Mr. Rueckher graduated with a B.A. in History and a minor in philosophy. He also has a strong background in Theology and Liturgy. Mr. Rueckher has been teaching for 31 years primarily the subjects of Social Studies, Religion and ELA. He has worked as a certified group facilitator for the Program for the Development of Human Potential (PDHP) of the Diocese of Brooklyn from 1987 – 2000. In April of 2014, Mr. Rueckher was a recipient of the Ignatian Educator Award bestowed by Xavier High School in Manhattan. At Our Lady of Hope, Mr. Rueckher is the moderator of the School Safety Patrol and co-moderator of the school Yearbook. He is also in charge of liturgy planning and one of the religion coordinators for our academy.