Administration

 

Ms. Rachael Casey 

principal

Ms. Rachael A. Casey is a native of Richboro, Pennsylvania and is a graduate of University of Delaware. (B.A.).  Prior to taking on the role of Saint Thomas More Principal, Ms. Casey was a classroom teacher and the Dean of Students.  

 

 

Mr. Ben Wegemer

Dean of Academic Affairs

Mr. Ben Wegemer is an alumnus of Saint Thomas More Academy (Class of 2004) and a graduate of Dickinson College (B.A.) and Bowling Green St. University (M.B.A.). He brings experience as a collegiate student-athlete academic adviser and life skills counselor as well as guidance counseling.

 

Mr. Tyler Simpkiss

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Mr. Simpkiss will be adding Athletic Director and Gym Teacher to his duties this year.   Mr. Simpkiss is a native of Dover, DE. and a  St. Thomas More Alumnus (Class of 2011). Tyler is a 2015 graduate of Elizabethtown College with a B.S. in Mathematics.

 

 

Staff

 

Ms. Rose Cozine, R.N.

Director of Health Services (Nurse)

Mrs.Rose Cozine is a native of New Jersey and is a graduate of Passaic County Community College and Felician College (R.N.)

 

Ms. Michele Dornberger

BUSINESS MANAGER

Ms. Dornberger is a native Delawarean and Holy Cross alumnus.  She joined our staff in the summer of 2014 bringing 20 years of business and finance experience to STMA.

 

Mrs. Gloria Garzarella

Office Receptionist

Mrs. Gloria Garzarella is a native of Philadelphia, Pa. and is a graduate of St. Joseph's University (B.S.)

 

Faculty

 

Mrs. Emilia Bohorquez

world language

Mrs. Emilia V. Bohorquez is a native of Bogota, Colombia and is a graduate of National University of Colombia (M.A.).

 

 

Mrs. Maureen Cannon

band and chorus

Mrs. Maureen Cannon holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Wilkes University and her Master of Music degree from Syracuse University. Mrs. Cannon was the Principal Flutist for the Dover Symphony Orchestra for 30 years and is a member of the National Association for Music Educators. She taught at Holy Cross Elementary, Lake Forest Elementary and throughout the Caesar Rodney School District. Mrs. Cannon has also taught on the college level as an adjunct professor at both Delaware State University and Wesley College

 

Mrs. Roberta Fair

English

Mrs. Roberta Fair has been a member of our faculty for since 2012 and an educator for over thirty years. Before moving to Delaware, Mrs. Fair taught in Maine public schools. She is a native of northern Maine and a graduate of the University of Maine system with a Bachelor of Science in Education and a minor in English.             

 

Mr. Timothy Freud

Religion/Campus Ministry

Mr. Timothy B. Freud joined us from Holy Cross where he taught a variety of grades and subjects for eight years. Mr. Freud is a native of Connecticut and is a graduate of George Washington University (B.A), Wesley College (M.I.T.)

 

Ms. Michelle Goodrich

science

We are very excited to welcome Michelle Goodrich to our staff. She comes to us from Holy Cross and Delaware Technical Community College where she teaches Biology and Chemistry.  Stay tuned for more information about Ms. Goodrich

 

Mr. Tyler Faulkner

Social Sciences

Mr. Faulkner holds a bachelor's degree in political science and social studies education from Lynchburg College. He was awarded the Karen Ratliff Award upon graduation for excellence in social studies instruction. He is also a veteran of the Delaware Army National Guard, and was deployed to Afghanistan for a year of service from May 2011-June 2012. He was awarded the Army Achievement Award, Army Accommodation Award, and Combat Action badge during his service

 

Mrs. Anne Powers

Literature/Journalism/History

Mrs. Anne Powers has been on our faculty since 2007. She was born in Norfolk, Virginia and grew up in West Deptford, New Jersey. She is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy (B.S.) and served in the Air Force for 20 years. She is also the yearbook advisor.

 

Mr. John Silcox

Mathematics

Mr. Silcox came to Saint Thomas More Academy in the fall of 2014.  He is in his 28th year as a mathematics instructor at the high school level. Prior to his entering the education field, Mr. Silcox served in the United States Navy and the United States Army Reserve. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy (B.S.).

 

Mr. Tyler Simpkiss

Mathematics and sceince

Mr. Tyler Simpkiss is a native of Dover, DE. and a Saint Thomas More Academy Alumnus (Class of 2011) Tyler is a 2015 graduate of Elizabethtown College with a B.S. in Mathematics.

 

Mrs. Ashley Solecki

campus ministry

Mrs. Ashley Solecki has been on our faculty since 2011 and is an alumnus of STMA Class of 2006. She is a native of Morgantown, West Virginia and is a graduate of Immaculata University (B.A). She earned her masters degree in Religious Education from Felician University in 2016. She is the advisor for the liturgical choir which sings at our school masses.