meet our teachers

Secondary Teacher

Middle School Math & 6th Grade Bible

Mrs. Brooks has a Masters in K-8 Education from City University and is in her 19th year of teaching at Tacoma Baptist.  She and her husband, Mike, have been married for 26 years and have three adult daughters.  Her daughters are all alumni of Tacoma Baptist.
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Secondary Teacher

Middle School PE

Mrs. Couture has a Masters in Nutrition from George Mason University.  This is her first year teaching at TBS.  She and her husband, as well as their four children, have recently reloacted to Tacoma area and are excited to be at Tacoma Baptist. 
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Secondary Teacher

7th & 8th Grade Bible; MS PE

Mr. Lundy has a Masters of Arts in Theological Studies from Faith International University.  He is in his 5th 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.
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Secondary Teacher

7th & 8th Grade English & ISC Support

Mrs. Madadi has a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Moody Bible Institute.  She has been teaching for 11 years with four of those at TBS.  She is also a TBS alumna.  She and her new husband enjoy biking and attending concerts. 
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Secondary Teacher

8th Grade Science & MS Computers

Mr. Sandefur has a BA in Biology from Pacific Lutheran University and a Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological.  He has been at TBS for 4 years.  He enjoys rock climbing and backpacking.  He and his wife have 3 children; only one of whom is still at home.
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Secondary Teacher 

7th & 8th Grade History

Mrs. Soyring has a Bachelors in Education from NW Nazarene University and has been teaching for 16 years, 5 at TBS.  She and her husband, Courtney, have one son who is a student at Tacoma Baptist.  In her spare time she enjoys being a member of the Sonoro Choral Society.  
Email: ksoyring@tacomabaptist.org

Secondary Teacher

6th Grade History, Science & English; 7th Grade Science

Mrs. Tiginyanu has a Masters of Arts in Education from Azusa Pacific University and is in her 9th year of teaching, 2nd at TBS.  She enjoys reading with her kids, playing board games with her family, as well as going hiking.  She is married with two children who are currently attending TBS.  She also enjoys listening to a good joke!
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Secondary Teacher

8th Grade Algebra
Mrs. Cozart is a valuable addition to our math program with several years of experience in private Christian education and in the homeschooling community.  Her family is excited to be part of the TBS family. 
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