Mary is a graduate of the University of Iowa College山东体彩11选5开奖 of Nursing. She has worked as a Labor and Delivery nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital and the U of I Hospitals and Clinics. With a life-long love of cooking, she is currently pursuing a degree in Culinary Arts. Mary and her husband, Dr. Craig Hovda, are the proud parents of five children who have graduated from the Xavier Catholic School System: Allyson (X09), Eric (X11), John (X15), Matthew (X16), and Kristen (X19). Mary and her family and have felt blessed to have been a part of the Xavier community for the past 14 years. She has thoroughly enjoyed being able to volunteer and watch their children as they participated in athletics, theater, and vocal music activities. She enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and looks forward to new adventures!
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