Meet Our Admissions Team! 

Our admissions staff provides a personal experience for every family who considers St. Mary's Prep. We are rooted in the belief that each family deserves a unique view into our incredible school. 

Mrs. Candace Castiglione
Dean of Admissions 

Candace has been the Dean of Admissions for eleven years, but has been affiliated with St. Mary's Prep nearly all of her life. Candace oversees the admissions department and specializes in the high school admissions process, scholarship and financial aid process, transfer student process, and is the head of the acceptance committee. Candace is a product of Catholic education, attending Our Lady of Refuge for Elementary school, and graduating from Our Lady of the Lakes High School in 2001. 

"As the big sister of an alumnus (brother, Dominic graduated in 2006) I have seen first hand what St. Mary's Prep can do for young men...and now for young women!  We help extraordinary families from all over the world mold men and women into respectable Christian's and leaders of our community. Orchard Lake is an incredible place."

Contact Candace! 

Office:
248-392-9280

Email: 
ccastiglione@stmarysprep.com 

Mr. Matt Petry
Director of Admissions &
Varsity Baseball Coach

Matt is in his second year as Director of  Admissions, but has been affiliated with St. Mary's Prep for over 15 years. Matt is also our varsity baseball coach, and has been running the baseball program for ten years. He has led the Eaglets to state championships in 2015 and 2019, and has a career record of 183-128-2. Aside from coaching, Matt has also served as one of the resident advisers in the dorms. Matt specializes in the admissions process, athletic department, MHSAA and CHSL transfer and eligibility rules, and the boarding program.

 

Matt's father, Dan Petry is a former Detroit Tiger who currently serves as a Tigers announcer. Matt's younger brother, Jeff Petry, graduated from St. Mary's in 2006, and currently plays in the NHL for the Montreal Canadiens. Matt, also the product of Catholic education, graduated from Brother Rice High School in 2003.

Contact Matt!

Office:
248-392-9278

Email: 
mpetry@stmarysprep.com 

Orchard Lake St. Mary's Preparatory

3535 Commerce Rd. 

Orchard Lake, MI 48324

admissions@stmarysprep.com 

248-392-9280

Candace Castiglione, Dean of Admissions
ccastiglione@stmarysprep.com
248-392-9280

Matt Petry, Director of Admissions & Varsity Baseball Coach
mpetry@stmarysprep.com

248-392-9278

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