Mrs. Mary Antoni, LC STEM Coordinator, recently attended a Biomanufacturing workshop, part of an initiative to "develop a world-class biomanufacturing workforce." This outreach program was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The "Protein is Cash" workshop targets high school teachers to offer new teaching tools, collaboration with community colleges, and opportunities for students to participate in workshops, internships and career options.
We are getting closer to start another great school year and welcome members of the Class of 2019 who were honored as scholars at a May reception. Included in this class are six Connelly Foundation Neumann Scholars. The students, pictured with Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs, Mr. Mike Culnan, are from the following partner schools: Mary, Mother of the Redeemer, Our Lady of Mercy, St. Jude, St. Isidore, Corpus Christi, Mater Dei and St. Agnes-Sacred Heart.
A great time was had by all our campers at the LC Girls Volleyball Summer Camp. Our Girls VB Team is a three time Philadelphia Catholic League Champ and PIAA DIstrict 12 Champ! Hope to see many of our campers as Crusaders in the upcoming LC Classes of 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022...
At the end of school, faculty and students welcomed Father John Nordeman to LC as our new School Minister. He will be taking over from Father John Schiele '85, who served as School Minister for the past seven years. Father Schiele will be now stationed as Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in Hilltown. Father Nordeman will be residing at St. Rose of Lima Parish. Thank you Fr. Schiele for your spiritual guidance over the years and a warm Crusader welcome to Fr. Nordeman.
Congratulations to the 181 members of the Class of 2015, the 63rd graduating class from Lansdale Catholic High School. Over $19.5 million dollars in scholarships and grants were awarded to this class with 99% continuing with their education. The last eight graduating classes have now been awarded over $120 million dollars in scholarships/grants.
LC signed an Educational Partnership Agreement today with Cabrini College where our seniors can earn college credits. Beginning this September, seniors in the Class of 2016 will be taking a Psychology Class at LC taught by a Cabrini Faculty Member and earn 3 credits. Mr. Casey, LC President and Ms. McGovern, LC Principal were joined at the ceremony with two of our students who will be taking that class; Elizabeth Rafter '16 (MMR) and Elijah Trotter '16 (St. Marie Goretti).
Congratulations to LC grad Chris Franklin, Class of 1983, who was recently named as CEO of Aqua America. "I am confident he's the best person to ensure that the company will continue its growth strategy and build on its financial strength," Nicholas DeBenedictis, outgoing CEO of Aqua America said in a statement. We are proud of Chris, way to go!
Lansdale Catholic welcomes students from six countries including: South Korea, China, Mexico, Taiwan, Japan, and Vietnam. We look forward to including students from many other countries in the future. We are unique, in that we are the only Archdiocesan secondary school that provides an International Student Office that includes a dedicated International Student Advisor. For more information please click on the link below.