Mirtha Peralta has been appointed to be the new President of Saint John’s College. Peralta is now the first female president to be appointed to the post. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Education from the University College of Belize and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of North Florida in the United States of America. Peralta was a teacher at Saint John’s College since 2003 in the High School Division before transferring to the Junior College in 2004 where she continued as a full-time member of the Faculty and Chair of the Business Department until 2009. Peralta takes over from Andrew Lopez.