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How Do You Like These Apples?

How Do You Like These Apples?

Nate McKinley '95, founder and president of Pony Shack Cider, left a successful career in financial services to build his company from the ground up, turning his passion into a flourishing business. 

Click here to watch Nate on CBS Boston in, It Happens Here: Pony Shack Cider Company In Boxboro (Sept. 2019)

Click here to read, Pony Shack Cider brews in Boxborough (Nov. 2015)

About Pony Shack Cider

We are a family-owned cidery nestled in the heart of apple country. Our mission is to produce small batch, artisanal cider from locally sourced ingredients.  We dream big and believe life is too short to drink a bad glass of cider.

Congratulations, Nate, and good luck as you continue to follow your passion!

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Founded by the Marist Brothers in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls 1,200 students from over 60 cities and towns and several countries. 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.

Central Catholic High School is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

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We educate the whole person for college and for life, with particular care for the least favored and those in need.