Mr. Dippold taught fourth grade for eight years before coming to St. Philomena as the assistant principal in the 2017-18 school year. He was then named principal for the 2018-19 school year. He is a St. Philomena alum and earned a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Knox College and a Master's in Educational Leadership from Western Illinois University. Mr. Dippold is married and has two sons, Lincoln and Henry. Mr. Dippold enjoys cooking, watching football (especially Ohio State), taking walks and playing with my family.
Mrs. Schmidt has been the school secretary since 2010. She enjoys traveling with her husband, Tom, visiting their son, Kyle, in Chicago, time with friends, hiking, the beach and rooting for the Chicago Cubs and Iowa Hawkeyes.
Mrs. Loquist grew up in Wisconsin and moved back to the Midwest after 10 years of living in the Carolinas. She obtained a Health Science degree from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay in Exercise Science. She and her husband love to spend time running around with their two children. She loves traveling and all sporting events.