Murphy, Lawrence T.

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Br. Lawrence Thomas Murphy, C.F.C. provided a decade of outstanding leadership at Bergen Catholic as the school’s second President. During his 10-year term (1999-2009), the B.C. community, behind the leadership of the Board of Directors and the support of many donors, built the Nicholas G. Saingas Training Center, renovated the cafeteria (“Hoehl Hall*), expanded the school footprint with the purchase of several contiguous properties, and entered the “Wireless Era” with the introduction of the highly-acclaimed Laptop Program. Br.Murphy entered the Congregation of Christian Brothers in July 1963 after graduating from Power Memorial Academy in New York City. After graduating from Iona College in 1967, he taught at Power Memorial, Bishop Kearney H.S. in Rochester, NY, and Catholic Memorial H.S. in West Roxbury, MA, before being appointed Principal, and later President, of All Hallows H.S, in The Bronx in 1988. In 1997, he was appointed the Director of Development for the Eastern American Province, a position he held until 1999 when he was appointed the second President of B.C. In 2009, he was asked to become the Director of Education for th Br. Lawrence T. Murphy, C.F.C. Congregation of Edmund Rice Christian Brothers in North America, and was then appointed President of Reit Inducted 2014 Memorial H.S. in Evansville, In in 2012.