Student Life
Boarding at STA

Meet the Dorm Faculty

Jay Driscoll

Head, St. Albans Dormitory

Jay Driscoll, who has worked at St. Albans since 1991, headed the school’s Athletic Training and Sports Medicine Department for many years. In addition to heading the dorm, he serves as the director of auxiliary operations. Originally from Cape May, N.J., Mr. Driscoll graduated from the University of New Mexico. He and his wife, Lisa Rosales, have lived in the dorm fourteen years.

DeVonne Armstrong

In 2008, DeVonne Armstrong started his career on the Cathedral Close as a member of the Cathedral police. In 2010 he began coaching shot put and discus for St. Albans and NCS. He currently serves as the Auxiliary Programs assistant, head coach of Upper and Lower School wrestling, and coach of football and track and field. Originally from the metropolitan area, Coach Armstrong graduated from Methodist University, in Fayetteville, N.C. He looks forward to completing his third year in the dorm.

Mireille Beuchard

Mireille Beuchard has taught Lower and Upper School French at St. Albans since 1992. She also serves as a Form VI advisor and the director of the International Student Travel and Exchange Programs; and developed the popular French exchange program with Lycée St. Louis de Gonzague, and Lycée Stanislas, in Paris, as well as with St. John’s College in Johannesburg, The Doon School in India, and Scotch College in Melbourne, Australia. Prior to coming to STA, she taught in Washington, DC, Los Angeles, CA, Haiti, and France. A native of France’s Loire Valley, Ms. Beuchard received her master’s degree from L’Université Catholique de l’Ouest, France. She loves traveling, hiking, photography, and cooking. She and her husband, Michel Vaugeois, have three grown children and are looking forward to being part of the dorm for their eighth year in a row.

Chuck Bowers

Mr. Bowers returns to St. Albans for a twelfth year as a member of the music faculty and associate choral director. He received a bachelor of music in vocal performance and music education in 1982 from Ashland University, in Ashland, Ohio. Mr. Bowers is originally from St. James, Md., and has lived in the Washington, D.C., area for most of his adult life except for three years when he lived and taught in Cairo, Egypt. A professional choir man with the Washington National Cathedral choir, he has sung for twenty years with the Washington National Opera chorus and other area professional music ensembles. Besides singing, Mr. Bowers loves being outdoors, running, and traveling.

Deanna Coll

Deanna Coll joined the Sports Medicine team at St. Albans in 2014 as an Athletic Trainer. Her passion is teaching kids about health in life and sport, and she is currently developing a Health & Wellness curriculum for both Lower and Upper Schools. Deanna received her BS at the University of Lynchburg and MSEd from Old Dominion University. She looks forward to her first year in the dormitory with her husband.
Located in Washington D.C.,  St. Albans School is a private, all boys day and boarding school. For more than a century, St. Albans has offered a distinctive educational experience for young men in grades 4 through 12. While our students reach exceptional academic goals and exhibit first-rate athletic and artistic achievements, as an Episcopal school we place equal emphasis upon moral and spiritual education.