Mr. C. Agro, Vice-Principal
B.A. (McMaster), B.Ed. (Brock), M.C.L. (Toronto - St. Michael's)
Mr. Agro was born and raised in Hamilton. He loves his city and the beautiful country of Canada. He is a proud graduate of Cathedral High School where he served as Student Council President. During his time at Cathedral, Mr. Agro created the student council position called Spiritual Representative which has been adopted by our seven Catholic Secondary Schools and then across the province.
During university, Mr. Agro served as a Youth Counsellor for local open custody group homes and with the Hamilton Diocese and the HWCDSB as World Youth Day Pilgrimage Coordinator. Before officially beginning his teaching career, Mr. Agro served as Summer School Chaplaincy Leader and as the first Christian Service Animator at St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic SS helping students satisfy their 40 hours of volunteer service as part of the ministry's graduation requirement. Mr. Agro has been recognized by the Business Link Media Group as a top 40 under 40 individual for excellence in business and community leadership.
Mr. Agro began his teaching vocation at St. Mary Catholic SS, then moved on to Bishop Ryan Catholic SS as Department Head of Religious Education. In 2014, Mr. Agro was promoted to the position of Vice-Principal and placed at St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School. In 2019, he was appointed Vice-Principal of Bishop Ryan Catholic Secondary School. Mr. Agro has never enjoyed a July off as he continues to work as St. Charles Summer School Coordinator. In August 2020, Mr. Agro was appointed to the HWCDSB Secondary Virtual School to administer the program and ensure the continuity of learning was in place for our remote learners across the system.
Mr. Agro strives to build and maintain positive relationships with all school community members. He is committed to enhancing student achievement by recognizing their academic, spiritual, social and athletic abilities. He has added value to many projects and events within his school communities. His family are active members of St. Catherine of Sienna parish community.
Mr. Agro is a true Celtic who embraces the call to serve the Bishop Ryan Catholic community. He is available to all students and parents of the Bishop Ryan community. Mr. Agro's office is located within the Attendance Office on the main level of the building.