New Principal At Cardinal Newman

Principal Wesley Logsdon

Cardinal Newman High School recently announced Wesley Logsdon as its new principal, along with Dr. William Savor as vice principal and Irene Heidelbauer as academic dean. The new administrative team will lead under existing President Brother Thomas Zoppo.

Logsdon has more than 15 years of educational experience as a classroom teacher and administrator. A Cardinal Newman alum, Logsdon brings a wealth of expertise to his new role as principal. Prior roles at Cardinal Newman include vice principal and dean of students. Logsdon earned a bachelor’s degree from Piedmont University, a master’s degree in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University and a law degree from the Florida Coastal School of Law. “I am very excited and humbled to serve the Newman community,” Logsdon said. “It is a great honor to work alongside Newman’s dedicated faculty and staff, who endeavor to help students by educating the whole person, spirit, mind and body.”

Dr. William Savor joins Cardinal Newman as vice principal from Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale. Savor brings several years of experience in Catholic education and holds a bachelor’s degree from Lake Forest College, a master’s degree from Michigan State University and a doctorate in educational leadership from Liberty University.

Irene Heidelbauer has been a champion of academic growth as a teacher at Cardinal Newman and founded the school’s robust robotics program. Heidelbauer earned a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern Illinois University and has more than 15 years of experience as an administrator and teacher in various subjects. She taught for three years at Cardinal Newman and held leadership roles at schools in Chicago, including 10 years at the Notre Dame High School for girls.

Founded in 1961, Cardinal Newman is a premier Catholic college preparatory high school in West Palm Beach. It has a rich tradition of attracting gifted scholars, athletes and artists who will become women and men of character, faith and intellect. Newman’s coeducational environment allows students to grow and develop in a safe and communal setting. Every classroom promotes collaboration, creativity and critical thinking, and each student receives the support required to achieve his or her personal best. Learn more at