FATHER BOB STEC, WAS RECOGNIZED NATIONALLY FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO CATHOLIC
SCHOOL EDUCATION BY THE NATIONAL CATHOLIC EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION THIS WEEK!
This past week, the National Catholic Educational Association- NCEA held its annual Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards reception in Cincinnati, Ohio, as part of their Annual National Conference, where select recipients from across the United States were
recognized for their outstanding contributions to Catholic school education.
Father Bob Stec, was one of 25 educators, and one of only four pastors across the U.S. to receive this distinguished award. This
is an incredible validation of his leadership and support for Saint Ambrose Catholic STEM School. It is also a validation for all
SAS faculty and staff, and everything they are doing each and every day for their students and families to provide an innovative
environment of excellence in education. It is truly a reflection of their mission “to be a community where Jesus Christ is
everything for us and students are challenged to reach their potential.”
“As I look at our school and its students, it is inspiring to see our Catholic school passing on strong values, offering an amazing education, and mostly empowering our students to develop their gifts, talents, and God-given potential.” -Father Bob Stec
The NCEA holds an annual conference for Catholic educators across the U.S. The 2018 conference is being held in Cincinnati,
Ohio, at the Duke Energy Center. Catholic Educators from across the United States gather for professional development
sessions and education. NCEA is the largest, private professional education association in the world.** NCEA works with
Catholic educators to support ongoing faith formation and teaching mission of the Catholic Church. Their membership includes
more than 150,000 educators serving 1.9 million students in Catholic Education. ** www.ncea.org
Principal Lisa Cinadr, who attended the awards presentation, commented “I know how blessed we are to have a pastor
who cares greatly and supports our school community with the vigor, wisdom and patience that he does. Father Bob Stec truly exemplifies this award by continuously leading, learning and proclaiming.”
Saint Ambrose Catholic School is the first and only STEM school in Medina County, and is one of only 44 schools of the more than 4400 schools in the state of Ohio with this distinction. For more information regarding Saint Ambrose School, including enrollment availability for Preschool- Grade 8 for the 2018-2019 school year, please visit their website at www.SaintAmbroseSchool.us or contact their Institutional Advancement and Admissions office at 330-460-7318.