A Toast of Praise

A Toast of Praise for Dominican Alumna Valerie Rodriguez


St. Mary Magdalen (SMM) Catholic School’s new principal Valerie Sutton Rodriguez ’91 (right) received a Toast of Praise from her alma mater during a visit from St. Mary’s Dominican High School Alumnae Director Celeste Shelsey Anding ’82. Rodriguez began teaching at SMM in 1996, a semester after receiving her degree in education. For five years she taught reading and social studies to fifth graders and later taught sixth and seventh grade math. In 2006, she completed her Masters Degree in Educational Administration with a concentration in principalship. From 2009 to 2015 she served as Assistant Principal.