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Former Hawaii pop star named president of Saint Louis School

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / AUG. 24, 2006
    In this 2006 photo, Glenn Medeiros teaches 5th graders at Island Pacific Academy in Kapolei.

Former Hawaii pop singer turned educator Glenn Medeiros is the new president of Saint Louis School.

Medeiros and Sione Thompson, the new school principal, were to be introduced to Saint Louis students at a Thursday afternoon assembly on the Waialae campus. Medeiros and Thompson will begin their new positions July 1.

In addition to his position as assistant professor at Chaminade University, Medeiros was a vice principal at Maryknoll School and a primary and secondary school teacher on Oahu. He received his bachelor’s degree in history and humanities from the University of Hawaii – West Oahu, his master of education from the University of Phoenix in Hawaii and his doctor of education from the University of Southern California.

“I am humbled for the opportunity to work with the excellent staff and faculty of Saint Louis School as we strive to educate students in the Marianist philosophy, while developing them to be outstanding young men in the community,” said Medeiros. 

Medeiros’ hit single, "Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You," was released in 1987. In 1990, Medeiros recorded "She Ain’t Worth It" with Bobby Brown.

Thompson began his tenure at Saint Louis School as a social sciences teacher and has steadily moved up the ranks to dean of students, vice principal, director of advancement and to his current position as assistant head of school.  He earned his bachelor’sdegree in sociology and master of education from the University of Hawaii and is completing his MBA at Chaminade University.

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