Meet Our 2016-2017 3rd Grade Team!


Roksolana Cirincione graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with an Elementary Education Degree. After several years in the field, she completed her Masters in Reading and Literacy from Benedictine University. Ms. Cirincione is excited to begin her sixth year at St. Benedict Prep and looks forward to having a productive and successful year with all the new third grade students! 


Lauren Edelen is excited for  her second year in 3rd grade here at St. Ben’s! She holds her Master’s in Education from DePaul University after attending Indiana University for undergraduate studies. Ms. Edelen looks forward to a great year of fostering student growth and new discoveries.


Emily McGuinn completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Childhood Education at the University of Dayton. Earlier this year she completed all requirements for the English as a Second Language endorsement at the American College of Education. This school year is Ms. McGuinn’s  fifth year teaching 3rd grade at St. Benedict Preparatory School. She is looking forward to fun filled year of learning with her new students. 


Rachel Nemes completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Education at Loyola University Chicago in 2011. Since then she has served as a Substitute Teacher, Kindergarten Assistant, and is starting her fifth of being a Third Grade teacher here at St. Benedict Prep. She is excited to learn about her students and help them grow as life-long learners and as respectful members of society.