Eagle Excellence In Action || Austin Burke ’23 and Jackson Guyre ’23 Latest Scholars to Earn Prestigious Eagle Scout Distinction

St. Thomas is proud to salute Austin Burke ‘23 and Jackson Guyre ‘23 for earning the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Burke and Guyre continue the thriving legacy of Eagle scholars who have reached this milestone accomplishment that continues to be richly recognized throughout the [...]

“Eagles’ Nest” Spring 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 [...]

Unimaginable Achievement || Riveting Round Up Student Fundraiser Soars to $819,770 for St. Thomas Tuition Assistance

Yearly rise to unimaginable achievement. Universal commitment essential, rather than reliance on few luminescent efforts. Somehow. Some way. Yet another outrageous, mind-numbing, record-smashing Round Up season contributing directly to St. Thomas tuition assistance, a Basilian tradition for nearly a century. Eagle scholars generated a jaw-dropping $819,770 in raffle ticket sales, in the wake of $670,610 [...]

Remembering Jim Schwarzbach ‘55 || Eternal Eagle Icon and Invaluable St. Thomas Servant Leader

Beloved St. Thomas alumnus and forever Eagle icon Jim Schwarzbach ‘55 passed away February 21 in Houston at 86. The invaluable and unmeasurable contributor to all that is valued by the Basilian Fathers was honored at the 2021 Auction & Gala saluting the relentless commitment of the St. Thomas community to innovative scholarship and the [...]

By |2023-02-27T12:48:12-06:00February 27th, 2023|Alumni, Campus News|1 Comment

A Grade Above || Austin Burke ‘23 and Damian Wilson ‘23 National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Austin Burke ‘23 and Damian Wilson ‘23 earned finalist acclaim in the 68th 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. Burke and Wilson separated from an initial [...]

By |2023-02-27T11:42:48-06:00February 27th, 2023|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

We Are Dust || St. Thomas Begins Lenten Season with Traditional Ash Wednesday Mass

St. Thomas met as a campus community with the traditional Ash Wednesday Mass to mark the formal beginning of the Church’s Lenten season, the penitential period before Easter observed as a time of prayer and penance in reparation for one’s sins. President Fr. James Murphy, CSB presided over the Eucharistic celebration and the blessing and [...]

By |2023-02-22T13:47:37-06:00February 22nd, 2023|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Soldier For Christ || Barrett Gregory ’18 Accepts Missionary Commitment with FOCUS Outreach Program

Barrett Gregory ‘18 was an eyewitness to the chaos engulfing a generation in crisis - of identity, of purpose, of religious belief. Through the collateral damage accentuated by the COVID-19 pandemic, he endured his own measurable personal pain, yet emerged from the darkness as a prized college graduate primed to advance into an established and [...]

By |2023-02-23T16:49:22-06:00February 20th, 2023|Alumni, Campus News|1 Comment

Power Elite || Luke Malveaux ‘23 and Sam Cordova ‘23 Lead Eagle Wrestling at Texas Prep State

Luke Malveaux ‘23 and Sam Cordova ‘23 continued their scintillating senior send-offs with gold medal-staking results to propel Eagle Wrestling to a solid fourth-place charge at the 2023 Texas Prep State Championships at McKinney Christian Academy. The tenacious and ferocious Malveaux earned the tournament's outstanding performer honor, racking a stunning 31 and a half points [...]

By |2023-02-06T19:53:26-06:00February 6th, 2023|Athletics, Campus News, Student Life, Wrestling|0 Comments

Elite Academic Excellence || Eagle Football Named Private State Champion by National Football Foundation

St. Thomas is proud to be named the private school state champion for the 2022-23 National Football Foundation National High School Academic Excellence Awards. This acclaimed honor is in partnership with the first nationwide recognition honoring individual teams with a cumulative 3.0 or above grade point average. The current St. Thomas team GPA as it [...]

The Right Stuff || St. Thomas Celebrates Six Scholar-Athletes on National Signing Day

February’s traditional National Signing Day provided more than the usual Red & White salute for acclaimed St. Thomas student-athletes seizing the chance to continue their careers at the university level. In the midst of the coast-to-coast carnival capping the wild world of frenzied football recruiting that long ago reached peak absurdity came the engrossing journeys [...]

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