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Student Life
Boarding at STA

Meet the Dorm Faculty

Jay Driscoll

Head of the Dorm

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 safety and security. 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 several 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 another year in the dorm.

Mireille Beuchard

Mireille Beuchard has taught French at St. Albans since 1992 and is both a Form IV leader and the director of international programs. She has developed (at St. Albans) ongoing French exchange programs with the Lycée St. Louis de Gonzague and Lycée Stanislas, both in Paris. Prior to coming to STA, she taught throughout the Washington area, at Union School in Haiti, at the Lycée Français in Los Angeles, and in France. A native of France’s Loire Valley, she received her master’s degree from L’Université Catholique de l’Ouest, France. She loves traveling, hiking, biking, yoga, photography, literature, arts, and cooking. She and her husband, who have three grown children, are looking forward to being part of the dorm for another year.

Chuck Bowers

Mr. Bowers returns to St. Albans 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 more than 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 serving the dorm community with her husband, Declan.
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.