The Maryknoll School Board of Directors has affirmed that Mrs. Shana Tong ’83, our current Vice President of Academic Affairs, will serve as Maryknoll’s Interim School President for the 2020-2021 school year until a new school president is named.
Mrs. Tong has been an educator at Maryknoll School for 29 of her 31 years of teaching in Hawaii Catholic education. She served as principal of the Grade School for 10 years prior to her appointment as vice president in 2017. Prior to serving as grade school principal, she also served as vice principal for three years and taught science in grades 1 to 6, middle school Language Arts, Religion, Japanese, and Public Speaking. She also taught self-contained classes in grades 2, 4 and 5 at Maryknoll, Sacred Hearts Academy in Honolulu and Sacred Hearts School in Lahaina.
Mrs. Tong holds a bachelor’s degree in speech and communications from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and earned a master’s degree in education with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction from Gonzaga University. She also holds a master’s degree in school administration from Chaminade University. As a Maryknoll School alumna, Mrs. Tong has proven to be a vital and caring leader for Maryknoll School.
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