Fab Three || Boettcher, McLane and Pham Leave Powerful Legacy from Class of 2021

By every metric, their lives and careers were outrageous St. Thomas successes. They crafted renowned academic acclaim with signature style and resounding selfless leadership. They flashed an exhaustive effervescence with a mature command and composure well beyond their years. The phenomenal threesome from St. Cecilia Catholic School arrived independently together as freshmen and remained perched [...]

Vision, Action, Resolve || First-Person Insight into COVID-19 Academic Year

As the pandemic bore down in March 2020, educators responded with heroic efforts to haul the profession’s use of technology into the future. The result was a coerced experiment in distance learning and pedagogical improvisation. Virtual classrooms may have left much to be desired, as a screenful of boxes oftentimes offered only a dimmed sense [...]

Pomp, Under the Circumstances || 2021 St. Thomas Commencement Celebration

Whatever its impact, the pandemic didn’t derail them. Or defeat them. And it certainly didn’t define them. The 121st graduating class from St. Thomas wouldn’t let it. And neither would their campus community. The relentless Class of 2021 emerged triumphantly. Through the COVID-19 shutdowns and lockdowns and the forced migration to remote learning. Through hybrid [...]

By |2021-08-06T12:22:40-05:00May 25th, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Perfect Pairings || 30th Annual St. Thomas Golf Tournament Revitalizing Success

Patrons, sponsors, and contributors united to make the 30th Annual St. Thomas Golf Tournament a roaring, revitalizing success at Wildcat Golf Club. Cherished alumni, friends, and supporters totaled nearly 250 for the event’s largest participation in nearly a decade. High times, low scores, hot fairways, cold beverages were in the offering. Well, an occasional somewhat [...]

By |2021-05-13T16:54:27-05:00May 11th, 2021|Alumni|0 Comments

Point Of Pride || 14th Annual Scholarship Breakfast Celebrates Basilian Mission

For 121 years, St. Thomas has embraced its goal, its passion, its obligation to provide a supportive academic environment for Eagle scholars to thrive, empowering them to create positive change everywhere life takes them. Prominent and central to that Basilian mission is furnishing need-based financial assistance and merit-based scholarships to ensure that St. Thomas can [...]

By |2021-04-27T15:11:54-05:00April 26th, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Landmark Event || Eagle Football Selected for Inaugural Catholic Bowl at Ford Center at The Star

On Saturday, September 4, the St. Thomas football program will launch more than its first road trip of the promising 2021 season. A large contingent of the Eagle community will unite in North Texas for the inaugural four-team Catholic Bowl at the Ford Center at The Star indoor stadium connected to the headquarters of the [...]

By |2021-08-06T12:25:18-05:00April 15th, 2021|Alumni, Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Best In Class || Annual Academic Awards Assembly Celebrates Superior Scholarship

The St. Thomas Catholic Basilian intellectual tradition is the cornerstone of an academic community that develops critical thinkers, strong communicators, and ethical leaders. Students discover passion, path, and purpose supported by renowned faculty in a personalized learning environment. The Academic Awards Assembly is an annual celebration of not only emphatic scholastic performance and fervent mentorship [...]

By |2021-04-27T11:21:20-05:00April 15th, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Holy Week || St. Thomas Offers Livestreaming Liturgies including Easter Sunday

For the first time ever, St. Thomas is offering liturgies from Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday through the school’s Facebook Live. Join President Fr. James Murphy, CSB for these holiest of days as the Eagle community unites to conclude the Lenten journey. Holy Week began with Palm Sunday when Jesus entered Jerusalem where the crowds [...]

By |2021-04-01T11:15:46-05:00March 29th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Round Up 2021 || Historic Effort in Year Unlike Any Other

The resilient St. Thomas Class of 2021 united for exactly this seismic moment: The record. The joys. The triumph amid on-going national uncertainty. They remained relentlessly committed to finish in the same monumental manner as they had started. The seniors began their Round Up careers learning the essential lessons from those students who preceded them, [...]

By |2021-08-06T12:16:06-05:00March 9th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Thomas Matthew Braniff ’63 1945-2021 || Pillar of Basilian Ideals and Stewardship

The St. Thomas community mourns the loss and celebrates the prestigious life of Tom Braniff ‘63, a pillar of Catholic ideals and stewardship who impacted a legion of Eagle scholars for decades through his generosity and guidance. Throughout his acclaimed professional ascent through the elite tiers of insurance brokering and legal services, Braniff embraced mentoring [...]

By |2021-04-27T16:40:27-05:00February 25th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments
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