De La Salle High School Will Install New President September 11
Mr. Ken Tedesco will be installed as the third President of De La Salle High School in
New Orleans. The installation ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Name of
Jesus Church, 6363 St. Charles Ave, on Thursday, September 11, 2003. A reception
following the installation will take place in the lobby of De La Salle.
Mr. Tedesco succeeds Mrs. Yvonne Gelpi, AFSC, who retired as President in June of
this year, and Brother Paul Walsh, FSC, De La Salle’s first President. Mr. Tedesco, no
stranger to De La Salle, served as Assistant Principal for Academics and Vice President
of Development from 1990 to 1995. He has over thirty years as an educator. He earned
his B.A. degree in English and Mathematics from St. Edward’s University, his Masters in
Education Curriculum and Instruction/Administration from the University of New
Orleans. He is scheduled to complete his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from
Louisiana State University in December.