BCCHS Staff Directory

ADMINISTRATION OFFICE
Shel Hanser, Principal Jen Duval
Jim Hawbaker, Vice-Principal Carolyn Romee
Steve Nieto, Activities Director MATHEMATICS
ART Kathleen Borges
Lisa Fine Sunetta Ellwein
COUNSELING Marci Hecker
Katie Hogan Kristin Kulaga
Bob Keenum SCIENCE
ENGLISH Deb Wines
Lois Smith Ashley Buyse
Michele Mattix Craig Pierson
Danielle Barton
Meg Rude HISTORY
FOREIGN LANGUAGE Toni Bjelland
Lisa Skov

Shane Fairbanks
FairbanksOnline
Colleen Stroup
Mrs. Stroup’s Class Webpage

Lorena Dicken HEALTH AND PE
  Tyson Byers
RELIGION
Miranda Schmitt BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY
Karla Kelly Levi Osborne
Mike Martinson RESOURCE
LIBRARY MEDIA Sally Toner
Jane Ray YEARBOOK
MUSIC DEPARTMENT Kathy Harris
Branden Martinez, Choir FILM
Shane Fairbanks
Codie Wahrman, Orchestra,
Concert, Jazz and Pep Band Director
ACT PREP
Bob Keenum
Shane Fairbanks

Principal, Shel Hanser


Shel Hanser became the principal of Billings Central in 2002, and is the longest tenured principal in the history of the school. He earned both his BA in Business Education and his MA in Educational Leadership from the University of Montana. Before coming to BCCHS, Mr. Hanser was a teacher at Loyola Sacred Heart for four years, was assistant principal there for three years, and coached for 10 years. He is certified 5-12 in both business education and administration. Mr. Hanser was awarded the ‘Award of Excellence’ from MSU-Billings, and was also honored as one of the Billings Gazette’s ‘Forty Under 40’ recipients. Mr. Hanser was born and raised in Billings and is a BCS alumnus, having graduated from BCCHS in 1989. He attended college and lived in Missoula for 12 years before moving back to Billings. He is married and has three children, and he enjoys camping with his family and playing golf. Mr. Hanser’s personal goal is to ‘pay it forward’.

Assistant Principal, Jim Hawbaker


Jim Hawbaker serves as the Assistant Principal at BCCHS. He received his BA and continuing education from the University of Montana. Mr. Hawbaker is married with two children, and he enjoys spending time with his family and watching Grizzly football.

  • Events

    Oct
    31
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    5:00 pm Trunk or Treat! @ St. Francis Intermediate Parking Lot and St. Pius Fellowship Hall
    Trunk or Treat! @ St. Francis Intermediate Parking Lot and St. Pius Fellowship Hall
    Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Mark your calendars: Trunk or Treat will be on Halloween this year! The event will be held in the parking lot at the Intermediate building. This year chili and cinnamon rolls will also be served in the Fellowship Hall at … Continue reading
    Nov
    5
    Wed
    1:00 pm Parent Teacher Conferences
    Parent Teacher Conferences
    Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 6 @ 11:30 am
    Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held at all schools from 1-4 and 5-8 on Wednesday, November 5, and from 8:30-11:30 on Thursday, November 6. There is no school on Friday, November 7.

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