Meet Our 2017-2018 Secondary School Mathematics Department!
Proficiency in mathematics is fundamental to thriving in a technologically driven and connected global society. Students at St. Benedict Preparatory School are prepared for the rigors and demands of college mathematics curriculum with courses that challenge them to be versatile problem solvers; formulate hypothesis and defend original thoughts; communicate their mathematical concepts to real world situations; and utilize current technologies to facilitate efficient achievement of their goals.
Andy Galus is an award-winning teacher with years of teaching experience. He enjoys the challenge of adapting teaching style and strategies to meet the individual needs of his students and goals of the school. Andy has served in schools throughout the Archdiocese of Chicago, but is delighted to come full circle and be a part of the St. Ben's community once again; teaching at the school where he began his career. He and his wife Peggy, a St. Ben's alumna, were married here and their two children, Anthony and Andrea, attended the school. Mr. Galus teaches 7th grade mathematics
Doug Rosskamm earned a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Duke University and an MBA in Finance from Indiana University. In 2011, after a twenty-nine year executive career at Abbott Laboratories, he retired to pursue his math certification credentials at Northeastern Illinois University. In 2014, Mr. Rosskamm accomplished his long term goal when he was hired to teach secondary school math at St. Benedict Prep. His desire is to help students understand logical approaches to problem solving.
Zora Voynovich is a lifelong Chicagoan who loves embracing and exploring the city's rich diversity. A graduate of DePaul University, she holds her bachelor's degree in Mathematics and History and her Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning Mathematics. This will be her fourth year teaching secondary mathematics at St. Benedict. She looks forward to an exciting year fostering a love of learning and community with her students.