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John Gilley
John Gilley
President

Graduate - Trust School, Texas Bankers Association, held at Southern Methodist University (2013)
Trust School, Texas Bankers Association, held at Southern Methodist University (2011)
Bachelor of Science - Agriculture, Texas State University - San Marcos (2009)
St. Joseph High School (2003)

Mr. John H. Gilley, IV was appointed as the president of St. Joseph High School in May 2019. Prior to becoming STJ's president, he was a vice president and trust officer at First Victoria National Bank/Prosperity Bank from 2012-2019. He has also served as a property management specialist at First Victoria National Bank from 2010-2012. 

What do you like about working at St. Joseph High School?
One of the most rewarding things about working at STJ is the ability to be a part of the process of molding our students from children into adults. Seeing the growth and maturation in life and faith that occurs with our students is a blessing to witness. STJ has been doing this for over 150 years and is part of the communal fabric that makes the town of Victoria a wonderful place to live and work.

 

Terese Arnecke
Terese Arnecke
Chief Financial Officer

Certified Public Accountant License (2000)
Graduate of University of Houston-Victoria (1996)
St. Joseph High School (1992)

Mrs. Terese Arnecke '92 has seven years experience in public accounting, three years as a bank officer at First Victoria National Bank and six years as a lead accountant in private industry. She has been the business manager at St. Joseph High School since 2013. 

What do you like about working at St. Joseph High School? 
Working at STJ is very upbeat and I appreciate that it is family oriented. 

Megan Schott
Megan Schott
Director of Academics/English Instructor

B.A. in English (minors in Classics, History)--Texas A&M University (2008)
M.A. in English--Southern Methodist University (2013)
Currently working on doctoral dissertation--Southern Methodist University

Mrs. Schott taught undergraduate English and composition courses while in graduate school at SMU (2009-2013). She has also taught high school at Ursuline Academy of Dallas (2014-2017). She joined the faculty at St. Joseph High School in 2017. 

 

James Duprie
James Duprie
Athletic Director/History and PE Instructor

Bachelors of Arts - Sam Houston State University 1995
Teaching Certification - Texas A&M Corpus Christi 1996

Coach James Duprie began his teaching and coaching career in 1997. Duprie has coached in a number of districts, most recently at Rockport-Fulton, Woodsboro, Runge and Victoria West High School. Throughout his career he has coached semi-final and state tournament appearances in football, baseball, track, golf and powerlifting. He was named the STJ Athletic Director and Head Football Coach in June 2020. He also teaches history and physical education. 

What do you like about working at St. Joseph High School? 
I like working with the student athletes at St. Joseph and helping them to achieve their potential in both the classroom and on the field.

 

Shandee Harrell
Shandee Harrell
Director of Communications

Master's of Science - Mass Communications - Oklahoma State University (2002)
Bachelor's of Science - Agricultural Communications - Oklahoma State University (1994)

Mrs. Shandee Harrell has served as the Director of Development at Rogers State University in Claremore, Oklahoma, and Director of Communications and Education for several local, state and national associations throughout her career. She started working at St. Joseph High School in July 2006. 

What do you like about working at St. Joseph High School? 
At STJ, the atmosphere for students, faculty and staff is like family. I appreciate this and believe it is one of the greatest assets of our learning community. I also appreciate that STJ provides families in Victoria, Texas an opportunity to get a quality education in a safe environment. 

 

Jennifer Korinek
Jennifer Korinek
Director of Admissions/Constituent Relations Coordinator

BS Marketing and Management - Texas A&M University
MBA - University of Houston - Victoria

Mrs. Jen Korinek has worked as a recruiter and in public relations for TEKsystems in Austin, and has taught 5th grade at VISD. She began working at St. Joseph High School as the admissions coordinator 2011.
 
What do you like about working at St. Joseph High School?
St. Joseph High School provides a nurturing, safe and challenging environment to work in and for students to learn and grow.  By following Catholic principles and focusing on morals and values, St. Joseph guides its students and faculty and fosters mutual respect between the two.  I am blessed to be a part of the St. Joseph family.
Ryan Leos
Ryan Leos
Campus Minister

Victoria College
St. Joseph High School (2011)

Mr. Ryan Leos has had an interest in student ministry as far back as when he was a student at St. Joseph High School, and throughout his time as a student at Victoria College. His career in ministry began in 2013 when he began as the associate youth director for the Diocese of Victoria. He became the STJ Campus Minister in August 2017. 

What do you like about working at St. Joseph High School? 
Working at STJ brings me back to my high school days. I loved my journey and hope I can bring that experience and more to the school. 

Michael Boyle
Michael Boyle
Director of Facilities

Bachelor's of Arts - St. Mary's University - 1966
Master's of Arts - St. Mary's University - 1974

Mr. Michael Boyle started teaching in 1966 at St. Joseph High School. From 1968 to 1972 he taught at Colegio Santa Maria in Lima, Peru. Besides learning Spanish on the job in Peru, he has studied Spanish at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, and in language schools in Lima and in Cochabamba, Bolivia. During 1973 and 1974, he taught at Mount Sacred Boys’ School in San Antonio and studied for his Master’s degree in English from St. Mary’s University. In 1975, he returned to St Joseph High School and has been teaching here ever since. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he also served as assistant principal in charge of discipline from 1979 to 1989.

During the summers between 1976 and 1986, he traveled extensively in Europe, especially in Spain and France, and has taken summer French language courses in France, Switzerland and Canada.

Ann Brogger
Ann Brogger
Guidance Counselor

Master's of Education in Counseling - University of Houston - Victoria
Bachelor's of Business Administration in Management - University of Houston - Victoria
Teaching Certificate in Secondary Business
Certificate in School Counseling

Mrs. Ann Brogger started working at VISD as a paraprofessional in 1998 while attending college. She went on to teach computers, speech, and video technology at Memorial High School Senior campus until the end of 2004. At that time she began working as a tutor and adjunct instructor at Victoria College. She then served as the director of the Student Services Department at Victoria College. She has been the counselor at St. Joseph High School since 2012. 

What do you like about working at St. Joseph High School? 
I love working at St. Joseph High School because it does not feel like a job. The students become an important part of our lives. I feel like I truly have the opportunity to help impact the lives of the wonderful young people I work with.  To me, my position carries with it the ultimate reward!

Jennifer Carson
Jennifer Carson
Registrar

BAAS - Univeristy of Houston Victoria

 

Mrs. Jennifer Carson graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1991. In 2012 she joined the STJ staff as a member of the Advancement team. She moved into the position of registrar in 2018. 

 

What do you like about working at St. Joseph HIgh School? 

St. Joseph High School was an integral part in shaping the person I am today. I am proud to be a part of the Flyer Family and enjoy my role in supporting STJ's mission.