Ohio catholic school president steps down month after arrest at Nashville bar

The president of a catholic high school in Ohio has stepped down nearly a month after being arrested in Nashville.

James Marshall Hyzdu has stepped down as president of Archbishop Moeller High School, effective today, according to the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

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In a statement regarding his resignation, Hyzdu said it’s been “an honor and a joy to lead” the school for eight years.

“My recent actions did not align with Moeller’s values or those of the Catholic Church. It is in the best interest of the Moeller community that I now step down to allow the school to continue to thrive without distraction,” Hyzdu said.

As News Center 7 previously reported, Hyzdu was arrested in Nashville last month and charged with criminal trespassing, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication.

Police were called to a bar on the city’s busy Broadway Street on reports of a man, later identified as Hyzdu, following women around and “making them feel uncomfortable and causing them to become annoyed with” him.

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