About Us

Staff

Jackson Hole Classical Academy is thankful for its experienced and dedicated staff. Working hand-in-hand with our faculty, our staff supports our school in more ways than one, always with the goal of fostering a learning environment in which our students can thrive.


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  • Ms. Deb Bentlage

    Kitchen & Maintenance Manager 

    Ms. Debora “Deb” Bentlage was born in Casper, Wyoming and lived her childhood in the Equality State. After graduating high school in Jackson, she studied for a year at Central Wyoming College and a year in Laramie before entering the U.S. Army and becoming a paratrooper, serving in Korea and Germany. Ms. Bentlage’s experience is varied and strong for her position at JHCA. She started as a cook at her grandmother’s café at the Teton Gables Hotel and has not looked back since! Ms. Bentlage lives in Jackson with her two beautiful children, Sarah and Jacob.
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  • Mrs. Julia Campbell

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D., Oboe Performance and Literature
    McGill University, M.Mus., Oboe Performance
    McGill University, M.A., Music Theory 
    Grand Valley State University in Michigan, B.A., Music

    Grand Valley State University in Michigan, B.S., Physics

    Advancement Coordinator


    Mrs. Julia Campbell is the Advancement Coordinator at JHCA. Prior to moving to Jackson in 2022 with her husband, she was an adjunct instructor of oboe at Grand Valley State University and has served as a teaching assistant, private music tutor, and administrative assistant at other universities. She recently finished her doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Oboe Performance and Literature. Additionally, she holds a master of music in Oboe Performance and a master of arts in Music Theory from the Schulich School of Music at McGill University, as well as a bachelor of arts in Music and a bachelor of science in Physics from Grand Valley State University in Michigan.
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  • Mrs. Lisa Landis

    Ithaca College of New York, B.Mus., Music Education; Piano

    Admissions Manager

    Mrs. Lisa Landis is the Admissions Manager at JH Classical Academy and, in previous years, served as the school's founding music teacher and choral director. She loves working alongside her husband, Mr. Ian Landis, and the admissions team to help grow the Academy. She attended Ithaca College of New York, where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree, double majoring in Music Education and Piano. Mrs. Landis grew up in Quakertown, PA and appreciates the opportunity to live in and enjoy Jackson with her husband and two children.  
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  • Mr. Jack Ledden

    Savannah College of Art and Design, M.Arch, Architecture
    Savannah College of Art and Design, BFA, Architecture


    Facilities & Grounds Manager; High School Practical Arts

    Mr. John "Jack" Ledden is the Facilities and Grounds Manager at JH Classical Academy. He graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a bachelor of fine arts degree in Architecture and a master’s of Architecture degree. Mr. Ledden has years of experience in facilities management, engineering, and carpentry.
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  • Mrs. Kristyn Ledden

    Fairfax Community College, Business and Administration

    Accounting & Procurement Coordinator


    Mrs. Kristyn Ledden is the Accounting and Procurement Coordinator at JH Classical Academy. Mrs. Ledden has pursued a degree in business and administration at Fairfax Community College in Warrenton, Virginia, and brings extensive leadership, training, and supervisory background at Geico in Falmouth, Virginia.
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  • Mrs. Becky Lunz

    Texas State University, B.S., Psychology & Biology

    Front Office Manager & Registrar


    Mrs. Becky Lunz is the first warm, smiling face you see when you walk through our doors. Becky earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Prior to moving to Jackson with her family in July of 2016, she worked in Texas and Colorado as a Licensed Vocational Nurse for 14 years, primarily in surgery but also in family practice and office settings. She is married to Dean of Students Sam Lunz and they have two young children, Fox and Lincoln, who both attend JHCA.
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  • Mrs. Ana Orsini

    West Virginia University, B.A., Elementary Education

    Executive Assistant to the Head of School

    Mrs. Ana Orsini is the Executive Assistant to the Head of School at JH Classical Academy. She was born and raised in West Virginia and attended West Virginia University for a degree in elementary education. From 2010 to 2020, she has served in a number of roles, including as associate director of admissions in a pre-K–12 independent school in Las Vegas.
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  • Chef John "JB" Park

    Masters College in Santa Clarita, Liberal Arts Degree in Business, Music and Bible

    Academy Chef

    Mr. John "JB" Park is the JH Classical Academy chef. He was born in Korea, moved to the United States when he was three, and became a citizen at nineteen. JB attended the Masters College in Santa Clarita, where he received a liberal arts degree in business, music, and Bible. Since moving to Jackson from California, JB has worked as a special events caterer for Jackson Hole High School and as a school bus driver. He also was a chef for JHCA from 2017 to 2019. His outgoing, humble demeanor and delicious food brightens the days of colleagues and students alike. He is very excited to be working at JHCA.
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  • Mr. Jeff Schuller

    Princeton University, A.B. Economics; Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

    Business Consultant

    Mr. Jeff Schuller has served JH Classical Academy as a business consultant since Fall of 2020. He grew up in New York, north of Manhattan. After graduating from Princeton University with an undergraduate degree in economics, he became a Chartered Financial Analyst. From 1994 to 2004, Mr. Schuller worked as an analyst and portfolio manager for mutual fund companies in Denver and Kansas City.
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  • Ms. Brittany Semco

    Waynesburg University, B.A., Public Relations & Graphic Design

    Marketing & Communications Manager

    Ms. Brittany Semco joined JH Classical Academy in 2021 as the marketing and communications coordinator. She hails from Jamestown, Rhode Island where she attended a classical Christian school from K-12. She attended Waynesburg University, where she double majored in public relations and graphic design. At JHCA, Ms. Semco's responsibilities include advertising, print marketing, digital marketing, website design, social media management, and assisting with marketing strategy. In short, she will execute marketing strategies and initiatives. She says, "I'm excited to help further the mission of JHCA to educate and grow students so that they are fully prepared for life after they leave."
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Contact

Jackson Hole Classical Academy
P.O. Box 7466
Jackson, WY 83002
 
Enrollment Inquiries:
Polly Friess
(307) 690-8396
 
All Other Inquiries:
School Office
(307) 201-5040
 
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