“My major objective is to provide the necessary support to an excellent group of administrators and teachers,” said Callahan, who is also a founding partner of Education Strategies Inc., a Catholic consulting firm.
“I also wish to provide a cooperative working relationship with the outstanding board of Our Lady of Mount Carmel,” he added.
Callahan, a corporator at St. William of York Parish in Ten Hills who served on the Mount Carmel school board prior to his appointment as president, has enjoyed many books on leadership.
“I believe leaders should focus on a caring attitude and a personal relationship with those entrusted to them,” he said. “I make a sincere effort to put this into practice on an everyday basis.”
As former founding principal of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Fells Point, which also served students from families with low incomes, he should be well positioned to meet that objective.
Malone holds bachelor’s degrees from Harvard University and New Brunswick University, as well as master’s degrees from the University of Tornoto. He worships at St. Francis of Assisi and St. Ann parishes, both in Baltimore.
As a student, he enjoyed math, “because it is precise, closed-ended and fun,” and history “because it helps us understand who we all are.”
An avid reader, Malone doesn’t have one favorite book but many. Among them are Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Yann Martel’s “The Life of Pi” and Lynn Joseph’s “The Color of my Words.”
“I like books that are beautifully written, that tell and interesting human story, and that inform the reader about the history and geography of the world,” he said.
arishioners feel when they walk through the front door” at St. Joseph School.
“It is an educational experience we will provide through the daily actions and lessons found in our entire school community,” Pipkin added.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Washington College in Chestertown and a teaching certification and master’s degree from Towson University. Before St. Joseph, Pipkin served as assistant principal at Woodlawn High School and Milford Mill Academy, both in Baltimore.
An active parishioner of St. Isaac Jogues in Carney, he has always enjoyed history.
“My teachers instilled in me a desire to find heroes in the past like George Washington, Harriet Tubman and Abraham Lincoln, who had the will and the personal strength to do what is right,” he said.
Pipkin’s favorite book is “The Lorax,” by Dr. Seuss.
St. Joseph serves students from pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade.
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Fells Point
He worships at the Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, and his favorite book is “Good to Great,” by Jim Collins, which describes how organizations can become great with the “20-mile march” approach – incremental progress through relentless discipline.
As a youth, Reap enjoyed biology “because it was viewed as the most challenging class.”
“I was most interested in learning how the body systems worked together,” he said, “and what I might be able to do later in life, once I mastered Mr. Gray’s biology class.”
Reap holds a bachelor’s degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree from Bowie State University.
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