Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Rochester Catholic Schools have announced the hiring of a new Lourdes High School Principal.

After conducting a local and national search, the private school system announced Thursday that Paul Menard has been selected to succeed Dr. Joseph O’Toole, who resigned in late January to take a new position at Madonna Towers in Rochester.

Menard, who will report for work at Lourdes High School on July 1st, is currently the Assistant Principal at St. John’s/St. Pius School.