MEET KICS LEADERSHIP TEAM

 

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Dr. Benjamin P. Thomas 

Director

director@kicsrw.org 

Hometown: Merrick, NY, USA.

Education: Doctor of Ministry in Global Christianity & Development from Gordon–Conwell Theological Seminary; MA in Christian Education from Gordon–Conwell Theological Seminary; BA in Economics from Hobart College.

Years in Leadership: 18, 8th at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “Not one of all the Lord’s good promises to God’s people failed, everything was fulfilled.” Joshua 21:43.

 

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Kerry Munsey

Primary Principal

primary.principal@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Clio, Michigan, USA.

Education: M.A in Educational Leadership: K-12 Administration from Eastern Michigan University. B.A. in Elementary Education with minors in English and Mathematics from Saginaw Valley State University.

Years in Teaching and Administration: 12 years in teaching and 4 in administration. 2nd at KICS.

Favorite Scripture: "Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other." Romans 12:10 NLT.

 

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Kari Hanlon

Secondary Principal (Interim) and Director of Teaching & Learning

khanlon@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Houston, TX, USA

Education: M.A. in Christian Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning from Clemson University. B.A. in Secondary Education and History from Trinity International University.

Years in Education and Ministry: 13, 10th at KICS.

Favorite Scripture: “…That they may be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.” Isaiah 61:3.

 

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Jordon Bright

Assistant Principal

jbright@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Bella Vista, Arkansas.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with an Emphasis in Early Childhood Development from College Of The Ozarks in Branson, Missouri. Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Years in Education: 8, 2nd at KICS.

Favorite Scripture: He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8

 

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Janet Murenzi

Director of Administration & Finance

jmurenzi@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda

Education: M.A. in Business Administration, Majoring in Finance from Oklahoma Christian University. B.A. in Business Administration, Majoring in Accounts from Kigali Institute of Science & Technology and S.F.B.

Years in Accounting: 14, 6th at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “Call to me and I will answer you, I will tell you wonderful and marvelous things that you know nothing about.” Jeremiah 33:3

 

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Ivan Mbaraga 

Director of Operations

imbaraga@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda

Education: MBA in Organizational Leadership and Development from Oklahoma Christian University. B.Sc. with Education [Biology & Chemistry] from Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda.

Years in Administration: 10, 6th at KICS

Favorite Scripture: “So don’t fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10.

 

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Joy Haguma 

People & Culture Leader

jhaguma@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda

Education: M.A in Entrepreneurship and small business management from the University of Pretoria; B.A in Management from Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa.

Years in Administration: 9, 1st at KICS

Favorite Scripture: For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. - Jeremiah 29:11. 

 

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Adam Koelling

Staff Care & Mission

a2koelling@kicsrw.org

Hometown: Longview, Texas.

Education: Master of Communication Disorders (Speech Pathology) from LSU HSC.

Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Liberty University.

Years in teaching: 3rd, all at KICS.

Favorite Scripture: “For our sake he made him to be sin, who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God." 2 Corinthians 5:21.