Mrs. Shannon Burghart is an Early Childhood Education Instructor at Guilford Technical Community College during the school year, and is thrilled to be Directing the St. Pius X Summer Camp program during the summers. She has a BA from Wake Forest University, a Master’s in Child and Family Development from the University of Georgia and a Master’s in Public Policy with a concentration in Child and Family Policy from the University of Chicago. She has extensive experience directing early care and learning centers and believes very strongly in the value of developmentally appropriate education for children. Mrs. Burghart is a St. Pius X Parishioner and the parent of 2 children attending SPX school. Her goal for the summer camps is that every child be actively engaged and have a wonderful time learning new things and attaining new skills. She wants parents to feel confident when they drop their children off, knowing that not only will they be well cared for, but they will have a wonderful time and be excited to come back again.
Mrs. Erin Norris moved to Greensboro last year from Ohio with her husband as part of his job transfer. In addition to working in St. Pius After School Care, she is working on her masters in Elementary Education at UNCG. Prior to this, she worked for an insurance company. Her undergraduate degree is in Sales and Marketing from The University of Akron and she is very excited to be working St. Pius X summer Camps again!
Ms. Natalie Angeron is a St. Pius X parent and parishioner. She received her degree as a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) from Wichita State University and still holds a license to practice in Kansas as well as in Ontario, Canada. Since receiving her degree, she has lived in Kansas, Toronto, and Georgia. She moved with her family to Greensboro in 2008 and has been a St. Pius X parishioner and parent since. She volunteers with both the school and church and has held the position of Camp Administrative Assistant since Fall of 2015.
Mrs. Desiree Belcher is a long time St Pius School parent, a Registered Nurse with a background in trauma and surgical intensive care and an American Heart Association Certified CPR/AED Instructor. She works as one of the school nurses for St Pius X school, and she is also the Committee Chairwoman for St Pius X Boy Scout Troop 244.
Ms. Elizabeth Boles was a Fine Arts major at Western Carolina University and has been teaching art for the past 20 years. She currently teaches art and painting classes at Saint Pius X School, Rockingham Community College, Well Spring Retirement Community, and Brookdale Retirement Community. She serves as President for the Fine Arts Festival Association and is a representative for Grumbacher Art Supply Company and she currently has a piece displayed in the Madame Hancock exhibit at the MARC. She has painted over 50 murals and has been featured in books, magazines, and newspapers as well as a guest on local radio and TV shows. She was awarded the 2009 Grant for Artist Residency at Vermont Studio Center for the Arts and has won various awards in art shows and juried shows across the region. She has also had several of her art works copyrighted. Ms. Boles takes pride in teaching young artists proper technique and enjoys seeing their love for art soar! Several of her art students travel far and wide to take her classes, as she has a genuine knack for teaching. She has taught art to students from ages 3 to 96 and enjoys every minute! In her free time, she loves to travel, paint, sketch, and create murals in her home. She is very excited about bringing her love of painting to Saint Pius and looks forward to meeting some of SPX’s budding artists! Ms. Boles was featured in the Greensboro News and Record on February 19, 2017. Click here to view the article.
Ms. Danielle Boltin is a 2011 graduate of USC-Aiken with a Bachelor's Degree in Education. Ms. Boltin teaches 4th grade at Rankin Elementary School. When she isn't teaching, Ms. Boltin enjoys yoga, CrossFit, hiking with her friends and dog, and testing out new recipes. This will be her third year at SPX Camps, and she is looking forward to seeing everyone from last year and meeting lots of new campers this year!
Monica Bush is a 6th grade Science and Math teacher at Kernodle Middle School. She is also a First Lego League Robotics Coach at Greensboro Science center. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a Master's degree in Educational Technology. She has been a Lego Robotics Coach for the past 6 years. Mrs. Bush has experience in Lego Robotics, Sumo Bots, Stop Motion Animation, and various technology programs. She loves learning about new technologies and incorporating them into her classroom. Mrs. Bush is originally from PA, but now lives in Greensboro with her husband, David, and 5 year old daughter, Larissa. In her spare time she loves to knit! She is looking forward to her first year as a staff member at SPX summer camps!
Mr. Michael Cacaci teaches 7th Grade Math at Brown Summit Middle School and has been teaching middle school math for ten years. He was raised in Meriden, CT and graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2003. He moved to Greensboro in 2005 and received his teaching certification from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in 2010. He currently resides in Brown Summit with his wife Becky and daughter Avery. He is looking forward to his first year teaching at SPX Summer Camps!
Mrs. Patty Delaney is currently employed as the Kindergarten Teacher Assistant in Mrs. Collins' class and has worked at Saint Pius X for the past 19 years. She graduated from Thomas College in Waterville, Maine and worked as a medical terminologist. In addition, Mrs. Delaney spent 11 years as a Girl Scout Leader. She is so excited to work with all of the campers this summer!
Leslie Eckle is a teacher, a mother, a creator, and a lover of life. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Early Childhood Education and taught preschool for many years before opting to stay home with her own children. During her years in the classroom, she spent summers at residential camps in both Maine and Wisconsin. Since leaving the classroom, she has furthered her education in mindfulness by becoming a 200 hour Registered Yoga Instructor. She has had the opportunity to train with the Baptiste Institute, and teach at Dancing Dog Yoga here in Greensboro. She has recently put all her passions together and created a small group preschool yoga program in the area, and she is looking forward to sharing her knowledge and passion with SPX campers this summer!
Ms. Liz Foster is the middle school Language Arts teacher at St. Pius X. This is her fifth year at St. Pius. Additionally, Ms. Foster attended St. Pius for K-8th grade, where she played volleyball and basketball. She has coached these sports since the commencement of her employment. Ms. Foster received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from UNCG, and received her Master of Education degree from Liberty University. She is a certified first responder (CPR/First Aid Certified) for the school. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, reading, playing sports, hiking, traveling, and the arts. Ms. Foster is excited to be a part of the 2017 St. Pius X Summer Camps.
Ms. Rozalynn Fulton is the Education and Artistic Director for Community Theatre of Greensboro in Greensboro, North Carolina (CTG). She grew up in Columbia, South Carolina. She graduated from North Carolina A&T State University (Aggie Pride) and joined the CTG family in August 2000. Roz has loved being involved with CTG for the past 17 years and being able to enrich the lives of young people across our community. In 2005 she kicked off CTG’s Youth Theatre giving young people the opportunity to perform in many different roles and in 2006 she started CTG’s Centerstage Youth Performing Group. This talented group of kids, ages 7-18, have performed at Carowinds and Busch Gardens. They have also won numerous National awards including Outstanding Overall Performance at the Junior Theatre Festival under her direction. Roz has worked with many public schools providing theatrical workshops and classes including a school for immigrants and refugee students. In 2013 she started a program for High School students who are interested in learning how to direct, choreograph, music direct and stage manage. This program produces 1 Broadway Kids show each year. Under her leadership the youth department at Community Theatre now runs many after school programs, over 40 summer camps, 6 youth productions a year and many other wonderful theater educational opportunities for young people. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and shopping. Roz and her husband, Jevon, live in McLeansville with their daughters, Tiana, Iyanna, Morgan, their son, Elijah and their dog Lilly.
Mrs. Cindy Gebbia has been teaching Technology classes for the past 14 years. She taught Technology for 11 years at Forsyth Country Day School and 3 years at St. Pius X. She received her Master of Education degree in Instructional Technology from East Carolina University. Mrs. Gebbia is orignially from Rhode Island. She has three adult children, Erin, Lauren and Matthew, and has been married to her husband, Mike for 26 years. She loves to travel and enjoy spending time at the beach! She is excited to be a part of SPX Summer Camp this year!
Coach Sarah Graves has been teaching summer camps for over twelve years and is excited to bring lots of fun and energy to St. Pius Summer Camps again this year! She lives in Durham, NC and teaches elementary physical education in Raleigh. Coach Graves will be teaching and leading team sports, skill development, and a variety of games and activities during her camps throughout the summer. She is a former Varsity Women’s High School basketball coach, Wellness Leader, and coordinates basketball, running, and tennis programs for her students. Sarah is also a Beachbody coach working with adults to lead healthy lifestyles with their fitness and nutrition. In her free time Sarah loves heading east to Topsail Island and enjoying time on her boat, exercising, and spending time with her family and friends! Coach Graves can’t wait to spend weeks at camp motivating students to be active and practice new skills and games! If you like to move and play, check out one of Coach Graves' camps! You will surely need your sneakers tied and water to drink!
Mrs. Lucinda Hernandez is the Physical Education Teacher Assistant for Saint Pius X School. She has been an employee of Saint Pius X for the past 13 years, where she has served as a teacher assistant in 2nd grade, 5th grade, Middle School, Spanish, and Physical Education. Coach Hernandez also takes care of young children in the SPX Church Nursery during weekend Mass services. She obtained her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Development from GTCC. She has been a teacher and assistant for SPX Summer Camps for the past 12 years and is excited about teaching camps again this summer!
Mrs. Anna Martinek-Jenne is currently in her 19th year of teaching, the last two at St. Pius in the new Pre-K Program. She received her Elementary Education degree from Loyola University Chicago and holds a K-6 teaching license. She loves teaching this age group and especially finding ways to connect student interests with learning. Visual art is one of her favorite vehicles for uncovering a child's creative nature and a means for honoring their self-expression. She grew up in Greensboro and has three children of her own, ages 16,14, and 7. She is looking forward to a week of limitless creativity!
Mrs. Bekki Reid holds a bachelor of arts degree from UNCG and an Early Childhood Education degree from NCCU. She has taught for Head Start for 7 years in Greensboro and loves working with preschool through school age children. She loves to paint, do yoga, and spend time with her family. This will be her first year with St Pius summer camp.
Coach Kristin Shelton received her Bachelor's degree from Guilford College, where she played point guard for the Women's Basketball Team. She is the Physical Education Teacher, Athletic Director, Varsity Girls' Basketball, and Track Coach at Saint Pius X School. Coach Shelton’s Varsity Girls Basketball team remained undefeated for three seasons, and she was featured in several news articles in celebration of her accomplishments. Her basketball teams have won both the PECSAA and Shamrock Tournament Championships for the past four years. Coach Shelton is the President of the Greensboro Lady Gaters AAU Basketball Organization and currently coaches the U15 Travel Team. Basketball is a huge passion of Coach Shelton's, as she comes from a family of basketball coaches. She grew up in the gym watching her father lead his team to several state championships. Coach Shelton was inducted into the Lyons High School Hall of Fame in October 2005. She is a HUGE Syracuse Orange fan and was honored to be inducted into the same Hall of Fame as Syracuse's current Men's Basketball Coach, Jim Boeheim. She is looking forward to the opportunity of helping your child pursue his or her dream of becoming the next great basketball star!
Chris Kloesz (Principal), Antonette Aguilera (Asst. Principal), Desiree Belcher, Liz Foster, Sarah Graves, and Kristin Shelton