Valerie Hamaker is our Pre-K 3-4 teacher.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Tarleton State Universtiy and has several years of experience as an early childhood teacher. Valerie also coordinates our Physical Education program. She will begin her 9th year at Stephenville Christian School this fall! She and her husband live in Stephenville and have two boys in their 20’s. Valerie attends Faith Lutheran Church and also enjoys teaching gymnastics at her gym in Dublin. One of her favorite Bible verses is “For the Lord is good and His love endures forever Psalm 100:5.”


Denise Garner is a graduate of Tarleton state University. She has taught at several levels, ranging from High School Home Economics to PreK. She will begin her 4th year at SCS this fall and is the busy mother of 3 children, 2 young adult children, and the youngest in high school. She and her husband make their home in Stephenville. Mrs. Garner attends Harvey Baptist Church where she is active in children and youth programs. “It is a joy and privilege to teach at SCS where I can freely teach God’s Word in every aspect of learning.” One of her favorite verses is Deuteronomy 30:19-20, “…choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to His voice, and hold fast to Him.” “It is my desire that our children ‘choose life’ and that I can make a difference and impact the lives of our children here at SCS for Him.”


Beth Krey works at SCS as our 3rd-6th-grade teacher. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Tarleton State University in 1998 and has taught at many levels over her teaching career of 17 years including 2nd through 8th, with the majority being at 5th and 6th grade. Mrs. Krey will begin her 11th year this fall at SCS. She is the mother of three boys and attends Double N Cowboy Church in Dublin. Beth helps lead the Pre-K Class and her husband is a lay pastor at their church. “It is a blessing to come to SCS every day and not only teach math and reading, but God’s love to every student who walks in the door.” Proverbs 22:6, “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”


Joy Osinga is the Pre-K 3-4 paraprofessional and the extended care teacher at Stephenville Christian School. In the fall, she will begin her 6th year with SCS. She attended and achieved her high school diploma at Comanche High School.  Joy worked many years on her family’s dairy in Proctor and cherished doing many things on the farm, especially feeding calves. She is a member of Stephenville Christian Reformed Church and enjoys being a part of the church family. She is also a member of her church’s social and fellowship committee. “I am looking forward to working with your child(ren) and teaching them the Christian values to last a lifetime.”

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1120 CR 351
Stephenville, TX 76401

Phone: 254-965-4821
Fax: 254-965-6853

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