Congratulations to Monarch Danning Yu '18 who was recognized for his achievements inside and outside of the classroom this week with a prestigious scholarship from Comcast. He was recognized for his community service, academic performance, and leadership. Danning, who will study engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles in the fall, received a $1,000 Leaders and Achievers Scholarship plus a $10,000 Comcast Founders Scholarship. Congratulations, Danning!
This summer, more than 200 students will put their faith into action by serving others across the nation and world through school-sponsored immersion trips in May, June, and July. These Monarchs will travel through California, Oregon, Arizona, and the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, as well as overseas to India, Costa Rica, and South Africa to do service work. Follow Campus Ministry’s Twitter account to see updates from each trip.
Congratulations to the members of Kind of Blue and Jazz in the AM for receiving command performances, the highest possible rating, at the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival last month.
Congratulations to Monarch Haley Jones, who was named the No. 1 recruit in the nation for women's basketball this week. The top ranking follows her selection to the USA Basketball U17 World Cup Team last week. Watch video of Haley participating in trials for the World Cup Team here.
Congratulations to the following five athletic programs, which were recognized as CCS Spring Scholastic Championship Teams: badminton, men’s golf, women’s swimming, men’s tennis, and men’s volleyball. Each year, the CCS names Scholastic Championship Teams to recognize the top five varsity teams that display the highest collective GPA of all teams competing in the sport that season. Go Monarchs!
Congratulations to the members of Kind of Blue and Jazz in the AM for receiving command performances, the highest possible rating, at the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival last month. Senior Daniel Marella was recognized with a soloist award for his work with the Jazz in the AM. Senior Mariah Stanelle and juniors Lucas Tecson, Alyssa Perez, and Jin-Hee Lee were also recognized for their performances with Kind of Blue. Congratulations, Monarchs!
Congratulations to seniors Danning Yu, Andrew Kang, and Sheel Bhardwaj, and junior Alyssa Thomas, who recently advanced to the finals in a prestigious biology competition. These Monarchs joined six thousand students across the nation in taking the Bio-Olympiad test and scored in the top 10 percent of all test takers. Senior Druv Pai also competed in the American Chemical Society’s Chemistry Olympiad and advanced to the national round of the competition, which will be held at Las Positas College this weekend. Great job, Monarchs!
Congratulations to junior Haley Jones, who was named the Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year for California this month. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding high school student-athletes for athletic and academic excellence as well as exemplary character. Congratulations, Haley!
Congratulations to the Royals Dance Team for taking first place with their musical theater dance “King of New York” during the New York City Dance Alliance Convention & Competition earlier this month. The team’s hip hop, jazz, and trio numbers also received gold awards. Special congratulations to these Monarchs who took home top recognitions for their solos: senior Jade Ricci earned a gold; junior Nicole Arcolino and senior Ashlyn Plant received high gold; and junior Kieran McCall and senior Pascha Hopkins earned platinum. Congratulations, Monarchs!