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2017-2018 Trinity High School
Faculty and Staff

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Sr. Michelle Germanson, O.P.

President

Masters – Loras College, Loyola University of Chicago
Years at Trinity: 25

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Dr. Noreen Powers, Ed.D.

Principal

Ed.D. – DePaul University
Years at Trinity: 3

Murphy, Deb

Deborah Murphy

Assistant Principal/ Dean of Students

Masters- DePaul University
Years at Trinity: 12

Watts, Jill

Jill Watts

Chief Financial Officer

Bachelors- Loyola University of Chicago
Years at Trinity: 12

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Christine (Lee '68) Bollettino

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Bachelors – Northern Illinois University
Years at Trinity: 16

Bahn, Grace

Grace Bahn

School Counselor

Bachelors – University of Mississippi
Masters – DePaul University
Years at Trinity: 1

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Tony Bartuch

Chief Building Engineer

Years at Trinity: 17

Battelli, Carlotta

Carlotta Battelli

Administrative Assistant to Guidance/ Registrar

Bachelors – University of Missouri
Years at Trinity: 1
Junior Class Moderator
Dance Team Coach

Bedell, Suzie

Susan Bedell

Director of Student Activities/ Staff Development

Bachelors – Boston College
Masters- Loyola University
Years at Trinity: 12
Executive Council Moderator
Sailing Club Moderator

Behren, Rachel

Rachel Behren

Director of Student Services

Bachelors – Northern Illinois University
Masters – Northern Illinois University
Years at Trinity: 7

Bennett, Chris

Christina Bennett

Mathematics Teacher
Math/Business/ Tech Department Chair

Bachelors – University of Michigan
Masters – Roosevelt University
Years at Trinity: 6
Music Mix Masters Moderator

Black, Terese

Terese Black

English Teacher
English Department Chair

Bachelors – University of Illinois
Maters – Dominican
Years at Trinity: 10

Boyles, Erica

Erica Boyles

Social Studies Teacher

Bachelors – Ursinus College
Masters- University of Cincinnati
Years at Trinity: 2
Blazers Against Cancer Moderator
Assistance Cross Country Coach

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Frank Briguglio

Maintenance

Years at Trinity: 3

Brown, Kerry

Kerry Brown

Mathematics Teacher

Bachelors – Georgia Institute of Technology
Masters – DePaul University
Years at Trinity: 1

Buckley, Julia

Julia Buckley

English Teacher

Bachelors – Valparaiso University
Masters – Elmhurst College
Years at Trinity: 19
Inksters Creative Writing Club Moderator
Blaze Newspaper Moderator

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Maggie Carey

English Teacher

Bachelors – Loras College
Masters- DePaul University
Years at Trinity: 6

Casaccio, Diane

Diane Casaccio

Finance Assistant

Years at Trinity: 33

Cicchetti, Rosaria

Rosaria Cicchetti

Physical Education Teacher

Bachelors – Quincy University
Years at Trinity: 21

Costello, Pam

Pamela Costello

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher
Fine and Performing Arts Department Chair

Bachelors – Ohio University
Masters – Pratt Institute
Years at Trinity: 13
Art Club Moderator

Crnkovich, Rose

Rose Crnkovich

English Teacher
IB Coordinator

Bachelors – Northeastern Illinois University
Masters- University of Chicago
Years at Trinity: 38

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Susanna Decker

Director of Philanthropy

Bachelors – Purdue University
Years at Trinity: 2

Del Percio, Natalie

Natalie Del Percio

World Language Teacher – Italian

Bachelors – University of Illinois Chicago
Masters – DePaul University
Years at Trinity: 1
Italian National Honor Society Moderator

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JoMari DeLaPiedra

Administrative Assistant to the Principal

Years at Trinity: 10

Dempsey, Bridget

Bridget Dempsey

Social Studies Teacher

Bachelors-  Marquette University
Years at Trinity: 1

Dinnon, Kaileen

Kaileen Dinnon

Science Teacher

Bachelors – University of Illinois
Years at Trinity: 1

Dunne, Beth

Beth Dunne

Executive Assistant to the President

Bachelors – Miami University
Years at Trinity: 2

Ferlito, Joanne

JoAnne Ferlito

Data Assistant

Years at Trinity: 10

Fox, Julie

Julie Fox

Resource Specialist

Bachelors-  University of Illinois Chicago
Years at Trinity: 1

Freel, Lisa

Lisa Freel

School Secretary

Years at Trinity: 1

Gary, Abigail

Abigail Gary

Science Teacher

Bachelors – University of Illinois
Years at Trinity: 1

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Katie Granholm

Senior/ College Counselor

Bachelors – Bradley University
Masters – Illinois State University
Years at Trinity: 2

Harrington, Marigayle

Marigayle Harrington '78

Director of Alumnae/ Annual Fund

Bachelors –  Marquette University
Masters – Marquette University
Years at Trinity: 12

Henderson, Pat

Pat Henderson

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher
Theatre Director

Bachelors – University of Florida
Master – University of Minnesota
Years at Trinity: 4
Thespian Society Moderator
Drama Club Moderator
Improv Club Moderator

Herling, Victoria

Victoria Herling

School Counselor

Bachelors – Purdue University
Masters – Northeastern Illinois University
Years at Trinity: 4

Hillegass, Melanie

Melanie Hillegass

World Languages Teacher – French
World Languages Department Chair

Bachelors – University of Wisconsin
Masters – DePaul University
Years at Trinity: 17
French National Honor Society Moderator

Hopek, Heather

Heather Hopek

Science Teacher

Bachelors – Alma College
Masters – University of Illinois
Years at Trinity: 11

Iammartino, Katie

Katie Iammartino

Mathematics Teacher

Bachelors – University of Illinois
Master – Northwestern University
Years at Trinity: 1

Irlanda, Tamariz

Tamariz Irlanda

World Language Teacher – Spanish

Bachelors – Universidad del Sagrado Corazon
Masters – Roosevelt University
Years at Trinity: 18
Spanish Honor Society Moderator
World Language Club Moderator

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Carol Kane

Blazer Shop Manager/ Book Acquisitions

Bachelors – Northern Illinois University
Years at Trinity: 14

Kane, Joan

Joan Kane

Business Teacher

Bachelors – Northern Illinois University
Masters – Northwestern University
Years at Trinity: 2
Magnetar Investment Team Moderator

Kawell, Nicole

Nicole Kawell '01

Coordinator of Grants & Corporate Giving

Bachelors – Dominican University
Years at Trinity: 2

Mewhort Klein, Julie

Julie Mewhort Klein

Social Studies Teacher
Social Studies Department Chair

Bachelors – Duke University
Masters – Duke University
Years at Trinity: 1

Lally, Bridget

Bridget Lally

World Languages Teacher – Spanish

Bachelors – Loyola University Chicago
Masters – Loyola University Chicago
Years at Trinity: 6

Lavezzorio, Mary Beth

Mary Beth Lavezzorio '82

Director of Special Events

Bachelors – Saint Mary’s College of Notre Dame
Juris Doctor – Valparaiso University
Years at Trinity: 2

Link, Melissa

Melissa Link

Theology Teacher
Theology Department Chair

Bachelors – Loras College
Masters – Catholic Theological Union
Years at Trinity: 6
CAS Coordinator

Loesch, Sean Patrick

Sean-Patrick Loesch

Theology Teacher

Bachelors – Boston College
Masters – Loyola University Chicago
Years at Trinity: 13

Luck, Connar

Conor Luck

English Teacher

Bachelors – Middlebury College
Masters – University of Notre Dame
Years at Trinity: 1

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Tao Luo

World Languages Teacher – Mandarin 

Ph.D. – Ohio State University
Years at Trinity: 5

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Kara McBride '87

Theology Teacher

Bachelors – University of St. Thomas
Masters – Catholic Theological Union
Years at Trinity: 11

McGreal, Lori

Lori McGreal

Librarian

Bachelors – Elmhurst College
Masters – Dominican University
Years at Trinity: 1

McGuire, Madeline

Madeline McGuire

Science Teacher

Bachelors – University of Illinois
Masters – St. Xavier University
Years at Trinity: 1
Environmental Club Moderator

Mead, Robert

Robert Mead

Mathematics Teacher 

Bachelors – Dominican University
Years at Trinity: 1
Freshman Volleyball Coach

Meiner, Rachel

Rachel Meiner

Athletic Director

Bachelors – North Park University
Masters – Ohio University
Years at Trinity: 5

Metzger, Margaret

Margaret Metzger

English and Reading Teacher/ MAC Director

Bachelors – DePauw University
Masters – University of Illinois at Chicago
Years at Trinity: 5
Poetry Out Loud Moderator

Miller, Dave

David Miller

Senior Technology Specialist

Bachelors – Illinois Institute of Technology
Years at Trinity: 2
Chess Club Moderator

Minks, Hannah

Hannah Minks

Theology Teacher 

Bachelors – Dominican University
Years at Trinity: 1
Varsity Tennis Coach

Mroz, Rachel

Rachel (Blonski '05) Mroz

Science Teacher

Bachelors – University of Illinois
Masters – Dominican University
Years at Trinity: 7
Sophomore Class Counsel Moderator

Murray, Eric

Eric Murray

Director of Technology

Bachelors – Devry University
Years at Trinity: 1

Puttin, Molly

Molly Puttin '93

Scheduler

Bachelors – Northern Illinois University
Years at Trinity: 2
Volleyball Coach

Renfro, Nikki

Nikki Renfroe

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher
Health and Fitness Center Manager 

Bachelors – University of Illinois
Years at Trinity: 2
Dance Club Moderator
Dance Team Coach

Richardson, Theoni

Theoni Richardson '11

Fine Arts Teacher

Bachelors – Illinois Wesleyan University
Masters – Loyola University Chicago
Years at Trinity: 3
Choir Director

Rios Trujillo, Laura

Laura Rios Trujillo

World Language Teacher – Spanish

Bachelors – University of Illinois Chicago
Years at Trinity: 2
Senior Class Moderator
Sci-Fi Club Moderator

Rosas, Kelly

Kelly Banos Rosas

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher

Bachelors – University of Illinois Chicago
Masters – Concordia University
Years at Trinity: 12
National Art Honor Society Moderator
Photography Club Moderator

Shatat, Audra

Audra Shatat

Data Coordinator

Years at Trinity: 4

Siliunas, Viki

Viki Siliunas

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher

Bachelors – Dominican University
Masters – Dominican University
Years at Trinity: 25
Trinity’s Advertising & Design Team Moderator

Spohnholtz, Tricia

Patricia Spohnholtz

Science Teacher

Bachelors – Illinois State University
Masters – Loyola University Chicago
Years at Trinity: 10
Freshman Class Moderator
Arcade Club Moderator
Girls Who Code Club Moderator

Steil, Hana

Hana Steil

Assistant Athletic Director

Bachelors – Youngstown State University
Years at Trinity: 3
Pep Club Moderator
Bowling Coach

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Mary Tansey '73

Director of Admissions

Bachelors – St. Nortbert College
Years at Trinity: 14
Ambassadors Club Moderator

Tindall, Sue

Susan Tindall

Technology

Bachelors – Michigan State University
Masters – University of Illinois Chicago
Years at Trinity: 15

Visser, Jamie

Jamie Visser

Campus Minister

Bachelors – Dominican University
Years at Trinity: 2
Liturgy Planning Committee Moderator
Youth Ending Hunger Club Moderator
Micah 6:8 Club Moderator
Youth Conference Moderator

Ward, Becky

Rebecca Ward

Social Studies Teacher

Bachelors – University of Michigan
Masters – University of Michigan
Years at Trinity: 2

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Katie Alvord Wendling '00

Enrollment Coordinator

Bachelors – Illinois State University
Masters – University of Arizona
Years at Trinity: 2
Blazer Flag Football Club Moderator

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Patti Williams '87

Director of Marketing

Bachelors – DePaul University
Years at Trinity: 12

Zabrodsky, Chris

Chris Zabrodsky

Mathematics Teacher

Bachelors – Illinois State University
Years at Trinity: 16