Longtime St. Charles Preparatory School educator Kyle Callahan will take over as principal of Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in the fall of 2013.
Callahan, 44, of Grove City, will replace Our Lady principal Susan Donovan, who is retiring at the end of this school year. She has served at the school since 2005.
At St. Charles, Callahan served as chair of the Religious Education Department, as well as spending nearly a decade teaching religious education at the all-male Catholic high school on East Broad Street in Columbus.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, which is located at 3752 Broadway in Grove City, educates children from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Our Lady serves about 350 students in the Grove City area.
Callahan has a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in theological studies and is currently enrolled in the University of Dayton's Master of Science in Educational Leadership program.
He also currently serves as a Master Catechist for the Diocese of Columbus.
Callahan has belonged to the parish at Our Lady of Perpetual Help for eight years and previously served on the school board, parish council, as well as teaching eighth grade Parish School of Religion and mentoring in the Rite of Christian Initiation program.
He lives in the Grove City area with his wife, Kryst'l, and their five children.