McLaughlin will be new principal of St. Anne School

ROCK HILL – St. Anne School will have a new leader on June 12 when Lawrence McLaughlin takes over as principal.

“I am humbled by the selection and truly excited about the opportunity to work with faculty, staff, parents, and most importantly, the students of St. Anne School,” McLaughlin said in a press release.

McLaughlin is completing his seventh year as an algebra teacher at Charlotte Catholic High School in North Carolina. He is the junior class advisor and serves as the faculty representative for the school’s honor council. In 2001 he coached the girls’ tennis team to a state championship.

Prior to teaching at Charlotte Catholic, McLaughlin worked for 31 years at IBM in various management positions.

A native of New Jersey, McLaughlin earned his bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Seton Hall University and his master’s degree in systems information and science from Syracuse University.

He is married to his high school sweetheart, Gail. They have three children, Patrick, Colleen and Robert, and eight grandchildren. The McLaughlins have lived in Charlotte since 1978 and attend St. Matthew Church.