Welcome from Principal Degnan
Born in Milton, Massachusetts, I moved back to my hometown four years ago after living north of Boston for several years. My family has always been actively involved in Saint Agatha Parish and my siblings and I all attended Saint Agatha School for grades one to eight. Catholic school education was an important part of our lives, so after graduation from Saint Agatha School I attended Fontbonne Academy. Graduating from Fontbonne I went on to Worcester State College, where I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology, with a minor in Physical Education.
Upon graduating college, I had a variety of jobs until finding my vocation in Catholic education. Growing up with 2 great-aunts who taught in the Archdiocese of Boston, Sister Corona and Sister Patricius, both Sisters of Saint Joseph, I have always been comfortable in the Catholic school environment. My career has been dedicated to educating children in Catholic schools at St Joseph’s in Holbrook, St Jerome’s in North Weymouth and Saint Paul’s in Wellesley. During this period, I continued to broaden my education and experience, earning both a Master in Education from Curry College and a Master in School Administration from Emmanuel College. I taught courses at the college level at Stonehill College and Merrimack College. For the past 20 years, I have been the principal at Cheverus School in Malden and Trinity Catholic Academy in Brockton, as well as Head of School at Fontbonne Academy in Milton.
I have a very close-knit family. We spend close to every summer weekend together at our family’s beach house, which is next door to our cousins’ house. I am a very proud aunt with three nieces and two nephews. Feel free to ask me about them!