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, supporting Go Run for Girls, Scrabble 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


Monica Loleas Pre K Teacher Assistant / Crusader Care Director

Monica Loleas was born and raised in Dearborn, Michigan.  After high school, she spent over eight years in the U.S. Air Force. Her first assignment was in Germany in support of a Special Operations Squadron, along with spending one year in Belgium supporting the INF treaty with Russian inspection of the Ground Launch Cruise Missile Facility, additionally she was stationed for two and a half years in Texas and two years in Arizona. After being honorably discharged,   she worked at AMGEN a biotech company in California for ten years before moving to Bainbridge Island.  Mrs. Loleas has been a parishioner of St Cecilia’s for twelve years and taught kindergarten PREP (Parish Religious Education Program) for ten years.  Monica  and husband have two wonderful sons.  She enjoys how Catholic school teaching allows her to share her faith with young children.

 “I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me.”  It is important to remember that God is always with us and will not forget us. Isaiah 49, v15-17

Petra Esparza Pre K Teacher Assistant / Crusader Care Assistant

Petra Esparza is one of the Pre K Teacher Assistant and Crusader Care Assistant.

Will Ogilvie Custodian

Mr. Will Ogilvie enjoys caring for the facility and community of SCCS as Custodian. He is a college sophomore at Olympic College studying general education and technology. He enjoys computers, cycling, and classic movies and television. Will attended Catholic Schools through high school and is proud to be a part of Catholic education.

“The first shall be last, and the last shall be first.” Matthew 20:16

Loral Ann Transportation

Loral Ann Jorza drives our school bus each morning. Careful, friendly, and organized, Ms. Jorza transports our students to school each day and on special field trips.

We know that all things work for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28

Cathy Chadwick Transportaion / Lunch Monitor

Cathy Chadwick drives SCCS students every afternoon as well as is one of our Lunch Monitors. Friendly and courteous Cathy always finds time to help students.