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Moynihan Scholar-Athlete, A Passion for Hockey and Math

Moynihan Scholar-Athlete, A Passion for Hockey and Math

Congratulations to Michael Dinges '21 on being named a Moynihan Scholar-Athlete! 

Michael helped lead the Raider Boys Ice Hockey Team to the Merrimack Valley Conference Championship Cup while excelling in the classroom.

Read more in The Eagle-Tribune:

Moynihan Scholar-Athlete: Central’s Dinges driven by passion for hockey and math

Michael was a returning Eagle-Tribune All-Star for a Raider Boys Ice Hockey Team that went 8-1-1 and won the Merrimack Valley Conference Cup Division 1 Championship. He finished the season tied for the team-lead in points.  

He's taking four Advanced Placement classes: AP Economics, AP Statistics, AP Calculus, and AP Computer Science with a weighted GPOA of over 4.

Michael Dinges '21 battles on the ice

About the Moynihan Scholar-Athlete Program

The Scholar-Athlete Program is sponsored by Moynihan Lumber and The Eagle-Tribune. Athletic Directors and coaches nominate seniors who should be all-star caliber athletes ranked in the top 20% of their class. At the end of the school year, one boy and one girl are honored at a banquet and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Thank you to Moynihan Lumber and The Eagle-Tribune for recognizing the effort and scholarship of student-athletes through this program!

Congratulations, Michael, on your achievements and on this well-deserved honor!

Michael Dinges '21 on the ice

Central Catholic High School
A College Preparatory High School of Excellence in the Marist Tradition
Founded by the Marist Brothers in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls 1,300 students from over 60 cities and towns. Students come from diverse backgrounds to form a caring community of faith, learning, and service. They advance to college in overwhelming numbers (nearly 100%) and move on to successful careers and positions of leadership in government, business, industry, academia, and professions.

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Mission: Central Catholic High School makes Jesus known and loved.
We educate the whole person for college and for life, with particular care for the least favored and those in need.

Raider Athletics

Raider Athletics represents a proud tradition of excellence that enriches the Central Catholic experience for both participants and spectators.

Our student-athletes bring home State, Sectional, and Conference Championships on a regular basis while representing the school community with pride.

Central Catholic offers twenty-seven (27) Varsity sports in competitions governed by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and the Merrimack Valley Conference (MVC) as well as two (2) seasons of Cheerleading under the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators' Association (MSSAA).

More than half of our student body, approximately 800 students, compete on at least one of these teams, an experience that fosters teamwork, dedication, sportsmanship, and the pursuit of excellence, lessons that carry over into all aspects of life.