The following educators have been appointed to new leadership positions for the 2023-2024 academic year. They provided a vision for their schools to the Catholic Review:
Malika DeLancey, Maryvale Preparatory School, Lutherville
“With a rigorous school schedule and the daily stresses of tweens and teens, I plan to focus on health and wellness. At Maryvale, we are blessed with a beautiful campus filled with plenty of outdoor seating and walking paths. I want to think creatively about how we use our space so that community bonds become even stronger.
Walter Reap (Acting), Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Baltimore
“I am very excited about the opportunity to continue working with a fantastic school community of faculty, staff, students, parents and guardians for a hopeful future. »
Kaliq Simms, Sisters Academy of Baltimore
“With the support of the community of families, students, staff, faculty, volunteers, board members, and supporters of Sisters Academy Baltimore, I hope to further the mission of the four congregations of nuns who founded SAB to be an independent college for girls based in southwest Baltimore.
John Stewart (acting), Loyola Blakefield, Towson
“I am thrilled to help guide our commitment to teaching young men the value of gratitude, to being men of conscience and critical thinkers who are given the tools to determine how to think and navigate the world around them and not just what to think.
Jennifer Summers (Acting), St. Ignatius Loyola Academy, Baltimore
“The 2023-24 school year marks our 30th anniversary and we look forward to celebrating this milestone as well as everyone who has played a role in our success – from business leaders and teachers to volunteers and philanthropists.
Brendan Donohue. Mount St. Joseph High School, Baltimore
“Through our spiritual, academic, athletic and co-curricular programs, we strive to challenge our students to become the men God created them to be, and to use the gifts they have received to spread love of God to those around them. »
Terry Ferro (acting), St. Mark’s School, Catonsville
“We are very happy to bring our students closer to God while meeting the needs of every St. Mark student.”
Kim Hanner (acting), St. John’s Regional Catholic School, Frederick
“My goal is to collaborate with the community to revive cherished traditions that have been affected by COVID and introduce new ones, such as starting the school year with a Eucharistic procession. »
Joseph Keenan (Acting), St. Mary’s High School, Annapolis
“I look forward to working with our faculty and staff to provide a safe and academically stimulating environment for our students within our Catholic community.
Jennifer Leynes, Our Lady of Mount Carmel School (Elementary and Intermediate), Essex
“One of our top priorities is to strengthen our Catholic identity, making our school a place where faith truly shines. We also give a lot of attention to our amazing teachers and make sure they feel valued and happy in their calling to serve.
Jennifer Nicholas, Maryvale Preparatory School, Lutherville
“I want students to feel empowered in their learning environment (and) know that we are partnering and co-piloting the experience for the next four years.”
James Nemeth, Our Lady of Mount Carmel School (high school), Essex
“(I will) work collaboratively with the leadership team and community to continue the tradition of excellence and empower students to be critical thinkers, engage in a diversity of student life and leadership opportunities and grow in faith.”
Dr. Philip Piercy, Baltimore Catholic High School
“I hope to build on the strong academic foundation that already exists at TCHS and expand our programs to best meet the needs of current and future students.”
Stephanie Rattell (Acting), St. John School, Westminster
“I am truly fortunate to be part of the SJS family who are dedicated to working together to exceed expectations and guide our students on the path of discipleship.”
Cameron Stehle, Monsignor Slade Catholic School, Glen Burnie
“I hope to create more opportunities for family participation. Increased family involvement is proven to lead to better student outcomes.
Matthew Zipp, St. Michael-St. Clement School, Overlea
“To ensure we continue to shine, I am committed to upholding our Catholic faith and setting and maintaining high standards.”
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