Mrs. Lindner, Principal
Father Jerry and Principal Deborah Lester are pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa Linder as the new Principal at Saints Peter and Paul School. Melissa, who currently serves as Ss. Peter and Paul Technology/STREAM Coordinator, Computer Teacher, and Librarian, will assume the role of Principal, effective July 1, 2019. Melissa completed the Educational Administration program at Canisius College and holds Masters Degrees in both Education and Public Administration.
The School Board and Father Jerry strongly believe that Melissa will continue the legacy of our Catholic faith that has long been established at Saints Peter and Paul. Additionally, she will work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders to continue the successful implementation of the Strategic Plan set forth by the School Board in November 2018. Melissa looks forward to assuming her new role, “I want to thank Father Jerry, the School Board, and Mrs. Lester for the confidence in my appointment as principal at SSPP, I am excited to be a steward of our school. I am a firm believer in Catholic schools and am looking forward to continuing the implementation of our school’s strategic plan in our thriving and vibrant Faith Community.”
Melissa lives in Blasdell with her husband and cat Babs. She and her husband are members of Saints Peter and Paul in Hamburg. Melissa grew up attending Catholic schools, first as a student at Southtowns Catholic and then Immaculata Academy. Melissa is a basketball enthusiast as a former player, coach, and fan of the game.