Aquinas Catholic Schools Announces New Principal for Cathedral Elementary

LA CROSSE (WKBT) — Aquinas Catholic Schools has announced that Tara Key will become principal of Cathedral Elementary School, effective July 1.


Key, who will succeed outgoing principal Patty Gallagher-Kosmatka, is no stranger to Aquinas Catholic schools. She has been a technology teacher and librarian at Cathedral Elementary since 2015.

Key received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Arkansas State University and will complete his Masters of Education from Viterbo University in La Crosse in the summer of 2023.

“I am honored and thrilled to accept the position of manager of Cathedral,” said Key. “I look forward to working with our top-notch faculty and staff, continuing our tradition of educational excellence, and remaining Christ-centered while embracing new learning strategies, STEM, and professional development.”

Key lives in Onalaska with her husband, Calvin, and two children, Kahler and Callie.

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