Meet the Administration

  • Radnor High School

    130 King of Prussia Road
    Radnor, PA 19087
    610-293-0855
    www.rtsd.org/radnorhs

    Dan Bechtold
     

    Mr. Dan Bechtold, Principal


    Mr. Bechtold is in his fourth year as Principal of Radnor High School. He previously served RHS as both the Assistant Principal of Academic Affairs and the Assistant Principal of Student Services, spending two years in each role. Mr. Bechtold joined RTSD in 2011 from his position at Donegal High School where he was a member of the Social Studies Department for 7 years. He holds a bachelor's degree in Secondary Social Studies Education from Elizabethtown College, a master's degree in Educational Development and Strategies from Wilkes University and a post-master's certificate in Educational Leadership from Millersville University. 
     
     
     
    PT Kevgas

    Mrs. Panayota "PT" Kevgas, Assistant Principal


    Mrs. Kevgas is the Assistant Principal of Academic Affairs at Radnor High School. Mrs. Kevgas has served Radnor High School since January 2002 as a mathematics and biology teacher. In addition to her teaching duties, Mrs. Kevgas developed syllabi for Advanced Placement (AP) Biology and Honors Biology courses, developed and instituted the AP Biology curriculum, facilitated and led technology trainings for fellow teachers and was a member of the district's Strategic Planning Committee (2008-13) and its Schoology Advance Team (2013-14). Mrs. Kevgas also served as graduation coordinator for four years. Mrs. Kevgas earned a B.A. from Villanova University in 2000, a M.A. in Educational Leadership from Immaculata University in 2002 and a K-12 Principal Certification from Immaculata in 2014.
     
     
     
     

    Keziah LaTorre Mrs. Keziah LaTorre, Assistant Principal

     
    Mrs. LaTorre joined RHS from Cheltenham High School in July 2018. At CHS, she worked since 1996 as an English teacher, English department chair, freshman transition program coordinator, and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) coach. As an English teacher and English department chair, Mrs. LaTorre developed and aligned the English curriculum 9-12; developed, implemented, and maintained the Freshmen Transition Program; and developed an adult and peer mentorship program, among other responsibilities. She earned a B.S. in Secondary Education English from Pennsylvania State University in 1993, a Masters in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Gratz College in 1998, and a Principal Certificate from Arcadia University in May 2017.
     
     
     
     

    Brett Thomas Mr. Brett Thomas, Assistant Principal


    Prior to joining the RHS administration as an assistant prinicipal in July 2018, Mr. Thomas served as Radnor High School's dean of students since 2011 and has been with RTSD since 2005 in roles including learning/emotional support teacher and department chair. As dean of students at RHS, Mr. Thomas was responsible for all non-suspension level disciplinary infractions; monitoring day-to-day attendance; supervising the school's Open Campus program; and coordinating the HS Hope student assistance program, among other responsibilities. He earned a B.S. in Special Education from West Chester University in 2001, a Masters in Educational Leadership from St. Joseph's University in 2008, and a K-12 Principal and Supervisor Certificate in May 2008. He began his career in education at Upper Darby School District in 2001.
     
     
     

     Michael Friel
    Mr. Michael Friel, Athletic Director


    Mr. Friel is in his ninth year as the Athletic Director at Radnor High School. He came to Radnor from Ridley High School where he spent ten years as a member of the school's English Department. Prior to coming to Radnor, Mr. Friel spent ten years as a member of Ridley's football staff and was the Head Lacrosse Coach at Springfield High School. Mr. Friel is a 1998 graduate of Cabrini College where he was a four-year starter on the lacrosse team. His main responsibilities include overseeing the high school athletics programs, as well as coordinating all facility uses at the high school.