Katherine Armero is our Scarab Nation Spotlight Athlete. Katherine is a senior and Co-captain on the Bowling team. When asked about Katherine, head coach, Andrew Atwood said, “Katherine is constantly encouraging other team members during practice and matches. She is consistently enthusiastic and her enthusiasm translates directly to her position as Co-Captain and overall to her being a valued member of the team.” We sat down with Katherine to find out what makes her such a valued member of the team.
St. Cecilia Academy is proud to announce five Commended Students for the class of 2020. This year’s commended scholars are Penelope Herrero-Marquez, Daisy Hollifield, Marisa Kelley, Kate Kemp, and Isabella Presler. These young women placed in the top 3% of the more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 National Merit Scholarship competition. They have demonstrated a consistent commitment to academic excellence at St. Cecilia through rigorous course-loads and dedication to their commitments in and outside of the classroom.
Claire Ritter '19 is one of six freshmen Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) to be accepted into the Medical School Early Acceptance Program, a joint program between MTSU and Meharry Medical College. This program allows students to become doctors in 7 years with the goal to address the shortage of rural doctors in Tennessee. Gov. Bill Lee joined MTSU and Meharry Medical College to present these students with a special certificate. Congratulations, Claire!
We are proud to announce that St. Cecilia Academy has been named the #1 Best Catholic High School in Nashville by Niche, founded by Carnegie Mellon University. We are honored to have been selected for this distinguished certification for four consecutive years! We welcome you on campus to see why we are so deserving of this award. Our campus is open for Walk-In Wednesday, October 23, or contact the Admissions office for a tour. stcecilia.edu/admissions
Parents, faculty, and students are grappling with huge changes to their day-to-day lives brought on by smartphones, social media, and gaming. Without adjusting our deeply ingrained habits, our overly connected culture can lead to stress, anxiety, depression,
St. Cecilia Academy's two National Merit finalists from the Class of 2019, Catherine Johnson and Jule Voss, recently have been awarded full-tuition scholarships to the University of Virginia and Texas A&M University for their outstanding high school achievement.
According to the St. Louis American, "in the newly created role, Allen will work with current staff to coordinate, evaluate and expand existing education programs while developing and implementing new programs within The Crawford Taylor Education Initiative."