About Rev. Msgr. William R. Lyons

Inaugural Induction Class

Rev. Msgr. William R. Lyons is a man who led Delone Catholic High School for longer than anyone else. Msgr. Lyons became principal in May 1949, a role in which he served until 1977. Over those 29 years, he oversaw the additions of the 1955 and 1963 classroom wings and the Sheppard Gym, which opened in 1969.

After his tenure as principal, Msgr. Lyons continued to serve Delone Catholic in numerous capacities. Notably, he was a counselor to the students, as well as a member of the Board of Directors in his role as pastor at St. Aloysius parish in Littlestown.

His steady leadership and ability to involve the greater community in supporting the mission of Delone Catholic still serve as an inspiration to our administrators and Board of Directors. We are pleased to induct Rev. Msgr. William R. Lyons into the Delone Catholic High School Hall of Honor.