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Academy of Science & Healthcare Celebrates Second Reunion

Home from college and excited to share with friends, recent MMA alums gathered with the members of the Science Academy at Mercy Hospital on January 14th.   Mercy Hospital Volunteer Coordinator, Anne McGillicuddy, and C.J.Urlaub, President and CEO of Mercy Hospital, hosted the gathering as the college  students shared their journeys from MMA's program to their college preparation for many healthcare  careers, both clinical and non‐clinical. The enthusiasm was high as each one spoke of her personal  discernment and how MMA's exposure to health‐related careers and hands‐on experience prepared her  for this journey toward the fulfillment of her goals in service of others. 

Graduates of MMA and of the MMA Science Academy reunited this evening to meet with current MMA students involved in the partnership program between the school and Mercy Hospital. The college students base most of the success they are now experiencing on the unique opportunity they participated in during their Mount Mercy days. Pictured are Mrs. Ann McGillicuddy, Director of Volunteer Services at Mercy Hospital, Class of 2014 Erin Kelleher, Jordan Huss, and Shannon Moran, Mercy Hospital CEO CJ Urlaub, MMA Class of 2012 Kaitlin Hess, Emily Diaz and Janelle Lauciello, and MMA President Sr. Mary Ellen Twist.

"Attending Mount Mercy Academy is one of the best decisions I could have made. Since day one they have challenged me academically, to strive and succeed. For the past two years at Mount Mercy, I received so much help from all the teachers. They are always open to help me with any questions I have. My teachers have even taken time whenever they can to help me to do well with upcoming tests and quizzes. With their help I have been on both honor rolls, and have been a scholar athlete."

Bella Longo

Class of 2019

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