St. Thomas is proud to partner with designer KH Studio for recognition by the prestigious National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) for the Eagles’ Nest Fall 2019 publication – the only individual school among six honorees to receive Merit distinction and one of only three private institutions nationally to earn acclaim in the Magazine category.

St. Thomas also claimed one of only four Merit consideration in the Excellence in Writing category for the Eagles’ Nest Winter 2019 cover story featuring Arturo Chavez ‘85.  Grand Designs Inspired by Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge showcased Chavez and the impact of the St. Thomas experience in his personal and professional formation.  He is the youngest managing principal in the prestigious 100-plus year history of architectural power Page Southerland Page.

The award-winning publication praised by NSPRA – Uncompromising Academics. Uncommon Brotherhood. – celebrated a wide-range of vivid testaments to the St. Thomas Basilian mission including:

  • The President’s First 100 Days
  • Mission Possible To Honduras
  • Biggio ‘13 Bash To Big Leagues
  • Patrick Ryan ‘99 Forty Under 40

The issue also saluted the grand achievements of the Class of 2019 and its commencement festivities, the latest rip-roaring Round Up success, the raucous Guys and Dolls spring musical, state championships for Eagle Swimming and Eagle Track and Field, plus Josh Wolf ‘19 selected in the second round of the 2019 MLB Draft by the New York Mets.

In 2018, St. Thomas accepted Honorable Mention distinction from NSPRA in the Magazine category, the first such esteemed acknowledgement in school history.  Rescue Recover Rebuild Rejoice – Eagle Strong In The Year Of Hurricane Harvey recounted the compelling personal trials and accounts from the St. Thomas community during the shattering developments and aftermath of the most severe rainfall event in recorded United States history.

The NSPRA program routinely considers hundreds of entries annually and St. Thomas was selected among those recipients judged for elite national recognition in 2018 and again in 2020.  Since 1935, NSPRA has provided select services to school leaders throughout the United States and Canada, advancing education through responsible public relations and communication that leads to success for all students.

This latest commendation from NSPRA comes during a recent six-year media surge where St. Thomas has witnessed significant advances in its digital content and publications. These efforts have led to an exponential growth in the school’s social media that includes extraordinary results in reach, impressions, and engagement on multiple channels including, Facebook, and Twitter.

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