Alumni Stories

"Cathedral High School provided me with a strong educational and spiritual background that prepared me to thrive at the University of Notre Dame. The Honors and AP classes at Cathedral forced me to develop a strong work ethic that was crucial to my success at Notre Dame and my first job in corporate America."

 - Annie Gregory '15
   Notre Dame '19
   Assistant Brand Manager Whirlpool Corporation
   KitchenAid Brand

"Cathedral helped prepare me for top schools like Notre Dame through its Honors and AP classes, as well as it performing arts and academic extracurriculars. The experience I gained in high school has been a great boon for me, both in the classroom and in activities such as the Notre Dame Men's Glee Club."

 - Brendan Hurley '19
   Economics & Political Science Major
   University of Notre Dame

"All my classes at Cathedral helped me develop a strong work ethic. My teachers instilled the proper practices to be a successful student."

 - Audrey Teasley '18
Cornell University '22
Currently enrolled in the Computational Neuroscience PhD Program at Boston University


"Cathedral is a faith-based leadership institution. It gives students the necessary skills to go out in the world and reach any goal you may have."

- Seth Bolden '18
West Point '22
Recently earned Carnegie Mellon-West Point scholarship
Accepted to four Military Academies


"Cathedral prepared me to academically compete with some of the nation's brightest students. My teachers were talented, engaging, and demanding and that rigor resulted in me becoming a stronger student and a member of Notre Dame's Dean's List. I took advantage of the many social, athletic, artistic, and leadership opportunities Cathedral offered. The initiative and discipline I gained through those activities was invaluable for my collegiate participation in student government and theatre productions."

 - Mary Kate Temple '19
   Double Major: Film, Television, and Global Affairs
   Minor - Musical Theatre
   University of Notre Dame

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"My time at Cathedral was invaluable. All of my teachers, especially Mrs. Wheeler, were there to support me in and out of the classroom. Their guidance and encouragement allowed me to pursue my dreams of law school. I wouldn't be where I am today without Cathedral. Go Irish!"

 - Michael Cohen '17
   Butler University '21
   University of Arizona Law School


"Cathedral truly nurtured my imagination in terms of who I can be and the imprint I can make on this world."

- MacKenzie Isaac '16 
 University of Notre Dame '20
 2022 Rhodes Scholar

"Studying at Oxford on the Rhodes Scholarship was an extraordinary gift for which I'll always be grateful. It was formative for me--getting to grow alongside brilliant and engaged friends in an environment that every day asked you to live up to it. I'm so lucky and so grateful for all the communities that helped me get there, including that of Cathedral."

Jay Ruckelshaus '11, PhD
Duke University '16
University of Oxford, Master of Philosophy '18
University of Oxford, PhD-Politics '21

Did you know...

Destiny White '18 is the first African American woman to graduate with a degree in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue University.

Two Rhodes Scholars are Cathedral graduates: Jay Ruckleshaus '11, PhD and MacKenzie Isaac 16.

Nineteen Cathedral students have received Academy appointments in the past nine years.

Approximately 150 scholar/athletes are continuing their sport in college or professionally.