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August 18, 2008


His Eminence, Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia has appointed Mr. James W. Casey as the fourth President of Lansdale Catholic and Mr. Timothy P. Quinn as its fourteenth Principal, effective immediately.

Mr. Casey has served since 1990 at Lansdale Catholic as the school's Director of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs. He has also overseen all aspects of school's marketing and recruiting efforts. During his 18 years at LC, he has served on various committees for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and is currently a member of the Building Committee for the new high school in Hilltown, scheduled to open in September 2012. He is a 1974 graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School and 1978 graduate of Spring Garden College. He also has an Advanced Certificate in NonProfit Management Excellence from the NonProfit Center of LaSalle University. He and his wife Rosemary have three sons and reside in Cheltenham, PA. They are active members of Presentation BVM Parish in Cheltenham.

Mr. Quinn is a 1995 graduate of Lansdale Catholic High School. This fall he begins his tenth year of service as an educator and administrator in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. He has served as the Assistant Principal for Student Services at Lansdale Catholic since 2004. In this role, he has provided oversight of the school's guidance, health, and attendance programs, as well as student discipline. Prior to his return to Lansdale Catholic, Mr. Quinn was a teacher at St. Hubert Catholic High School and the head football coach at Northeast Catholic High School, which are both located in Philadelphia. Mr. Quinn has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from Delaware Valley College and a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from St. Joseph's University. He and his wife Katie are active members of St. Stanislaus Parish, and are expecting their fifth child very soon.

"These are exciting and forward looking times for LC," said Mr. Casey. "We have wonderful parents who support our school in many ways and along with the support of our alumni; this promises to be the beginning of a great time for LC."

"I look forward to continue working with our loyal and dedicated faculty and staff," said Mr. Quinn. "As we continue to follow our mission of 'teaching values for life', we also will pursue new academic initiatives as we focus on our opening of the Hilltown site in September 2012."

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Meredith Wilson
Communications Specialist

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