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We welcome new additions to our Notre Dame ACE Academies' team this year:

Cara Swinefurth joins the leadership team as principal at Holy Cross Central after having served in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis for the past 20 years. Mrs. Swinefurth led St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School as principal from 2012 through 2019 and led Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School from 2005 through 2012. She was also a teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes from 1999 through 2005. She brings a proven record of demonstrated academic growth, years of experience, and strong leadership skills to the Holy Cross community. 

Carissa Maddox, an outstanding principal at St. Barnabas in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, accepted our invitation to become the second Regional Director for the NDAA Indianapolis partnership.  As a Regional Director serving our NDAA principals and teachers in Indianapolis, Carissa will be part of the NDAA Teaching and Learning team. In addition to being principal at St. Barnabas the past three years, Carissa has served as a teacher and an assistant principal for over 10 years in the state of Indiana and recently completed the Oaks Academy Leadership Fellowship.