Enjoys gardening, reading, and drinking tea
Has three children, 1 dog and 1 turtle
Favorite tradition is senior retreat
A native El Pasoan, Ms. Nicole Cobb ‘02 attended St. Patrick and Loretto Academy. She earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and two master’s degrees from Stanford University. She has always loved being in the classroom and has taught in various settings for over a decade. She also co-founded a regional nonprofit organization to support new mothers. Her favorite part about Loretto is its students.
Enjoys fishing and camping, and spending time with his sons and grandchildren
Was inducted to the Sul Ross Hall of Honor (Basketball) in 1998
Favorite traditions include all those that have been passed from generation to generation as well as the core values
Mr. Ricardo Enriquez has worked at Loretto Academy for over 15 years. He holds a bachelor’s in business administration and has over 40 years of accounting experience. He officiates volleyball and basketball games in his free time. Mr. Enriquez is enjoys working with the school’s dedicated faculty and staff and being able to help families fulfill their dreams of sending their children to Loretto Academy in his current role.
Enjoys helping others
Favorite tradition is Ring Rose
Her two children, RJ and Vanessa, are both Loretto Angels
A native New Yorker, Ms. Angela Glover relocated to El Paso at 19 and attended the School of Mines. She has served as the Director of Athletics since 2002, adding multiple new sports and teams. There are currently 9 sports for high school, 3 for middle, and 2 for elementary school. She has completed multiple TAPPS requirements and truly loves all sporting events. Her favorite part of Loretto is the beautiful campus and its rich traditions.
Was a volleyball and basketball coach for 10 years at Loretto
Enjoys gardening, reading, and playing games with her two children, Kevin and Karyn
Favorite tradition is Ring Rose. She received her ring from her older sister, and they wore the same style dress for the ceremony.
A native El Pasoan, Ms. Norma Lopez ‘83 attended St. Joseph’s and Loretto Academy, where she was the first recipient of the Mother Praxedes Award. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at El Paso and a master’s degree from New Mexico State University. Ms. Lopez has worked as a teacher, instructional coach, and administrator for over 30 years. Her favorite thing about Loretto is how the four core values are woven into daily classroom life starting with the 3-year-olds in pre-K.
Loves reading and getting lost in a piece of great literature
Enjoys visiting with her two granddaughters
Favorite tradition is senior retreat
A native El Pasoan, Ms. Helen Martinez has over 30 years of experience in education, including teaching, developing curriculum, Title I compliance, serving as a testing coordinator and mentor to new teachers. She holds a master’s degree in Education. She came out of retirement in 2014 to serve in her current role. She is most proud of the shared vision at Loretto and the nurturing of young women as they develop their potential as individuals and community members.
Enjoys cooking and baking, especially making sourdough bread
Loves having dance parties with her husband and three young daughters
Favorite tradition is Deck the Doors
A proud product of Catholic education, Ms. Katie Mendoza Martinez ‘06 has over a decade of experience in non-profit management and event planning and has worked at Loretto since 2013. She holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational and corporate communication and a master’s degree in strategic communication. She loves the family and community that Loretto builds for its students, parents, and faculty/staff.
Loves watching classic movies with her daughter, Megan ’15, and their poodle, Lulu
Enjoys gardening, baseball, and time with loved ones
Favorite Loretto traditions are the Christmas Assembly as well as the memorable graduation festivities
Ms. Patricia R. Martinez ’81 was given the loving gift of Catholic education, graduating from St. Pius X School and Loretto Academy. With a strong connection to her own educational experience, she has been fortunate enough to serve as an educator for 34 years specializing in technology education. She holds her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Texas at El Paso. She is a firm believer that Loretto Academy cultivates the development of strong and independent women leaders who share meaningful school traditions and core values passed down from generation to generation.
Strongly believes that the core values are the driving force behind a Loretto education
Enjoys reading, planning events and travel
Favorite traditions are the 8th-grade lock-in (middle) and big sister/little sister events (high school).
Ms. Mary Ann Olivas has over 30 years of experience in the public and private educational system. She started her career as a special educator in both elementary and high school. She has also served as an activities director at the high school level. Ms. Olivas holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree from Sul Ross State University. She attributes her success and love of education to her mentors, friends, and cherished family.
Is an avid reader who knows that books change lives
Is a cancer survivor and optimist who loves to share his passion for life and God
Favorite Loretto tradition is the awards assembly when students do their new grade-level cheers for the first time
Mr. Homero Silva was born and raised on the U.S./Mexico international border and is a proud product of Catholic education through college. His wife is a Loretto alumna, and the two met during high school. They share two children. Mr. Silva has over 35 years of experience in education as a teacher and administrator. He has completed a master’s degree as well as the doctoral work for a degree in educational leadership. He is inspired by the sense of purpose he feels at Loretto Academy and its rich traditions.
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