LEONARDTOWN, Md. (July 15, 2010)—The St. Mary's County Board of Education at its meeting of June 30 appointed Mr. Jeffrey DiRenzo to the position of principal at Mechanicsville Elementary School. He replaces Ms. Barbara Feeney who retired. His appointment is effective immediately.
DiRenzo most recently served as an assistant principal at Greenview Knolls Elementary School. His experience also includes serving as an assistant principal at Lexington Park Elementary and a fourth grade teacher at Hollywood Elementary. Prior to joining the school system in 2006, DiRenzo served as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal at La Gloria Elementary School in Gonzales, Calif. He earned a Master's degree in curriculum and instruction from Chapman University and a Bachelor's degree in forest resource management from Virginia Tech.