Biography of C.C. Loughlin
First Chairman, Home and School Association, Corner Brook Public School Board.
First Chairman, Corner Brook School Tax Authority.
Chairman of the Corner Brook Public School Board: 1953 -1956.
Founding and long-serving Member of the Amalgamated Regional High School Board.
C.C. Loughlin was born in Flat Islands, Placentia Bay, the youngest of seven children. His father was a fisherman/fish buyer and his mother was a teacher. Despite the hard times he managed to get a Bachelor of Arts degree and became a teacher. He left teaching as a principal of the Howley Amalgamated High School and went to work with Bowater's in the early 1940's. He came to Corner Brook in 1948, when the city was rapidly growing and schools were badly overcrowded. Mr. Loughlin retained his deep interest in schools and children, and worked tirelessly to help improve education facilities for all of the students in Corner Brook.
His life-long moto: "If its worth doing, its worth doing right."
The school is named to recognize and honour Mr. Loughlin for his significant contribution to education in this city.