Ms. Abkemeier has been an educator with the Archdiocese of St. Louis since 2012. She previously served as the founding principal of the St. John Paul II campus of Holy Cross Academy from 2016-2019. Prior to this, she was a second and third-grade teacher at the St. Michael the Archangel campus of Holy Cross Academy. She received her Bachelor of Arts with a focus in Elementary Education from Benedictine College and a Master of Arts in Catholic School Leadership from Saint Louis University.
Ms. Abkemeier was born and raised in St. Louis. She attended St. Margaret Mary Alacoque and Ursuline Academy. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family, friends, and golden retriever, Cooper.