Diocesan Board of Education Honors 25-Year and Retiring Educators

Diocesan officials and retiring educational staff celebrating careers in Catholic education are, from left: Kathy Maziarz, retiring principal of Notre Dame of Bethlehem School; Monsignor James; Sister Anita Patrick Gallagher, retiring diocesan assistant superintendent of curriculum; Dr. James MacDougall, vice chair of the Diocesan Board of Education; Bishop Schlert; Philip Fromuth; and John Bakey. Not pictured is Mario Lucrezi, retiring principal of Notre Dame High School, Easton.

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Gathering at the Annual Dinner of the Diocese of Allentown Board of Education May 24 at DeSales University, Center Valley are, from left: John Bakey, diocesan chancellor for Catholic education; Monsignor David James, diocesan vicar general; John Mehltretter, catechist at St. Mary, Kutztown honored for 25 years of service; Andrea Cucciuffo, teacher at St. Jane School, Easton, 25 years; Dr. Philip Fromuth, diocesan superintendent for Catholic education; Susan Kostelnik, teacher at Allentown Central Catholic High School, 25 years; Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert; Antonette Kovacs, staff at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Bethlehem, 25 years; Denise Wozniak, teacher at St. Thomas More School, Allentown, 25 years; Mary Spieker, director of religious education at St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Whitehall, 25 years; and Robert Schiller, teacher at Bethlehem Catholic High School, 25 years. (Photos by John Simitz)