Sister Mary Ann, SSND is a native of Saint Petersburg, attending local Catholic schools before entering the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND). She completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Maryland and earned her Master of Arts Degree at the University of South Florida. Sister is certified to be a Catechist (Religion teacher), as well as being certified in Elementary Education and Mathematics (Grades 5-9). Sister Mary Ann has spent most of her religious life teaching grades five, six, seven, and eight; this is her seventh year at Sacred Heart Catholic School. Sister is currently the Eighth Grade Homeroom Teacher and teaches Religion to Grades Six, Seven, and Eight and Mathematics to Grade Eight.