Creative Climate || “Eagles’ Nest” Fall 2021 Earns Multiple National NSPRA Recognitions

St. Thomas is proud to partner with designer KH Studio in accepting multiple elite recognitions from the prestigious National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) for the Eagles’ Nest Fall 2021 publication. For the second consecutive year, St. Thomas earned an Excellence award in the Magazine category, one of only two individual schools displaying distinction among [...]

Faith, Freedom, Football || Tickets for Catholic Bowl II at The Ford Center

St. Thomas is excited to continue its participation in the prestigious Catholic Bowl event presented by Global Football. The Ford Center at The Star, the indoor stadium connected to the headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys, will again serve as the host venue. The celebration of faith, freedom, and football will seize the majesty of Friday [...]

Game On || Eagle Football Debuts 2022 Season August 26 at St. John’s

St. Thomas has built its recent gridworld reputation on a pyrotechnics passing attack centered around a series of record-smashing quarterbacks who spring boarded to the collegiate level. The about-face for Rich McGuire entering his sixth campaign as head coach is that it’s the other bunch that enters the 2022 season as the known quality - [...]

Remembering William F. Joplin ’54 || Philanthropic Champion | Faithful, Humble Servant

The extended St. Thomas Family is mourning the passing of Hall of Honor member William Fr. Joplin ‘54, a philanthropic champion who played an essential role during a transformational period of the school’s history. Joplin died August 1 at the age of 86 years old. “In his extraordinary service to our school, Bill Joplin was [...]

By |2022-08-05T12:55:18-05:00August 5th, 2022|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Beloved Broadcaster Vin Scully || Committed Catholic | A Link to St. Thomas

The voice of baseball has been silenced. In many ways, the voice of America. From the Lost Generation to Generation Z. Legendary Vin Scully passed away August 3 at age 94. The beloved Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster was the master of mesmerizing melodic play-by-play. And his iconic, illustrious past owns a sliver link to St. [...]

By |2022-08-05T12:36:59-05:00August 4th, 2022|Alumni, Athletics, Baseball|1 Comment

Senior Stories || The Opinions That Matter | Jake Wright ‘22, Cameron Price ‘22, and Wyatt Green ‘22

The Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius cultivated a particular approach - moral and psychological advice - that has remained as understandable as it is practical for 2,000 years. Stoics believe that the true good resides in our own character and actions. And in that pursuit, Aurelius sagely observed that “it never ceases to [...]

Senior Stories || Josh McLean ’22 | Culmination And Coronation

The gold medalist is positioned and applauded atop the awards podium in direct line of sight for eyewitnesses within the natatorium and those live streaming across Texas. An array of excellence to easily recognize. The litany of school swimming records is readily available for all to admire. And the social media swirl vibrant if not [...]

Serving Up Success || Rafael Nasr ‘10 Dishing Robust Flavors as Salute to Family’s Food Culture

Food is the center of his universe. Rafael Nasr ‘10 is most comfortable in the kitchens at his popular Craft Pita cafe or at home. The apron is inevitably battle-stained with remnants of his creations. The first-generation Lebanese American plays out his culinary dreams like an artist, applying his signature flair to the intricacies of [...]

By |2022-06-27T11:09:45-05:00June 23rd, 2022|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Driven By Dreams || Class of 2022 Graduates Celebrated at Joyous St. Thomas Commencement

The 122nd St. Thomas Commencement provided one sense of finality while flashing vast potential to drive optimism for the future. The Class of 2022 assembled in a stream of Red and White at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart for a celebration that included the Baccalaureate Mass.  The festive evening embodied the value of a [...]

Class Acts || Valedictorian Peyton Woodlief and Salutatorian Thanh-Vinh McColloster Lead Elite Academic Achievement

Their parallel journeys brought them to similar, unintentional destinations. Like pathways through frontier and space, they encountered obstacles both obvious and unforeseen. Their tightly tuned talent, endless ambition, and deep-dive due diligence forged signature identities through exercises enlightening, tedious, rewarding. Peyton Woodlief ‘22 arrived at St. Thomas as a freshman from St. Elizabeth Ann Catholic [...]

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