Shannon Andreen

7th and 8th Grade ELA and Social Science Teacher/Advisor for High School

Mrs. Andreen loves her role as the 7th and 8th grade teacher at Pilgrim Lutheran School. She especially enjoys guiding the students to become independent thinkers who love to learn. She seeks to help her students build strong relationships with the wider community. In addition to her role as the 7th and 8th grade teacher, Mrs. Andreen has also taught 5th and 6th grade at Pilgrim.

Before coming to Pilgrim, Mrs. Andreen taught at schools in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Houston. During three of her years teaching in Houston, she was the English Department Chair and had the honor of winning Paul Revere’s “Teacher of the Year.”

Mrs. Andreen attended Louisiana State University, where she earned her B.A. in Literature and later obtained her Secondary Education certification. She is married and has two children, Riley and Connor. Both attend and love Pilgrim. She enjoys entertaining, cooking, crafting, reading, and most of all, spending time with family and friends.

Jennifer Goolsby

Lower Grades Art, Handwriting, and PE Teacher

Mrs. Jennifer Goolsby has been a Pilgrim parent for 5 years and now serves Pilgrim’s Lower Grades as our Art, Handwriting and PE teacher . She often adapts the work of artists featured at the Art Institute of Chicago to inspire the creativity of Pilgrim’s youngest artists. She helps Pilgrim Kids engage in a Whole Child Education.

Upper grade art teacher, Suzanne Stewart, working on an art project with students

Suzanne Stewart

Upper Grade Art Teacher

Suzanne Stewart is the upper grade art teacher in grades 4-8 at Pilgrim Lutheran School. She enjoys enriching and expanding each student’s art knowledge and skills while encouraging creativity and artistic expression. The students learn about elements and principles of art along with some art history.

Mrs. Stewart received an Associate of Science degree in 3D Computer Animation from the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale. She has taught in the elementary department of Uptown Christian School for 14 years and is now teaching art part-time to the high school at U.C.S. For many years she has been on an art team at her church creating large artworks and installations. She has also taught workshops for children and adults at festivals and women’s events. Mrs. Stewart recently had two solo art shows and her work is currently on display at Baker Miller in Lincoln Square.