Deborah Wesseln, Esq.
Named President of Rosary High School
FULLERTON, CA (August 1, 2012) – Rosary High School is pleased to announce the Diocese of Orange’s selection of Debbie Wesseln as president of the school effective August 15, 2012.
“Debbie brings the experience, dedication, and love for Rosary that will help her, with Principal Annette Zaleski, lead the entire school community toward a very bright future,” said Greg Dhyvetter, superintendent of Catholic schools.
Wesseln earned her Bachelor’s at the University of California, Irvine and her Juris Doctorate at the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law. A resident of Yorba Linda, Wesseln has been a practicing attorney in Orange County for more than 25 years. She and husband Curtis, a Servite High School alumnus, have three daughters who are all part of the Rosary Royals family: Jenna (’08), Megan (’10), and Lauren (’13). The Wesselns are parishioners of St. Juliana Falconieri and St. Martin de Porres.
As president, Wesseln will supervise the campus ministry program, advancement team, and is responsible for all financial planning, budgeting and legal matters pertaining to the school. “I am very excited to be partnering with Debbie in advancing the mission of Rosary High School,” said Annette Zaleski, principal. “She is a wonderful asset to the Rosary team.”
As a volunteer, Wesseln has served Rosary High School as an attorney coach of the mock trial team, and as an active member of the parent council. She also shares her time with Fullerton’s National Charity League and the North Orange County Delta Gamma Alumnae group. She has served on the executive steering committee for the North Orange County Regional Catholic Elementary School, and on the school development committee at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Elementary School in Yorba Linda. Wesseln served as co-chair of St. Juliana Falconieri’s capital campaign for the renovation of the parish school and construction of the new parish hall.
“I am thrilled to be joining the outstanding administration, faculty and staff of Rosary High School,” said Wesseln. “Rosary High School is a special place and I look forward to helping pave the way for Rosary’s future.”
About Rosary High School
Rosary High School is a Catholic college-preparatory community that educates and empowers young women to become integrated, holistic individuals who think critically, communicate effectively, and embody their religious faith as they serve the greater community. For more information please visit Rosary High School’s website at www.rosaryhs.org.