Mrs. Pesta began her teaching career here at Aquinas 29 years ago. She has served as the school's Sacristan and is the Ethics Department Chair. She earned her B.A. in Religious Studies and History from the University of San Diego and an M.A. in Religious Education from Loyola University, New Orleans. She is an Apple Teacher, a member of NCEA and a Master Catechist. Recent professional developments include Canvas trainings, Webb's Depth of Knowledge, and Inquiry Based Learning. Mrs. Pesta is interested in Campus Ministry and our Christian Service Hours program.