"Janet's passion for teaching and German both run deep. She is the consummate professional, and her love for and dedication to Roncalli High School has been unmatched over these past 21 years,” said Principal Chuck Weisenbach
“In and out of the classroom, Janet has been a major contributor to the success of our school. She has impacted many, many students’ lives in a positive way, and we will miss her dearly!"
A public reception will be held in her honor from 3-5 p.m. Monday, May 19, in the media center.
In addition to establishing the school’s German program, Price served as chairperson of the world languages department, Spell Bowl and Academic Super Bowl coach, mentor teacher, student council moderator, and National Honor Society moderator.
She instituted and has led numerous German Club spring break trips to Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Additionally, she and her husband, Tom, were key leaders in multiple capital campaigns to support the advancement of Roncalli.