New Aquinas principal named

Maureen Lewis has been named principal of Aquinas High School.

Maureen Grady Lewis was announced as the new principal of Aquinas High School on Saturday.

Lewis holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University and a master’s from Augusta State University. She has taught junior high school at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic School, fourth grade at Immaculate Conception Catholic School, and English and speech classes at Aquinas, according to a statement by the Diocese of Savannah.

For nine years, she taught middle school at the American/Interna­tional Schools in Kuwait, Poland and Indonesia, where she served as English Department head, chairwoman of accreditation committees and held numerous team leadership positions.

Her appointment is effective July 1.

“Everyone is so excited to have her,” said Kelli Strickland, the school’s development director.

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