Faculty & Staff

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Mr. Wesley Becklo

Director of Campus Ministry, Theology Teacher

Mr. Wesley Becklo

Director of Campus Ministry, Theology Teacher

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Mr. Jonathan Bishop

Theology Teacher

Mr. Jonathan Bishop

Theology Teacher

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Mrs. Stephanie Bolduc

Manager of Administrative Services

Mrs. Stephanie Bolduc

Manager of Administrative Services

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Mr. Joe Boudreau

Assistant to the Principal & Student Activities Coordinator

Mr. Joe Boudreau

Assistant to the Principal & Student Activities Coordinator

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Mr. Reno Burnett

Social Studies Department Chair and Teacher

Mr. Reno Burnett

Social Studies Department Chair and Teacher

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Mrs. Brittany Castillo

Science Teacher, Varsity Cross Country Head Coach

Mrs. Brittany Castillo

Science Teacher, Varsity Cross Country Head Coach

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Ms. Jessica Cummings

Mathematics Teacher, Girls Varsity Tennis Head Coach

Ms. Jessica Cummings

Mathematics Teacher, Girls Varsity Tennis Head Coach

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Mr. Drew Cunningham

English Teacher

Mr. Drew Cunningham

English Teacher

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Mr. Chrys Demos

Science Teacher

Mr. Chrys Demos

Science Teacher

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Miss Leah DiTommaso

School Counselor

Miss Leah DiTommaso

School Counselor

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Ms. Jennifer Dunham

Academic Center Coordinator

Ms. Jennifer Dunham

Academic Center Coordinator

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Mr. Mark Ernst

Facilities Crew Member

Mr. Mark Ernst

Facilities Crew Member

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Mrs. Brenda Foster

Registrar

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Mrs. Erin Gauthier

Registered Nurse

Mrs. Erin Gauthier

Registered Nurse

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Mr. Bill Green

Mathematics Teacher

Mr. Bill Green

Mathematics Teacher

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Mr. Jim Hathorne

Facilities Crew Member

Mr. Jim Hathorne

Facilities Crew Member

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Mr. Robert Hippern

Cafeteria Monitor

Mr. Robert Hippern

Cafeteria Monitor

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Mr. Tim Holmes

English Teacher

Mr. Tim Holmes

English Teacher

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Mr. Ron Holtz

Science Department Chair and Teacher

Mr. Ron Holtz

Science Department Chair and Teacher

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Mr. Patrick Hureau

Social Studies Teacher, Girls Varsity Soccer Head Coach, Boys JV Basketball Head Coach & Varsity Assistant Coach

Mr. Patrick Hureau

Social Studies Teacher, Girls Varsity Soccer Head Coach, Boys JV Basketball Head Coach & Varsity Assistant Coach

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Mrs. Kelleigh Kennedy

Science Teacher

Mrs. Kelleigh Kennedy

Science Teacher

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Ms. Ashley Leighton

Athletic Trainer

Ms. Ashley Leighton

Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer

Since 2013

B.S. University of New Hampshire

New Hampshire State Licensed Athletic Trainer

Get to know Ms. Leighton:

Ms. Leighton has been involved in sports/emergency medicine since 2005. She began her career as an EMT with a volunteer fire department back in high school and spent nearly 10 years in emergency medicine.

As the STA Athletic Trainer, Ashley primarily works with the athletic department. However, she works closely with the school nurse to provide the best medical care possible for the STA community.

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Mrs. Sarah Lescault

Comptroller

Mrs. Sarah Lescault

Comptroller

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Mr. Dan Limauro

Mathematics Teacher

Mr. Dan Limauro

Mathematics Teacher

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Mr. Enrique Lopez

Social Studies

Mr. Enrique Lopez

Social Studies

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Mr. Paul Marquis

President

Mr. Paul Marquis

President

President

Since December 2022

Get to know Mr. Marquis:

As President, Paul serves as the Chief Academic Officer and directly oversees all matters of the faculty, curriculum, student development and scheduling of the School.

Paul joined the St. Thomas Aquinas Chemistry and Physics faculty in 2016 and was named Principal in 2020. He most recently was appointed President in 2022. Mr. Marquis is a dynamic leader who, in his many varied roles, responsibilities, and experiences, is well-known for creating a culture of respect among students, families, and communities. He has over 25 years of teaching experience and has held positions in Maine and New Hampshire.

Also a highly acclaimed former high school coach, Paul has earned over 200 victories in basketball and 100 wins in soccer. He also has successful coaching experiences in baseball, softball and tennis. He guided his teams to state, regional and conference championships along with numerous sportsmanship awards.

Along with noted achievements in bringing innovative new technology into the classroom, Paul has served in the Knights of Columbus as a Deputy Grand Knight and Treasurer.

Paul holds his academic degree in Biochemistry from the University of Maine, also attending Campbell University and the University of South Carolina.

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Ms. Jessica Martin

English Teacher

Ms. Jessica Martin

English Teacher

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Ms. Shannon McAden

Theology Department Chair and Teacher

Ms. Shannon McAden

Theology Department Chair and Teacher

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Mrs. Sarah McCluskey

Director of Advancement

Mrs. Sarah McCluskey

Director of Advancement

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Miss McKenzie McGrath

Communications & Marketing Coordinator, Varsity Softball Head Coach

Miss McKenzie McGrath

Communications & Marketing Coordinator, Varsity Softball Head Coach

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Ms. Kasandra Minke

Facilities Crew Member

Ms. Kasandra Minke

Facilities Crew Member

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Mr. David Morissette

Director of Athletics, Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach

Mr. David Morissette

Director of Athletics, Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach

Director of Athletics, Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach

Since August 2021 

M.S. Sports Science, United States Sports Academy

B.S. Physical Education, Plymouth State University

Get to know Mr. Morissette:

Before assuming his current position, he spent 18 years at Rivier University in Nashua, NH. He held the positions of Assistant Athletic Director, Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Head Softball Coach, and Head Cross Country Coach. Prior, David was the Assistant Athletic Director, Men’s Basketball Coach, and Head Softball Coach at Notre Dame College in Manchester, NH while also briefly serving as the Director of Athletics.

As a long term official, David has been a part of the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association (NHIAA), the New Hampshire Lacrosse Officials Association (NHLOA) and the New Hampshire Board 32 IAABO Basketball Officials group.

He resides in Exeter, NH with his wife Kristen with sons Cody and Joshua.

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Mr. Steve Morrison

Director of Admission

Mr. Steve Morrison

Director of Admission

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Ms. Erin Murphy

World Languages Department Chair and Spanish Teacher

Ms. Erin Murphy

World Languages Department Chair and Spanish Teacher

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Fr. Andrew Nelson

School Chaplain

Fr. Andrew Nelson

School Chaplain

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Dr. Michael Orlando Jr.

Principal

Dr. Michael Orlando Jr.

Principal

Principal

Since July 2023

Ed.D Teacher Professional Development in Catholic Schools, Northeastern University

M.S. Hispanic Studies, Simmons University

B.S. Spanish and Literature, Saint Anselm College

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Ms. Mary Pate

English Department Chair and Teacher

Ms. Mary Pate

English Department Chair and Teacher

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Mrs. Amy Petelo

Science Teacher

Mrs. Amy Petelo

Science Teacher

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Mr. Howard Puertas

Spanish Teacher, Girls Varsity Soccer Assistant Coach

Mr. Howard Puertas

Spanish Teacher, Girls Varsity Soccer Assistant Coach

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Mr. Matthew Salito

Social Studies Teacher

Mr. Matthew Salito

Social Studies Teacher

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Dr. Julie Schneider

Director of School Counseling

Dr. Julie Schneider

Director of School Counseling

Director of School Counseling

Since 2021

Ph.D & M.A. Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts at Boston

B.A. Psychology, University of Rhode Island

Get to know Dr. Schneider:

As the Director of School Counseling, Dr. Schneider provides direct service to students, oversees the counseling department, provides administrative support related to social-emotional health and community issues, and consults with academic departments and campus ministry around program development.

Julie joined the St. Thomas Aquinas Counseling Department faculty in 2021 and was named Chair of the Department in 2022.  A Licensed Psychologist, she has over 25 years of experience working in a variety of mental health and educational settings in Massachusetts, Oregon, and New Hampshire. She has worked in direct service and administration in hospitals and mental health clinics, in both public and private schools, and in corrections. 

She enjoys reading, skiing, and going to the beach. She, her husband Eric, and two daughters live in York, Maine.

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Mrs. Heather Soldner

School Counselor

Mrs. Heather Soldner

School Counselor

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Mrs. Stephanie Stockwell

Art Teacher

Mrs. Stephanie Stockwell

Art Teacher

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Mr. Jeff Stone

Facilities Manager

Mr. Jeff Stone

Facilities Manager

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Ms. Ava Toole

Music Teacher

Ms. Ava Toole

Music Teacher

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Mrs. Julie Verde

Mathematics Department Chair and Teacher

Mrs. Julie Verde

Mathematics Department Chair and Teacher

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Mrs. Rachel Vinciguerra

Main Office Coordinator

Mrs. Rachel Vinciguerra

Main Office Coordinator

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Mr. Tom White

Director of Operations and Business Development, Study Six International Services

Mr. Tom White

Director of Operations and Business Development, Study Six International Services