Damien names new principal
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Damien names new principal

  • COURTESY PHOTOBrother Dan Casey
    Brother Dan Casey

Brother Daniel Casey has been named principal of Damien Memorial School starting next semester.

Casey will replace Brother Peter Zawot, who has been Damien principal since 2010, according to a news release from the school.

Casey has been a member of the Christian Brothers’ Province Leadership Team in North America for the past nine years.

Zawot has been promoted to a position on the North American provincial leadership team which is based in his home state of New Jersey, according to Bernard Ho, Damien’s president and CEO.

Casey, a Chicago native, has a B.A. in speech and drama from Lewis College and a master of arts in communication arts from Notre Dame. He also has a masters from the University of San Francisco’s Institute for Catholic Educational Leadership in private school administration.

Casey has been head of school at Seton Catholic High School in Chandler, Ariz.; and Brother Rice High School in Chicago, Ill.

Damien is a 6th-12th grade school founded in 1962. It is currently coed from grade 6 to grade 10.

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