Mary Carrico Catholic School
About Us
At Mary Carrico Catholic School in Knottsville, Kentucky, we strive to provide an environment for a quality, faith-based, academic education which prepares students to become successful in living the Gospel of Christ and capable of success in all aspects of life. Offering preschool and grades K-8, our students benefit from a more personalized educational experience and direction thanks to smaller class sizes and quality teachers who foster intellectual growth and faith in a safe environment. Conveniently located in east Daviess County, we serve students not only from Knottsville, but from the Owensboro metro area and surrounding counties as well!
The administration, faculty, and staff at Mary Carrico Catholic School are dedicated to creating a nurturing, faith-based environment of learning for your children. The dedicated educators of Mary Carrico care about the spiritual, emotional and academic health of our students, families and local community, because today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders.
Keep scrolling to find answers to some frequently asked questions and get to know our team below!

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is MCCS located?
What grade levels are taught?
How many students attend MCCS?
Is being Catholic a requirement to attend MCCS?
Is after school childcare available?
Is financial aid available?

What is SCRIP?

Is there a discount for multiple students?
What kind of testing to students complete?
What kind of technology is used at MCCS?
 What if my child is behind in a subject?

My child needs speech therapy. Is this available through the school? 

What is a typical day like at MCCS? 

Are uniforms required?

Our Team

Laura O'Bryan Cecil
Laura O'Bryan Cecil
Education: Rank 1--School Administration and Leadership for K-12 Schools, Masters- Elementary Education, Certification for Instructional Consultant, Bachelor's Degree- Elementary Education

With MCCS since 2022

Micki Howard
Micki Howard
Preschool Teacher
Vicki Conder 
Vicki Conder 
Secretary & Bookkeeper
Kara Miller
Kara Miller
Preschool Classroom Assistant & P.E Teacher
Janet Mills, Toni Isbill, Karen Morris
Janet Mills, Toni Isbill, Karen Morris
Cafeteria Assistant, Lunchroom Monitor and Cafeteria Manager
Sr. Mary Celine Weidenbenner
Sr. Mary Celine Weidenbenner
Teacher of grades 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 Religion! 😃🎶🙏🏻

Education: Master's in Education, Bachelor's in History

With MCCS since 2007

John Jackson
Jill Williams
Classroom Assistant 
Jenny Lashbrook
Stephanie Hermann
First Grade 
Education: Bachelors from Murray State University and Masters from Western Governors University 

With MCCS since 2009

Daniel Morris 
Second Grade
P.J. Emmick 
Third Grade
Whitney Johnson
4th Grade Teacher and K-8 Art Teacher
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College and Master of Arts from University of the Cumberlands

With MCCS since 2020

Katie Ford
Middle grades English/Language Arts and Social Studies

Education: Bachelors in Communication. Master of Arts in Teaching.

With MCCS since 2018

Chris Hamilton
Seventh and Eighth Grades
Marianna Romero
Music and Librarian
Education: Bachelors Degrees in Ministry and Sociology from Brescia University; Masters in Human Development and Leadership from Murray State University 

With MCCS since 2023 after substituting at MCCS during 2022-23 year and loving the students and staff.

Donna Peeples
Spanish Teacher K-8th, Language Arts Teacher 5th-6th
Education: Indiana State University (Spanish-major, English-minor) Master's in Christian Education from Southern Seminary

With MCCS since 2012