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Raiders Triumphant at Homecoming

Raiders Triumphant at Homecoming

The CCHS Family celebrated Homecoming on Oct. 14 and 15, welcoming alumni home to re-experience Raider Spirit first-hand.

Over 1,500 people, including over 500 students, celebrated Raider Homecoming 2022 on Friday, October 14 at Lawrence's Veterans Memorial Stadium.

The Raiders defeated a highly-ranked Methuen HS team 42 - 6.

Image of football player with the score details of the game

Media Coverage

The Eagle-Tribune: No stopping the Central express; Raiders rip through Methuen

The Eagle-Tribune: Central's Cannistraro beats odds, then he beats Rangers

Check out the photo albums below from the various Raider Homecoming 2022 festivities, including:

  • Homecoming Pep Rally
  • Homecoming Football Game & Barbecue,
  • Post-Game Raider Reception
  • Golden Raider Brunch
  • The Top Classes Celebration: Raider Day of Giving


The Homecoming Pep Rally

Memorial Gymnasium, Friday Afternoon, October 14

The student body gathered in the Memorial Gymnasium to celebrate Homecoming with a Pep Rally planned by the Student Council.


The Football Game & Barbecue

Photo Album: Pre-Game and Fans

Photo Album: Football Game

Veterans Memorial Stadium, Friday Night, October 1

Thank you to the following alumni and their businesses that donated food for the Homecoming BBQ!


The Post-Game Raider Reception

Spicket River Brewery, Friday, October 14

Alumni and friends (21 years and older) come together for a post-game reception at the Spicket River Brewery, owned by John Cornejo '97.


The Golden Raider Brunch

Baroni Hall, Saturday Morning, October 15

Alumni of Central Catholic, St. Mary High School, and Presentation of Mary Academy who have celebrated the 50th Anniversary of their high school graduation were invited to a reception in their honor.

The Office of Institutional Advancement would like to thank you for the legacy of excellence that you helped to establish for generations of students to come.


The Top Classes Celebration: Raider Day of Giving

Tuscan Village, Sunday Afternoon, October 16

The Top Classes from the 2022 Raider Day of Giving came together with President Christopher Sullivan '81 at the Beer Garden at Tuscan Market at Tuscan Villahe, owned by Joseph Faro '87.

Thank you to the following top classes for helping to make our 2022 Raider Day of Giving a success!

  • Class of 2002
  • Class of 2000
  • Class of 1998
  • Class of 1994
  • Class of 1967
  • Class of 1966


Couldn't Make Homecoming? Return to Campus Virtually!

Virtual Tour

Come home to the CCHS campus through our 360 Degree Virtual Tour.

Be sure to click on the Raider Photo Reels (white photo icons) placed in many of the campus locations.


Raider Nation

Stay Connected

Visit the Alumni Portal

Update your contact information to receive reunion notices and the latest news from Central Catholic.

Alumni Update Form

Alumni are invited to join us in prayer and to submit special intentions.

A Call for Special Intentions


Beyond Homecoming: Thanksgiving at Central Catholic

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

Four alumni running in the annual Coach O. race.

12:30 PM, Wednesday, November 23, 2022: The Lawrence Reservoir

On the day before Thanksgiving, please join us and many other alumni and friends of CCHS in running or walking the 5k around the Reservoir!

Following the race, 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 23
  • 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. 

Click here to sign up


The Thanksgiving Day Football Game

Football team running through banner onto field

10:00 AM, Thursday, November 24 - Veterans Memorial Stadium, Lawrence

The Raider Football Team will be battling Lawrence High School in our annual Thanksgiving Day Game at Lawrence Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Come together with generations of Raiders!

Tickets available at the gate. Price TBD.


Go, Raiders!

Stands full of students wearing red and cheering

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 1,200 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.

For more information, please visit www.CentralCatholic.net, call 978-682-0260, or email website@centralcatholic.net.

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.