Ryan Hicks (class of 2013) has received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy to start in June 2017. He received a Congressional Nomination from the Honorable David Jolly. According to his proud parents: “Ryan’s academic and leadership excellence played a large role in this exceptional opportunity.” He will be on the Navy golf team.
The CCC Marauders were District Champions for a 5th consecutive year! They fought long and hard against Melbourne Central Catholic in their last game. After four grueling hours of football, they lost in the regional final, which included a state record of NINE OVERTIMES (69-62.) The score in regulation was 21-21 with 89 points scored in OT!
Way to go Marauders! Pictured at right is John Dunphy, ESCS Class of 2015.
Academy of the Holy Names earned a second place trophy Saturday night in the state 2A swimming event in Stuart FL. Alumni, Gabby Delp, assisted her team to earn the runner up status for the first time since 1976. Way to go Gabby!
Tampa Bay Times: State swimming: Holy Names places second
Congratulations to Rachel Tata, ESCS Class of 2013, who has been accepted as a finalist in the 2017 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Rachel will be singing first soprano with the Honors Women’s Choir directed by the renowned conductor Dr. Tim Seeling. She is currently a senior at the Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa, and was recently featured in their online newspaper. Rachel credits her early love of music to Espiritu Santo Catholic School! Read more about Rachel and this fantastic opportunity here: http://www.achonaonline.com/features/2016/11/07/senior-rachel-tata-singing-at-carnegie-hall/
Last night, Espiritu Santo hosted a High School Open House for middle school students considering Catholic high school in our Diocese. We had a wonderful turn-out and enjoyed seeing many of our alumni return in leadership positions, promoting their high school! Thank you to DOSP Superintendent of Schools Chris Pastura and Associate Superintendent Ann Davis for joining us, as well as the seven Catholic high schools in attendance: Academy of the Holy Names – Tampa, Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School, Clearwater Central Catholic High School Alumni Association, Cristo Rey Tampa High School at Mary Help of Christians, Jesuit High School of Tampa, St. Petersburg Catholic High School, and Tampa Catholic High School. Thank you for continuing the tradition of providing academic excellence and faith formation for young men and women … Catholic education makes a difference in our families, in our faith, and in our community!
Emily Solis, ESCS Class of 2009, CCC graduate and a senior at FSU, interned all summer in Washington, DC at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention as a Public Policy Associate. She tracked congressional committees, states’ legislative activities, and attended committee meetings. Emily took part in the 7th Annual Advocacy Forum for Suicide Prevention, a week long forum that brought together suicide prevention advocates to educate federal officials about suicide and suicide prevention. She also attended a congressional hearing and was present at the House of Representatives when a mental health bill was passed. Congratulations, Emily … your ESCS Patriot family is proud of you!
ESCS alumnus Kyle Koncal (Jesuit Class of 2017), pictured with his parents Kathleen and Christopher, was inducted into the National Honor Society at an early morning ceremony on Oct. 6 at Jesuit High School. Congratulations, Kyle!
Mary Kate Downing, ESCS Class of 2009, won Florida State University’s College of Communication and Information prestigious Leadership Award on April 8, 2016. Mary Kate was nominated for the award by Dr. Jennifer Proffitt, who described Mary Kate as “a strong writer who clearly engages course content to make insightful connections and demonstrate sophistication of thought“ and as “a team player who is willing to help classmates and who has emerged as a leader.” Mary Kate will graduate summa cum laude from Florida State University on April 30, 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Media/Communication Studies and minors in Spanish and Information Technology. She will then pursue a master’s degree in Library and Information Science at the University of South Florida. Congratulations, Mary Kate!
Two ESCS alumni have been selected for the CCC/State Farm Student of the Month award in February! Students chosen for this recognition demonstrate exemplary leadership, dedication and hard work in the classroom, in extra-curricular activities and in the community. CCC and State Farm congratulate Joe Jarczynski State Farm Student of the Month for February and Beth Levis, State Farm Student-Athlete of the Month for February.
Junior Joe Jarczynski is member of Math, Science, History and Spanish Honor Societies and has a 4.35 GPA. He spends his summers in the Dominican Republic educating children with diabetes. He plays tennis and is involved in Peer Ministry. He is undecided about his college plans and his major.
Senior Beth Levis has a 3.5 GPA and is a member of the Art Honor Society. She has played both volleyball (2 yrs.) and softball (4 yrs. as a varsity player). She will attend either UCF of FGCU and major in Hospitality/Supply Chain Management.
Pictured with the February award recipients is CCC alumnus Katherine Jones (class of 1988), of the Katherine Jones Insurance Agency, Inc. in Clearwater, FL.
Congratulations, Joe and Beth!
NATIONAL SIGNING DAY
Congratulations to John Chiaramonte, recipient of eight D1 offers, on signing to play football for the U.S. Air Force Academy. John is currently a senior at Clearwater Central Catholic. Congratulations!