Lucy M. Arecco has been appointed Interim Greenwich High School Bella House Administrator, effective immediately.
The appointment was announced on Tuesday by Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Salvatore Corda.
As a Social Studies teacher at GHS for twelve years, and a GHS alumni (’91) with a background in law, Ms. Arecco is well-positioned to lead Bella House and the Social Studies department at GHS during this transition year.
“We are very excited to announce Lucy Arecco as the Interim Bella House Administrator,” said GHS Headmaster Chris Winters in a statement. “Lucy will set the tone for Bella House, coordinating the work of House staff to assure the success of our students. Lucy offers a strong background in social studies curriculum and instructional innovation.”
Winters went on to praise Ms. Arecco’s track record as a teacher at GHS and strong leadership. ” She is willing and able to listen, learn, and lead Bella House and the Social Studies department during this transition,” he said.
As Interim Bella House Administrator, Ms. Arecco is responsible for the administrative operations of Greenwich High School’s Bella House and the Social Studies department.
A search for the permanent position of GHS Bella House Administrator will be conducted at the start of the hiring season in January 2017.
After five years in the private sector as an associate attorney, Ms. Arecco began teaching social studies at Greenwich High School in 2004. She has taught the World Themes, Global Studies, Psychology, Civics, Law and America, and Contemporary America courses at GHS. She has been actively involved in curriculum development and supporting student and staff activities at the high school. Ms. Arecco is currently an AVID Tutor, a Freshman and Senior Internship Mentor, the Bella House representative for the National Honor Society program at GHS, and a member of the GHS Administrative Restructuring Committee.
Ms. Arecco received a bachelor of arts degree in history from Yale University, graduating cum laude with distinction in major in 1995; a juris doctor in law from the University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, CT in 1998 and was admitted to the New York and Connecticut bars. She received secondary school teaching certification in social studies in 2004 and administration certification in 2011 from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT.