In the span of four hours, the Monarchs took home CCS Open Division Championships in women’s soccer and basketball during back-to-back games held at Santa Clara University on Friday. The women’s basketball team beat Pinewood, 72-51, securing a fourth consecutive CCS title. The women’s soccer team finished their season with a 1-0 victory over St. Ignatius. Congratulations Monarchs!
Congratulations to the men’s and women’s basketball teams, which earned WCAL Championships this month. The men’s basketball team had a 55-56 victory over Serra last Friday and seized the league title. In addition to this, the women’s basketball team took home the WCAL Championship with a perfect 10-0 league record. Great job, Monarchs!
Congratulations to juniors Hugo Genevriere, Ana Gamboa-Gonzalez, and Michael Mosko who were among 96 students selected from high schools across San Jose to participate in the Enterprise Leadership Conference next month. The three-day conference focuses on the leadership skills required to start a business.
Members of the Archbishop Mitty Advocacy Project participated in a trip to the San Francisco-based Delancey Street Foundation, one of the nation's most effective re-entry programs for former prison inmates, as part of research for advocacy efforts that call for education and rehabilitation programs for the justice system. A few weeks later, Monarchs joined more than 180 students from across the Bay Area for an annual social justice conference, where they presented workshops and advocated for a more just society.
Congratulations to the speech and debate team, which won the Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational this weekend for the fourth year in a row. The Monarchs were selected for the first place award out of 94 schools from across the country. Great job, Monarchs!
Congratulations to senior Matthew Brennan, who was honored by the Diocese of San Jose at the annual Saints in the City Awards Banquet for carrying the torch of discipleship with fearless faith, enduring hope, and bountiful charity. Matthew was recognized for his incredible dedication to service and leadership, which stems from his faith.
Students participating in the Archbishop Mitty Advocacy Project traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in the annual Catholic Social Justice conference this month. While in the nation’s capital, Monarchs shared proposals for new legislation tackling marine pollution, gun safety, and mental health. Last month, students also met with Assemblyman Evan Low in his district office to share their social justice concerns and press for action on behalf of those suffering from social inequities in California. Great job, Monarchs!
This year, the Santa Clara Optimist Club recognized seniors Yusra Arub and Devin Makhni for their commitment to service on campus and in the local community. Both Devin and Yusra have completed more than 175 hours of service and are actively involved in numerous campus clubs, organizations, and activities. Congratulations, Monarchs!
Congratulations to the Speech and Debate team for a very successful month with seven tournaments that resulted in 49 first place finishes! The team was named tournament champions at the University of the Pacific invitational, where sophomore Isabella Nicoletti and junior Emma Sims placed first in both of their speech events. Lastly, a special congratulations to seniors Darya Kaviani and Roshni Varma for being named Public Forum debate tournament champions out of more than 100 teams at the Presentation Invitational last month. Way to go Monarchs!