Notre Dame High School in Chattanooga and Sacred Heart Cathedral School in Knoxville have filled leadership positions for the 2013-14 school year.
Notre Dame alumnus George Valadie will be returning to the school he attended as a youth and later taught, coached and was an assistant principal there.
Mr. Valadie will serve as president of Notre Dame, a new position that includes administration and development roles. After graduating from Notre Dame in 1971, Mr. Valadie graduated from the University of Notre Dame and earned a master’s degree in secondary administration from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. He returns to Notre Dame High from St. Benedict at Auburndale High School in Cordova, Tenn., where he has served as principal.
Sarah Trent has been named principal at Sacred Heart. She and her husband have two children at Sacred Heart and have been active parishioners since moving to Knoxville from Florida two years ago.
She has served as assistant principal at Holy Family Catholic School in Jacksonville, Fla. She also served as academic dean and director of the learning resource program at Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville and has classroom teaching experience.