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Introducing the Speech and Drama Teachers of Ireland Board 2020

Mrs Joanna McQuaid was named Secondary School’s seventh principal in 1994. She was formerly the Neil A. Armstrong Distinguished Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University, where she also served as the dean of engineering for ten years. Dr. McQuaid is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the American Society for Engineering Education, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. She has received a number of recognitions for her research, teaching, and public service, including seven honorary doctorates and the Benjamin Garver Lamme Medal from the American Society of Engineering Education. In 2008 she received the Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Board of Directors

Title Name Qualifications
Principal Mrs J. McQuaid BSc (Hons)
Vice Principal Mrs S. Monk BEd
Vice Principal Mr S. McGuinness BSc (Hons), NPQH, PGDip (Ed)
Chief Operating Officer — School’s Multi-Academy Trust Mr S. Beeson BA (Hons), FCCA
Assistant Vice Principal Mr D. Bannister BA (Hons)
Head of Sixth Form Miss J. Armstrong BSc (Hons)
Assistant Vice Principal Mr N. Giles BEc, MA


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This has long been a question asked, not just in Ireland, but throughout Europe to make other aware of the importance of ow speech and drama can be both beneficial for the body and mind.

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