STAFF MEMBER INTRODUCTION
Elementary School

Meet Mr. Clements

Mr. Clements was born and raised in Iron River (township) and graduated from West Iron County Public Schools with the Class of 1997. After graduation, he attended Central Michigan University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology, and a Master of Science in Administration Degree in General Administration. He returned to Iron River in October 2014, and in January 2017 he started working as a Substitute Teacher for West Iron County and Forest Park Schools. During this time he discovered the rewards of teaching and enrolled in the Teachers of Tomorrow program, the largest alternative teacher certification program in the nation. Mr. Clements is currently in his 2nd year of teaching Kindergarten. He also enjoys volunteering his time for various organizations and events including the Iron County Fair and the UP Championship Rodeo, and currently holds a seat on the Iron River City Council. 

All Elementary School Staff Introductions

  • Meet Mr. Mike Jones

    I am a lifelong resident of our community. I raised my family here. My sister was the first Wykon Queen and I carved the first 3-D wooden Wykon that resides in the High School.  My interests are woodcarving, learning old rafts, and …
  • Meet Mrs. Terri Sherwood

    My Name is Terri Sherwood. I live in Iron River with my husband Wayne. Together we have six children and eight grandchildren. I am a graduate of WIC (1980) as well as all of our children.  We currently have one grandson at the high …
  • Meet Mrs. Jen McWethy

    Assistant cook in Stambaugh Elementary School. I graduated from culinary school in 2005. Married my high school sweetheart and have 3 boys. I love to bake and cook. I am a certified yoga instructor and taught for 3 years. I love children …
  • Meet Mr. Cory Walsh

    My name is Cory Walsh and I am a Bus Driver/Custodian and Assistant Cook at West Iron County School. It is my pleasure to work at West Iron. I graduated from this very school in 2001. “Once a Wykon, always a Wykon”. I love this …
  • Meet Ms. Tracy McCain

    My name is Tracy McCain. I am the new Early Kindergarten teacher at West Iron.  I graduated from McNeese State University with a Master of Education, later returning to add additional Special Education courses.  Before moving to Michigan, …
  • Meet Mrs. Chloe Schmutzler

    I am a second year teacher originally from Manistee Michigan! I fell in love with the UP when I went to Northern Michigan University. I taught for a year in Sault Ste Marie. Then I moved to Iron River with my husband and our Australian …
  • Meet Ms Theresa Heimerl

    My name is Theresa Heimerl.  My boyfriend Brian and I recently moved here from Iron Mountain.  We are both very familiar with Iron County as he is a West Iron graduate and I graduated from Forest Park.  I have an Associates Degree in both …

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