The 'Rock Talks Speaker Series exposes students to a variety of life experiences, careers, and passions.

Todd McGhee

Mr. McGhee, father of Brianna '12 and Kendall '20, is an international speaker on counter-terrorism and violent extremism. He started his career as a MA state police officer and currently creates and delivers courses that are designed to prepare civilians and private security professionals for the unthinkable.

Mr. McGhee spoke to students in 2020 about his career and businesses and how Catholic education influenced his life. He returned to Feehan this year to talk about systemic racism, police brutality, the January 6 attack on the Capitol and the connections between ignorance, fear, hate, and destruction.

A Day at a Time: Interview Series

A Day at a Time is a series of interviews that Mr. Hickey conducted with former students who are now professionals in the entertainment industry. In these virtual 'Rock Talks, Mr. Hickey asks them about their experiences. Click on the links below to watch!

  1. Jinny Ryann (Pollinger), 2012 graduate of Holliston High School, is currently a professional actor known for her award winning role in the film “Melrose” currently available on Amazon Prime.

  2. Kathleen Regan, 2012 graduate of Holliston High School, is a singer/songwriter in Nashville, TN and was a contestant on NBC's The Voice. In addition to her extensive work in the music industry, she has also had TV, theater and film gigs.

  3. Michael Graceffa, 2010 graduate of Waltham High School, is a broadway actor. He was most recently in the Broadway production of Aladdin as well as in the Original cast of "Cher" the musical.

Student Panel

To celebrate Black History Month, 'Rock Talks is hosting a student panel with four current Feehan students: Mercy Ekomwen '21, Praise Ekomwen '21, Victoria Richardson '21, and Paul Ekomwen '22. These students will share stories of their families, some challenges that they face, as well as their hopes for the future.

Sign up to join our panel on Thursday, February 27 in the Learning Commons during Period D.

Todd McGhee

Mr. McGhee, father of Brianna '12 and Kendall '20, is an international speaker on counter-terrorism and violent extremism. He started his career as a MA state police officer and currently creates and delivers courses that are designed to prepare civilians and private security professionals for the unthinkable. Mr. McGhee will speak about his career and businesses and how Catholic education influenced his life. He will also share openly about navigating through racial, cultural and religious bias.

Sign up to join Mr. McGhee on Wednesday, February 12 in the auditorium during C Period.

Alex Richardson '15

Alex graduated from Feehan in 2015 and from Assumption College in 2019. He played baseball at Feehan, at Assumption and was a Lindos Suenos participant with the Boston Red Sox. Alex works for the PawSox in community relations, baseball operations, and social media. He will share his love of baseball and how this sport has unified the country.

Sign up to join Alex on Tuesday, February 4 in the auditorium during B period.

Catholic Schools Week Panel

To celebrate Catholic Schools Week, Campus Ministry is partnering with 'Rock Talks to host four individuals who have answered the call to religious life.

Seminarian Peter Scheffer

Mr. Scheffer is a Late Vocation Seminarian at Pope St. John XXIII Seminary. He has been interning at Bishop Feehan this year in the Theology Department and in Campus Ministry.

Lauren Galván

Lauren Galván graduated from Brown University in 2016 and was accepted to enter a Carmelite convent last fall. She currently works as the Director of Advancement at St. Pius V Catholic School in Providence.

Father Peter Martyr

Father Peter Martyr was ordained in 2014 and currently works as the head chaplain at Providence College. In this role, he leads service trips and helps students grow in their relationship with the Lord.

Sister Patrice Ormerod '82

Sister Patrice Ormerod graduated from Bishop Feehan in 1982 and is a Little Sister of the Poor. She is the 2010 recipient of the BFHS Humanitarian Award for her service to the elderly, both in the United States and in France.


Sign up to join our panel on Thursday, January 30 in the chapel during Period E and Period F.

Sam Forget '13

Sam is is the owner of Hercules Performance, an online fitness business that began as an in-home personal training service. He graduated from Bishop Feehan in 2013, and Bridgewater State University in 2016, earning his degree in Exercise Science. Sam will talk about his work and the different career paths in the health and fitness industry. He is excited to share his story and to answer your questions.

Sign up to join Sam on Tuesday, December 3 in the Learning Commons during X period.

Kevin McAllister '13

Kevin is a Rankings Data Reporter with the Wall Street Journal. He graduated from Bishop Feehan in 2013, earned his Bachelor's degree in Broadcast & Digital Journalism from University of Southern California in 2017 and now works for the Wall Street Journal. Kevin will talk about the work he does at WSJ as well as the steps he took to get there.

Sign up to join Kevin on Friday, October 11 in the Learning Commons during X period.

Kate Moore

Owner of Nashville's getFIT615 and co-facilitator of the Duality Project is coming to talk about her journey with her own body image. She'll tell us how it began, how it's evolved, where she is now, and how it plays into her work in the fitness and wellness industry.

Got a body? Great, you'll love this one!

Sign up to join Kate on Monday, September 9 in the Learning Commons during X period. Click here to sign up.