Our Staff

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Fr. Bob Penhallurick

Parish Pastor 614.876.1272

Fr. Bob Penhallurick

Parish Pastor 614.876.1272

Will Gruber

Will Gruber is in his fourth year as Principal of Saint Brendan School. He holds a Master of Science in Educational Admi

Will Gruber

Principal 614.876.6132

Will Gruber

Principal 614.876.6132

Will Gruber is in his fourth year as Principal of Saint Brendan School. He holds a Master of Science in Educational Administration and a Master of Science in Health, Physical Education and Recreation.

Becky Piela

Becky Piela is in her eighth year at St. Brendan as Assistant Principal, focusing on Student Services. She holds a Bache

Becky Piela

Assistant Principal 614.876.6132

Becky Piela

Assistant Principal 614.876.6132

Becky Piela is in her eighth year at St. Brendan as Assistant Principal, focusing on Student Services. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education, a Masters Degree in Early and Middle Childhood and Educational Administration.

Kate Cavello

Kate Cavello is in her fifth year as Assistant Principal at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Science in Educa

Kate Cavello

Assistant Principal 614.876.6132

Kate Cavello

Assistant Principal 614.876.6132

Kate Cavello is in her fifth year as Assistant Principal at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Science in Educational Administration.

Marcia Voelkel

Office Manager 614.876.6132

Marcia Voelkel

Office Manager 614.876.6132

Danielle Limbacher

Danielle Limbacher is in her fourth year as nurse of St. Brendan School. She holds a certificate of Practical Nursing.

Danielle Limbacher

Nurse

Danielle Limbacher

Nurse

Danielle Limbacher is in her fourth year as nurse of St. Brendan School. She holds a certificate of Practical Nursing.

Carla Bruggeman

Carla Bruggeman is in her sixth year as Kitchen Manager at St Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from Ohio

Carla Bruggeman

Kitchen Manager

Carla Bruggeman

Kitchen Manager

Carla Bruggeman is in her sixth year as Kitchen Manager at St Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from Ohio State University.

Janelle Vollrath

Kindergarten (KA) Teacher

Janelle Vollrath

Kindergarten (KA) Teacher

Maryann Nugent

Maryann Nugent is in her tenth year of teaching Kindergarten at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education in E

Maryann Nugent

Kindergarten (KB) Teacher

Maryann Nugent

Kindergarten (KB) Teacher

Maryann Nugent is in her tenth year of teaching Kindergarten at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education in Early Childhood Education.

Donna Doody

Donna Doody is in her forty-third year of teaching first grade at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science

Donna Doody

First Grade (1A) Teacher

Donna Doody

First Grade (1A) Teacher

Donna Doody is in her forty-third year of teaching first grade at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education.

Molly Whitmer

Molly Whitmer is in her thirteenth year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She currently teaches first grade. She holds

Molly Whitmer

First Grade (1B) Teacher

Molly Whitmer

First Grade (1B) Teacher

Molly Whitmer is in her thirteenth year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She currently teaches first grade. She holds a Master of Science Degree in Elementary Reading and Mathematics.

Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller is in her twenty-first year of teaching second grade at St. Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Scie

Jennifer Miller

Second Grade (2B) Teacher

Jennifer Miller

Second Grade (2B) Teacher

Jennifer Miller is in her twenty-first year of teaching second grade at St. Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education.

Sandra Shipley

Sandra Shipley is in her thirteenth year of teaching third grade at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Arts degre

Sandra Shipley

Third Grade (3A) Teacher

Sandra Shipley

Third Grade (3A) Teacher

Sandra Shipley is in her thirteenth year of teaching third grade at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Educational Theory and Practice.

Jenn Iannarino

Jenn Iannarino is in her sixth year of teaching 3rd grade at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Ea

Jenn Iannarino

Third Grade (3B) Teacher

Jenn Iannarino

Third Grade (3B) Teacher

Jenn Iannarino is in her sixth year of teaching 3rd grade at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education.

Anne T. Smith

Anne T. Smith is in her ninth year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She instructs fourth graders in Language Arts, Soc

Anne T. Smith

Fourth Grade (4A) Teacher

Anne T. Smith

Fourth Grade (4A) Teacher

Anne T. Smith is in her ninth year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She instructs fourth graders in Language Arts, Social Studies, and Religion. She holds a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.

Jennifer Thomas

Jennifer Thomas is in her twenty-sixth year of teaching at St. Brendan. She has taught first, sixth, and eighth grades i

Jennifer Thomas

Fourth Grade Teacher

Jennifer Thomas

Fourth Grade Teacher

Jennifer Thomas is in her twenty-sixth year of teaching at St. Brendan. She has taught first, sixth, and eighth grades in ELA, math. social studies, and religion. She holds a Master of Education.

Katharine Gaddis

Katharine Gaddis is in her twenty-first year teaching at St. Brendan School. She currently teaches fifth grade Language

Katharine Gaddis

Fifth Grade (5A) Teacher

Katharine Gaddis

Fifth Grade (5A) Teacher

Katharine Gaddis is in her twenty-first year teaching at St. Brendan School. She currently teaches fifth grade Language Arts, Religion, and Math. She holds a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction.

Laurie Smith

Laurie Smith is in her twentieth year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She instructs fifth graders in Language Arts, S

Laurie Smith

Fifth Grade (5B) Teacher

Laurie Smith

Fifth Grade (5B) Teacher

Laurie Smith is in her twentieth year of teaching at St. Brendan School. She instructs fifth graders in Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education.

Jacob Doran

Jacob Doran is in his sixth year of teaching at Saint Brendan School. He teaches seventh grade religion and language art

Jacob Doran

Seventh Grade (7B) Language Arts and Eighth Grade Religion Teacher

Jacob Doran

Seventh Grade (7B) Language Arts and Eighth Grade Religion Teacher

Jacob Doran is in his sixth year of teaching at Saint Brendan School. He teaches seventh grade religion and language arts. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Language Arts and a Master of Arts in Theology.

Marguerite Arciaga

Eighth Grade (8B) Language Arts and Seventh Grade Religion Teacher

Marguerite Arciaga

Eighth Grade (8B) Language Arts and Seventh Grade Religion Teacher

Marsha Duffey

Marsha Duffey is in her twentieth year of teaching Middle School Science grades 6 - 8 at St Brendan School. She holds a

Marsha Duffey

Middle School (7A) Science Teacher

Marsha Duffey

Middle School (7A) Science Teacher

Marsha Duffey is in her twentieth year of teaching Middle School Science grades 6 - 8 at St Brendan School. She holds a Masters of Arts in Education.

Joy Bair

Joy Bair is in her third year as a middle school math teacher at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education deg

Joy Bair

Middle School Math Teacher

Joy Bair

Middle School Math Teacher

Joy Bair is in her third year as a middle school math teacher at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education degree in Mathematics Education.

Michele Hazzard

Michele Hazzard is in her twenty-eighth year of teaching, twenty-five of those at St. Brendan School. She teaches Middle

Michele Hazzard

Middle School (8A) Social Studies Teacher

Michele Hazzard

Middle School (8A) Social Studies Teacher

Michele Hazzard is in her twenty-eighth year of teaching, twenty-five of those at St. Brendan School. She teaches Middle School Social Studies. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Social Studies Secondary Education.

Chris McManus

Chris McManus is in his seventh year of teaching at St. Brendan. He teaches middle school math. He holds a Bachelor and

Chris McManus

Middle School (6B) Math Teacher

Chris McManus

Middle School (6B) Math Teacher

Chris McManus is in his seventh year of teaching at St. Brendan. He teaches middle school math. He holds a Bachelor and Master's degrees in education from The Ohio State University.

Gianna Pandolfi de Rinaldis

Gianna Pandolfi de Rinaldis is in her sixth year of teaching Spanish at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Educ

Gianna Pandolfi de Rinaldis

Spanish Teacher

Gianna Pandolfi de Rinaldis

Spanish Teacher

Gianna Pandolfi de Rinaldis is in her sixth year of teaching Spanish at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education, a Master in Arts and a Bachelor in Education.

Andy Limbert

Andy Limbert is in his fourth year as STEM Coordinator for grades K-8. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Commun

Andy Limbert

STEM Coordinator

Andy Limbert

STEM Coordinator

Andy Limbert is in his fourth year as STEM Coordinator for grades K-8. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design.

Kristen Basore

Music and Band Teacher

Kristen Basore

Music and Band Teacher

Joan Roberts

Joan Roberts is in her forty-second year of teaching, thirty-three of those at Saint Brendan. She is the school’s Libr

Joan Roberts

School Librarian

Joan Roberts

School Librarian

Joan Roberts is in her forty-second year of teaching, thirty-three of those at Saint Brendan. She is the school’s Librarian and teaches middle school STEM classes. She holds a Bachelor of Science in English and Library Science.

Mary K Rosner-Baker

Mary K. Rosner-Baker is in her twentieth year as art teacher at St. Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in

Mary K Rosner-Baker

Art Teacher

Mary K Rosner-Baker

Art Teacher

Mary K. Rosner-Baker is in her twentieth year as art teacher at St. Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting, drawing and printmaking and a Bachelor of Art Education.

Tracey White

Tracey White is in her fifteenth year of teaching Physical Education at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Educat

Tracey White

Physical Education Teacher

Tracey White

Physical Education Teacher

Tracey White is in her fifteenth year of teaching Physical Education at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

Victoria Sheikh

Victoria Sheikh is in her fifth year as an Intervention Specialist at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Masters in Inter

Victoria Sheikh

Intervention Specialist

Victoria Sheikh

Intervention Specialist

Victoria Sheikh is in her fifth year as an Intervention Specialist at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Masters in Intervention - mild/moderate.

Rebecca Liu

Rebecca Liu is in her fourth year as an Intervention Specialist at St. Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science i

Rebecca Liu

Intervention Specialist

Rebecca Liu

Intervention Specialist

Rebecca Liu is in her fourth year as an Intervention Specialist at St. Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and a Masters Degree in Intervention, mild/moderate.

Ryann Nolfi

Ryann is in her third year as an Intervention Specialist at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Arts in Special Ed

Ryann Nolfi

Intervention Specialist

Ryann Nolfi

Intervention Specialist

Ryann is in her third year as an Intervention Specialist at St. Brendan School. She holds a Master of Arts in Special Education.

Christina Crossin

Reading Tutor

Christina Crossin

Reading Tutor

Bridget Onders is in her sixteenth year as a teacher's aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in

Bridget Onders

Fifth Grade Classroom Aide

Bridget Onders

Fifth Grade Classroom Aide

Bridget Onders is in her sixteenth year as a teacher's aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education.

Lisa Ashbrook

Lisa Ashbrook is in her fourteenth year working at St. Brendan School. This is her tenth year as a Kindergarten Aide. Sh

Lisa Ashbrook

Kindergarten Classroom Aide

Lisa Ashbrook

Kindergarten Classroom Aide

Lisa Ashbrook is in her fourteenth year working at St. Brendan School. This is her tenth year as a Kindergarten Aide. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology.

Cyndi Vagnier

Cyndi Vagnier is in her seventeenth year as a kindergarten aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science

Cyndi Vagnier

Kindergarten Classroom Aide

Cyndi Vagnier

Kindergarten Classroom Aide

Cyndi Vagnier is in her seventeenth year as a kindergarten aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Child Development.

Sarah Powers

Sarah Powers is in her third year at St. Brendan. Graduated from Bishop Ready high school, attended and graduated from O

Sarah Powers

First Grade Classroom Aide

Sarah Powers

First Grade Classroom Aide

Sarah Powers is in her third year at St. Brendan. Graduated from Bishop Ready high school, attended and graduated from Ohio State School of Cosmetology. She holds an aide certificate.

Kary Hoersten

Kary Hoersten is in her fifth year as a second grade aide, after spending three years as a Saint Brendan lunchroom monit

Kary Hoersten

Second Grade Classroom Aide

Kary Hoersten

Second Grade Classroom Aide

Kary Hoersten is in her fifth year as a second grade aide, after spending three years as a Saint Brendan lunchroom monitor, one year as a student aide, and two years as a diocesan substitute teacher. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation.

Jennifer Clouser

Jennifer Clouser is in her twelfth year as a teacher’s aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science i

Jennifer Clouser

Third Grade Classroom Aide

Jennifer Clouser

Third Grade Classroom Aide

Jennifer Clouser is in her twelfth year as a teacher’s aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism Degree.

Candy Corroto

Candy Corroto is in her twentieth year as a teacher’s aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor's in educatio

Candy Corroto

Fourth Grade Classroom Aide

Candy Corroto

Fourth Grade Classroom Aide

Candy Corroto is in her twentieth year as a teacher’s aide at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor's in education from The Ohio State University.

Anne DiBlasio

Library Aide

Anne DiBlasio

Library Aide

Charmaine Cyrus

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Charmaine Cyrus

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Ann Jones

Ann Jones is in her fifth year as Intervention Aid at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Commu

Ann Jones

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Ann Jones

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Ann Jones is in her fifth year as Intervention Aid at Saint Brendan School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from The Ohio State University.

Lisa Shanahan

Lisa Shanahan is in her tenth year at St. Brendan. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in marketing a

Lisa Shanahan

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Lisa Shanahan

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Lisa Shanahan is in her tenth year at St. Brendan. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in marketing and management.