The Duluth Public Library doesn’t just collect books, it collects memories! Take a trip down Memory Lane by looking at some old yearbooks. Check out the fashions and relive your carefree youth.
We have yearbooks from Cathedral/Marshall, Central, Denfeld, East, Harbor International, Hermantown, Morgan Park, and Proctor. Be sure to check the catalog to see if we have your years. Click on the “Full Display” tab to see the years owned by the library.
This week, check out some of the local celebs who attended CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL and THE MARSHALL SCHOOL.
Ian Grant ’87
Star of “The Relic Hunter with Ian Grant,” which aired in 2009 on the Travel Channel, Grant graduated from The Marshall School in 1987, the first year the school was consolidated with Cathedral High School. He attended college in Minneapolis and now owns his own business hunting for unusual artifacts and objects overseas, then shipping them back and selling them.
Check out a clip from his show.
Maria Bamford ’88
Bamford is a comedian best known for her voice work and stand-up comedy about her dysfunctional family and depression. In 2007 she created a web-based sitcom called “The Maria Bamford Show” that centered around the main character returning to live with her parents in Duluth after a nervous breakdown. In 2010 she was in a series of holiday commercial for Target portraying a crazed shopper.
In her senior year of high school Bamford was the Winter Frolic Queen and class president.
In the video below Bamford talks about being from Duluth, and even references the library! If you like the clips of her comedy, check out her DVD Plan B from the library.
Chris Connolly ’05
Jack Connolly ’07 (picture from junior year)
The Connolly brothers are known for their hockey prowess. Chris was a member of the Boston University’s 2008-2009 Division 1 Men’s College Ice Hockey Championship Team and team captain in the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons. He graduated from BU this spring. Read a review of his college career here.
Jack Connolly helped UMD to their first ever NCAA Men’s Hockey Championship in 2011. As a senior in 2011-12, Jack finished the regular season ranked second in the nation in scoring. He was named All-American three times and in 2012 he won the Hobey Baker award. He is currently signed a two-year contract to play overseas for Farjestad in the Swedish Elite League.
UPDATE: Jack Connolly was nominated for an ESPN Espy award, which will be presented on July 11, 2012