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 [...]

Capital Gains || 15th Annual Scholarship Breakfast Salutes Basilian Spirit of Giving

For 122 years, St. Thomas has embraced its goal, its passion, its obligation to provide a supportive, safe environment for Eagle students to thrive, empowering them to create positive change everywhere life takes them. The 15th Annual Scholarship Breakfast honored both donors and current recipients, and the tradition of philanthropy that remains vital to the [...]

The Great Awaits || St. Thomas Campus Community Welcomes Vibrant Class of 2026

St. Thomas is thrilled to welcome the Class of 2026 in the midst of a transformative period in our history. We actively seek students who have multiple interests and facets to their personal and academic lives, and explore openly how those various identities play out. We introduce you to our recently published Eagles’ [...]

By |2022-05-16T12:24:21-05:00March 29th, 2022|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Uproaring Round Up || Relentless Eagles Raise More Than $670K for Tuition Assistance

Underlying yet another outrageously robust Round Up triumph is a recurring theme that sparks, then ignites a passion within the St. Thomas student body. The inscription would read A little bit more. A little bit more as it relates to embracing purpose and allegiance, sacrifice and selfless gratitude, tradition and legacy. A little bit more [...]

Uniting Vision with Philanthropy || Dee Dee and Gilbert Garcia Provide $250,000 Leadership Gift

The St. Thomas community is celebrating a substantial leadership gift - a $250,000 investment made by Dee Dee and Gilbert Garcia - that will fortify essential areas that matter most to the Eagle community. Their signature philanthropy will be honored by the naming of the Dee Dee and Gilbert Garcia Board Room in Clay-Storey Hall. [...]

By |2022-02-28T13:52:39-06:00February 28th, 2022|Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

“Eagles’ Nest” Spring 2022 || Latest Award-Winning Publication Showcasing Thriving St. Thomas Family and Vibrant Basilian Spirit

The award-winning Eagles’ Nest celebrates and connects the St. Thomas Family. Through compelling narratives and striking visuals, we explore the institution, from the change and growth on campus to how St. Thomas is leaving its Catholic Basilian imprint on Houston and nationally. Enjoy the latest profiles and highlights of diverse alumni, captivating student life, and [...]

Divine Mercy || St. Thomas Campus Community Welcomes Inspirational Testimony of Fr. Greg Boyle

The St. Thomas campus community was blessed to engage in the compelling testimony of best-selling author Fr. Greg Boyle, a riveting example of dedication to God through service to others. The Jesuit priest with more than three decades of ministry to gang members in Los Angeles delivered a stirring and ultimate uplifting message, first to [...]

By |2022-02-15T10:07:06-06:00February 8th, 2022|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Lasting Legacy || Campus Mass Celebrates Acclaim Patron St. Thomas Aquinas

The beginning 122 years ago was meager, the ascension without fanfare. A steady process that preached purpose, culture, and service rooted in the Basilian credo of Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge. Since 1900, the St. Thomas campus community has served as a Catholic Basilian beacon with a thriving intellectual and moral tradition that remains [...]

By |2022-01-28T12:23:07-06:00January 28th, 2022|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Remembering Rev. Albert R. Gaelens, CSB || Distinguished Contributor and 21st Principal of St. Thomas

St. Thomas shares deep sympathy for the passing of Fr. Albert R. Gaelens, CSB, the 21st principal in school history who richly served the institution in a variety of capacities for a quarter-century with a legacy of selfless service. “I will personally always be grateful to Fr. Gaelens for the unfailing and gracious generosity with [...]

By |2021-12-26T14:48:42-06:00December 26th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Most Reverend George A. Sheltz ‘63 1946-2021 || Exceptional Sacramental Life, Self-Emptying Through Service

The Most Reverend George A. Sheltz ‘63, retired Auxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston with a near lifetime of commitment to sacramental life, a spirit of hospitality, and self-emptying through service, passed December 21 at the age of 75. “The prayers of the St. Thomas community are with the family of Bishop Sheltz, his colleagues, and many [...]

By |2021-12-23T15:18:38-06:00December 23rd, 2021|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments
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