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Mercy High School says Sister Delores Marie Hannon is the new president of the school.
Hannon is currently president at St. Edmond Catholic Schools in Fort Dodge, IA.
The Mercy High School Board of Directors hired Hannon because of her experience in the educational field.
She has worked as a K-12 school president, principal, and teacher.
Hannon has also been the vice-president of the Sisters of Mercy in Cedar Rapids, IA.
“We are very fortunate and blessed to have hired Sr. Delores Hannon, RSM as the next President of Mercy High School. Not only is she a Sister of Mercy but also she is a Sister of Mercy who comes to us with 6 years of experience as a President of a school. We are grateful to her that she said “yes” as she is leaving a school that she loves,” said Sr. Corrine Connelly, RSM, head of the search committee.
Hannon will begin her position as co-leader of the all girls liberal arts high school with Principal Carolyn Jaworski on August, 1, 2009.