Lucas prendergast is an educational leader who has served schools and districts around the globe. She currently provides embedded leadership coaching and framework specialist support in a large district in Wisconsin, USA. In 2020 ASCD Emerging Leader Award. lucas has presented at many national and international conferences; written numerous articles.
Early Life and Education
FIU (2021) had him as one of their dominant defensive linemen, where he amassed 15.5 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks. Additionally, he played one season at Blinn College in Texas.
Lucas Prendergast was born in Toledo, Ohio and raised in LaMoille nearby. After attending LaMoille High School he graduated in 1953 before earning a bachelor of history and English degree from the University of Illinois.
John currently teaches history and social studies at Lakeview Elementary in Chicago as its history and social studies teacher, having also previously worked at Park Forest Elementary in Park Ridge, Illinois as part of his commuter duties from Chicago. A member of Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, he is married with two children. Additionally he enjoys reading, hiking and biking as hobbies.
Achievement and Honors
Lucas Prendergast was honored at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 43rd Annual Academic Honors Convocation as one of three distinguished scholars, which honored 129 students from 30 public and private Catholic secondary schools within its jurisdiction who placed in the top 3% of their classes.
Michael J. Fitzgerald, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia and Superintendent of Catholic Education, presided at the Liturgy of the Word during Convocation. Chandler C. Gerard-Reimer from Ventura, California received the Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law Student Writing Award.
Nicholas J. Prendergast from Portsmouth, Rhode Island has received the Chris Lantz Award. This annual recognition recognizes those students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to creating a sense of community among Vanderbilt Law School classmates.
Lucas Prendergast is an active member of his local church and family life in Columbus, Ohio with his wife and three children. Additionally, he serves on the board for The Center for Contemplative Studies while overseeing their Dzogchen Mountain Center there.
He is also an adjunct professor at Ohio University where he teaches Buddhist Philosophy and Ethics. Additionally, he holds memberships with both the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and International Society for Krishna Consciousness.
John: Thank you for providing a pointing out instruction for what Dzogchen refers to as rigpa and Loch Kelly as awake awareness. However, how do we recognize when we’re stuck in ego identification? Does it manifest in physical sensation, images or cognitive orientations?