Eric Lecher ’06 has been named principal of Providence Cristo Rey High School (PCRHS) after a extensive search. Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, PRCHS is a private, Catholic, college preparatory high school.
Lecher received his bachelor of arts degree in theology from Marian University and his master of arts degree in philosophy from University College in Dublin, Ireland. Later, he returned to Marian University to complete the Building Level Administrator Program though the Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership. He received provisional licensing from the Irish Teaching Council to teach religion at the secondary level.
Lecher joined the faculty of PCRHS in July 2012 as a theology teacher. He previously served as a philosophy teacher at the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School, a theology teacher at Central Catholic Jr./Sr. High School in Lafayette, a site director for the youth enrichment program at Jeremiah Gray-Edison Elementary in Indianapolis, and a teacher selector with The New Teacher Project/Indianapolis Teaching Fellows. In 2007, he was selected by the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana to serve on its High School Theology Curriculum Committee.
About Providence Cristo Rey High School
Located minutes from downtown Indianapolis, Providence Cristo Rey High School (PCRHS) is a private, Catholic, college preparatory high school for students from families with limited financial means. Part of a national network of Cristo Rey schools, PCRHS combines rigorous classroom instruction with professional Corporate Work Study experiences for students by partnering with businesses in the Indianapolis area. Each year, 100 percent of the senior class is accepted into college.