Congratulations to five members of our Class of 2011 for being named National Merit Semi-finalists: Adam Ledet, Spencer Lemoine, Garren Mitchell, Zachary Robbins, and Tyler Welsch.
The Jesuit High School Sailing Team placed second in the Southeast Interscholastic Sailing Association (SEISA) District Championship Regatta. Members included S/H alums Robert Argote '13, William Nance '13, and Connor Housey '12.
Garth Cook '10 and Charles Korndoffer '14 placed first overall in the subjects of Biology II and Intro to Business, respectively, at the District Literary Rally. They will advance to the state rally in Baton Rouge on April 25. Additionally, Robert Cerise '13 placed 2nd in Latin II and Malcolm Sundell '13 placed 4th in Biology.
William Tittle '10 and Garth Cook '10 have been selected as candidates for 2015 Presidential Scholars Program. Selection was based on their outstanding performance in the SAT(William) and the ACT (Garth). Of the nearly 3.2 million high school seniors, they are two of the approximately 3,900 students who received the invitation to participate and 141 students nationwide will be selected as recipients.
Jonathan Legier '10 has been selected as a National Achievement Finalist. As a Finalist, Jonathan will be considered for one of 700 single-payment National Achievement $2,500 scholarships.
Benjamin Guider '92 has been elected director at Coats Rose.
Congratulations to Garth Cook '10 for achieving a perfect score on the ACT! Garth earned an ACT composite score f 36. He is currently a senior at Jesuit High School.
Congratulations to Class of 2010 graduates Bobby Comeaux, Garth Cook and William Tittle for being named National Merit Semifinalists and to Jonathan Legier for being named a National Achievement Semifinalist.
Congratulations to Taylor Lee '09 and Patrick Ryan '09 on being named National Merit Semifinalists.
Congratulations to Ramon Vargas '00 on the publication of his book, "Fight, Grin and Squarely Play the Game: The 1945 Loyola New Orleans Basketball Championship and Legacy" about New Orleans' first basketball team to earn a national championship. Read more here.
Congratulations to Stuart Hall's Class of 2008 Graduates. Good luck on your collegiate endeavors!
Joshua DeBlieux – Boston College
Connor Donahue – Vanderbilt University
Michael Downing – University of Virginia
Thomas Echols – Louisiana State University
Neal Fitzpatrick – St. Louis University
Sean Fitzpatrick – University of Mississippi
Devin Francis – University of North Carolina, Asheville
Tucker Hemperley – Louisiana State University
James Kock – Louisiana State University
Trip LeCorgne – Clemson University
Trey Legier – Howard University
St. Ennah Manson – Louisiana State University
Will McGrew – deferred acceptance to Yale University, Fall 2014 (will be interning with the State Department in Morocco this year)
Marc Neyrey – Louisiana State University
Deen Parke – University of Colorado at Boulder
Dylan Rampick – Texas Tech University
Preston Reisig – Georgetown University
Jordan Rice – Howard University
Miles Rouen – Spring Hill College
Bennett Schiro – Louisiana State University
Parker Schmidt – still considering options
Matt Tillery – Fordham University
Charlie Ward – Louisiana State University
Andrew Downing '11 was elected Sophomore Class President at Newman. He also received the Faculty Award for Character, which is given to one Ninth Grade girl and one Ninth Grade boy who have led by example with good citizenship and exemplary character and who have demonstrated a love and commitment to Newman.
Neal Fitzpatrick '08 ran the Walker Shootout in 14:29, breaking the race's fastest time on record and Jesuit's record of their fastest runner set in 1985. He also finished the Catholic High Invitational at Highland Park in Baton Rouge with the second fastest time recorded in Highland Park since the race began in 1995.
Class of 2008 alumni Connor Donahue, William McGrew and Matt Tillery were named National Merit Semifinalists and Trey Legier was named a National Achievement Semi-Finalist.
Joshua DeBlieux '08 was recognized as the "Scholar-Athlete" on September 7, 2012, at the Jesuit/Holy Cross football game, which has been recognized as a Great American Rivalry game. Joshua is a defensive back and currently carries the highest grade point average on the entire football team.
Will McGrew ’08 achieves perfect SAT score and wins National Security Language Initiative for Youth’s youth leadership scholarship to study language abroad.
Thomas Meric ’03 receives Michael K. and Linda Gorman Award from the theater department at Washington and Lee University for best exemplifying the virtues of selfless service to others engaged in the pursuit of artistic excellence.
Andrew Downing ’11 receives Frank Cernicek Award at Newman School for displaying good citizenship and interacting positively in all aspects of school life. This 8th grade boy is openly supportive of his classmates and is respected by teachers and peers.
John-Michael Early ’00, Andrew Marquis ’03 and TC Wicker ’03 selected to teach in the Mississippi Delta Region through Teach for America.
Stephen Faust ’92 named President of PrePaid Technologies
Marshall Hevron ’91 Breathes New Life into Fading VFW Post Uptown
Becker Hall ’92 Honored Among Top 40 Under 40 by Gambit Weekly