Mr. Benning graduated high school from Iroquois and went to college at SDSU. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Math Education. He taught in Arlington for three years before joining our staff at Estelline. In his spare time he likes to golf, run, fish, hunt, and play cards. He lives in Estelline with his wife Su, daughter Abigail, and son Riley. He has one dog named Chaps and one cat named Snickers.
Mr. Cosman graduated college from Mount Marty. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. He taught in Scotland, Sutherland, Nebraska, and Parker, Arizona before joining our staff at Estelline. He lives outside of Estelline with his wife Joanie, and children Kevin, Kyle, Katie, Kerry, and Kenny. In his spare time he likes to spend time with family, play golf and tennis, and read mysteries.
Lisa Cruz graduated high school from Prior Lake and graduated college from St. Cloud University. She is married to Ron Cruz, and has 2 children, Ellie and Lily Cruz. She also has a cat named Tinkerbell. In her spare time she likes to travel, garden, and do anything with politics.
Ms. Engelstad graduated high school from Deubrook and graduated college at NDSU/VCSU. She has a degree in elementary education with a reading and math credential. This is Ms. Engelstads first teaching job. Her parents are Ralph and Noreen Engelstad. She has two brothers Brandon, Ben, and a sister-in-law Ashley, and a adorable niece Lily.
Mrs. Hanenberger graduated high school from Woodbury Central Community School and got her undergrad degrees from the University of Northern Iowa. She has a degree in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and a Masters in School Counseling. She has taught in Potsville, Iowa, Wyndmere/Linderwood, North Dakota, and St. Michael Albertville Middle School in Minnesota. She is married to Eric with one child Annabelle who is three and baby number two which is due in late July. In her spare time she likes to coach dance, read, workout, and spend time with family and friends.