Mary McElroy
McGill-Toolen Class of 2011

By Rachel Robertson, Class of 2012

As a small town girl living in Robertsdale, Mary McElroy has always dreamed of living in the big city, and now she finally has her chance. Accepted to Barnard College in New York City, Mary has certainly made McGill-Toolen proud. Her hard work and leadership are exemplified not only through a rigorous course load but through varsity soccer and multiple clubs as well. Lettering in a varsity sport her junior and senior year, Mary has learned what balancing a schedule really means. Her commute to school takes an hour, and her soccer practice and homework often grow overwhelming. She explains that taking on so many responsibilities has taught her how to discover what is important in life: school, soccer, family, and friends. Even with athletics and academics, she always makes time for a social life. She credits McT for her Catholic education that readies her to face any challenge that may arise in the future. Devoted not only to God but to school as well, Mary serves in the Ambassador Club, National Honor Society, Scholars Bowl, Hi-Q Team, and The McGillian newspaper, using her impressive intellect to give back to McGill. She eagerly accepted the challenge of five AP classes her senior year, ultimately graduating with a 4.17 weighted GPA and 32 on the ACT. Becoming a National Merit Commended Student and voted Ideal Graduate of McT, Mary became the desired student of every college; she received an appointment to the Coast Guard Academy, was accepted to the Honors Program at Boston College, and was accepted to Fordham University where she was offered the Deanís Honor Scholarship. Despite all of her options, Mary was most attracted to Barnard College, where she will attend this upcoming fall majoring in environmental biology.

Mathematics Faculty

Jenny Noletto
Mathematics Department Chair
Master Teacher

Bio: 20th year at McGill-Toolen and 21 years in education
Education: B.S. in Mathematics , Spring Hill College 1991
M.S.Ed in Secondary Education, University of South Alabama 1992
Courses: Honors Algebra I, College Prep Algebra I
Extra assignments: United Way Coordinator


Thomas Arensberg
Bio: 6th year at McGill and 7 years in education
Education: B.S. in Secondary Education, B.S. in Mathematics, Spring Hill College
Courses: College Prep 2 Algebra I and CP1 Geometry
Extra assignments: Football coach, Boys JV Basketball Assistant

Kristen Brack Kristen Brack
BIo:1st year at McGill-Toolen, 5 years in education
Education:B.S. Secondary Mathematics Education, Our Lady of Holy Cross College; Masters Education Curriculum and Instruction, University of Pheonix
Courses:Pre-Algebra, Algebra II
Extra Assignments:

Rick Chancery Rick Chancery
Bio: 5th year at McGill, 30 years in education
Education: B.S. in PE from Troy, B.S. in Math from Mobile College
Courses: Algebraic Connections, CP1 Algebra, Football PE
Extra assignments: Football Coach, JV Golf Coach

Christa Cloutier
Bio: 2 years at McGill-Toolen, 4 years in education
Education: B.S. Business Administration with an emphasis in Economics, secondary math, Saint Louis University; M.Ed. University of Notre Dame
Courses: Pre-Cal, College Prep II, Algebra I
Extra assignments:Girls Golf Head Coach; Freshman Volleyball Moderator

Daryll Cordeiro, Ph. D.
Bio: 10 years at McGill-Toolen and 11 years in education
Education: P.h.D University of Notre Dame, 1972
Courses: AP Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC
Extra assignments: Head Coach Girls Tennis Coach

Vickie Cross
Bio: 6th year at McGill-Toolen and 34 years in education
Education: BS in Mathematics,Spring Hill College 1979 MS Ed in Secondary Education Math, University of Southern Mississippi, 1989
Courses: Honors Geometry and College Prep I Geometry
Extra assignments:

Amy Kingman
2nd year at McGill-Toolen and 24 years in Education
B.S. Secondary Mathenatics Education, LSU; B.S. Accounting, LSU; M.S. Secondary Mathematics Education, USA
Honors Algebra II, Trig and College Prep Pre-Calculus
Extra Assignments: Co-Moderator of Academic Teams:Hi-Q and Scholars Bowl

Dr. Tom Ritchie
Bio: 6 years at McGill-Toolen and 41 years in education
Education: AB in Math from U OF A, BS in Secondary Math from USA, MS in Secondary Math from USA, AA in Educational Leadership from USA, Ph.D in Educational Leadership from Columbia Pacific University
Courses: Pre-Calculus /Trig, Algebra II/Geometry
Extra assignments: Inventory at McGill-Toolen, Math Department Math Tech Rep.

Margaret Teske
Bio:5th year at McGill, 5th year in education
Education: B.S in Math from Spring Hill College
Courses: Honors Pre-Calculus, Honors Calculus
Extra assignments: Swim and Dive Moderator

Tiffany Toxey
Bio:1st year at McGill-Toolen, 12 Years in education
Education:B.S. Secondary Education Math, University of Alabama
Courses:Algerba and Geometry
Extra Assignments:

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