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L'oreal is the Director of Institutional Advancement and holds a degree in Political Science from Towson University. She has worked in fundraising at Towson University, Gilman School and the American Cancer Society. Her family has a unique connection to our community. Her eldest sister graduated from La Reine High School; her middle sister was a part of the first graduating co-ed class at Bishop McNamara and she graduated from Bishop McNamara in the Class of 1998, which was the first class under the then principal, Marco Clark. L'oreal is married to Ozzie Edmondson and they have two beautiful daughters, Grace and Lily.
“Working at Bishop McNamara allows me to use my skills for God's work,” says Alice Case, Director of Annual Programs within the Advancement Office and serves as the Faculty/Staff liaison for the Parents’ Club. Mrs. Case oversees all the annual programs to include fundraisers, appeals, and Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), in addition to managing the Advancement office database.
Mrs. Case holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Old Dominion University and has taken additional courses in taxation, accounting, and art. She also has expertise in Raisers Edge database software. Alice has worked at Bishop McNamara for the past 13 years and is a 2008 Caritas Award recipient. Prior experience includes working for Navy Relief Services and volunteering more than 1500 hours as a budget counselor.
Alice, a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the parent of Sarah Case, from the class of 2003, and she and her husband, Paul, reside in Huntingtown, MD.
As Director of Web Communications at Bishop McNamara High School, a catholic coed high school in the Washington DC area, Mrs. Cuellar is the designer, web content manager and author for the school website, faculty/staff intranet site, a manager of the school and alumni Facebook pages, as well as designer and author of the Mustang Minute - the Bishop McNamara and La Reine High School alumni email newsletter.
“Even as a La Reine High School graduate, I knew that I wanted to spend my energies helping others.” Mrs. Cuellar went to Prince George's Community College for Nursing and Business Administration, trained at Lab School of Washington, American University and Johns Hopkins to facilitate students with learning disabilities and ADHD, with specific competencies in Assistive Technology. She later attended the University of Phoenix for Information Technology and Web Design.
The combination of skills in technology and educational support to children, along with a passion for fairness in education, led her to work in the Archdiocese of Washington (ADW) Catholic schools as a Technology Coordinator, Teacher and Director of Student Services. She served on the Archdiocese of Washington Catholic School's Board for Inclusive Practices in Education and as an Assistive Technology trainer in the ADW Paraprofessional Certification Program. Honored as Teacher of the Year in 2005 through the Archdiocese of Washington, she then joined the Admissions Team of Bishop McNamara as Associate Director of Admissions, technology support to the newly created St. Joseph's Program for students with learning differences, as well as Web Content Manager for the new BMHS website.
“I continue to enjoy working everyday with these marvelously talented students, meeting interesting alumni from both Bishop McNamara and its sister school (my alma mater), La Reine High School, and finding ways to design communication that successfully connects this community in important ways.”
Mrs. Cuellar, is the mother of three children, Denis O'Donovan, and BMHS alums Katie '05 and Sarah '09. She is an Associate of the IHM Sisters, volunteers in her community and church, and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her three grandchildren. She currently serves on the Joseph C. Ferrante Foundation Scholarship committee, named after her beloved brother-in-law, Joe Ferrante, who passed away in 2011. The committee is tasked with awarding post secondary scholarships to students who generously give back to their schools, church and/or communities.
Melissa Antonio Huar LR '91 is the Director of Special Events. Her background runs deep within the Sales Industry, Project Management and the start up of her husband business. She will be coordinating all of the Special Events here at BMHS. As a graduate of LaReine High School she is very excited to be working with the Advancement Team to further the vision of the school. Melissa lives in Calvert County, Maryland with her husband Don and her two daughters Carly Rose and Katie Rae.
Michael Jones received a Bachelor’s degree in Educational Studies from The University of Delaware and a Master’s degree in Organizational Communications from Bowie State University. He served as the freshman guidance counselor from 2003-2007. A 1996 Bishop McNamara High School graduate, Mr. Jones is a certified image consultant and combined his expertise and professional experience to develop workshops that assist young men in identifying their most influential professional, social and physical self. In addition, Mr. Jones has lobbied on behalf of The Maryland Catholic Conference in relation to the needs of non-public schools.
Robert Feasley is the Director of Communications, with an MA in Public Communication and a BA in International Relations from American University in Washington, D.C. He previously worked for Pivot Point Communications, a PR firm based in Alexandria, VA. He also currently coaches swimming with the L4 Masters Swim Club in Rockville, MD.