Marici Thompson has been appointed the incoming principal of St. Augustine’s College (SAC), effective January 1, 2022.
Thompson’s appointment was announced in a written communication to the SAC community signed by Archbishop Patrick Pinder, and Paul McWeeney, chair, SAC board of directors.
Thompson, who currently serves as guidance counsellor at SAC, is also an alumna of the institution.
The incoming principal taught at the school for 15 years before serving as guidance counsellor for the past 19 years.
According to the communication, Thompson places as a priority, the safety and well-being of staff and students, along with the goal of improving the curriculum to better prepare students to succeed at the tertiary level.
Thompson has a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Sociology, and a certificate of secondary education from the College of Mount St. Vincent (New York); a Master of Education in School Counseling from Kent State University (Ohio), and is currently pursuing a second master’s in educational leadership, management and emerging technology through Marconi International University, Miami, Florida.