CJ Welcomes New Faculty and Staff Members

The new school year is bringing new faces to the CJ community. In addition to several new educators, there are also new members serving the school administration.

Emily Benson is the administrative assistant in the athletic office, replacing Kat Zehenny who retired after 15 years of service to CJ. Benson graduated from Ashford University in 2014 and is an active coach in the Dayton Juniors Volleyball Program.

DeMarcus Davis is the school's Marianist PULSE volunteer for the school year. After graduating from fellow Marianist school, St. Mary's High School, Davis attended Fontbonne University and St. Louis University with a degree in marketing and communications.

Kate Elder, sister to Emily Saunders, is the administrative assistant in the guidance office. Elder is the proud mother of three children who attend Ascension.

Katie (Brown) Espino '03 is the assistant to the president. She comes from Wright State University where she served as a coordinator of the office of Latino affairs.

Jeremy Greenleaf began serving CJ earlier this year as the assistant athletic director. Greenleaf, a Morehead State graduate, is also an assistant coach on the Eagles football team.

Luke Grieshop joins the performing arts department as the director of Eagle Pride. Grieshop graduated from the University of Dayton earlier this year with a degree in music education.

Abbey Saurine returns to CJ after student teaching at the school in 2016-2017. Saurine is teaching in the religion and English departments.

Sarah Wilker also returns to CJ after student teaching at the school in 2015-2016. Wilker just completed a year of service through Marianist PULSE and is teaching math and religion classes.

Gretchen Wolfe is an additional intervention specialist in Cuvilly. Wolfe has served as the Eagles women's volleyball coach since 2016.

Additionally this school year, CJ is beginning a pilot program with the College of Engineering at the University of Dayton. Saad Qureshi, Steve Goodman, Bro. Tchamie Kadja, S.M., Mehdi Moazen and Shumoel Arbaaz are all doctoral candidates from UD and are teaching the five sections of Project Lead the Way - Engineering courses.

Welcome to CJ!

Posted August 23, 2017