Alumni Interview

Colleen Kirby '01

June 2, 2015 by Lisa Larocca

“The lifelong friendships I made that were wholesome and based on good Catholic morals and values.”

1. What years did you attend St. Helen School? or What year did you graduate?

  • I attended from 1992-2001. Graduated in 2001

2. What do you appreciate most about the education you received at St. Helen?

  • The lifelong friendships I made that were wholesome and based on good Catholic morals and values.

3. What is your fondest memory from the time you spent as a student at St. Helen?

  • Junior high with Mrs. Bouffioux, Ms. Markus, and Mrs. Showalter. It was all pretty awesome.

4. Tell us a little about your current position, family life personal or professional achievements?

  • I currently own my own salon with one of my best friend’s at the Greene, and have 2 wonderful children, Ella a second grader at St Helen, and Tyus who is 3 and will be attending preschool there shortly. I am married to my best friend and partner in crime, Josh, who is a Firefighter/Paramedic for the City of Moraine. I have been blessed with lots of love, family, and awesome friends.

Updated: September 15, 2016

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About St. Helen School

Since its opening in 1954, St. Helen School strives to promote the spiritual and intellectual development of every student.  First in the State of Ohio to be certified as a Virtue Based Restorative Discipline School, students are educated in the Catholic Faith, prepared for the sacraments, and attend weekly Mass. St. Helen, located in Riverside, Ohio, is a community that celebrates diversity and welcomes families from areas including BeavercreekDaytonFairbornHuber HeightsRiverside, and military families from Wright Patterson Air Force Base.