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2019-2020 Trinity High School
Faculty and Staff


Katie Alvord-Wendling '00


Bachelors- Illinois State University
Masters- The University of Arizona
Ambassadors Club Moderator
Blazer Flag Football Club Moderator


Tony Bartuch

Chief Building Engineer

Bedell, Suzie

Susan Bedell

Vice-President Student Life

Bachelors – Boston College
Masters- Loyola University Chicago
Executive Council Moderator
Sailing Club Moderator

Behren, Rachel

Rachel Behren

Director of Student Services

Bachelors – Northern Illinois University
Masters – Northern Illinois University

Black, Terese

Terese Black

English Teacher
English Department Chair

Bachelors – University of Illinois
Masters – Dominican University

Boyles, Erica

Erica Boyles

Social Studies Teacher

Bachelors – Ursinus College
Masters- University of Cincinnati
Blazers Against Cancer Moderator
Sophomore Class Moderator

Brown, Kerry

Kerry Brown

Mathematics Teacher

Bachelors – Georgia Institute of Technology
Masters – DePaul University


Amanda Bielat

Campus Minister/ Theology Teacher

Bachelors – Maywood University
Masters – University of Illinois Urbana Champaign


Kasia Blachut

World Language Teacher – Spanish

Bachelors – University of Illinois at Chicago
Masters – Marquette University

Buckley, Julia

Julia Buckley

English Teacher

Bachelors – Valparaiso University
Masters – Elmhurst College
Inksters Creative Writing Club Moderator
Blaze Newspaper Moderator

Carey, Maggie1

Maggie Carey

Dean of Students

Bachelors – Loras College
Masters- DePaul University
Masters- Elmhurst College
Trinity Slam Poetry and Spoken Word Moderator
Optimist Speech Moderator

Casaccio, Diane

Diane Casaccio

Finance Assistant

Cicchetti, Rosaria

Rosaria Cicchetti

Physical Education Teacher
Varsity Softball Coach

Bachelors – Quincy University

Clark, Maura

Maura Clark

School Counselor

Bachelors – Marquette University
Masters- DePaul University

Costello, Pam

Pamela Costello

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher
Fine and Performing Arts Department Chair

Bachelors – Ohio University
Masters – Pratt Institute
Art Club Moderator


Rose Crnkovich

English Teacher
IB Coordinator

Bachelors – Northeastern Illinois University
Masters- University of Chicago

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Dr. Cynthia Daniels, Ph.D.

Science Teacher
Science Department Chair

Bachelors – DePaul University
Masters- Chicago State University
Ph.D.- Northwestern University

Day, Andrea Cropped

Andrea Day

Associate Advancement Director

Bachelors – Benedictine University

Dempsey, Bridget

Bridget Dempsey Bjorkquist

Social Studies Teacher
Junior Class Moderator

Bachelors-  Marquette University

Dunne, Beth

Beth Dunne

Registrar/ Scholarship Coordinator

Bachelors – Miami University

Ferlito, Joanne

JoAnne Ferlito

Co-Director of Data


Tim Foley

Science Teacher

Bachelors-  University of Notre Dame

Fox, Julie

Julie Fox

Resource Specialist
English Teacher
JV Softball Coach

Bachelors-  University of Illinois Chicago


Katy Gant

Social Studies Teacher

Bachelors –  University of Kentucky
Masters – University of Kentucky

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Katie Granholm

College Counselor

Bachelors – Bradley University
Masters – Illinois State University

Hanrahan, Terri

Terri Hanrahan

Vice-President of Academics

Bachelors –  Loyola University
Masters – Mundelein College
Masters- University of Illinois Chicago

Harrington, Marigayle

Marigayle Harrington '78

Director of Alumnae Relations & Annual Fund

Bachelors –  Marquette University
Masters – Marquette University

Henderson, Pat

Pat Henderson

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher
Theatre Director
Auditorium Manager

Bachelors – University of Florida
Masters – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Thespian Society Moderator
Drama Club Moderator
Improv Club Moderator

Herling, Victoria

Victoria Herling

School Counselor

Bachelors – Purdue University
Masters – Northeastern Illinois University

Hillegass, Melanie

Melanie Hillegass

World Languages Teacher – French
World Languages Department Chair

Bachelors – University of Wisconsin
Masters – DePaul University
French National Honor Society Moderator

Iammartino, Katie

Katie Iammartino

Mathematics Teacher
Math Department Chair

Bachelors – University of Illinois
Master – Northwestern University


Dr. Roz Iasillo, Ed.D.

Science Teacher

Bachelors – Loyola University Chicago
Masters – St. Xavier University
Ed.D.- Nova Southeastern University

Irlanda, Tamariz

Tamariz Irlanda

World Language Teacher – Spanish

Bachelors – Universidad del Sagrado Corazon
Masters – Roosevelt University
Spanish Honor Society Moderator
World Language Club Moderator

Johnson, Samanda

Samanda Johnson

School Counselor

Bachelors – Western Illinois University
Masters – Lewis University
SAFEE Club Moderator

Kancler, Bridget 1

Bridget Kancler

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher

Bachelors – Governers State University

Kane, Joan

Joan Kane

Business Teacher

Bachelors – Northern Illinois University
Masters – Northwestern University
Magnetar Investment Team Moderator

Kawell, Nicole

Nicole Kawell '01


Bachelors – Dominican University


Shena Keith

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Bachelors – Loyola University Chicago
Masters – Loyola University Chicago


Zaya Khananu

Director of Technology

Bachelors – DePaul University
Masters – DePaul University


JoMari Kish

 School Admin Asst.

Mewhort Klein, Julie

Julie Mewhort Klein

Social Studies Teacher
Social Studies Department Chair

Bachelors – Duke University
Masters – Duke University

Lally, Bridget

Bridget Lally

World Languages Teacher – Spanish

Bachelors – Loyola University Chicago
Masters – Loyola University Chicago

Lavezzorio, Mary Beth

Mary Beth Lavezzorio '82

Director of Admissions

Bachelors – Saint Mary’s College of Notre Dame
Juris Doctor – Valparaiso University
Mock Trial Moderator

McBride, Kara

Kara McBride '87

Theology Teacher
Director of Mission Integration

Bachelors – University of St. Thomas
Masters – Catholic Theological Union

McGreal, Lori

Lori McGreal


Bachelors – Elmhurst College
Masters – Dominican University

Meiner, Rachel

Rachel Meiner

Athletic Director

Bachelors – North Park University
Masters – Ohio University

Metzker, Margaret

Margaret Metzger

English and Reading Teacher
Director of Mazzuchelli Academic Center

Bachelors – DePauw University
Masters – University of Illinois at Chicago
Poetry Out Loud Moderator

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Detris Mitchell

Executive Assistant

Bachelors – DePaul University


Tao Luo

World Languages Teacher – Mandarin 

Ph.D. – Ohio State University

Panik, Mary

Mary Panik

Theology/ English Teacher

Bachelors- Elmhurst College
Masters- Loyola University Chicago
Masters- Dominican University

Puttin, Molly

Molly Puttin '93


Bachelors – Northern Illinois University
JV/ Asst. Varsity Volleyball Coach


Cassidy Osborne

Theology Teacher

Bachelors – University of Arizona
Masters – DePaul University

Rafalson, Maria

Maria Rafalson

World Language Teacher – Italian

Masters- University of Illinois
Master- Ca’ Foscari University, Venezia
Ph.D.- University of Parma

renfroe, nikki

Nikki Renfroe

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher 

Bachelors – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Dance Club Moderator
Dance Team Coach

Schnack, Amanada

Amanda Schnack

Math Teacher

Bachelors – Harvard University
Masters – Wheaton College

Scorpio, Ralph

Ralph Scorpio

Health and Fitness Manager/ Book Store Manager

Bachelors – St. Norbert College
Masters – DePaul University

Shatat, Audra

Audra Shatat

Data Coordinator

Smith, Christy

Christy Smith '92

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher

Bachelors – Dominican University
National Art Honor Society Moderator
Photo Club Moderator


Olivia Solbrig

English Teacher

Bachelors – Dominican University

Steil, Hana

Hana Steil

Assistant Athletic Director

Bachelors – Youngstown State University
Pep Club Moderator
Bowling Coach


Sara Stellfox

Science Teacher

Bachelors – Valparaiso University
Masters – University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Tindall, Sue

Susan Tindall


Bachelors – Michigan State University
Masters – University of Illinois Chicago


Jill Watts

Chief Financial Officer

Bachelors- Loyola University of Chicago


Meghan Webber

English Teacher

Bachelors – University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Masters – Saint Xavier University


Patti Williams '87

Director of Marketing

Bachelors – DePaul University

Z, Chris

Chris Zabrodsky

Mathematics Teacher

Bachelors – Illinois State University