Join co-hosts BC President John Douthit and BC Principal Janice Clark every Friday to catch up on all things BC. Learn about programs, events, and most importantly, about the incredible things our students are doing.
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Janice Clark Bio
Janice is a native of Goshen, NY and is the Principal of John S. Burke Catholic High School and the BC Academy. She and her six siblings attended St. John Elementary School in Goshen. Janice attended Burke Catholic her freshman and sophomore years before graduating from Goshen Central High School in 1988.
After receiving her BA from SUNY Binghamton and her MA in French literature from Arizona State University, she began her career at Burke Catholic as a French teacher. Janice has worked at Burke Catholic for 25 years. During her time there, she has also held the positions of Director of Admissions and Vice Principal before becoming Principal in 2018.
She continues to be the Chair of the Language department and oversees all academic programs in the school.
She is married to Tim Clark and they have one son.
John Douthit Bio:
John Douthit is a graduate of John S. Burke Catholic High School, Class of 1986. He is currently the President of Burke Catholic HS/ Burke Catholic Academy, and Executive Director of the John S. Burke Catholic High School Foundation.
John is a product of 18 years of Catholic education, having graduated from Sacred Heart in Monroe in 1982 and holds a B.S. Degree in Marketing from the University of Scranton and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the College of New Rochelle. He currently lives in Monroe with his wife of 25 years, Beth, and sons Patrick and Brendan, both graduates of Burke Catholic.
He grew up in Monroe, NY the oldest son of Steve and Nora Douthit. John has two younger brothers that also graduated from BC (and Sacred Heart) Stephen BC ’88 and Kevin BC ’90.
John spent 22 years in the financial services industry prior to working at Burke Catholic and has lived in New York, London, Jersey City, Hoboken, and Chicago over the course of his career.
John is in his 10th year at Burke Catholic, and is most proud of his work with the BC Foundation and BC Board of Trustees, in helping raise money for Burke Catholic and Burke Catholic Academy. Jointly they have raised over a $1,000,000 to upgrade the facilities and educational infrastructure so critical to the success of our BC/BCA students.