Middle School Science Specialist and 6th Grade Homeroom
Donna is new to St. James this year, but not new to teaching. She has taught in Lutheran schools for 25 years in Steelville, IL; Seymour, IN; Indianapolis, IN; Marlette, MI; and most recently Bloomington, IL. She was raised in Manistee, Michigan and went to school at Concordia University, Ann Arbor. Her father grew up in Delphi, Indiana and she recently married and moved to Delphi, Indiana. She is married to Paul Rider and has the privilege of being a stepmother to six children that range from 10 to 20. She is very excited to begin her new ministry at St. James.