About Carey Mathewson
Mrs. Mathewson grew up in Flat Rock, Michigan on the east side of the state. She graduated from Wayne State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Secondary Education majoring in Mathematics and a minor in Group Science. After teaching a few years, she returned to school and received a middle school endorsement from Central Michigan University.
She moved to Big Rapids with her husband upon his graduation from the University of Detroit Dental School. Having both been given the great opportunity of a Catholic Education, they decided to continue the tradition with their three children. Brook, Chloe and Emily have all been students at St. Mary School.
Mrs. Mathewson’s responsibilities at St. Mary include teaching math and science to the 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. She is also the religion teacher for the 7th and 8th graders. In addition to her traditional classroom responsibilities, she is a mentor for the middle school robotics team and coordinator for our PALS groups.