Meet the Science Department
Mrs. Kara McManus - Department Head
Mrs. McManus is a member and Chair of the Science Department. She teaches Advanced Biology and Oceanography classes.
Mrs. Suzanne Albertson
Mrs. Albertson is a member of the Science Department. She teaches Advanced Chemistry and AP Environmental Science classes.
Mr. Adam Ashmawi
Mr. Ashmawi is part of the Science Department and teaches 9th grade Biology.
Mrs. Karen Belciglio
Karen Belciglio has over 25 years of teaching experience, with 18 of them at Charlotte Catholic. With an MS in Chemistry from UMD, she is also state licensed in both Science and Social Studies. Mrs. B prefers Chemistry to all other disciplines, having taught all levels of this challenging subject. Additionally, she is Faculty Advisor to the Science National Honors Society, which presents the popular STEAM Career Day. She has two wonderful sons, one an IT tech who is a CCHS alumni of 2006, and the other a Broadway performer, singer, and minister of music. Her amazing spouse, Joe, is a vice president at Bank of America. She attends St. Peter's Catholic Church in downtown Charlotte and teaches chemistry at Central Piedmont Community College in her evening hours.
Mrs. Rebecca Culicerto
Becky Culicerto is a member of the Science department. She teaches Advanced Biology and AP Biology. She is a graduate of Charlotte Catholic and holds a Biology degree from The Catholic University of America.
Mrs. Katherine Cusack
Mr. Sergio Daneri
Mr. Daneri is a member of the Science Department. He teaches Advanced Chemistry and Forensics classes.
Mrs. Janice High
Mrs. High is a member of the Science Department. She teaches Biology and Advanced Biology.
Mrs. Lisa Isphording
Mrs. Carmen Kohn
Mrs. Kohn is a member of the Science department. She teaches Biology 1 and Advanced Biology. A native New Yorker, she earned her Masters degree from Fordham University. Mrs Kohn has been at CCHS in various roles, including Debate Coach and Health teacher.
Mrs. Melissa Madden
Melissa Madden is currently in her 13th year at Charlotte Catholic. She began teaching at High Point Central in 2001. Mrs. Madden teaches Honors and AP Physics. She holds a BS in chemistry and physics from Guilford College and a Masters in Teaching from UNC-Charlotte. Mrs. Madden's two children are current MACS students and her husband is a CCHS alumnus. Mrs. Madden believes in the Catholic community that is fostered at Charlotte Catholic and feels blessed to work in such a loving environment.
Mr. Mansour Mansour
Mr. Mansour has been teaching at Charlotte Catholic for 5 years. He teaches Integrated Chemistry and Physics classes.
Mrs. Tracy Tripp
Mrs. Tripp is a member of the Science Department. She teaches 9th Grade Biology and Environmental Science classes.