Celebrate 70 Fun Fact: First School Faculty

Posted on May 8, 2023 by Published by

In August 1954, four Dominican Sisters of St. Catharine of Siena, from St. Catharine, Kentucky, arrived to take up quarters in a wing of Our Lady of the Wayside’s new school until a convent could be built. The first class of students started school in the new building in September that year. 296 students comprised the initial enrollment.

Seated (l to r): Sister Cleophas, Superior, Sister George Ann. Standing: Sister Margaret Ann, Miss Loretta Flanagan, Miss Joan Thumm, Miss Nancy Atkinson, Sister Mary Rose.

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