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School Administration

Mrs. Lisa Harvey

Principal

Mrs. Lisa Harvey received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and a master’s degree in religious education from Loyola University of New Orleans. She taught for six years at St. John Interparochial School in Plaquemine and came to Catholic High School in 2000, serving as a religion teacher and moderator of the dance team, Bruinettes. She began serving as religion department chairperson during the 2002-2003 school year. She served as assistant principal for instruction during the 2003-2004 school year and served six years as academic assistant principal.

Mr. Gene Tullier

President

Mr. Gerald E. Tullier graduated from Sacred Heart Elementary School and St. Joseph Cathedral Prep. He received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from St. Joseph Seminary College in Covington, a master’s in theological studies from Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans and a Master of Education from the University of New Orleans. Tullier was program director for Refugee Services at the Associated Catholic Charities in New Orleans before joining the faculty of Brother Martin High School in New Orleans in 1978. At Brother Martin, he served as religion and English teacher, department chair, assistant principal, vice principal and principal.

Assistant Principals

Mrs. Christy Kessler

Christy Kessler

Social Studies Teacher/Assistant Principal for Instruction, AP World History

Mrs. Christy Kessler is currently serving as assistant principal for instruction.

Mrs. Kessler is a graduate of Mt. Carmel Academy. She received her bachelor’s degree and her master’s degree in Education from Louisiana State University where she graduated with Honors Summa Cum Laude. She joined the Catholic High School faculty in 1996 and also taught at Brother Martin High School in New Orleans. She taught free enterprise, physical science, Louisiana history, World history  law studies, Louisiana history and served as Social Studies Department Chair before joining the administrative team. Mrs. Kessler teaches AP World History.

Mrs. Kessler is married to William H. Kessler III and they have one son, William, and one daughter, Elizabeth.

Mr. Jared Cavalier

Jared Cavalier

Social Studies Teacher/Assistant Principal for Discipline, Civics II

Mr. Jared Cavalier is Catholic High School's Assistant Principal for Discipline. Cavalier graduated from LSU in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education with a concentration in social studies. He obtained his Master of Education in Education Technology Leadership from Northwestern Louisiana State University in 2012. Cavalier also served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 1998 to 2006 and obtained rank of sergeant. In 2003, he served in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Cavalier started teaching at Catholic High School in 2004 where he taught civics, American history, world geography, western civilization, multimedia, computer science, and web mastering. He also served as a football coach, golf coach, Student Council moderator, Men’s Club moderator, Bruin Broadcast moderator, football technology coordinator, and instructional technology coordinator.

Dr. Tom Eldringhoff

Dr. Tom Eldringhoff

Religion Teacher/Academic Assistant Principal, Religion IV

Dr. Tom W. Eldringhoff is currently serving as Academic Assistant Principal. Dr. Eldringhoff graduated from St. Joseph Seminary College in 1985 with a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. He began teaching religion a year later at St. Stanislaus in Bay St. Louis. He came to Catholic High School in 1990 as a full-time religion teacher and assistant campus minister. He has served Catholic High School as religion department chairperson, service coordinator, twinning program director, summer mission coordinator, and as moderator of a variety of student clubs. He has held the role of Campus Minister as well as Assistant Principal for Instruction and Discipline. He teaches one section of senior religion. Eldringhoff has a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from LSU, a masters degree in philosophy from Tulane University, and a masters of religious education from Loyola University in New Orleans.