St. Mary’s Dominican High School saluted students for achievements in academics and service at the end-of-the-school-year Academic Honor Day for district and state rally, Louisiana Music Educators Association, National French Contest, National Latin Awards and National Spanish Examinations.
A “Salute to Seniors” presentation recognized seniors in the National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Tri-M, Language Honor Societies and also Advanced Placements, National Merit Recognition, Honor Graduates and colleges and universities acceptances.
Caroline Bickerton received the St. Mary’s Dominican College Corporation Scholarship from Dominican Sister M. Dominic Savio Estorge. The annual scholarship is given in memory of the Dominican Sisters of St. Mary who established, maintained and supported St. Mary’s Dominican College and high school. Graduating seniors attending a Catholic college or university can apply for the scholarship.
Cole Pittman received the Knights of Columbus Award as the senior who has displayed the principles of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism and in doing so has displayed the highest degree of citizenship by helping others especially those less fortunate.
The Jay H. Banks District B City Council Citizenship Award for excellence in education and outstanding service was awarded to seniors (from left) Rebecca Koenig and Kristen Larche, with principal Carolyn Favre.
In their years at Dominican, the Class of 2018 completed 31,993 hours of service. Forty-nine students earned the St. Mary’s Dominican Service award by performing over 200 hours. Students who completed more than 500 hours of service were Jolie Pugh (676 hours), Brooke Loupe (522 hours), Caroline Hensley (520 hours, Abigail Haydel (512 hours), and Caroline Troendle (510 hours). Dominican Principal Carolyn Favre (third from left), with Jolie Pugh, Brooke Loupe, Caroline Hensley, Caroline Troendle and Abigail Haydel.
Dr. RaeNell Houston, superintendent of Catholic Schools for Archdiocese of New Orleans, presented an award to Lillian Cerise, “12th Grader of the Year” New Orleans Archdiocese nominee for Louisiana Students of the Year awards program. Molly Stavinoha was recognized as Dominican’s eighth grader nominee.
2017-18 executive board officers Cole Pittman, vice president; Katherine Mouton, secretary; and treasurer Tia Peck received E-Board medals in recognition of their outstanding leadership and service.
Students who placed at the District Literary Rally Competition at the Southeastern Louisiana University were:
English: English I: Mia DeGiovanni, fourth; Jane Bickerton, third; English II: Sophia Law, first; English IV: Julia Cazabon, second.
Foreign Language: French I: Sara Landry, second; French II: Adelaide Madary, first; Spanish I: Caroline Blais, second;
Math: Algebra I: Mauve Storm, fourth; Geometry: Sydney Raymond, second; Advance Math-Pre Calculus: Anne D’Armond, second; Camille Scandurro, third; Calculus: Lillian Cerise, first.
Science: Biology I: Madison Ferguson, third; Biology II: Eugenie Rodrigue, third; Chemistry: Anaise Thomas, fourth; Physical Science: Lucy Perschall, first.
Social Studies: World Geography: Elizabeth Mobley, second; World History: Catherine Bickerton, second; U.S. History: Katherine Mazzanti, third; Civics: Nia Smith, second; Renee Breaux, third.