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Senior Will Hetzinger, a four-year letterman in football at Saint Thomas Aquinas, signed a letter of intent to attend West Point and become a member of the Black Knights. Hetzinger’s performance as a punter averaging 46 yards per punt, earned him All-State honors in 2016. Having the ability to hit 50+ yard punts from the line of scrimmage had him recognized as a D1 leg this year. Not only is Hetzinger a member of the 30 Plus ACT Club, Student Council Vice President, and editor of the yearbook, he is a football captain and a member of the basketball, soccer, and track teams.  (seated)  Mark Trapen, Will Hetzinger, and Michelle Trapen. (standing)  Morgan Trapen, Adam Hetzinger, Hutch Gonzales, Randell Legette, Tommy Bolton, and Mason Trapen. 

STA donates to Tangi Food Pantry

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Each Thanksgiving the students of STA are challenged by their Campus Ministry team to bring non-perishable food items to be donated to the Tangi Food Pantry. The goal this year was 2,000 items. Once again, the students and faculty responded and donated more than 2,400 non-perishable food items.

Seven Falcons Sign Collegiate Letters of Intent on National Signing Day

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Congratulations to today's National Signing Day signees from STA's Class of 2018. These student-athletes have all signed letters of commitment to play on the collegiate level. They are Champ Artigues, Louisiana Tech University, baseball; Karlee Kraft, Southeastern Louisiana University, softball; Haleigh Laylle, Baton Rouge Community College, softball; Mia Milton, Southeastern Louisiana University, soccer; Leslie Matherne, Rhodes College, softball; Nicole Francois, Southeastern Louisiana University, cross country; and Alex Egan, Jones Community College, baseball.

Another Member of the ACT 30+ Club

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STA senior William Daley is recognized by Academic Coordinator Melanie Kramer for his composite score of 30 on the ACT College Placement Test. The Veritas ACT 30+ Award at STA is given to all students who receive a composite score of 30 or above on the ACT. William is the son of John and Nancy Daley of Amite.

STA participates in global “See You at the Pole”

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The STA student body joined students around the world this

morning at their flagpole for the annual “See You at the Pole” gathering.

The “See You at the Pole” day is part of the “Global Week of Student Prayer,” celebrated September 24-30.  The week encourages students to find new and unique ways, places, and times to pray. Around the world, students gather at their flagpoles to pray for their school, friends, families, and communities. “See You at the Pole” is a day committed to global unity in Christ and prayer for youth.