Degrees and Certifications:
BUILDING TRADES INSTRUCTOR
A graduate of Fort Zumwalt North and Lewis & Clark (where he was honored as an outstanding senior in the Building Trades program), Mr. Henke is thrilled to be back teaching at Lewis & Clark. After leaving high school, Mr. Henke earned his associate's degree in applied science and skilled trades at St. Charles Community College and his journeyman’s card through the Carpenter’s Union. He then worked for Jones Company, McKelvey Homes, and Builder’s Block before starting at Lewis & Clark in 2003. Mr. Henke is the Lead Advisor for SkillsUSA, which is the main student organization for students at Lewis & Clark.
When Mr. Henke isn’t helping friends and family with their home improvements, he loves spending time outdoors. Hunting and camping are two of his favorite pastimes, especially when he shares those activities with with his wife and three children.
“I look forward to coming to work everyday to work alongside my students to build a house from the ground up. I also enjoy keeping up with my students to see where their careers take them and learning about their accomplishments.”