Science

The science department at Ursuline Academy emphasizes the interrelationships between science, technology, and our society. Students are prepared to make evidence-based decisions that reflect an understanding of the scientific method. Students will also develop and apply skills for the study of science, including: laboratory methods, scientific inquiry, problem-solving techniques, and logical and mathematical reasoning.

In addition to Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, Ursuline offers the following Science courses:

    • Environmental Science
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology
    • Forensic Science
    • Biotechnology/Microbiology
    • AP Biology
    • AP Chemistry
    • AP Physics
    • Introduction to Engineering

Science Faculty

Ms. Susan (Keller) Barhorst

Class of 1991
Science Faculty Member, Department Coordinator, PALS Moderator
B.S.
M.Ed.
Post-graduate work at Ashland University, Miami University, University of Dayton & Xavier University

Mr. Tim Gannatti

Science Faculty Member, Social Studies Faculty Member, Class of 2026 Moderator
B.A.
M.Ed.

Ms. Jennifer (Welch) Kain

Class of 2015
Science Faculty Member
B.S.

Ms. Alecia (Kellett) Lewkowich

Class of 1997
Science Faculty Member, Theatre Arts Group Moderator
B.S.
B.A.
M.Ed.
M.A.

Ms. Hayden (Emery) Mericle

Class of 1998
Science Faculty Member, Earth Action Team Co-Moderator
B.A.
M.S.

Dr. Paula Puomi-Ferreira

Science Faculty Member
M.S.
Ph.D.

M.S.

Ms. Julie Urso

Science Faculty Member
B.S.
M.A.