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Tom Durkin named new principal of John Carroll

Tom Durkin named new principal of John Carroll

After a nationwide search, The John Carroll School has named Tom Durkin as the school's new principal and chief academic officer. His official start date is June 12.

As an educator for more than 30 years, Durkin spent the majority of his career at Loyola Blakefield in Towson, teaching English and eventually becoming the English Department chair. He then worked as a learning specialist in Murray Learning Services for students with learning differences. He has coached championship-winning teams in tennis and forensics.

As assistant principal for academics at St. Vincent Pallotti High School in Laurel, Durkin oversees teacher evaluations, scheduling and professional...