Lourdes Principal Resigns

Posted at: 06/21/2013 4:41 PM
Updated at: 06/21/2013 4:53 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- After a year on the job, the principal of Lourdes High School in Rochester has resigned.

Suzanne Lagerwaard submitted a letter of resignation Thursday. She cited personal reasons. Lagerwaard was the first woman to hold the post.

There has been some controversy at the high school during Lagerwaard's time at Lourdes. A teacher was fired in January which sparked a protest among students.

Rochester Catholic Schools says it will being a search for Lagerwaard's replacement immediately.