseph Flowers and "mom" to two dogs. In her free time she loves hanging out with her friends and family, cooking, or curling up with a good book.
Kelly is a 1994 graduate of Southwest Texas State University with a B.A. in Psychology. She retired from Region III-ESC in 2020 and has been a substitute teacher at Trinity since 2021. This year, Kelly starts full-time as an aide in K5 with Stephanie Hybner. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Degrees: Bachelor's Southwest Texas State University (1994)
Stephanie Hybner is a 2003 graduate of Texas A&M University in College Station with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She later went on to receive her Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and has taught for 13 years. She spent her first 7 years teaching 2nd and 3rd grade in the public school system and has taught 3rdgrade as well as Kindergarten in the private sector for the last 6 years. She and her husband Ryan, are the proud parents of their two daughters Emery and Riley, and their son Zachary. Their family has recently relocated to the Victoria area from Corpus Christi, TX. Stephanie is very excited to join the Trinity family and continue teaching Kindergarten here as a Patriot! When she is not teaching she enjoys relaxing at home, hanging out with friends and family, traveling, and reading a good book.
Kelsey McGarity is excited to join Trinity as a dedicated K5 aide. Originally from Victoria, Texas, Kelsey takes pride in being the mother of two Patriots, Dakoda and Sophia. Kelsey’s devotion to working with children shines through her every interaction. Kelsey is passionate about fostering a love for learning in the next generation as she enjoys igniting the spark of curiosity and eagerness within young students. Kelsey cherishes moments spent with loved ones, indulges in crafting and baking, and immerses herself in the pages of captivating books.
Hello, my name is Elexis Wesley, and I am super excited to be a part of Trinity. I am currently enrolled in UHV to earn my bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. I will be working as Mrs. Woods aide in K5. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, and working my photo booth that I just recently started with my sister.
Kristine King is excited to be teaching first grade at Trinity Episcopal School. Mrs. King taught at Rowland Elementary for five years before moving to La Vernia where she then returned to her hometown of Victoria and joined our staff here at Trinity in 2019. Kristine has experience teaching 5th and 1st grades.
She and her husband, John, have been married since 2007 and are the proud parents of Lillian and Carter. Kristine enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, reading, and being outdoors. She has a passion for teaching and is excited to get to know all of her new students as well as love on her previous ones.
Sally McCloud is so excited to be joining the Trinity Episcopal School family this year as a 2nd grade teacher. Sally is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. She began her teaching career in 2012 at The Fay School in Houston, TX where she taught third and fourth grade. After teaching for two years, she stepped away from the classroom while her husband attended law school at Louisiana State University. Upon her family’s return to Texas, Sally joined the Woodsboro Elementary School faculty. She taught first grade and fourth grade during her four years in Woodsboro. Sally currently resides in Refugio with her husband, Simon, and three sons: Bowie, Thomas Wade, and Benjamin. She enjoys reading, taking walks with her family, watching football and gymnastics, and cheering on the Ole Miss Rebels.
Jamie Biles is a 1993 graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. During her teaching career, she has taught students in all grades from PreK to 5th grade. She joined the Trinity staff in 2014 and is the 4th grade ELAR and Social Studies teacher. She looks forward to exploring different genres of literature and diving into Texas History this year with her students.
Jamie and her husband, Stephen, are the proud parents of Benjamin, Grant, and Lauren.
Hi! My name is Kati Klores, and I am excited to be part of the Trinity Family. I graduated from Texas Tech University (Wreck ‘Em) in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and Minor in Spanish. I studied abroad in Seville, Spain and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic while in college, and enjoy opportunities to use the Spanish I’ve learned. I taught 4th grade Math/Social Studies in Lubbock from 2016-2019, then moved to Cuero in July of 2019 where I taught 3rd grade Math/Science at Hunt Elementary from 2019-2023. The 3rd/4th Math position at Trinity is truly the best of both worlds, and I am thrilled to be here! Children are God’s greatest gift, and getting to teach them is such an honor.
I have a passion for children and families, and serve on the DeWitt County Child Welfare Board, as well as with Friends of DeWitt County Children.
When I’m not at school, you can find me curled up with a good book, trying new recipes in the kitchen, or working cattle with my husband, Austin.
Rachel Bush is originally from California, but made it to Texas as fast as she could! She graduated from Concordia University of Texas, at Austin, from the College of Education in 2009 and has taught for 14 years. Rachel has taught Pre-K3, Pre-K4,3rd and now 7th grade.
Teaching at Trinity has been a giant blessing. She enjoys going to Chapel and praising God for all His blessings. She loves having her son on campus with her and loves that he feels right at home, here.
Rachel loves to camp, bake, cook, read, cheer on the Longhorns, and be outdoors with her husband, Brandon, son Kyle, and daughter Lucia. Rachel is also an active member at Grace Lutheran Church.
Dana Howard is a 1995 graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in history with a minor in journalism and is certified to teach grades 4-8. She has been an educator since 2001 and has taught across multiple grade levels, including elementary, middle school, and high school. When Dana is not in the classroom, she enjoys being with her husband and four children, watching Aggie football, and crafting weird and wonderful creations.
My name is Crystal McKnight, and I am honored and humbled to be teaching 5th-8th grade science at Trinity Episcopal School. I earned my Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary (1st -8th grade) at the University of Houston Clear Lake. I hold certifications in Gifted and Talented Education and Special Education.
I have been an educator for 26 years, working with Kinder- 5th-grade students in the public education setting.
I have been married to my husband, Bill for 30 years, and have two amazing boys. Andrew is 22 years old and attends Texas A&M majoring in Electronic Systems Engineering Technology. Zachary is 13 years old and attends Faith Academy. As a family, we enjoy camping, vacationing to new places, and traveling to many sporting events to root on our favorite teams.
I want to create an environment where students wonder about the world around them, think deeply, ask questions, and act, and be scientists and engineers.
Kelly Stimson is a 2004 graduate of University of Houston-Victoria with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Her certification includes pre-k through eighth grade. Since she began teaching in 2004, she has taught fourth and fifth grade in public school and then started her education journey at Trinity in 2013. She is excited to continue her tenth year at Trinity teaching fifth, seventh, & eigth grade.
She and her husband, Daryl, are the proud parents of a daughter, Kyndal and son, Kaid. Both of their children have and currently attend Trinity. When she's not taking her children to extracurricular activities, Kelly enjoys reading, decorating, and spending time camping with family. She and her family are members of Northside Baptist Church.
The following group of educators work with students in multiple grades throughout the day.
Ms. Bone was a choir and music teacher for 29 years before leaving the public school classroom. She has taught grades K-12, teaching at VISD for a number of years before moving to Austin, where she spent 12 years at a K-5 elementary school. She is experienced in creating and producing school wide performances and working with children. She will be on campus Tuesdays and Fridays and teaching K3-4th grade.
A native Spanish speaker from Lima, Peru, this is Martha’s 28th year teaching Spanish at Trinity to students in fifth through 8th grade. Martha attended the Universidad Privada Ricardo Palma translation and interpretation program in Peru and worked for both the American Chamber of Commerce and Occidental Petroleum. In 1980, she moved to Texas with her late husband Charles Bentley.
She has two children Lieutenant Colonel USMC Romeo Paolo, a Naval Academy graduate stationed in Germany and daughter Monique Bentley of Sugarland. Martha is a proud grandmother of eight grandchildren.
She is a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church where she has been active in the Lectors Ministry for the last twenty-two years and is a member of the Catholic Daughters. She enjoys cooking, decorating, traveling and spending time with her family
I have been fortunate enough to have been a part of the Trinity community for the past 7 years. As a dedicated Librarian at Trinity Episcopal School since 2016, I have had the privilege of nurturing young minds and fostering a love for learning. Before joining Trinity, I spent several years as an Early Childhood Educator in the public school system, specializing in Pre-Kindergarten, first, and second grades. I am overjoyed to embark on another year at Trinity, continuing my role as a Librarian and also as the instructor for our exciting Makerpace program. It is truly a dream come true to be able to combine my two greatest passions - literature and three-dimensional art - in order to provide a unique and enriching educational experience for our students. When I am not at school, I find solace in the peaceful countryside where I reside with my loving husband and our beloved animals.
Gunner is currently a senior at The University of Texas at San Antonio studying Kinesiology. He was born and raised in Victoria, Texas and is currently pursuing a career in education and athletics. After finishing up at Victoria West High School, he extended his baseball career to the 2016-2017 season with the UHV Jaguars under Terry Puhl. In his spare time, he enjoys training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as well as co-managing a training facility downtown, Vendetta Sports. With over 5+ years of coaching, Gunner will be a huge asset to the Trinity team.
Erin Koehler is a 1999 graduate of Southwest Texas State with a Bachelor's Degree in Geography & History Education. She has as a Youth Minister for the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepard in Corpus Christi, St. David's Episcopal Church in San Antonio, and as a member of the Bishop's staff for Youth and Young Adult ministries. As a Youth Minister, Erin spent many summers as a Teacher, Counselor, and Staff Director at Camp Capers, and as a Teacher at Family Camp at the Mustang Island Conference Center. Some of her favorite experiences as a Youth Minister are the outdoor education trips with St. James Episcopal School, Corpus Christi, and many, many mission trips! Before moving to Victoria in July 2020, Erin spent six years as a Senior Dorm Parent for the Residential Life Program at TMI Episcopal School in San Antonio.
Her husband, Michael, is serving as the Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church. They are the proud parents of three Trinity Patriots; Kenny, Joseph, and Stephen. Erin enjoys digging in the dirt, listening to podcasts, and reading if there ever is any free time.
Stephanie Luschen moved to Texas from South Dakota in 2019. She graduated from the University of Sioux Falls in 2000 with a BA in Education. She has taught PreK and Kindergarten and was trained as a Reading Recovery teacher and has tutored many struggling readers. Stephanie is a certified fitness instructor and has taught adult fitness classes for many years, so she decided to start teaching Physical Education in 2021. She loves coaching athletes of all ages and is excited about coaching and teaching at Trinity.
Stephanie is married to her high school sweetheart Ron. They have three children that are graduates of a small private school in South Dakota that was much like Trinity. Stephanie and her husband fully believe in investing in Christian Education for your children. Matthew 6:19-21 “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”
Emily Moeller is a 2009 Graduate of Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN, with a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education and Spanish Education. Her training includes an immersion program through Martin Luther College and the Academia de Espanol de Quito in Quito, Ecuador, in 2006, the National Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling conference in 2014 and 2017, and the National Network of Early Language Learning conference in 2022 and 2023.
Emily taught high school Spanish for seven years at a private high school in Michigan. After relocating with her husband Andrew to Victoria, Texas, in 2016 she taught Spanish for two years at Victoria West High School until their son Jonah was born. As Jonah started K4 at Trinity last year, Emily was excited to also join the Trinity family.
Emily loves traveling - to the Midwest to visit family, to state and national parks, and around the world when the opportunity arises. At home she enjoys baking, board games, calligraphy, and catching up on tv shows.
Andrew, Emily and Jonah are active members at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Victoria.