Q & A with Mr. Kullman

What is your current position/s at Lakes?
Director of K-12 Athletics, Assistant Principal, and Teacher

How long have you been at Lakes?
2.5 years

Where did you attend college/get your degrees in?
Western Michigan University (Bachelor of Art in History); Marygrove College (Master of Art in Teaching; Curriculum, instruction, and Assessment) Marygrove College (Ed Leadership; Administrative Certification)

Describe yourself in three words:
Father, Husband, Son.

What book is on your bedside table?
History of the World in 6 Glasses

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Spare time is a gift that I enjoy spending with my wife Lisa and Daughter Penelope. I enjoy playing the guitar, woodworking, and watching re-runs of The Office.

What is your favorite thing about Lakes?
I love spending my time along side people who are passionate and positive about our school. Like many of our Catholic Schools, there are strong bonds of friendship and a feeling of tradition. But what is truly great about OLL is that everyday many of our people put the success of our children, our Mission, and the growth of our school above themselves. It is a true honor to work alongside these Lakers! Selfishly, I also enjoy that I come to work with my daughter everyday, knowing she is in great hands in our wonderful Pre-K. The pure joy she expresses in being a student at this school makes every day worth it.

What advice to you give to Laker students?
Always know why you play. Always know why you work. Always strive to know your purpose in each and every action, and you will find joy in your accomplishments, and learn great lessons from your defeats.

What quote/motto that you live by?
The key to happiness is finding joy in the accomplishments of others.

Ten years ago, who did you think you would be now?
13 years of Catholic schools, from a family of Catholic school teachers and coaches, married into a family of Catholic school teachers and coaches. Pretty good chance I was always going to end up right where I am.

Educating students in grades PreK through 12 for over 60 years, Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School provides an educational experience grounded in Catholic Tradition, personal discipline and academic excellence. We offer small class sizes and low student-to-teacher ratios in a safe and secure family-oriented community. Weekly Mass complements a fully integrated one-to-one iPad program, championship athletics, K-12 robotics program, before and after school care, and much more!