St. Thomas National Merit Semifinalists Among 18 Recognized Champion Scholars

Juan Castillo ‘18, Kenneth Dang ‘18, Cooper Gottschalk ‘18 and Michael Patton ‘18 have earned Finalist distinction in the National Merit Scholarship Program’s 63rd competition. The four Eagle scholars emerged from a cluster of approximately 1.6 million students who performed the PSAT qualifier during the previous academic year, with only 16,000 selected as semifinalists. Finalists [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|Campus News|0 Comments

Hunt and Skorupinski Promoted to Lead Eagle Lacrosse and Swimming

Eagle Athletics is proud to promote Nathan Hunt as head lacrosse coach and Donna Skorupinski as head swimming coach in a dual move that solidifies and assures continuity to two rising programs. “Both Nathan and Donna know our institution and standards from the inside,” St. Thomas Athletic Director Mike Netzel said. “They are both passionate [...]

By | September 25th, 2017|Campus News, Lacrosse, Swimming|0 Comments

Eagle Football Falls to Beaumont West Brook in First 2017 Road Game

GAME TWO: Thomas Educational Sports Center, Beaumont Eagle Football 16 Beaumont West Brook 49 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Thunder-foot kicker Jacob Manley ‘18 delivered three field goals and running back Ian Wheeler ‘19 bolted 69 yards for a touchdown but the Eagles could not recover after a monster momentum shift in the final minute [...]

By | September 22nd, 2017|Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Eagle Football One Play and One Point Short in Delayed Season Opener

GAME ONE: Hotze Field inside Granger Stadium Cedar Hill Trinity Christian 28 Eagle Football 27 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW In a second half that saw three lead changes after the Eagles relinquished a 10-point advantage ... thunder-foot kicker Jacob Manley ‘18 had his final-play field goal attempt from 32 yards blocked ... and St. [...]

By | September 16th, 2017|Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Founders Mass Draws 2017 Comparison to St. Thomas Inception in 1900

The annual St.Thomas Founders Mass brought a large dose of symmetry to an academic year still reeling from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey and the unprecedented punishing rains, torrential flooding and untold misery that inundated Houston and surrounding coastal communities. A near two-week interruption that resulted in canceled campus activity was similar to the school’s [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Campus News|0 Comments

Castillo ‘18, Dang ‘18, Gottschalk ‘18 and Patton ‘18 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Juan Castillo ‘18, Kenneth Dang ‘18, Cooper Gottschalk ‘18 and Michael Patton ‘18 have earned semifinalist distinction in the National Merit Scholarship Program’s 63rd competition. The four Eagle scholars emerged from a cluster of approximately 1.6 million students who performed the PSAT qualifier during the previous academic year, with only 16,000 selected as semifinalists. Approximately [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Campus News|0 Comments

Eagle Football Opens 2017 Season Friday at Granger Stadium

Due to the consequences and aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Eagle Football has reset its schedule and will open the season Friday, September 15, 7:00 p.m. against TAPPS UIL Division II Cedar Hill Trinity Christian at Hotze Field inside Granger Stadium. Previously scheduled games with The Kinkaid School, Strake Jesuit and College Station were cancelled. Friday [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Football|0 Comments

Lynch ’94 Delivers Powerful Testimonial During Hurricane Harvey Prayer Service

The St. Thomas student community resumed the 2017-18 academic schedule for the first time since Hurricane Harvey made landfall, pounding the Greater Houston area with unprecedented torrential rains and sweeping through a swath of southeast Texas. Reconvening after all academic and campus activity was cancelled beginning August 25, 97% of the student population, along with [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Campus News|0 Comments

Resources and Strategies Coping with Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

As Houston and much of the extended St. Thomas community begins the long recovery from the catastrophic flooding and remnants of Hurricane Harvey ... the wettest weather event ever to hit the continental United States ... Choices Counselor Patrick Hagler has gathered some valuable resources which may assist Eagle families and parents best cope with [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Campus News|0 Comments

Eagle Community Rallies to Support Rockport with Hurricane Harvey Relief

Eagle athletic director Mike Netzel and former Eagle state baseball champion Tim Redden ‘09 organized a relief effort that generated significant results for storm-ravaged Rockport, Texas, where Hurricane Harvey made landfall with 130 MPH gusts on an unprecedented path of life-threatening destruction and flooding through the Greater Houston area and the Gulf Coast into Louisiana. [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Campus News|0 Comments