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2018-2019 Trinity High School
Faculty and Staff

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Katie Alvord-Wendling '00

Recruiting Director

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

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Tony Bartuch

Chief Building Engineer

Bedell, Suzie

Susan Bedell

Director of Student Activities/ Staff Development

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

Behren, Rachel

Rachel Behren

Director of Student Services

Bachelors – Northern Illinois University
Masters – Northern Illinois University

Dr. Corinne Benedetto, Ph.D. '78

President

Bachelors- Rosary College
Masters- The University of Chicago
Ph.D. – The University of Chicago

Bennett, Chris

Christina Bennett

Dean of Students
Mathematics Teacher
Math/Business/ Tech Department Chair

Bachelors – University of Michigan
Masters – Roosevelt University
Masters – Northeastern 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

Buckley, Julia

Julia Buckley

English Teacher

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

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Maggie Carey

English Teacher

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

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Kimberly Coleman

Health Teacher

Costello, Pam

Pamela Costello

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher
Fine and Performing Arts Department Chair

Bachelors – Ohio University
Masters – Pratt Institute
Art Club Moderator

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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

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Sally Davis

Vice President of Advancement

Bachelors – Drake University
Masters- Drake University

Day, Andrea Cropped

Andrea Day

Advancement Director

Bachelors – Benedictine University

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Susanna Decker

Director of Philanthropy

Bachelors – Purdue University

Dinnin, Kaileen

Kaileen Dinnon

Science Teacher

Bachelors – University of Illinois

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

Development Coordinator

Fox, Julie

Julie Fox

Resource Specialist
English Teacher
JV Softball Coach

Bachelors-  University of Illinois Chicago

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Lisa Freel

Office Manager

Bachelors – University of Illinois

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Sr. Michelle Germanson, O.P.

President Emerita

Masters- Loras College
Masters- Loyola University of Chicago

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Katie Granholm

College Counselor

Bachelors – Bradley University
Masters – Illinois State University

Hanrahan, Terri

Terri Hanrahan

Theology Teacher

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

Harrington, Marigayle

Marigayle Harrington '78

Development Director

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

Bachelors – University of Illinois
Master – Northwestern University

Iasillo,Roz

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

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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

Development Director | Grants & Corporate Giving

Bachelors – Dominican University

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Zaya Khananu

Director of Technology

Bachelors – DePaul University
Masters – DePaul University

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JoMari Kish

 School Admin Asst.

Mewhort Klein, Julie

Julie Mewhort Klein

Social Studies Teacher
Social Studies Department Chair

Bachelors – Duke University
Masters – Duke University

Kuai, Diane

Diane Kuai

Science Teacher

Bachelors – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelors – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Masters – Northwestern University

Lally, Bridget

Bridget Lally

World Languages Teacher – Spanish

Bachelors – Loyola University Chicago
Masters – Loyola University Chicago

Lavezzorio, Mary Beth

Mary Beth Lavezzorio '82

Advancement Officer

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

Link, Melissa

Melissa Link

Theology Teacher
Theology Department Chair

Bachelors – Loras College
Masters – Catholic Theological Union
CAS Coordinator

Luck, Connar

Conor Luck

English Teacher

Bachelors – Middlebury College
Masters – University of Notre Dame
Freshman Class 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

Librarian

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

Miller, Dave

David Miller

Senior Technology Specialist

Bachelors – Illinois Institute of Technology
Chess Club Moderator

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Detris Mitchell

Assistant to the President

Bachelors – DePaul University

Neblung, Lori

Lori Neblung

Senior Advancement and Recruitment Officer

Bachelors – DePaul University
Masters- The University of Chicago

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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

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Dr. Noreen Powers, Ed.D.

Principal

Bachelors- DePaul University
Masters- DePaul University
Ed.D. – DePaul University

Puttin, Molly

Molly Puttin '93

Scheduler

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

Rafalson, Maria

Maria Rafalson

World Language Teacher – Italian

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

Reigstad, Taylor

Taylor Reigstad

Science Teacher

Bachelors – Metropolitan State University
Masters- Concordia University

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Nikki Renfroe

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher 

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

Rios, Laura

Laura Rios Trujillo

World Language Teacher – Spanish

Bachelors – University of Illinois Chicago
Senior Class Moderator
Sci-Fi Club Moderator

Rothschild, Daniel

Daniel Rothschild

Social Studies Teacher

Bachelors – Haverford College
Masters – Northwestern University

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

Siliunas, Viki

Viki Siliunas

Director of Curriculum
Fine and Performing Arts Teacher

Bachelors – Dominican University
Masters – Dominican University
Trinity’s Advertising & Design Team Moderator

Smith, Christy

Christy Smith '92

Fine and Performing Arts Teacher

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

Steil, Hana

Hana Steil

Assistant Athletic Director

Bachelors – Youngstown State University
Pep Club Moderator
Bowling Coach

Tindall, Sue

Susan Tindall

Technology

Bachelors – Michigan State University
Masters – University of Illinois Chicago

Visser, Jamie

Jamie Visser

Director of Campus Ministry

Bachelors – Dominican University
Leadership and Ministry Program [LAMP] Moderator
Blazers Seeking Justice Moderator
Liturgy Planning Committee Moderator
Youth Conference Moderator

Walker, Sara

Sarah Walker

English Teacher

Bachelors- DePaul University

Watts, Jill

Jill Watts

Chief Financial Officer

Bachelors- Loyola University of Chicago

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Patti Williams '87

Director of Marketing

Bachelors – DePaul University

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Chris Zabrodsky

Mathematics Teacher

Bachelors – Illinois State University