Welcome my name is Mr. Villadiego. I will be the 7A homeroom teacher and will be teaching 7th and 8th grade Math here at STM. This is my third year here at STM. I have been teaching for 24 years in the Arch-Diocese of Galveston Houston with 12 years at St. Francis de Sales and 9 years at The Regis School. Also, I will be coaching volleyball, boys’ basketball and baseball this year.

My Family

I am happily married to my wife Lea for 23 years. She is currently employed with Greater Houston Anesthesia at Texas Children’s Hospital. I have two daughters: Alysse who is 21 and currently attending University of St. Thomas on a volleyball scholarship; Jacque who is 19 and is currently entering her sophomore at Houston Community College.

My Childhood

I grew up in Toronto, Canada going to St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School kinder through 8th grade. From there I went on to Francis Libermann Catholic High School.

My Education

From 1989 to 1991, I was on a baseball/basketball scholarship at Rend Lake Junior College in Southern Illinois and graduated with Associates in Science Diploma. From there, I continued to play college baseball at York College of Pennsylvania. And in 1994, I received by Bachelor of Science Degree in Education.

I look forward in teaching/coaching your child this upcoming school year. If you need to contact me, email me at rvilladiego@stmorenews.com.

GO STM Tigers!!

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