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Patrick Duggins

Social Studies

Mr. Duggins comes to Scecina with more than 10 years of teaching experience in theology, Latin, and social studies. He and his family hail from Lafayette, where he was employed by Central Catholic High School and the Tippecanoe School Corporation. Mr. Duggins holds a B.A. in Philosophy and an M.A. in Moral Theology and is also a licensed realtor.

Doug Hadley

Director of School Counseling

Mr. Hadley began his teaching career as a French and social studies teacher. Since obtaining his school counseling license, Mr. Hadley worked as a high school counselor at Daleville Junior/Senior High and, most recently, at Perry Meridian High School. Mr. Hadley served in the Air National Guard for 10 years. He and his family are parishioners at Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

Dan Harris

Social Studies and Head Football Coach

Mr. Harris has been teaching for seven years at Noblesville, Ben Davis, and Roncalli. He has taught a variety of classes over the years, but his absolute favorite class to teach is economics to seniors. He is married to his wife, Hannah, who is a nurse anesthetist in Terre Haute. They have a son, Gabe, who will be a first grader at Our Lady of Lourdes (OLL). The Harris family will be parishioners at OLL in the fall.

Jasmine Picardo


Ms. Picardo, who will join the theology department as our new theology teacher, is part of the ECHO program at the University of Notre Dame. Jasmine’s home is in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She studied at the University of Mumbai, India, and has degrees in psychology, philosophy, and English Literature. For the past several years, Ms. Picardo has served as a counselor, a Catechist, and a college lecturer.

John Ruddy


Ruddy joins the staff at Scecina as an Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) teacher from the University of Notre Dame. He is a graduate of Marquette University, where he studied English literature with a minor in psychology. Mr. Ruddy is from Homer Glen, IL, a southwest suburb of Chicago.

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