Department: Social Studies
Years at St. Mary’s: 14 years
Years of Teaching Experience: 30+ 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
Hometown: Born and raised in Lancaster attended St. Mary’s Elementary (K-8) and St. Mary’s High School (Patricia Kelleher Connelly ’71)
Accolades: honored 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.