By Catholic Review Staff
St. Thomas More Academy in Middletown has named Irene Wunderlich as the new principal, the school has announced.
Wunderlich previously served as director of youth ministry at St. John the Evangelist in Frederick. She is a member of the archdiocesan vocations committee.
“I am honored and excited to be a part of the St. Thomas More Academy family,” Wunderlich said in a statement. “This Catholic school brings me back to my roots of my childhood education, early teaching career and love of evangelizing the faith to the community.”
“Irene brings an unparalleled level of enthusiasm and commitment to spirituality to St. Thomas More Academy,” said Ajay R. Patil, president of the school’s board of directors, in a statement. “I continue to be amazed how the Holy Spirit seems to intervene and provide us with just what we need, when we need it. Irene infuses our school with the right mix of faith and dedication to academic excellence that will undoubtedly be attractive to families in Central Maryland. We welcome her aboard and look forward to great things to come.”
Wunderlich earned a bachelor’s in elementary education from St. Louis University in St. Louis, Mo., and a master’s in religious education from Felician College in Lodi, N.J.
St. Thomas More Academy is an independent school for students in pre-K through eighth grade.