Benet Announces New Principal

Welcome Ms. Sheri Costello
Dear Members of the Benet Family,
It is with great pleasure and excitement that I introduce to you Ms. Sheri Costello, who will be assuming the role of the seventh principal of Benet Academy. She brings with her a wealth of experience, dedication, and a profound commitment to educational excellence.
Throughout her career, Ms. Costello has demonstrated a passion for education and a remarkable ability to lead and inspire others. With over 30 years of experience in both teaching and administrative roles, she has  honed her skills in fostering collaborative environments where students and teachers thrive. Ms. Costello’s tenure as Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction at Lisle High School for the past five years has been marked by significant achievements. She worked with her team to create an academic student support structure that ensured access for all and resulted in significant academic improvements for students. Additionally, Ms. Costello led the professional development program for the entire faculty which was anchored in data and educational research, steeped in best practices for adult learning, and utilized constant staff feedback and revision to ensure teacher growth. Her ability to build trusting relationships quickly has been instrumental in fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation.
During the principal search process, Ms.Costello truly impressed our search committee with her deep Catholic faith, strong work ethic, thoughtful answers, passion and warmth. It is evident that she embodies the values and ideals that are at the core of Benet Academy's mission.
As we welcome Ms. Costello to our community, we are confident that her leadership will assist us in ushering in a new era of excellence at Benet Academy. With her guidance and vision, we look forward to continuing our tradition of providing exceptional Catholic and college-prep education. Please join me in extending a warm welcome to Ms. Costello as she assumes her new role as principal.

Ms. Costello will officially join the Benet Family on July 1, 2024. Together, let us support her as she leads us into a bright and promising future.
William P. Myers ‘97
Benet Academy
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