Central Catholic Promotes Mr. James Donahue, ’03, to Assistant Principal for Student Affairs
PITTSBURGH - July 1, 2021 – Central Catholic is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. James Donahue, ’03, as Assistant Principal for Student Affairs at Central Catholic.
A 2003 Central Catholic graduate, Mr. Donahue has served as the Director of Family Support Services at Central Catholic for nearly a decade. In this role, Mr. Donahue provided mental health counseling, connected students and families to outside support services, and played a critical role in the implementation of Central Catholic’s wellness initiative.
In his new role as Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, Mr. Donahue will oversee all aspects of student affairs, including student discipline, extracurricular activities, and management of several key internal personnel.
“Since 2012, Mr. Donahue has guided and supported countless young men through his work in the counseling center and we are thrilled to welcome him to the administration team,” said Brother Tony Baginski, FSC, Principal. “His years of expertise working directly with students and families make him an excellent fit for the Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, where he will continue to make an impact on our students.”
Mr. Donahue earned his Bachelor of Arts from Saint Vincent College in 2008 and moved on to receive his Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from the Divine Mercy Institute, Institute for Psychological Sciences in May 2010. Mr. Donahue is currently pursuing his Certificate of Catholic School Leadership at the University of Dallas Online.
Mr. Donahue will succeed Mr. Andy Macurak, who will remain at Central Catholic in a newly created position, Executive Director of Enrollment Management.
About Central Catholic High School:
Central Catholic High School, a college preparatory school for boys, is guided by the educational principles of St. John Baptist de La Salle. The school strives to provide a challenging, relevant, and diverse program of studies and extracurricular activities in an environment that fosters a life of faith and learning and develops leaders rooted in the Gospel values of integrity, respect, service, justice, and peace.