The Board of Trustees at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, MN has announced the appointment of Barry C. Lieske, AFSC as president effective June 8. Lieske has served DeLaSalle in a variety of administrative capacities since 1979 and just finished his 19th year as principal. Lieske has served as interim president since January 2012 after the sudden illness and death of President Brother Michael Collins.
Lieske then announced Jim Benson as his replacement as principal effective June 13. Benson has been the vice principal for academic and student life at DeLaSalle for the past four years after first teaching English at DeLaSalle from 2005 to 2008. He has also provided leadership to the Men’s Association of Competitive Readers, Student Council, and announcing DeLaSalle home football games.