John Camusi 

John Camusi of Oreland, Pennsylvania will be teaching Spanish and working in the Student Services office at Father Judge High School for Boys in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia. John is a 2017 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. As an undergraduate John majored in Spanish. During his time in Pittsburgh, John served as an instructional aide at Learning Tree Schools & was the video manager for the University’s Track & Field team. John especially enjoyed studying abroad in Spain where he also gained classroom experience through the University of Cádiz’s elementary school student tutoring program. John is a recipient of the William A. Meehan Esquire Award for Outstanding Community Service and was a regular on the Dean’s list at the University of Pittsburgh.


Anna Carey

Anna Carey of Bardonia, New York will be teaching English at Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia. Anna is a 2017 graduate of Fordham University. As an undergraduate, Anna majored in English and earned minors in Theology and Computer Science. During her time at Fordham Anna worked as a teaching assistant, assisted her fellow undergraduates as a peer tutor, was an active member of campus ministry, served as Web and Social Media Editor of The Ram, and mentored elementary, middle, and high school students through the Rosedale Achievement Center. Anna also has experience as a catechist and is a member of the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit honor society and Phi Kappa Phi honor society.


Celeste Colon

Celeste Colon of Brooklyn, New York will be teaching 3rd grade at Holy Cross School in the Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia. Celeste is a 2017 graduate of Loyola University Maryland. As an undergraduate, Celeste majored in Elementary Education and minored in Theatre. During her time at Loyola, Celeste served as the president of both OPTIONS & Loyola Education Ambassadors, mentored fellow college students through the ALANA and Evergreen programs, and led service teams in West Virginia as part of Loyola’s alternative Spring Break program. Celeste is a member of the Kappa Delta Pi education honor society.


John Greubel

John Greubel of Baldwin, New York will be teaching social studies and working in the guidance office at Father Judge High School for Boys in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia. John is a 2017 graduate of the University of Scranton. As an undergraduate, John majored in History and Secondary Education. John has gained experience in education through his fieldwork as a teaching assistant with Yale’s Summer Institute for the gifted, his time as a camp counselor for Long Island University’s Post Youth Camps, and his service as a mentor in Scranton’s University of Success. John is a member of the Alpha Lamda Delta honor society and Kappa Delta Pi education honor society.


Laura Holston

Laura Holston of Wynnewood, Pennsylvania will be teaching 3rd grade at Saint Martin of Tours School in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia. Laura is a 2017 graduate of Loyola University Maryland. As an undergraduate, Laura majored in Elementary Education. During her time at Loyola, Laura was Co-Chair of the Urban Needs in Teacher Education group, and served as a Loyola University Maryland Education Ambassador. Laura has gained experience in the field of education through her work as an academic tutor with Soccer without Borders and as an intern at Elmwood Elementary School in Baltimore. Laura has demonstrated a commitment to service through her volunteer efforts with St. John’s Hospice, Ronald McDonald House, and Notre Dame Club. Laura is a member of the Kappa Delta Phi education honor society.


Kyle Keblish

Kyle Keblish of Arnold, Maryland will be teaching Mathematics and working in the Brisson Center at Father Judge High School for Boys in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia. Kyle is a 2017 graduate of Gettysburg College. As an undergraduate, Kyle double majored in Economics and Philosophy and minored in Religious Studies. During his time at Gettysburg, he went to the NCAA Final Four twice as a member of the men's lacrosse team, served as a representative on the NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, and mentored children as a Juvenile Diabetes Volunteer Counselor. Kyle is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and the International Economics Honor Society. He graduated magna cum laude and has studied at the London School of Economics.


Kathleen Kelly

Kathleen Kelly of Yardley, Pennsylvania will be teaching 2nd grade at St. Barnabas School in Southwest Philadelphia. Kathleen is a 2017 graduate of Saint Joseph's University. As an undergraduate, Kathleen double majored in Elementary Education & Special Education. During her years at Saint Joe’s Kathleen worked in the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support as a Kinney SCHOLAR, sat on the Think Pink Committee, and served as a Eucharistic Minister. Kathleen has gained experience in education through her fieldwork at Gesu School, Upper Darby Kindergarten Center, Discovery Charter School, Boy’s Latin Charter School, and Cook-Wissahickon School. Kathleen is a member of the Kappa Delta Pi education honor society and the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit honor society.


Sabrina King

Sabrina King of Manorville, New York will be teaching 2nd grade at St. Thomas Aquinas School in South Philadelphia. Sabrina is a 2017 graduate of Saint Joseph’s University. As an undergraduate Sabrina majored in Elementary Education and Special Education. During her time on Hawk Hill, Sabrina mentored children as part of Big Brother Big Sisters, volunteered with Appalachian Habitat for Humanity, and played in the Pep Band. Sabrina has gained experience in education through her fieldwork at St. Rose of Lima School, Discovery Charter School,Lewis C. Cassidy Elementary School, Cook-Wissahickon Elementary School, and Upper Darby Kindergarten Center. Sabrina is a member of the Kappa Delta Pi education honor society.


Raven Manrique

Raven Manrique of Laredo, Texas will be serving in the role of Coordinator of Service Programs and teaching religion at Gesu School in North Philadelphia. Raven is a 2017 graduate of Baylor University. As an undergraduate, Raven majored in Political Science. During her time at Baylor, Raven was active in the Catholic Student Association, taught religious education at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, served as Vice President of the Legion of Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Praesidium, and volunteered as a Girl Scout leader. Raven’s honors include the President’s Award from the Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas, recognition as a Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar, and the Provost’s Gold Scholarship from Baylor University.


Mary McAuliffe

Mary ‘Annie’ McAuliffe of Silver Spring, Maryland will be teaching English & working in the Brisson Center for Academic Excellence at Father Judge High School for Boys in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia. Annie is a 2016 graduate of Denison University. Annie comes to ACESJU after a year of service at Lawrence Catholic Academy in Massachusetts through the Augustinian Volunteer Program. As an undergraduate, Annie majored in English and minored in Spanish. During her time at Denison Annie was captain of the varsity Softball team, tutored her peers in the Writing Center, and was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Women’s Fraternity. Annie is a member of Sigma Delta Pi-the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, and is a recipient of the Denison University Academic Alumni Scholarship.


Mary McDermott

Mary McDermott of Westfield, New Jersey will be teaching 4th grade at St. Francis De Sales School in University City. Mary is a 2017 graduate of Saint Joseph’s University. As an undergraduate, Mary majored in Elementary Education and Special Education. During her time at Saint Joe’s, Mary was involved in Hand in Hand, participated in Collegiate Challenge, and led the 4:16 Upperclassmen Retreat. Mary has gained experience in education through her fieldwork at Holy Trinity Interparochial School in Westfield, New Jersey, Gesu School, Shawmont School, Upper Darby Kindergarten Center, Lingelbach Elementary School, and Pan American Academy Charter School.


Daniel McDevitt

Daniel McDevitt of Medford Lakes, New Jersey will be teaching Science at Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School in South Philadelphia. Daniel is a 2017 graduate of Saint Joseph’s University. As an undergraduate Daniel majored in Biology and minored in Educational Studies. During his time on Hawk Hill, Daniel served as a Resident Assistant and as a Teaching Assistant in the Biology department. Daniel’s scientific research includes work for the New Jersey Mosquito Control Department and research conducted thought Saint Joseph’s University’s Summer Scholar program. Mr. McDevitt has gained experience in education through his field work with Geokids, LINKS, and SJU’s Ignatian College Connection.


Jessica Miller

Jessica Miller of Hainesport, New Jersey will be teaching 4th grade at Gesu School in North Philadelphia. Jessica is a 2017 graduate of Saint Joseph’s University. As an undergraduate, Jessica majored in Elementary Education and Special Education. Jessica also earned a minor in Autism Studies. During her time at Saint Joe’s, Jessica worked in the Kinney Center for Autism Research and Support, volunteered in Ecuador through SJU’s winter immersion program, and participated in SJU’s Appalachian Experience. Jessica has gained experience in education through her fieldwork at Global Leadership Academy Charter School, Greenfield Elementary, Gesu School, Discover Charter School, Our Mother of Sorrows-St. Ignatius of Loyola School, and Upper Darby Kindergarten Center.


Joseph Pooler

Joseph Pooler of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will working in the Development Office and teaching at Gloucester Catholic High School in Gloucester City, New Jersey. Joseph graduated magna cum laude from The University of Pennsylvania in 2016. Joseph comes to ACESJU after spending a year as an Academic Assistant for the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation. While at Penn, Joseph majored in Classical Studies. Joseph is an active parishioner of Saint Monica’s parish in South Philadelphia and served as Sexton at Saint Monica’s from 2008 through 2015. In addition to his work with the Ed Snider Foundation, Joseph has gained experience in the field of education through private tutoring in mathematics, science, English, and Latin. When Joseph is not busy with his other interests, he plays the bass fiddle in The Fralinger String Band.


Emma Ryan

Emma Ryan of Hillsborough, New Jersey will be teaching 4th grade at St. Frances Cabrini Regional Catholic School in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia. Emma is a 2017 graduate of Saint Joseph’s University. As an undergraduate Emma majored in Elementary Education and Special Education and earned a minor in Autism Studies. During her time at Saint Joe’s, Emma worked in the Kinney Center for Autism Research and Support, was an active member of Autism Speaks University, volunteered through Philadelphia service immersion projects, participated in SJU’s Appalachian Experience, and studied abroad in Madrid. Emma has gained experience in education through her fieldwork at Discovery Charter School, Saint Ignatius Elementary School, Clara Barton Elementary School, and Visitation BVM School. Emma has been a regular on the Dean’s list at Saint Joseph’s.


Taylor Schuck

Taylor Schuck of Edgewater Park, New Jersey will be teaching Kindergarten at Gesu School in North Philadelphia. Taylor is a 2016 graduate of the University of Scranton. As an undergraduate Taylor majored in Early and Primary Education. During her time in Scranton, Taylor was the Secretary of the SECUS Education Club, a member of the Association of Childhood Education International Club, served as a transfer student mentor, and participated in Scranton University’s Emerging Leaders Program. Taylor has gained experience in education through her fieldwork at Valley View Intermediate School, Dunmore Elementary Center and McNichols Plaza Elementary. Taylor is a member of the Kappa Delta Pi education honor society.


Andrew Staub

Andrew Staub of Ardmore, Pennsylvania will be teaching middle school science at St. Frances Cabrini Regional Catholic School in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia. Andrew is a 2016 graduate of Saint Joseph’s University. Andrew comes to ACESJU after a year of service as a member of St. Joseph’s Preparatory School’s Alumni Service Corps (ASC). As an undergraduate Andrew majored in Biology and earned minors in Chemistry and Theater. During his time on Hawk Hill Andrew served as a Resident Assistant, chaired the Peer Review Board, was a member of the Community Standards Board, and was involved in the St. Joseph’s University Theater program. As an ASC Andrew gained experience in the classroom as a Biology teacher and gained experience as a supervisor of extracurricular activities as the Prep’s Stage Crew Moderator.