Mr. Frederick Wong, 5th Grade
Frederick Wong is a retired U.S. Army officer who is pursuing his second calling in elementary education to continue serving the community. Previously, he served in various leadership and staff positions as a combat engineer, instructor/trainer, military adviser to the Iraqi Army, and strategist. His overseas deployments involved peacekeeping in Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1998-1999 and security and stability operations in Iraq in 2008-2009 and 2011-2012. More recently, he graduated from Creighton University with his Masters Degree in Elementary Education in December 2017 and taught fifth grade at Jesuit Academy in north Omaha from 2017-2019 and was a tutor at the Huntington Learning Center from 2015-2018 before joining the St. Cecilia Cathedral School team. Fred has been happily married since March 16, 2002 to S. Elizabeth Wong, a Nebraska native from Columbus. They have one daughter, Cassandra.