A Grade Above || William Wittman ’24 and Campbell Brown ’24 Lead Parade of Elite St. Thomas Performance in 69th National Merit Scholarship Program

William Wittman '24 and Campbell Brown '24 have earned semifinalist acclaim in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The two exemplary scholars are being considered for 7,250 Merit Scholarships worth more than $28 million - National Merit $2,500 Scholarships; corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards; and College-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards. Wittman and Brown are among an [...]

“Eagles’ Nest” Fall 2023 || Latest Award-Winning Publication Showcasing Thriving St. Thomas Family and Vibrant Basilian Spirit

St. Thomas is proud to again partner with designer KH Studio with the latest Eagles’ Nest publication - a celebration that connects the Eagle Family. Nationally award-winning narratives.  Compelling and striking visuals.  Exploring the institution, from the change and growth on campus to how St. Thomas is leaving its Catholic Basilian imprint on Houston and [...]

By |2023-09-20T15:11:42-05:00September 20th, 2023|Alumni, Student Life, Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

Seeds of Change || Eagle Scholars Embrace Social Service and Justice

Rooted at the core of the St. Thomas Basilian educational experience is the commitment to transforming the minds and hearts of the Eagle campus community through advocacy and social justice education. Theology faculty member Danny Hernandez ‘08 is continuing that legacy of service, engaging his senior scholars to cultivate moral imagination, practical wisdom, and the [...]

By |2023-09-11T17:00:05-05:00September 11th, 2023|Academics, Alumni, Student Life, Campus News|0 Comments

Take Us Higher: ISEE Test Prep Class

Houston-area Catholic and private high schools require entrance exams as a part of the admissions process. Testing for admissions for the 2023-2024 school year begins in November 2023. St. Thomas High School is once again offering classes for current eighth grade students in preparation for the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). The classes are [...]

By |2023-08-29T15:06:46-05:00August 29th, 2023|Academics, Admissions, Resources|0 Comments

Act of Faith || St. Thomas Campus Community Celebrates Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The St. Thomas campus community was blessed to gather for the first student body Mass of the 2023-2024 academic year and celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary “taken up body and soul to the glory of heaven.” President Fr. James Murphy, CSB served as the principal celebrant for an attentive [...]

By |2023-08-15T14:25:13-05:00August 15th, 2023|Alumni, Student Life, Campus News, Academics|0 Comments

Senior Stories || Damian Wilson ’23 | Inspiring Academic Intellect and Endless Artistic Ambition

Damian Wilson ‘23 infused heart and soul into the St. Thomas campus community, not simply awe-inspiring intellect and endless ambition. His tightly-tuned talent, both academic and artistic, was fueled by deep-dive due diligence, forging a genuine identity through achievement, enlightening and rewarding. Wilson’s four-year pomp and circumstance roll call included entry into the National Honor [...]

By |2023-08-24T10:02:16-05:00July 11th, 2023|Alumni, Academics|0 Comments

Senior Stories || 2023 Salutatorian Thomas Pham | Signature, Stellar St. Thomas Career Spiked with Wide-Ranging and Roaring Achievements

Much before Thomas Pham ‘23 elevated to salutatorian status, he was presented with the unenviable (ultimate?) tough act to follow - casting his lot in the formidable shadow of his brother and 2021 valedictorian Patrick Pham. The initial burst of Pham-arama featured a unique blend of profound personality and performance. Patrick stoked a sheer, irresistible [...]

Senior Stories || 2023 Valedictorian Caleb Davis | Undeniable Intelligence. Undefinable Fury. Unbridled Compassion.

Arete. That’s a powerful word. To the Greeks, it meant excellence. It was the ultimate expression - cerebral, physical, moral, spiritual. The pursuit requires a certain philosophical approach. Because brilliance, inspiration, and skill are not sufficient enough. Aristotle: We are what we repeatedly do. Therefore excellence is not an act but a habit. Valedictorian Caleb [...]

Creative Climate || “Eagles’ Nest” Publication Earns Eighth National Salute Since 2018

St. Thomas is proud to again partner with designer KH Studio in accepting elite acclaim from the prestigious National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). St. Thomas was recognized for Honorable Mention for Excellence in Writing, Publications and Digital Media for the Eagles’ Nest Fall 2022 publication. Serving Up Success spotlighted chef Rafael Nasr [...]

By |2023-08-24T10:06:23-05:00June 20th, 2023|Alumni, Campus News, Academics|0 Comments

A Bold Leap || Faculty Member Grover Green ’04 Accepts Headmaster Position with Milwaukee Diocesan School

A powerful St. Thomas presence for more than a decade was presented with an unexpected career opportunity to advance his pedagogy with clear Catholic purpose and integrity. Faculty member Dr. Grover Green ‘04 is assuming the founding headmaster position of a liberal arts school for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee debuting in August 2024. The Archdiocese [...]

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