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Student praying in Detroit Church

Student praying in Sweetest Heart of Mary Church after completing GDK Service Day

CC Wrestling vs Hartland HS

2022-2023 Wrestling Assembly Match

DCCHS vs Hartland HS

2022-2023 Christmas Concert Assembly 

CC Band Director, Logan Bonathan '07, and the Band during the Christmas Concert Assembly. 

Students receiving CPR training

Students receiving CPR training from CC Nurse Laura Helm. 

2022 Fall Esports Valorant Team

2022 Fall Esports Valorant Team

Students volunteering for Earthworks Urban Farm in Detroit

Students volunteering for Earthworks Urban Farm in Detroit during the 2022 GDK Service Day. 

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Eagle Scout, OCIT Candidate Brennan Laing ‘23 On Cusp of US Olympics

Maintaining his #1 state ranking, Laing now continues onto the Junior Olympic National Championships this April at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. He is on the cusp of being part of the US Olympic development team for shooting sports, with a chance to be part of the Paris 2024 Olympics for Team USA.

Max Stossel (Social Awakening) Speaks to Students about Social Media Pitfalls

Max Stossel spoke to Catholic Central students in an all-school assembly Monday about the pitfalls of social media. Stossel spoke specifically about how these apps are designed to be addictive and some of the negative ways that they can impact our self-image, relationships with friends, family, and those around us. 

Eagle Scout Evan Kinter in uniform in front of his landscape project

Evan Kinter ‘23 achieved a major milestone recently by earning the distinguished Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America. His accomplishment shows determination and dedication and  encompasses leadership skills, service to the community, and skill-building activities. Through this process, Evan has gained essential life skills needed to become successful as he goes through life. 

Pete Davis '95 speaks to students in the learning commons during a DRIVE Development Day

Detroit Catholic Central High School welcomed back alumnus Pete Davis '95, President & CEO of IMPACT Management Services, on Friday, March 17 as part of the school's DRIVE Development Day series. The series brings professional learning opportunities to students across grade levels to hone their leadership skills and gain real-world experience.

DECA Proves Successful at State Career Development Conference

Detroit Catholic Central DECA  attended the DECA state conference in Detroit from March 9-11 , competing in numerous events at the State Career Development Conference. The CC DECA chapter earned three chapter awards including the 2023 "Gimmie 5" award recognizing our continued commitment to increase our student membership.

Hockey Wins MHSAA D1 State Championship

Detroit Catholic Central Hockey defeated Brighton 3-0 in the 2023 Michigan High School Athletic Association D1 State Championship Saturday night at USA Hockey Arena before 4,090 fans, marking four consecutive state championship wins for Shamrock Hockey. The program made MHSAA history, being the first team in the 49-year history of the MHSAA tournament to shutout their opponent throughout. The win marks Catholic Central's 95th MHSAA state championship win in school history. 

#Fail Forward: Inspirational Speaker Jacob Brown Motivates Students

Detroit Catholic Central High School welcomed Inspirational Speaker Jacob Brown on March 8 to speak to students about the importance of embracing failure and using it as a stepping stone to success. Brown spoke to the students about the benefits of taking risks, learning from mistakes, and never giving up.

DRIVE Development Days Launch with Wealth Management Expert Monish Verma

Detroit Catholic Central High School launched its 2022-2023 DRIVE Development Day series March 3, beginning with guest speaker Monish Verma, a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist with over 25 years of experience in the wealth management industry. Verma is Managing Partner at Vardhan Wealth Management, an independent wealth management firm based in Farmington Hills.

Shambots Embark on FIRST Competition

The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC)  season kicked off in January, and the CC Shambots are moving into high gear.

Students and Mr. Colin Whitehead smile for a photo with Archbishop Allen Vigneron in front of the altar at the cathedral.

Eleven students journeying through the Order of Christian Initiation of Teens (OCIT) at Catholic Central traveled to the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit this weekend along with their sponsors to celebrate the Rite of Election with Archbishop Vigneron and hundreds of fellow catechumens and candidates across the archdiocese.

Harrison Nguyen Headshot

Harrison Nguyen’s interest in medicine began as a child. He knew from an early age that he wanted to help people live the best lives they could. Now, having earned his medical degree in 2018 and board certified in dermatology, he is currently on a Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, Nguyen is living out his mission to bring cures to those who need it most. 

Richard Kuzma speaks to finance club students in the cafeteria from behind a podium

Richard Kuzma '61 returned home to Catholic Central February 6 to speak to students in the finance club. Mr. Kuzma provided insights into career options within finance and shared real-life experiences from his career as a CFO.

Senior Andrew Bianchi smiles for a headshot in the bandroom, holding his trumpet and wearing his navy blue senior sweater

Andrew Bianchi ‘23 picked up a trumpet for the first time at the start of Beginning Band his freshman year. Now a senior, Bianchi has advanced to Symphony Band, overcoming challenges and learning important skills along the way. Bianchi shares how the program has impacted him and advice to students who may be considering music at Catholic Central:

Michael Rose ‘03 Speaks Robotics, Military

Michael Rose '03, Associate Director of Ground Vehicles Robotics for Army Future Command, returned home to Catholic Central on Tuesday, January 31 to share his career journey with students interested in engineering. The talk was part of the Career Conferences series sponsored by the Counseling and Advancement Offices.

Paul Glantz, CEO of Emagine speaks to students in the cafeteria after school

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.

Upcoming Events

Shamrock Nation

Sape Quashie '22

Noel and Renee Ramirez

Parents to Joseph '25 & Michael '21

Nicholas Kristock '09

Founder & Executive Director
Fleece & Thank You

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.
Nick Kristock, the Founder and Executive Director of Fleece & Thank You.

Campus Development

STEM Center north-east render

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.

  • 2024
Library and Media Center

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.

  • 2021
the newly renovated signage when entering campus

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.

  • 2020