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Phone: (419) 846-3833
Fax: 419-846-3163
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Kayle Timura- Intervention Specialist

Staff Picture - Kayle Timura Name: Kayle Timura
Family: Mike Timura (older brother), Cassi Timura (sister in law), Lexi Timura (niece), and Gabi Timura (niece);  Ryan Timura (older brother), Allie Timura (sister in law), Nora Timura (niece), and Charlotte Timura (niece)
Name of parents: Cheri and Dave Timura
Pets: One dog and two tortoises 
High School Graduated from: Highland High School
College Graduated From: Ashland University
Hobbies: Crafts, Running, Reading, Spending time with family and friends, and Netflix
Recently Read Books: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon
Favorite Movie: Despicable Me
Favorite Restaurant: Moe’s
Favorite Sports Team: College: Ashland Football Professional: Cleveland Monsters
Who inspired me to choose this career path: My next door neighbor.
Few people know that I am a professional jump roper. 
My greatest hero is my mom.
My greatest phobia is spiders. 
My favorite Quote/Phrase/Scripture is “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others”. -Gandhi
My greatest accomplishment is graduating from Ashland University as salutatorian. 

Ryan Hughes - Linkage Coordinator

Ryan Hughes, Linkage Coordinator Name: Ryan Hughes 
Family: Wife-Lyndsea, Son- Landry (16 months)
Pets: Yorkie (Milo)
High School Graduated from: Jackson High School (Jackson Ohio)
College Graduated From: West Liberty University
Hobbies: Family, Lifting, Sports
Recently Read Books: Rich Dad/Poor Dad written by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter
Favorite Movie: I have many. Any football movie. Any Denzel Washington movie. Harry Potter.
Favorite Restaurant: Mexican  
Favorite Sports Team: College: Ohio State Professional: Cincinnati Bengals 
The best thing about Northwestern is… I love how approachable and welcoming the school community has been. The atmosphere here is very positive which makes a great place for staff and students.
Who inspired me to choose this career path: My guardian/football coach and his family.  I owe any success I have made and continue to make to his family.  He served as a role model and much more for me.  My goal is to try and have the same impact to the students I work with. 
Few people know that I… Am somewhat of a huge Harry Potter fanatic. 
My greatest hero is… My son Landry. He motivates me in many ways. 
My greatest phobia is… Sharks, Spiders. 
My greatest accomplishment is… I take great pride in being resilient. This applies to many different aspects in my life. 
Words of Wisdom… Treat people like family. There is no such thing as strangers. Strangers are just people you haven’t met yet! 

Becky Burkholder - Student Services Secretary

Becky Burkholder - Student Services Secretary Name: Becky Burkholder 
Family: Husband – Mike  Children:  Travis, Jana, Kyle (deceased), and Jeff  I also have 6 granddaughters!
Pets: Maxwell and Jasper (dogs)
High School Graduated from: Wooster High School
College Graduated From: University of Akron
Hobbies: Family, and anything that involves being outside (when it’s nice out)
Recently Read Books: The Hidden by Heather Graham
Favorite Movie: Too many to list, but the one movie that I can watch over and over without being tired of it is Gone with the Wind
Favorite Restaurant: Sully’s in Medina 
Favorite Sports Team: College: Ohio State Professional: Cleveland Indians 
The best thing about Northwestern is… I love the family atmosphere.  We all truly care about each other as people and try very hard to do whatever we can to help anyone who is in need of help.
Who inspired me to choose this career path: The person who was branch manager at a bank that I worked at told me that I’d do really well working with kids. 
Few people know that I… Love to go fishing
My greatest phobia is… Snakes 
My greatest accomplishment is… When I graduated from college as an adult student while working part time and with 3 small kids at home. 
Words of Wisdom… Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff – I have to repeat this to myself a lot, but it is good advice for anyone!

Frank Loera - Para Professional

Frank Loera Name:  Mr. Loera aka Frank.
Family: Emilie Loera Wife, Bronson 22, Natalia 21, Kayleigh 7, And Gus Gus 5wks
Pets:  Bear Bear, Aby and Kittie. 
High School Graduated from:  A little town just North of West Virginia…Rittman.
College Graduated From:  Associates from Akron Still Slowly working on Education Degree.
Hobbies:  CrossFit and anything outside.
Recently Read Books:  Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield, Turbo 23 by Janet Evonavich.
Favorite Movie: Great Out Doors, 
Favorite Restaurant:  Fuji Inn 
Favorite Sports Team:  Buckeyes 
The best thing about Northwestern is… The Staff
Who inspired me to choose this career path: A friend
Few people know that I…  have been to the top of Mt Fuji
My greatest phobia is…  Silver wear touching my teeth.
My greatest accomplishment is…  My Kids 
Words of Wisdom… Time is the one thing you can’t stop but have the most control over. Using it wisely or wasting it is completely up to you.

Deputy Chellis - SRO

Deputy Chellis Name:  Adam Chellis
Family:  Wife, Theresa, Daughter, Maria
Pets:  Chocolate Lab, Buddy, Mini Dachshund, Penny, & Mini Dachshund,  Smidge
High School Graduated from:  Wooster High School Class of 89
College Graduated From:   Hocking College
Hobbies:  Collect Cannons
Recently Read Books:  Miracle's and Massacres
Favorite Movie: Gettysburg 
Favorite Sports Team:  Cleveland Monsters Hockey
The best thing about Northwestern is… Honored to protect my home school
Who inspired me to choose this career path: I chose my own path
Few people know that I… First Class Petty Officer in Ohio Navy
My greatest phobia is…  Snakes
My greatest accomplishment is…  My daughter 
Words of Wisdom… All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing
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