Alumnae Newsletter

December 2015

Upcoming Events
Christmas Concert December 13
Basketball Welcome Home January 8
Mothers Club Fashion Show January 9
Bunco January 22
Open House February 4
Auction February 20
The Sound of Music Spring Musical March 11 - 13
Tea for Tuition

November 2014

Alumnae Support the Annual Appeal Fund – Because Mercy Matters

The Annual Appeal Fund is Mercy’s primary source of unrestricted financial support. Many thanks to those alumnae who have already donated. Help us keep our foundation strong to ensure that future generations have access to a Mercy High School education, rooted in the Catholic faith and the charism of the Sisters of Mercy. Donate today. Because Mercy matters.

Know a Talented Alumna?

Think for a moment about your Mercy classmates and friends. Who stands apart? Who has made significant strides in her line of work? Take some time to appreciate that stellar woman today!

2015 Distinguished Alumna Award nominations continue to be accepted through November 14. Who qualifies? An alumna who:

  • Excels in her walk of life
  • Exemplifies the Mercy values
  • Models excellence for young women
  • Supports Mercy High School

Deadline: November 14, 2014. Visit our website for details.

June 2014

New Dean is Mercy Alumna!

Mrs. Eleasha Mercer Tarplin '94 has received much-deserved praise this past spring at Mercy. Not only was Mrs. Tarplin named Teacher of the Year, she was also named Dean of Student Affairs. Mrs. Tarplin has taught at Mercy for 7 years and will welcome her own daughter, Elon, as a freshwoman for the 2014 – 2015 school year.

Mrs. Tarplin has been a Math and Business teacher at Mercy since 2007 and has been deeply involved in many Mercy activities and committees including: Mercy AdvancED Review Team; Mercy Advisory Council; Senior Class Co-Moderator and Prom Coordinator; Co-Moderator of the Black Awareness Society for Education; Co-Adviser to the Business Professionals of America; Strategic Planning Committee; and Alumnae Board Member. Mrs. Tarplin has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Xavier University and a Master of Arts in the Teaching of Mathematics from University of Detroit Mercy. Prior to coming to Mercy, she worked at the Academy for Business & Technology and Ford Motor Company. She will begin the position of Dean of Student Affairs July 1.

Congratulations, Mrs. Tarplin!

December 2013

May the celebration of the Birth of Christ fill your life with a spirit of wonder and love this Christmas and throughout the year.

Best wishes from the Mercy Alumnae Office!

Make a Difference Day Video

June 2013

Class of 2013, Welcome to the Alumnae Association!

Left to right: Salutatorian Christina Hadley, daughter of Kathleen (Kit) Dooley Hadley '78, and Valedictorian Kathleen Coerdt

The Class of 2013 earned over $14 million in college scholarships and logged almost 26,000 service hours. We are so proud to welcome each class member to the Alumnae Association.