Rick Keller-Scholz has taught religious education at Bellarmine Preparatory School in Tacoma, Washington, since 1981. He also teaches in the Archdiocese of Seattle Catechetical Certification Program. Rick has been honored with the Catechist of the Year Award from the Archdiocese of Seattle for his work with elementary and junior high parish religious education. He has also received the Elizabeth Ann Kelley Teacher of the Year Award from Bellarmine Prep for his exemplary service in Catholic secondary education. He is a contributing author to Pride in Our Past/Faith in Our Future: Catholic Northwest History Curriculum (Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle and the Catholic School's Department, Seattle: Archdiocese of Seattle, 1999). In addition he has coauthored the Teaching Activities Manual for The Catholic Youth Bible® and the Breakthrough! series from Saint Mary's Press. Rick and his wife Nancy live in Tacoma and have three adult children.