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Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff at Bishop Lynch High School are second-to-none! Sixty percent of the BL faculty hold advanced degrees in science, math, English, history and the arts. Plus, 20% of the faculty and staff are Bishop Lynch alumni who are so committed to the school that they have returned to educate the next generation of Friars. All faculty and staff are dedicated to the mission and culture of the school’s community and Catholic Dominican heritage. Do you enjoy teachers who have a passion for education and instill a love of learning in their classrooms? At Bishop Lynch, you will.


Faculty & Staff Directory

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    Beverly Brin
    Guidance
    Freshman Counselor
    (214) 324-3607 x4151
    Bio
     
    Beverly Brin, a native of Dallas, has been a freshman counselor at Bishop Lynch since 2005. Beverly graduated from Baylor University with a degree in Music Education and got her M.S. in counseling in 2003 from Texas A&M – Commerce. Before coming to Bishop Lynch, Beverly was a counselor at Ursuline Academy of Dallas, taught in Richardson ISD for 13 years, and began her teaching career at Christ the King School. 
     
    Currently, Beverly has a small private practice and when not counseling she enjoys decorating, animal rescue and traveling to Northern Colorado as often as possible. Longtime interests include songwriting, watching pro football and calligraphy.
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    Catherine Brockette
    Guidance
    Counselor (Ec-Loz)
    (214) 324-3607 x4108
    Bio
     
    Catherine Brockette is a guidance counselor for Bishop Lynch. Catherine earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Southern California and her master’s degree in psychology from American University, in addition to graduate coursework in counseling from Amberton University. She has served as a teen and family therapist for court-referred adolescents in Fairfax County, Virginia; created and implemented arts and education programs for the non-profit, Big Thought; created academic plans at Sylvan Learning Center; and most recently worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor – Intern for The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare working with veterans, youth, and families. Catherine has a background and training in trauma therapies, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with a focus on anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, and suicide risk assessment and prevention.
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    Mary Helen Giovas-Quezada
    Guidance
    Registrar
    (214) 324-3607 x4113
    Bio
     
    Mary Helen Giovas joined Bishop Lynch in 2017 as the school's new Registrar. Mary Helen is originally from El Paso, TX where she also attended UTEP. Before coming to Bishop Lynch she worked at St. Joseph Catholic School for 16 years.
     
    In her free time, she enjoys working on DIY projects with her husband Joe. Mary Helen and her husband have been married for 24 years and are very proud of their two children Cassie and James. She also is a dog lover as she has one rottweiler and three chihuahuas.  
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    Jan Hublein
    Guidance
    Counselor (Seniors G-Ha)
    (214) 324-3607 x4132
    Bio
     
    Jan Hublein has always had a heart for the non-traditional learner. Having earned her Bachelor’s Degree from UT Austin and her Master’s Degree from UNT, Jan’s career has been in Student Services. She began as a teacher in Cedar Hill and has since been a middle and high school counselor, an alternative high school teacher and counselor, a Community Supervision teacher and an Academic Advisor and instructor at Richland College. For several years she worked at Scottish Rite Hospital as an assistant to Lucius Waites, M.D., renowned dyslexia pioneer. She has been at Bishop Lynch since 2005 where her previous experience at Richland College has proven to be extremely valuable in growing BL’s extensive Dual Enrollment Program.

    Jan is a wife and mother of three grown children, one who is a BL alumna 2009. Should she find some spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening, Sudoku puzzles and working at her family’s ranch in Corsicana, Texas where she grew up.
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    Aisha Merced
    Guidance
    Counselor (A-Eb)
    (214) 324-3607 x4150
    Bio
     
    Aisha Merced is a guidance counselor at Bishop Lynch. Aisha is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Texas, and she has a master’s degree in social work from the University of Alaska Anchorage. While in Anchorage, Aisha worked for the University of Alaska as an educational advisor and identified eligible students for TriO Educational Talent Search. She went on to serve the university as an assistant to the director for new student orientation. For the last several years, Aisha was an administrative supervisor for the Jewish Child Care Association in New York.
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    Tony Ringuette
    Guidance
    College Liaison
    Bio
     
    Tony Ringuette is the college advisor. Mr. Ringuette earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Western Michigan University. He brings a wealth of college admissions experience to Bishop Lynch, having served in the admissions offices at Southern Methodist University, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Louisville.  
     
    Bishop Lynch was always one of Mr. Ringuette’s favorite schools to visit as an admissions counselor, and he is thrilled to make his new home on the BL campus.  
     
    Mr. Ringuette will continue Bishop Lynch High School’s college prep standard of excellence. While COVID-19 restrictions will likely push most college visits into a virtual space this fall, Mr. Ringuette is committed to getting hundreds of top colleges and universities across the country in front of our Friars. 
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    John Sharp
    Guidance
    Counselor (Ren-Z)
    (214) 324-3607 x4148
    Bio
     
    John Sharp is a counselor in BL's guidance department. John earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from The University of Texas at Dallas and even did an internship in BL's guidance department in 2002 during his last semester. He then received his master's degree in professional counseling at Amberton University. After years of being a nonprofit director in battering intervention and prevention, John most recently worked in private practice. John's 11-year-old daughter attends St. Pius X Catholic School. 
     
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    Shea Stock
    Guidance
    Counselor (Lu-Rem)
    (214) 324-3607x4163
    Bio
     
    Shea Sanchez joined Bishop Lynch in 2017 as a guidance counselor for sophomores-seniors. Shea earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas and Master of Education in School Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. 

    Shea has worked for more than 13 years in education, five of which spent in counseling, before coming to BL.  She holds her Educational Leadership and Principal Certification from Stephen F. Austin.

    Shea has two daughters who attend St. Puis X Catholic School and two dogs. During her free time, she enjoys being outside, running, riding bikes and working in her yard. 


Work of Heart Award Program

Work of Heart is looking for the "unsung heroes” who are going the "extra mile" in serving our Dallas-area Catholic educational community and its members. The Catholic Foundation encourages participation throughout the Dallas-area Catholic community.

Take time to read the nomination information to learn about the special grant and eligibility requirements. Candidates must be a full-time employee of a Catholic school in the Diocese of Dallas. Download a fillable PDF copy of the form, then email the completed form to The Catholic Foundation.


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9750 Ferguson Road
Dallas, TX 75228

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Admission - ext. 4127
Advancement - ext. 4158
Alumni Relations - ext. 4129
Athletic Office - ext. 4121
Attendance - ext. 4111
Business Office - ext. 4104
Communications - ext. 4217
School Nurse - ext. 4141
School Store - ext. 4126
Transportation - ext. 4199


Published Authors

It's no secret Bishop Lynch High School faculty members are excellent educators and tops in their fields of study. But did you know many Friar faculty are published authors as well?

Check out our growing list of teachers who are also prolific writers. 

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  • Ms. Beth Burau

    • LOCATE-ing Digital Tools for Learning (TechEdge Magazine), Feb. 2019
    • What a Puzzlement! Helping Students Become Experts (TechEdge magazine), Nov. 2018
    • Our School's Active Learning Classrooms: Four Questions Answered (with Kay Gentsch - TechEdge Magazine), May 2018
    • Three Takeaways for Transforming Learning Spaces (TechEdge Blog), Feb. 10, 2018
    • From No Tech to Low Tech: My Practically Paperless Experience (TechEdge Magazine), Feb. 2018
    • High Five: Free Web 2.0 Assessment Tools (TechEdge Blog), April 6, 2017
    • Self-Substitute with Screencasting (TechEdge magazine), Feb. 2017
    • 5 Minutes with Christ: Spiritual Nourishment for Busy Teachers (Ave Maria Press, chapter contributor on "Forgiveness", 2011
    • The Spirit of ACE: Celebrating 15 Years (Chapter contributor, “The ‘Pillar’ of the Community"), 2008
    • Book Review of Georgia B. Kimmey’s “Issues in Education: The Development of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Galveston-Houston” in A Journal of Catholic Inquiry and Practice, March 2004
  • Ms. Kay Gentsch

    • TechEdge, May 2018
  • Mr. Mike Hopper

    • Socially Savvy, September 2015
  • Mr. Stuart Kantor

    • Baylor Pole Vault (Vaulter Magazine), 2019
    • Expo Explosion X (Vaulter Magazine), 2019
    • The Advocate, 2019
    • Robot: The Roy Martin Story, 2019
    • Sid Garton: One Stride Ahead in 1958 & Just that Close in 1960, 2019
    • Sandi Morris & Demi Payne: Raising the Bar in Women's Pole Vault, 2018
  • Mrs. Maggie Raymond

  • Sister Cecilia Sehr

    • Secondary School Physics Teaching, 1918-1972; Objectives as Stated in Periodical Literature.
Faithful to Catholic Tradition and to our Dominican heritage of scholarship and service, Bishop Lynch High School promotes the development of the total person by bringing together a diverse community in a rigorous, college preparatory environment where students are taught to strive for excellence, seek truth, and work for justice in the world. - Founded in 1963