Mr. Jerad Smith is the school counselor for students with last names A-L. He has his M.Ed. in School Counseling and has several years of experience working in school counseling and additional experience working in various mental health and school settings. He has served on Student Assistance Teams and has worked with students in all grade levels on college and career planning, academic support, and mental health support.
Mrs. Regina Woynar is the school counselor for students with the last names M-Z. She is an OLSH alumna who is returning to her alma mater with her M.Ed. in School Counseling and fifteen years experience working with students in both the school and social services settings. She is excited to build relationships with students and parents as she addresses student needs and helps them to reach their potential.
Mrs. Erica Hollabaugh is also an OLSH alumna, returning to her alma mater to teach English. She comes to OLSH with a M.S. in Instructional Leadership and eight years experience teaching middle school English at St. Alphonsus School in Wexford. She is excited to be at OLSH and support students in the World Literature and AP English Literature courses.
Mr. Chris Nagel is the newest member of the OLSH Science department. He comes to OLSH with a M.S. in Education. His experience teaching and working at the Carnegie Science Center will help him to provide great learning experiences for his students in Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Bioinformatics.
Fr. Jason Charron will be teaching several Theology courses in the morning at OLSH. He serves as pastor at Holy Trinity Ukranian Catholic Church in Carnegie and Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish in Wheeling, WV, two parishes in the Byzantine Catholic rite. He holds a bachelor's degree in education and a master's degree in Theology. In addition to teaching, he will also support the Ministry Team and our chaplain Fr. Frank Kurimsky.
Miss Emily Reeser will serve as part-time Math teacher and OWL instructor. She holds a B.S. in Education with a concentration in Mathematics and English Language Arts and is certified to teach both Math and English. She looks forward to supporting students in the OWL Center throughout the year.
These six new faculty members are excited to jump into this school year and get to know their students better! To learn more about them and the rest of our dedicated faculty and staff, visit the new Faculty/Staff Directory at www.olsh.org/apps/staff/.