Aspirations Becoming Expectations || Eagle Basketball in Year 1 with Head Coach Karnell James

An unmistakable St. Thomas' spirit resonates deeply regardless of its origin. Karnell James was once a basketball scoring machine at Division III University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Now his singular drive is focused on coaching the Red & White to prominence within the state’s private ranks. James was promoted in April 2020 [...]

A Worthy Namesake || Colin ’83 and Harry Hageney V ’22 Continue Rich St. Thomas Legacy

Colin ‘83 and Harry Hageney ‘22 house St. Thomas in their souls. Kirk and Michael Douglas had their films ... George and George W. Bush their presidential politics ... Rupert and James Murdoch their mega-media millions ... Woody and Arlo Guthrie their guitars ... Archie, Peyton, and Eli Manning their spirals. And Colin and Harry [...]

By |2021-01-05T12:08:55-06:00December 30th, 2020|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

A Fall Semester at St. Thomas Like No Other

The spring is routinely a welcomed embrace from the winter doldrums, earmarked by fast-paced activity, if not unabashed optimism. Instead, 2020 delivered startling isolation, supreme uncertainty, and unsettling quiet on the St. Thomas campus. The onset of the coronavirus pandemic seemed like a distant menace when the alarm sounded in late February. No one in [...]

By |2020-12-10T11:36:01-06:00December 8th, 2020|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Joplin Campus Dedication || Commitment to Change, Serve, Succeed

St. Thomas was emphatically proud to officially dedicate the Jane and Bill Joplin ‘54 Campus expansion, the latest priority project to support the school’s immediate strategic plan, and promote the success of Eagle student-athletes in competition, in the classroom, and in the community. The Joplin Campus, named to recognize the extraordinary philanthropy of Jane and [...]

19 Exemplary St. Thomas Scholars Earn Acclaim in 66th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program

Zachary Bryant ‘21, Dylan Michaels ‘21, Noah Mims ‘21, and Zachary Voltz ‘21 have earned semifinal acclaim in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The four exemplary scholars represented among the top one percent of scores taken from the PSAT and joined 29 previous St. Thomas students since 2010 who reached at least that [...]

By |2020-11-18T11:25:15-06:00November 18th, 2020|Academics, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Four-Time All-State Performer Leo Wilson ’21 Leads St. Thomas Record Acclaim from Texas Private School Music Educators Association

Leo Wilson ‘21 became the first four-year All-State choir performer in St. Thomas history as a record 10 Eagle scholar-singers earned premiere acclaim from the Texas Private School Music Educators Association. Noah Mims ‘21 is now a three-time All-State vocalist while James Dickinson ‘23, Raphael Mamaradlo ‘21, and Leonardo Morales ‘21 were selected for a [...]

By |2020-11-16T13:11:13-06:00November 16th, 2020|Academics, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Gameday Central || Eagle Football Finishes Regular Season with Furious Flourish

WEEK EIGHT - CRUSADER STADIUM, TOMBALL Eagle Football 48 Tomball Concordia Lutheran 17 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW 2020 Elite 11 quarterback Maddox Kopp ‘21 (verbal Houston) rifled three touchdown passes and sudden running sensation Johann Cardenas ‘24 racked more scores in a 48-17 runaway over Tomball Concordia Lutheran as St. Thomas finished the regular [...]

By |2020-11-16T12:17:51-06:00November 14th, 2020|Athletics, Campus News, Football, Student Life|0 Comments

National Signing Day || Will Rizzo ’21 and Max Chung ’21 Charting New Courses

Even the chaos concocted by the coronavirus colliding with the circus-like aftermath of a surreal presidential ballot count could not slow tried and true Americana - November National Signing Day. The month’s first Wednesday routinely caps the latest coast-to-coast carnival of frenzied recruiting, COVID be damned. Will Rizzo ‘21 and Max Chung ‘21 paired for [...]

By |2020-11-12T14:00:00-06:00November 12th, 2020|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Eagle Excellence in Action || Honduran Relief Efforts Through November 20

During the 2018 and 2019 academic years, Eagle scholars devoted consecutive spring breaks to aid the under-served in Honduras, delivering an authentic connection with children and a community in need. The undeniable goal was supplying sustainable growth and restoring dignity. In the wake of Hurricane Eta ravaging through the country in early November, St. Thomas [...]

By |2020-11-11T11:14:32-06:00November 11th, 2020|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

St. Thomas Father/Son Mass || Spiritual Bond Uniting Eagle Generations

St. Thomas annually honors the spiritual bond that unites Eagle scholars and their fathers with the traditional Father/Son Mass, a morning liturgy and affirmation of faith which speaks to the very fabric of the school’s Basilian identity. Continuing its vigilant response to the coronavirus pandemic, St. Thomas rebooted the 2020 celebration into two socially distanced [...]

By |2020-11-05T14:43:03-06:00November 4th, 2020|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments
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