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Called to Serve

Our community and the compassion with which we lead and live our faith are what make Central Catholic distinctive and truly unique.

The ONE DAY Christian Service Learning Program


All students participate in our Christian Service Learning Program, known as One Day, in which Central Catholic High School students give at least one day (24 hours) of service to those who need it most. Over 80% of CCHS students give well beyond their one day of service and continue to assist those in need.

The program grows from the mission of Central Catholic High School: to make Jesus known and loved, to educate the whole person and to serve others, especially the least favored.

Service projects and opportunities are designed to help students discover how they can make a difference in our world by leading and through building relationships with the least favored.

Students often volunteer their time to assist the poor, the homeless, the sick, the elderly, those in nursing homes or assisted living, as well as people who are mentally or physically challenged or have special needs.


Bro. Vincent Dinnean, FMS Outstanding Christian Service Award

Since 2007, each year at graduation, one senior is recognized for the exemplary service to the least favored with the Bro. Vincent Dinnean, FMS Outstanding Christian Service Award. This award is given in memory of Bro. Vinny, who consistently demonstrated extraordinary dedication to service and humility while building relationships with surrounding service organizations.

Below is the list of award winners.

Isabel Dawson

2017

Angelica Guzman-Gagne

2016

Savannah Bynum

2015

Julie Desjardins

2014

Edward Orkney

2014

Anya Housianitis

2013

Michelle Abou-Raad

2012

Gregory Rickenbacker

2012

Samantha Murray

2011

Lisa Hua

2010

Anna Van

2009

Catherine Desjardins

2008

Kerri Bichekas

2007