Susan Kilbane Principal

Ms. Kilbane comes to St. Cecilia with 22 years of professional educational experience, including serving in an administrative role for 12 years.  Most recently she served as principal of New Field Elementary School in Chicago, IL.  Ms. Kilbane brings a rich background of experience and skills, as well as a passion for her vocation in education including extensive experience in curriculum development, integrating the fine arts into curriculum, grant writing, hiring and school management.

Fluent in Spanish, Susan travelled to Mexico with a group of twelve teachers for six weeks on a Fulbright Scholarship and in her leisure time, she enjoys running in the woods, reading, listening to live music,  and spending time with her extended family on the island.

“May I live this day, compassionate of heart, clear in word, gracious in awareness, courageous in thought, generous in Love.” by John O’Donohue


Trina M. Vigil Office Manager

Trina M. Vigil comes to us from eight years at St. Olaf Catholic Church as Administrative Assistant and three years at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in New Mexico as the Extended Care Director.

Trina and her husband Dion are parishioners at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bremerton and have lived in Washington since 2003, raising their four children who are all on their own now.

She feels very blessed to be a part of this a wonderful Catholic school and enjoys every minute.

“Strength and Beauty are her clothing, and she shall laugh in the latter day.” Proverbs 31:25