Mr. Christopher Lyon teaches History, Astronomy, Philosophy, and Latin, and is also the Athletic Director. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and father of 3 lovely daughters. Mr. Lyon is also a published poet and historian and coauthors an epic fantasy series with his brother Mr. Patrick Lyon.
Mrs. Janet Podczerwinski, in addition to working as the Choir Director at Saint James in Sag Bridge, has also been the Co-Choir director and a faculty member in the Musical Theater program at Kingswood Academy. She has been teaching Music and Drama at Chesterton Academy since 2016.
With a background in customer service, Mrs. Michelle Ryan most recently worked in admissions at the American Academy of Art in Chicago. Before joining Chesterton in June 2019, she earned a BFA in Commercial Illustration at the Illinois Institute of Art and studied at the School of Representational Art. She continues to do freelance artwork that promotes the Catholic faith.
Mrs. Colleen Billing has a degree from the University of Illinois in Secondary Education, Speech Communications, and Literature. She is in charge of running all of our events at Chesterton as well as organizing the volunteers.