A Message from our Principal
It is with great pride and excitement that I write this letter of introduction to you as the new Principal of Bishop Larkin Catholic School. I am blessed to have the opportunity to lead a school that is inspiring students to flourish in the Catholic traditions of compassion, service and leadership while fostering academic success.
I have dedicated myself to the field of education for over twenty-two years. In that time, I have worked with a variety of students, staff and families from various backgrounds ranging in age from Pre-K through 8th grade. I earned Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Reading Education from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In addition, I studied Educational Leadership at the University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg. For the past six years I have served the students of Hillsborough County Public Schools as an Assistant Principal.
My leadership style is one that values the contributions of its members, encourages shared responsibilities and prioritizes service to others. I believe in the role of servant leadership, and strive to put the needs of my students, families, teachers and Church community above my own.
My husband, Frank, and I are originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania but have called Florida home for over seventeen years. We are proud members of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Tampa. We have a 9-year-old son, Frankie, who brings us endless happiness and laughter and keeps us young at heart. Our family is beyond blessed to join the Bishop Larkin Catholic School community.
My commitment to you is to prioritize all members of the Bishop Larkin community, to walk in my faith daily, to honor your traditions and to continue on the path of greatness that has been paved through the unwavering commitment and dedication of Sr. Regina. I look forward to working with you as team to inspire each student at Bishop Larkin Catholic School to ACT justly, LOVE tenderly and WALK humbly.
Yours in Christ,
Mrs. Stacy Cervone