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Profiles Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Profiles of Jesuit Faculty & Staff

There are some new faces around the campus of Jesuit Dallas, all of whom have their own unique personalities and background. Some are coaches, teachers, or members of the Alumni Service Corps, but they all have the same goal in mind: form Jesuit students into Men for Others. Dennis Kamara ‘13 Born in Virginia, Mr. Kamara grew up in Dallas in...
From acting on stage to writing plays to filming, Jesuit's new Stage and Film director, Mr. Carlos Acevedo, has done it all. Impressively in both theater and film, he has directed, acted in, produced, and written plays, musicals, and Spanish films and soap operas. Coming from a professional theater background in his home country of Puerto Rico and the U.S.,...
Once upon a time, Matthew Upton was graduating from Jesuit as a member of the class of '02. Now, fifteen years later, he has returned as the head coach of the rugby team. Coach Upton was recently appointed to the new head coaching position and is excited to go to work. Coach Upton grew up in Dallas and attended St....
With a rhythmic beat, the oars slice into the water, propelling the boat of exhausted rowers closer to the finish line. After a myriad of successful seasons developing the Jesuit crew program, which produced four appearances in the US National Youth Championship, head Jesuit crew coach, John Fife, will depart from Jesuit after six years. "I am returning back to...
Jesuit's faculty is definitively one of the most crucial parts of Jesuit. The esteemed faculty is integral to the success of the school, which would certainly collapse without the remarkable efforts of teachers, coaches, and administrators. To commend their hard work, Jesuit annually recognizes ten faculty members with ten different awards: the Jeremiah E. Lenihan Family Faculty Award, the Elaine Henrion...
https://www.facebook.com/jesuitdallas/photos/a.153829769325.113083.23575864325/10154391424179326/?type=3&permPage=1 Mother. Father. Birthgivers. Caretakers. The unsung superheroes that don’t wear capes. The lifesavers. Those people that feed me. Whatever you may call them, parents play an incredible role in our lives both in the spotlight and behind the scenes, capable of making our lunch one moment and helping us wash our clothes in the next. Parents are our first...
While he doesn’t possess any real magical powers, Mr. Billingham’s ability to instill a genuine enthusiasm for math inside teenagers is almost supernatural. For the previous 20 years, very few classes have enjoyed Billingham’s wizardry, as he switched from a full-time teacher to Jesuit’s Technology Director in 1996. However, this past year Billingham returned to his “absolute first love...
We sat down with Fr. Hooks and Mr. Lugo to learn about the life of a Jesuit and to ask them some questions about their lives, their time at Jesuit, and their future.

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