Email Sent to CBC Parents About School President's Sudden Resignation
Read the email the school sent to parents after Christian Brothers College High School President Mike England resigned this weekend citing personal reasons.
Christian Brothers College High School President Mike England resigned suddenly Sunday citing personal reasons, according to CBC Director of Communications Rob Staggenborg.
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Staggenborg said the following email was sent to parents Monday morning alerting them of the resignation.
Timothy Schellhardt ’85, Chairman of the Board of Christian Brothers College High School (CBC) announced the resignation of its President, Mike England ’83 effective January 11, 2013.
Schellhardt announced the resignation and praised England’s many contributions to the school and the CBC community by saying, “Mike England has been passionate in his representation of CBC and its Lasallian mission throughout the St. Louis Community. His recent contributions in enrollment and cultivation of the successful Honors program have helped establish CBC as one of the most respected and appreciated private high schools in the area and his legacy to the CBC community must be commended.” This program is significant in attracting additional students to our diverse and inclusive Lasallian school and another reason, among many, why young men choose to come to CBC.
England’s resignation was accepted by members of the Executive Committee of the Board this past Friday.
Michael Jordan, a former Principal/President at the Clayton Rd campus and the current Vice President of Institutional Advancement, was asked by Brother Larry Schatz FSC, Provincial of the Midwest District, to assume the interim role of President.
Christian Brothers College High School was opened in St. Louis in 1850 by the Christian Brothers who were founded in France over 330 years ago by St. John Baptist de La Salle. CBC is one of St. Louis’ oldest and most prestigious college preparatory schools, and draws students from more than 100 different parishes and neighborhoods in the metropolitan area.