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Detroit Catholic Central High School welcomed Emagine CEO Paul Glantz to speak to students in the finance, DECA, and business student organizations Tuesday, January 23. The visit provided an opportunity for students to learn from one of the industry's leading entrepreneurs and gain insight into the world of business.
Shamrocks pack the stands for sporting events as much as ever, but the CC Media Team exposes the games to those who cannot attend in person. Juniors Josh Rothert and Lucas Jraiche are at the forefront of broadcasting the games, with Rothert delivering play-by-play and Jraiche providing color commentary. The two provide vivid analysis for what takes place on the field.
Catholic Central welcomed back home over 45 alumni hockey players for a good dose CC camaraderie and fellowship January 21. Alumni and their families gathered at USA Arena on the Mitchel Kiefer Memorial Rink, the home of Catholic Central Hockey.
Catholic Central Senior David Creen's Eagle Scout project was a true testament to his commitment to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). An Eagle Scout is the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Scouts BSA program. To qualify, David worked tirelessly for weeks through the pandemic, gathering supplies and organizing volunteers, in order to create a beautiful patio of pavers surrounding the flagpole at his former school, Spiritus Sanctus Academy in Ann Arbor. Through hard work and dedication, David successfully completed his Eagle Scout project in 2020, but says it was a long time coming to be able to fully complete his vision.
Detroit Catholic Central High School today announced Justin Cessante ’99 has been named the 13th head coach in school history.
The Advancement Office hosted a successful Red Wings night on January 12 as part of the CC Family Days Series, bringing together current families and alumni to foster community and camaraderie.
This Christmas, Catholic Central Marching Band traveled to Europe to perform as well as soak in the once in a lifetime cultural experience alongside family and friends.
Joshua Gandy '13 is an Ironman contestant, “The Power of a Growth Mindset” podcast co-founder, and a former four-year collegiate track & field athlete at North Caroline State. Now, he works within STEM to bridge the technology gap with communities of color.
Entire Student Body Certified by Spring 2026
Follow Head Coach Mitch Hancock '00 as he prepares the wrestling team to compete in the 2022-2023 assembly dual.
The George and Mary Turek Hall of Science is scheduled to finish construction in 2024. To better prepare Catholic Central for this giant leap forward in technology and educational tools is Amy Ely, Catholic Central’s new Director of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
Brothers Anthony Tomey ’99 and Michael Tomey ’07 are building an enterprise that strengthens their family and their community. It started nearly 20 years ago when Anthony was playing baseball with the Detroit Tigers organization and Michael was a student at Our Lady of Sorrows. The family purchased their first Jimmy John's store at Grand River and Haggerty Road in Novi.
CC President Ed Turek '85 wishes you a Merry Christmas on behalf of the Catholic Central faculty and staff in this Christmas video message.
Detroit Catholic Central High School was proud to celebrate Basilian Scholastic Mr. David Basil as he was instituted to the role of acolyte, in addition to recognizing 10 students in the Order of Christian Initiation for Teens (OCIT) Rite of Welcome and Acceptance December 8 on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
The Catholic Central music department held its annual Christmas concert assembly for the student body on the morning of Monday, December 5, under the baton of Mr. Logan Bonathan '07
Join our President, Ed Turek '85, for a Thanksgiving message and campus update. Support Catholic Central this Thanksgiving season by joining the 1928 Club, Catholic Central’s exclusive recurring giving program.
More than 1,000 students, faculty, and staff of Detroit Catholic Central High School participated in an annual day of service across Southeast Michigan Wednesday, with 37 groups serving in Detroit and surrounding areas ahead of Thanksgiving.
Shamrocks collected $4,032 and over 5,000 food items in support of Loaves & Fishes of Southwest Detroit and Grace Center of Hope in Pontiac during the month of November.
Catholic Central celebrates the Basilian Bicentennial and recaps the Meet & Greet honoring the Basilian Fathers at Catholic Central on Saturday, November 12, 2022.
A Detroit Catholic Central student group that allows students to formally join the Catholic Church continues to gain popularity. This year, ten members have joined the school’s Order of Christian Initiation for Teens (OCIT) program. It is modelled after the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) and prepares students for the sacraments of baptism, confirmation, and the eucharist.
Mr. Rudy Seichter '59 spoke with business and marketing students Wednesday, sharing tips and life lessons learned after a successful career in the business world. Seichter primarily spoke on his time managing the sales department for a computer company in a pre-personal computer era.
Alumni guest speakers Private 1st Class Maxwell Bartol ‘18 and Walbridge Group Vice President Mr. John Linenberg '89, PE, LEED AP BD+C met with students interested in the Army and engineering, respectively.
Ms. Jennifer Sprys-Tellner has joined the guidance department as a college and career resources counselor. Ms. Sprys-Tellner will help students with all aspects of the college admissions process; she will work tirelessly to send every student on the right path for them.
Detroit Catholic Central National Honor Society (NHS) inductions took place Thursday, October 21, 2022 in the Robert Santello ‘58 Gymnasium. Parents and students gathered as Guidance Counselor and NHS Moderator Mr. Alan Barker, Principal Fr. Patrick Fulton, and Vice Principal Mr. David Lewis welcomed inductees into the society.
Goodness, discipline, and knowledge. Believe it or not (and I hope you DO believe it), I legitimately say these words on a monthly basis in meetings. These three values were ingrained in me at CC, and I cite the presence of these core values to most of the success I achieve. For as incredible as CC was to ready me for the rigors of college and beyond academically, I am so lucky to have gone to a high school where I was prepared to tackle the world with goodness, discipline, and knowledge as part of my being.
Catholic Central is proud to introduce the George & Mary Turek Hall of Science, which will house CC's STEM curriculum and programs. Construction is underway, with the goal of opening for students in January of 2024.
Catholic Central completed a $1 million upgrade to the school’s Learning Strategies Center and Media Center in 2021. The renovations provide students with increased space for collaborative learning and continues the overall effort to provide state-of-the-art facilities for the school’s more than 900 students.
Catholic Central made renovations to its main entrance in the 2020-2021 school year, making safety improvements and providing a 'new face' to the campus.