New administrators include: Sister Delores Marie Hannon, RSM, president of St. Edmond Schools in Fort Dodge; James Kobus, dean of students and assistant principal at Bishop Heelan High School in Sioux City; Mary Ellen Nilson, principal of Our Lady of Good Counsel School in Fonda and Pocahontas Catholic; Dr. Thomas Tacheny, superintendent of Kuemper Catholic School System, Carroll; Terry N. Tomke, principal of Bishop Heelan High School; and Father Patrick Walsh, president of Catholic Schools of Sioux City.
...James Kobus served as the assistant principal and activities director at Albia High School, principal at Lisbon High School and was the assistant principal and coach at Storm Lake High School.He also was a teacher and coach at Dallas Center-Grimes High School, Melcher-Dallas High School and Grapevine High School, Texas.
"I am very excited to be part of the Bishop Heelan Catholic High School staff.It has long been a desire of mine to work in an educational environment where the mind, the body and the spirit are developed," he
said."The reputation for excellence, that Heelan
enjoys, is well known, and I am most honored to have joined the Heelan family."Kobus earned his master's in education at Drake University and bachelor's at William Penn College.