Welcome to my page! My name is Mike DeGroot. I am a longtime resident of New Lenox and a graduate of both NLSD 122 and Lincoln Way Community High School District 210. I attended Lewis University where I earned a bachelor's degree in special education. I also earned a master's degree from Olivet Nazarene University. I work with 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade students at Haines school. I have been married to Stacey for 23 years, and we have two boys. Michael is 18 years old and he is a graduate of NLSD 122 and LWCHS. He is currently a freshman at the University of Louisville majoring in engineering. Mitchell is 12 years old and is in seventh grade at Martino Junior High School.