Trish Connelly – Faculty Bio

Department: Social Studies

Years at St. Mary’s: 15 years

Years of Teaching Experience30+ years of teaching experience

Where Have You Taught Prior to Coming to SMH: I taught 7th and 8th graders at St. Mary’s Elementary for 17 years

HometownBorn and raised in Lancaster attended St. Mary’s Elementary (K-8) and St. Mary’s High School (Patricia Kelleher Connelly ’71)

Accoladeshonored as Teacher of the Year in 2012 at SMH

Fun Facts: My husband, Neil Connelly ’67, is also a graduate of SMH.  We have two sons, Christopher and Sean.  Chris lives in Lancaster and Sean lives in NYC.  Our entire family loves sports, especially the Lancers, Bills, Sabres, Bisons, and Yankees!

I had such a wonderful high school experience here at St. Mary’s and have maintained friendships with many graduates of St. Mary’s.  I feel privileged and honored to be back at St. Mary’s as a faculty member where I can share my experiences as a former student and to help to mold the minds of our future alumni.