Gerry Goede

Gerry GoedeAdministrator, Math & Science Teacher
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Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech, Master’s Degree in Math Education from Montana State University

Mr. Gerry Goede is the HCS Administrator and teaches secondary Bible, math and science classes.
He worked for more than twenty years in nuclear engineering, engineering management, and financial management and has taught Calculus at Montana State University. Mr. Goede started teaching math and science classes at Heritage Christian School in 2004 and enjoys each and every student that God places in his classes.
Mr. Goede has a passion for seeing Christians grow through a focus on God’s Word and discipleship. He also has a passion for tandem bike riding with his wife, Pat. They have taken several long bike trips throughout the country and love hosting and talking with other touring bicyclists.

Michelle Nuss

Michelle NussFinancial Administrator
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Mrs. Michelle Nuss is the HCS Financial Administrator and has a big heart for each of the students at Heritage. Her own two children attended K-12 at HCS and graduated in 2016 and 2017. She obtained her Associate’s Degree from Northwest College and Bachelor’s from MSU, both in Accounting. Her hobbies include any time spent with her husband and family, whether it be camping, fishing, traveling to livestock shows, playing games, or just hanging out. Michelle’s favorite Bible verse is Colossians 1:10, “so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,”.

Sandy Walker

Sandy WalkerOffice Manager
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Mrs. Sandy Walker is our school Office Manager. She loves what she does and is daily blessed by each and every student and family at Heritage!
Mrs. Walker also has directed many of the HCS theater productions.
Her interests include cross country skiing, walking, reading and road trips.
She is blessed to have a wonderful husband of 30 years, two grown children and five grandchildren. She and her husband serve in Junior High Youth ministry.

Terry Barnhart

Terry BarnhartOffice Assistant
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Mrs. Terry Barnhart is the Office Assistant at HCS. She feels blessed to be able to serve the students, teachers, staff and parents here at Heritage. She has been married to her husband, Pastor Dave Barnhart, Global Outreach Pastor at Grace Bible Church, for 36 years. They have two married sons, a daughter, and one granddaughter. Terry holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts for the Human Services and Spanish from the University of MN, Morris and a B.S. in Secondary Education, Broad Field Social Sciences and Spanish from St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

Tracy Montoya

Tracy MontoyaLunch Recess Monitor
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Tracy Montoya monitors our children for the lunch recess. Her expertise with children and attention to detail has brought many great recesses. Tracy loves photography and is the owner of Tracy Montoya Photography here in Bozeman. She is married to former Bobcat Defensive player Jon Montoya. They have two girls who attend Heritage Christian.

Joe Espinosa

Joe EspinosaCustodian
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Michele Stafford

Michele StaffordFood Service Manager and Family Science Teacher
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Mrs. Stafford has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from Cal Poly/ San Luis Obispo and she completed the Personal Chef Program from the American Personal and Private Chef Association. Mrs. Stafford will enjoy teaching students about food and other household and personal skills in the Family Science class.

Austin Ruhl

Austin RuhlIT Coordinator
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Austin is a native Bozemanite. Using his God-given gifts involving computers and technology, Austin derives great enjoyment in worshiping God and helping others by serving in the tech ministry and CrossLife (college ministry) at Grace Bible Church. As a continuation of his desire to serve others, Austin uses his skills to oversee Heritage Christian School’s IT infrastructure, web development, audio/video technology and troubleshooting. If you attend a wedding in the Gallatin valley, you might find Austin running sound or shooting video with his drone. In his free time, Austin enjoys all things related to Mountain Dew and interacting with friends.