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Celebrating the Class of 2021

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

The Central Catholic Family is extremely proud of everything you accomplished while at Central, and we cannot wait to see what you accomplish next. Good luck, and know that we are always rooting for you and will be here to support you.

We already miss you!

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Raider Homecoming: Friday, Oct. 7 (Columbus Day Weekend)!

Raider football players pose with Pat the Patriot

Raider Homecoming Barbecue & Football Game

Join us for the Homecoming Football Game & Barbecue, including Pre-Game Festivities beginning at 5:30 PM, and a 7:00 PM kick-off.

  • Friday, October 7 (Columbus Day Weekend)
  • Lawrence Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • No RSVP Required.

We hope to see you there. Go, Raiders!

Yearbook Signing: Wednesday, Nov. 24!

Welcome Home banner in front of Memorial Gymnasium

Six-Month Reunion & Yearbook Signing Party

Members of the Class of 2021 are invited to return to enjoy complimentary refreshments as you reconnect with classmates and fill your yearbook with signatures!

  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Baroni Hall
  • Wed., November 24 (Day Before Thanksgiving)

Also be sure to participate in the Coach O'Sullivan Alumni Race & Walk earlier in the day at the Reservoir. More details below or to the right!

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The Coach O'Sullivan Alumni Race & Walk: Nov. 24!

Four alumni running in the annual Coach O. race.

The Coach Peter V. O'Sullivan '67 Memorial Alumni Race & Walk

Earlier on the day of your Yearbook Signing, please join us and many other alumni and friends of CCHS in running or walking the 5k around the Reservoir!

Following the walk, there will be post-race pizza served in Baroni Hall.

In true X-C spirit, the run will happen, rain (snow) or shine!

  • Wednesday, November 24
  • Locker rooms open at 11:30 AM
  • Race begins at 12:30 PM
  • Location: Lawrence Reservoir at Tower Hill
  • Register online or by mail by Nov. 18

Registration is donation optional. All proceeds benefit the Peter O'Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Fund. 

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The Class of 2021 celebrating in the bleachers on Spirit Day 2020
The Class of 2021 celebrating in the bleachers on Spirit Day 2020
Four students in the Class of 2021

The Class of 2021 in the News

Graduate celebrating with family

Good luck to the Class of 2021 and all Raiders beginning new adventures! Know that your Central Catholic family is praying for you and wishing you amazing success.

Katharine Duren poses by her record-setting time

Congratulations to Katharine Duren '21, who capped off her stellar track & field career at Central Catholic with an historic, record-breaking performance while repeating as All-State Champion. She shattered both the state and New England high school records for the 100 meter hurdles.

Part of the Visions magazine cover

Visions is Central Catholic's literary and arts magazine that brings artistic thought and possibilities to life for the larger school community. The 2020-2021 Visions Staff is proud to present this year's magazine!

Student holding award

Congratulations to Elvin Rosa '21, who has been named Youth of the Year at the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence and was also recognized at Central Catholic's 83rd Commencement with The Brother Vincent Dinnean, FMS, Christian Service Award.

Students celebrating, taking a selfie

On Friday, June 4, the Class of 2021 graduated from Central Catholic as part of the Baccalaureate Service & 83rd Commencement Exercises held, for the first time ever, on Raider Field. Congratulations to our graduates and good luck as you begin the next phase of your journey!

The President and the Principal holding graduate signs in the Courtyard

The Central Catholic Family is excited and proud to celebrate the graduating Class of 2021! Events kick-off in earnest TONIGHT with the Class of 2021 Gala & Awards Ceremony and continue next week with the Parade of Graduates Car Rally, the SeniorFest Movie Night, and the Baccalaureate Service & 83rd Commencement!

Students perform on stage

On May 8, Visions Coffeehouse made a triumphant in-person return, featuring 25 student acts, from classic rock to dance to the spoken word, on the Memorial Gymnasium stage. Thank you to all of the performers and to the organizers who made it possible.

View of Central Catholic High School sign on Hampshire Street Building from Courtyard

Ms. Jeanne Burns, Assistant Principal: Academic Dean, has announced the Academic Honor Roll of Students for the Third Quarter of the 2020-2021 academic year. The Administration, Faculty, and Staff congratulate these young men and women for their well-earned achievements.

Uyi, with teammates, pointing at the camera

Congratulations to Osamuyimen "Uyi" Osayimwen '21 on being named a Moynihan Scholar-Athlete! Uyi helped lead the Raider Football to an undefeated season and the Merrimack Valley Conference Championship Cup. In the fall, Uyi will compete at Williams College while pursuing a career in medicine.

Cast of Trifles sitting along edge of stage

The Theatre Guild, now in its 50th season, is currently rehearsing and filming A Festival of One-Act Plays that will debut online April 30! The festival consists of three show: Trifles by Susan Glaspell, The Summer People by Shirley Jackson, and The Great Pandemonium by Pat Cook.

Underwater photo of swimmer

Congratulations to Kaitlin MacDonald '21, a captain of the Raider Girls Swimming & Diving Team, on being named a Commonwealth Motors Unsung Hero by The Eagle-Tribune. Kaitlin will be attending UCLA in the fall.

Cast of Trifles posing on stage

The Theatre Guild is spotlighting three seniors who have made significant contributions to the life of the Theatre Guild over their four years at Central Catholic: Grace Garesché '21Sophia Caffrey '21Olivia Benvenuto '21. They are each participating in the upcoming production, A Festival of One-Act Plays.

Quarterback takes the hike

The Raider Football Team has opened the season with two convincing wins. Several members of the team have announced their commitments to study and compete at the collegiate level. Go, Raiders!

Three hurdlers coming at camera

Congratulations to Katharine Duren '21National Champion in the 60 Hurdles at the AAU National Indoor Championship held March 12- 14 in Virginia. Katharine continues to break records and will compete in Division 1 Track & Field for the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

Dominic Tritto '21 signs his NLI

Raider Athletics recently hosted two National Letters of Intent (NLI) signings for student-athletes who committed to compete in Division 1 or 2 collegiate-level sports. Congratulations to Mark Ciccarelli '21 (Football, Bentley University) and Dominic Tritto '21 (Track & Field, University of Hartford, pictured above).

Michael Dinges '21 on the ice

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.

Graduates throwing their caps in the air

The Central Catholic Family is preparing to celebrate the Class of 2021 in a multitude of ways over the coming months. Events will include the Graduates Award Gala, Senior Week, the Parade of Graduates Car Rally, and the SeniorFest Movie Night. In 100 days, we will be celebrating the Baccalaureate Service & 83rd Commencement on Raider Field.

Player skating down ice

Congratulations to Raider Boys Ice Hockey Team for winning the inaugural Merrimack Valley Conference Cup Title Tournament! They defeated Tewksbury Memorial High School by a score of five to two in the Division 1 Championship Game at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell on Sunday, February 21.