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Published: Tuesday, 10/23/2012

Student of the week: Mary Carrigan

Central Catholic High School

Mary Carrigan Mary Carrigan

Mary Carrigan

Central Catholic High School


School subject: AP European History

Extracurricular activity: Running my non-profit business, Care-Again, which makes and sells designer headbands and donate the proceeds to NW Ohio children’s charities.

Hobbies: Playing golf with my mother

Car: The Pope mobile

Store: Nordstrom’s

Musical artist: Thalia

Movie: Home Alone

TV show: The Nanny


Cafeteria food must-have: I have never eaten cafeteria food in all my 4 years at CCHS

Last book read that wasn’t required: To Marry an English Lord: Or How Anglomania Really Got Started

Pet peeve: Noisy eaters

Person most admired: My mother

Person I’d like to meet: Condoleezza Rice

Items always in my locker: My poster of Hermione Granger

First job: Self-employed

Top accomplishment: Representing the Ohio Academy of Science at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in Vancouver.


After-graduation plans: Attending college and traveling extensively around the world.

Career goal: To find a job that I wake up wanting to do every day because I enjoy it!!!

Quote from teacher: “For Mary, every day is a fresh opportunity to learn and to challenge herself,” said Adele Dahlin, English teacher and IB Diploma Coordinator. “In and out of class, she demonstrates leadership and diligence without any fanfare or complaining. Her keen intellect and great sense of humor complete the picture of a true student and a wonderful person.”

— Information is compiled for The Blade by the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West.

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