meet our
Elementary  specialists


Mr. Stephen Abeshima

Bachelor of Arts in Music
University of Puget Sound

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Mrs. Valerie Abeshima

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Mrs. Calice Black '89

Ms. Jennings is a TBS Alumna and has been teaching drama for 17+ years, five at Tacoma Baptist. She enjoys spending time with her  4 children, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, and  2 grandchildren.

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Mrs. Lynn Hamlin

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Special Education Endorsement
Western Oregon State University

Mrs. Hamlin has lived in Tacoma for 33 years, moving here from Oregon after graduating from college.  She is married to Rich Hamlin (TBS boy's basketball coach).  They have three children whom all attended Tacoma Baptist. They also have a wonderful daughter in law and son in law as well as three grandchildren.  She also loves to be up early and enjoys running and working out.


Ms. Leah Keller

Master of Arts in Studio Art & Illustration; Pensacola Christian College
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art & Illustration; Pensacola Christian College

Ms. Keller has a full background in digital art, and is a gifted in the fine arts including oil painting, drawing, and photography.


Mr. Mike Lundy

Masters in Theological Studies; Faith Seminary
Bachelor of Arts in Leadership; Faith Seminary

Mr. Lundy is in his 6th year teaching at TBS.  He is married to his high school sweetheart and they have three children, two currently attending TBS.  He loves to spend time with his kids as well as participate in Judo and weightlifting.


Mrs. Myra Norman

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
Pacific Lutheran University

Mrs. Norman has been teaching for 12 years.  She loves to spend time with her husband, Karel, and their three children who currently attend TBS. She also has a passion for playing and coaching volleyball.