Sister Georgina Delgado, OP; Tony LesCallett; Hannah Everhart; Jeffrey Burgos
7 new principals start year at Catholic schools in archdiocese
September 9th, 2015
SISTER GEORGINA DELGADO, OP
Principal, St. Charles Borromeo School, San Francisco
Sister Georgina has been a Dominican Sister of the Most Holy Rosary of the Philippines for 42 years. She laughingly calls herself a “recycled principal” having already served in that role at St. Charles from 2006-2009. She served for 24 years at a parish in Hawaii teaching in the school and coordinating parish religious education and social justice programs. “I am very happy to be back with the students and families of St. Charles,” Sister Georgina told Catholic San Francisco.
Principal, St. Mary School, San Francisco
Tony LesCallett has been a teacher at Our Lady of Mercy School for 12 years. He holds a graduate degree in education San Francisco State University.
“I believe that Catholic Schools are essential to the growth of our faith and its success in this ever-changing world,” he told Catholic San Francisco. “I welcome the challenges that come with creating citizens at St. Mary School who will strive to improve their lives and the lives of others in their communities.”
Principal, Our Lady of Mercy School, Daly City
Jeffrey Burgos formerly served as principal in San Francisco public schools and in Guam. He holds a graduate degree in private school administration from the University of San Francisco and is a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Daly City.
“What a blessing it is for me to be able to serve the Our Lady of Mercy community!” he told Catholic San Francisco. “I am grateful, indeed, for this gift to be able to practice my profession while serving our church in her important work of educating the minds, nurturing the souls, and spreading the word of our God.”
Principal, Our Lady of the Visitacion School, San Francisco
Hannah Everhart holds a graduate degree in Catholic educational leadership and an administrative credential from the University of San Francisco and is former principal of Immaculate Heart of Mary School, Belmont. “Happy to be back in San Francisco working at a Vincentian school partnering with the Daughters of Charity serving the diverse students and families at Our Lady of the Visitacion School,” she told Catholic San Francisco.
Principal, Holy Name School, San Francisco
Natalie Cirigliano, who holds a graduate degree in Catholic educational leadership and an administrative credential from the University of San Francisco, served as assistant principal at Mercy High School, Burlingame. She is a graduate of both Mercy and St. Catherine of Siena School, Burlingame.
“As a product of K-12 Bay Area Catholic education, I believe that giving your child the gift of a Catholic education is one of the greatest things you can give your child,” she told Catholic San Francisco. “I will forever be thankful to my parents for investing in the Catholic school system and me!”
Principal, St. Gabriel School, San Francisco
Gina Beal has taught at All Souls School in South San Francisco and served as assistant principal at Our Lady of Mercy School, Daly City. She holds a graduate degree in educational administration from San Francisco State University. She is a parishioner of All Souls and St. Robert’s, San Bruno.
“I believe God has placed me in the most enriching vocation, Catholic education,” Beal told Catholic San Francisco. “It is not just my job, it is my vocation. God has blessed me with many things, and one of the most important blessings is being part of a Catholic school community”
Principal, St. Gregory School, San Mateo
Laura Miller is a member of St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Burlingame and holds a graduate degree in Catholic educational leadership from the University of San Francisco.
She has served at Holy Name School, San Francisco as junior high science teacher and assistant principal.
She helped the school develop a science program starting a lab from scratch, buying iPads for lab and textbook use, and ran annual school science fairs with judges from Genentech.
“I am very grateful to become of the St. Gregory community,” Miller told Catholic San Francisco. “Their values truly reflect what I find to be of great importance in the development of a child. ”
From September 11, 2015 issue of Catholic San Francisco.