St. Thomas Family Mourns Loss of Andreas Giannitsopoulos ’18

St. Thomas President Fr. James Murphy, CSB joined with the extended campus community in mourning the passing of Andreas Giannitsopoulos '18, the esteemed St. Thomas scholar-athlete who perished during the tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South, a 12-story oceanfront condominium tower just north of Miami Beach. “On behalf of the entire St. Thomas family, [...]

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National Tributes Continue || ‘Eagles’ Nest’ Spring 2020 Earns Highest Acclaim from NSPRA

St. Thomas is proud to partner with designer KH Studio to accept elite recognition from the prestigious National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) for the Eagles’ Nest Spring 2020 publication. The school’s first-ever Excellence award was among only eight honorees and two private institutions in the Magazine category.   The NSPRA program annually considers hundreds [...]

By |2021-06-30T10:50:29-05:00June 29th, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Campus News|0 Comments

Senior Stories || Creighton Ward ‘21 Drops Anchor with U.S. Naval Academy

Creighton Ward ‘21 strategically plotted his future by taking root in a formidable history dating back to the days of the American Revolution and the Founding Fathers. No family tradition captivated (or clouded) his intent, no Twin Towers atrocity swayed his emotion. Yet, his altruistic decision to pursue the United States Naval Academy, sealed in [...]

Senior Stories || Pablo Tager ’21 Getting His Kicks at Collegiate Level

Pablo Tager ‘21, the soccer player, possessed a wickedly creative, ball-striking skill set that separated him even from the pack of polished, promising players. Growing up in Texas, however, the football player in Pablo Tager was perhaps always percolating to perform. The pinnacle of Tager’s soccer career came as an acclaimed performer for St. Thomas, [...]

Long Island to Lone Star || Kevin Silva ’21 Rewarded for Blind Faith Investment in St. Thomas

Kevin Silva ‘21 never should have entertained a senior-only quicksilver stay at St. Thomas. He never should have left his family and friends and life as he knew it for a great unknown 1,700 miles across 10 states away from his home. He never should have dropped absurdly out of nearly nowhere (well, actually, Long [...]

Renaissance Man || Acclaimed Scholar-Athlete Roman Ochoa ’21 Accepted to West Point

Roman Ochoa ‘21 epitomizes the power of and. His profound academic excellence encompasses membership in the National Honor Society and the prestigious St. Thomas Club - elite students with a minimum 4.0-grade point average for seven consecutive semesters He rose as a National Merit Commended and National Merit Hispanic Scholar. And a TAPPS state wrestling [...]

Make It Reign || St. Thomas Captures Ninth TAPPS All-Sports Honor Since 2010

Eagle Athletics captured the 2021 TAPPS All-Sports Trophy - earning the prestigious honor for the 9th time in the previous 12 years that the distinction was awarded. Included in the triumph ... Eagle Track and Field claiming its third state title in six years Eagle Baseball staking its 10th state tournament in 11 competitive seasons [...]

Refuse To Lose || Eagle Baseball Rallies to Reach 10th State Tournament since 2010

In the first TAPPS baseball fandango of the COVID-19 era, St. Thomas was pressed into a righteous ballgame, an emotional vise, squeezing tighter and tighter until the whole thing was too much and burst in spectacular fashion. Eagle Baseball rescued revelry from the jaws of elimination and charged into the state tournament for the 10th [...]

Spring Sensations || Eagle Track and Field Claims Third State Title in Six Years

The medal haul for Eagle Track and Field was again gallant and collectively golden. Two-sport all-state dynamo Cameron Bonner ‘21 raced to a new state record and a precocious corp of dynamic talents combined strength and sizzle as St. Thomas thoroughly dominated the TAPPS 6A state championship for the program’s third bold bonanza in six [...]

Highest Heat || Will Rizzo ’21 Ignites Eagle Baseball into TAPPS Regional Playoff

Relentless right-hander Will Rizzo ‘21 (Texas A&M) reserved his best for his last start at Fr. Wilson Field - a tight-fisted one-hit complete game with eight strikeouts to thrust Eagle Baseball into the TAPPS 6A regional final. St. Thomas needed every last dramatic drop of Rizzo’s raucous dominance for a 2-1 verdict in the area [...]

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