Dominican High School students advance a year in bleacher swap
Celebrating their "Senior Year and Beyond," members of the class of 2017 at St. Mary’s Dominican High School enjoy the finale of the school’s term with the traditional 15-minute bleacher swap where students in each class, dressed in their class colors of blue (seniors), red (juniors), yellow (sophomores) and green (freshmen), take their turn to move to their new bleacher position for the coming school year.
Cabrini Class of '67 celebrates 50-year anniversary
On Saturday, May 20, the Cabrini High School Class of 1967 celebrated their 50-year class reunion almost exactly 50 years to the date of their graduation from Cabrini on May 21, 1967.
The reunion began with a 2 p.m. prayer service lead by Deacon Uriel Durr, the school's chaplain, where they recited the novena in honor of Mother Cabrini. The ladies shared their favorite stories, photos and their favorite bottles of wine. One classmate even brought her gym romper from 1967 and all of her classmates signed it in honor of the reunion.
Those in attendance included: Lynne Daspit Pierce, Suzanne Ledet Painter, Brenda Tortorice Hurley, Carol Ruth Chouest, Margie Apffel Daspit, Dolinda Werling Baye, Joann Caruso Schneller, Jeanne Daigle Dufrene, Eileen Troxler Provensal, Deborah Bresette Alciatore-Empery, Jan Lots Cannon, Joy Meadow Vullo, Connie Morales Glorioso, Christine Lucas Bandera, Adrienne St. Pierre Dormody, Cheryl Wise Dwyer, Margie Huner, Kathy Kilgore, Cindy Ockoa Moscona and Susan Arrigo Pratt.
The event was held in Alumnae Hall in the Esplanade Building of Cabrini High School which was originally built as an orphanage in 1905.
St. Scholastica Royalettes Dance Team receives superior marks at Universal Dance Association camp
St. Scholastica Royalettes Dance Team participated in the Universal Dance Association (UDA) Camp held at the New Orleans Hilton Riverside Hotel June 1-4. The team earned first-place home routine, a superior trophy for all routines learned at camp and was named "Drill Down Team" high point winner. The Coaches Leadership Award was presented to Royalettes coach Laurell Szczepanski.
Five UDA All-Americans were chosen: Gabrielle Carmeli, Caeley Crettet, Payton Franke, Anna Claire Hessburg and Abigail Szczepanski.
Front row: Payton Franke, Anna Claire Hessburg (lieutenant), Gabrielle Carmeli (Captain), Abigail Szczepanski (co-captain) and Caeley Crettet. Middle row: Grace Maestri, Kala Sandoval, Abby Brooks, Greta Streckfus, Anna Montgomery, Camille Daigle, Hannah Crews
Top Row: Riley Melerine, Kailyn Kagel, Ashlyn Betzer, Abby Leonard, Sophie Morris and Allyson Pearce.