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Shenango Valley Catholic School System
2120 Shenango Valley Freeway
Hermitage, PA   16148
Phone: (724) 346-5531
Fax: (724) 346-3011

Kennedy Catholic Middle/High School
2120 Shenango Valley Freeway
Hermitage, PA   16148
Phone: (724) 346-5531
Fax: (724) 346-3011

Saint John Paul II Elementary School
2335 Highland Road
Hermitage, PA   16148
Phone: (724) 342-2205
Fax: (724) 704-7397

Faculty & Staff Directory

The administration, faculty, and staff of the Kennedy Catholic Family of Schools reflect the commitment to academic excellence and spiritual enrichment. Each is a highly skilled, qualified, and experienced professional who understands how to motivate students to do their best. To email a member of the administration or faculty, click on their name below.

Administration & Staff:

President:  Vincent Cardamon
Director of Finance:  Bill Blum
Executive Assistant:  Dina Whalen
Accounts Payable & Receivable:  Cathy Cathcart
Director of Advancement & Alumni Affairs:  Janet Taylor
Director of Campus Ministry & Action Club: Sr. Margaret Pellerite, SSJ
Athletic Director & Director of Technology: John Niemi
Director of Technology at SJPII: Cathy Puleo
Director of Enrollment Management: Nicole Perry
Yearbook Photo Submission: KCPublications

Administration & Staff:

Principal:  Josh Testa
Administrative Assistant:  Colleen Astey
School Nurses: Maryellen Huckle & Midge Stanford


Pam Cianci
Megan Shreves
Jackie Grasso

Alysia Bukovinsky

First Grade: 
Katie Tiefenthal

Second Grade:
Kristina Krusey

Third Grade:
June Grasso

Fourth Grade:
Marla Dalessandro

Fifth Grade:
Chad Folsom

Sixth Grade:
Anna Kirkland

Physical Education:
Johanna Laeng

Cathy Puleo

Learning Support & Gifted Program:
Martine Kwiat
Megan Shreves

Administration & Staff:

Principal:  Erin Marks
Main Office Administrative Assistant:  Dina Whalen
School Nurses: Midge Stafford
Director of Guidance:  Allison Zreliak


Theology Department: 
Patricia Polesnak
Joe Ranelli
Bianca Morris

English Department: 
Brian Currie
Christen Whalen

Science Department: 
Mindy Epstein
Gretchen Witkowski
Shelby Rog

Math Department:
Darin Gagliano
Jacob Shaffer
Angela Quear

Social Studies / History Department:
David Stabile
Miranda Parke

Language Department:
Louis Dalessandro
Bonnie Zachar

Arts & Music:
Kim Mirizio
Patricia Coates
Bianca Morris
Zoey Povlick

John Niemi

Johanna Laeng