On Friday, May 8, Bishop Lawrence Persico and the Erie Catholic Diocese honored educators from our regional Catholic schools who reached milestone years of teaching.  Mercyhurst Prep topped the celebration with 13 faculty celebrating a collective 315 years of teaching.

Frank Amicucci (Social Studies) and Chuck Stachera (Math & Computer Science) were each honored for 40 years of service.

Teachers honored for 30 years of service included Peg Aste (Director of International Students), Maria Carroll (Spanish) and Maryanne Mager-Dombrowski (Dance).

Other teachers honored include:  Kathy Merski, 25 years, Photography; Jennifer Ott, 20 years, Math; Jane Fisher, 20 Years, Chemistry; Cindy Comstock, 20 years, French; Doug Bakka, 20 years, Social Studies; Jen Galla, 15  years, Math; Dave Schroeck, 15 years, Ceramics; and Kara Grise, 10 years, Dance.

40+years

With 40 years each, Frank Amicucci (left, Social Studies) and Chuck Stachera (Math & Computer Science) are congratulated by MPS principal, Debbie Laughlin.

30+years

Teachers honored for 30 years of service included (l to r) Peg Aste (Director of International Students), Maria Carroll (French) and Maryanne Mager-Dombrowski (Dance).