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New Faculty & Staff Join Montini

Caption: Montini Catholic High School principal, Mary-Ann O’Neil (center left), welcomes the newest members of the Montini Catholic staff and Faculty. From left: Steve Dowjotas, Nicholas Matkovich, Mary-Ann O’Neil, Janet Cobb, Kristine McInerney, and Chris Pestel.


Montini Catholic Welcomes New Staff and Faculty for the 2012-2013 School Year


Montini Catholic High School has hired and welcomed two new teachers and three new staff members for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year.  These five professionals will help expand the curriculum and mission and add some new faces to the Montini Catholic High School community. 

Steve Dowjotas – Physical Education Department Teacher.  Steve earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Marketing from Dominican University. Steve, a 2002 graduate of Montini Catholic, will also retain the reigns as the girls varsity volleyball coach.


Nicholas Matkovich – Guidance Department.  Nicholas earned his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Marquette University and a Master of Arts from St. Xavier University. Nicholas comes to Montini from Harold L. Richards High School in Oak Lawn.

Janet Cobb – Development Office – Director of Marketing and Development.  Janet comes to Montini Catholic from Guerin College Preparatory High School. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education from the University of Hong Kong and a Masters in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University.


Kristine McInerney – Math Department Teacher.  Kristine earned her Secondary Education and Mathematics degrees from Loyola University. She has previous experience at St. Scholastica Academy and St. Rita High School in Chicago.


Chris Pestel – Development Office – Director of Public Relations. Chris earned his a Bachelor of Science in Art, Philosophy and Literature with a Systems Engineering minor from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Chris is also a 1999 graduate of Montini Catholic High School.




Questions? Contact Chris Pestel, Director of Public Relations at Montini Catholic High School. 630.627.6930 x180 

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