Second Grade

Becca Gritters– Second Grade

Bio: I graduated from Dordt University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary
Education with endorsements in Early Childhood and English/Languages Arts. I am
originally from Hull, IA, and I moved to Hudsonville to teach at Heritage in
the fall of 2016. I am a member at Heritage Protestant Reformed Church. 

Randy Kuiper – Second Grade


Bio:  I attended Hope Protestant Reformed Christian School and Covenant Christian High School for my K-12 education before pursuing my teaching degree from Grand Valley State University.  I graduated from GVSU in December, 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Studies and Elementary Education.  I began teaching here at Heritage in the fall of 2010 and have experience teaching in both the first and second grades.  In May, 2016, I earned my Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction through Cornerstone University.

My wife Kim and I have been married since August, 2010, and God has blessed us with two children.  We are members of Hudsonville Protestant Reformed Church.  During our free time, we enjoy reading, camping, playing Spikeball, and spending time with friends and family.

Jodee VanOverloop – Second Grade


Bio: After nearly twenty years, I returned to Grand Valley State University to finish my Bachelor’s degree. In 2021, I graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. I then received my teacher certification through the Graduate Teacher Certification (GTC) program at GVSU in May of 2022.