Alex Paszt (‘99) (pronounced “Posht”) was named Central Middle School Principal to start the 2023-2024 school year after serving the prior year as the interim assistant principal at CMS. Paszt taught at two different school districts before coming home to Central High School. She spent seven years at Prairie Knolls Middle School before moving back to CHS as an assistant principal. 

Paszt has an educational resume that includes a BA in Education from Eastern Illinois to go with a MA degree from Aurora University. 

During her time as a student at Central High School, Paszt was a member of the National Honors’ Society and the Spanish Honors’ Society. She was the captain of the Girl’s Varsity Basketball team and a member of the Girl’s Volleyball team that captured a Regional Title in 1998. Paszt enjoys spending time with family and friends when she’s not at CMS, which include her husband Jon and her dog Lucie.