Principal Rachel Robb Dzurilla is highlighted in an article in Oak Cliff BubbleNews by Judy Porter. Before joining the St. Elizabeth School faculty in 2001-02, Ms. Robb served the city as a member of the Dallas Police Department.
Science and Safety the Focus of St. Elizabeth’s
St. Elizabeth of Hungary School, tucked away at 4019 S. Hampton Road in Oak Cliff, has a rather unique safety feature: the principal is a former Dallas police officer.
The mother of four—including two sets of twins–Rachel Robb spent a decade as a police officer, then served as a middle-school science and math teacher, was honored as Teacher of the Year, and finally assistant principal at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic School before becoming its principal last year.
In addition to her expertise in crowd control as an officer, and mother of twins, she is following in the footsteps of both her parents who were teachers.
A graduate of Bishop Dunne Catholic School, she was a student at the University of Dallas when she decided she wanted a change from going to school full time, so she entered the Dallas Police Academy in 1986. She was just 20 when she began her decade with the police department, including five years as the officer for Methodist Hospital’s emergency room, which led her to gain certification as an emergency medical technician.
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