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Franciscan Family Connections



Franciscan Family Connections

St. Francis and the Franciscans have had a long history and a strong influence on the Stock/Sabol/Scheetz family. Mary Ann (Stock) Sabol graduated from St. Francis High School in 1944.  St. Francis High School was an all-girls Catholic high school. St. Francis was open from 1928 – 1957 and closed as its successor, Central Catholic […]

Congratulations to Lilly Scholarship Winner, Isabell Austin!



Congratulations to Lilly Scholarship Winner, Isabell Austin!

Each year, high school seniors throughout Indiana apply to the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program, commonly known as the Lilly Scholarship. The Lilly Scholarship provides a full-tuition scholarship to any Indiana public or private college or university. This year, Isabell Austin, a senior at Central Catholic, was awarded one of the Lilly Scholarships. “Isabell has […]

Alumni Corner – George Smith



Alumni Corner – George Smith

Meet George Smith! George graduated from Central Catholic in 1966. George played football at CC as well as college football at Butler University for two years before moving to Purdue University and pursuing a degree in physical education, which he obtained in 1971. After college, George was hired by St. Thomas Aquinas High School in […]

Alumni Corner – Sister Mary Grace (Jennifer) Watson



Alumni Corner – Sister Mary Grace (Jennifer) Watson

Meet Sister Mary Grace (Jennifer) Watson, Class of 1995! Sister Mary Grace attended the Lafayette Catholic Schools from kindergarten through twelfth grade, graduating from Central Catholic in 1995. She attended Saint Mary’s College in South Bend for two years to study elementary education. In 1997, she transferred to Aquinas College in Nashville, Tennessee, where she […]

Alumni Corner: Brother Edward Libbers



Alumni Corner: Brother Edward Libbers

Meet Brother Edward Libbers! Brother Ed was one of that brave group of 26 who enrolled at CC as seniors and comprised the very first graduating class in 1958. The Sisters of the Precious Blood taught at CC at that time. Sister Palmerita, who taught chemistry, was a particular inspiration for Brother Ed. “She possessed […]

Alumni Corner – Ben Hatke



Alumni Corner – Ben Hatke

Meet Ben Hatke, class of 1996! Ben was born in Lafayette to Gene and Roseanna Hatke, both graduates of Central Catholic. Ben has two younger sisters, Sarah and Annie, who are also graduates of CC. Ben attended St. Mary Cathedral School and St. Boniface School before moving on and graduating from CC. After high school, […]

Central Catholic Junior High Awards



Central Catholic Junior High Awards

7th Grade Academic Super Bowl: Aubrey Alexander Kipp Pickerill Abigail Piotrowski Max Siemers American Library of Poetry Contest: Mia Blacker Jacob Bohan Gavin Boutelle Mario Brkaric Shannon Dineen Annie Drerup Ryan Elsner Andrew Friel Phil Gillen Angel Gomez-Alvarez Jacob Hack Alex Hardebeck Ella Henry Lucy McGlothlin Aidan Meyer Abigail Payne Conner Reynolds Sarah Richardson Audentia […]

Alumni Corner – Suzanne (Spencer) Mpistolarides



Alumni Corner – Suzanne (Spencer) Mpistolarides

Meet Suzanne (Spencer) Mpistolarides. Suzanne graduated from Central Catholic in 2010 and is now working as a general assignment reporter for FOX 6 News in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She went to DePauw University where she majored in English Writing and had a minor in Media Studies. Suzanne’s first job out of college was at WSBT-TV in […]

Alumni Corner – Rachel Gillam



Alumni Corner – Rachel Gillam

Meet Rachel Gillam! Rachel graduated from Central Catholic in 2016 and will be a senior at IU in the fall. While at CC, Rachel participated in soccer, mock trial, academic superbowl and spell bowl, the musicals and plays, yearbook, and student council. Rachel was also on the National Honor Society and graduated valedictorian. After high […]

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