STA Students Earn a Half-Day with Donation to Tangi Food Pantry

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Each Thanksgiving the students of St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Catholic High School are challenged by the STA Administration to bring in non-perishable food items to be donated to the Tangi Food Pantry. The goal this year was 1, 395 items. As always, if the students meet the goal, they are rewarded with a ½ day the Friday before Thanksgiving holidays begin.  Once again, the students and faculty responded and donated more than 2,200 non-perishable food items.

Campus Ministry students assist with Operation Christmas Child

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The students of STA's Campus Ministry organizations recently created more than 100 fishing kits to donate to the Hammond Kiwanis Club as part of their “Operation Christmas Child” program.  Operation Christmas Child began in 1993 as part of Samaritan’s Purse International Relief program to deliver shoe boxes to children in impoverished nations. 

From Falcons to a Lion and a Cowgirl

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Seniors Regan Bolton and Courtney Dawsey joined together for signing day as the pair each inked their names to play basketball at the next level. Bolton, a 5'8' shooting guard, will be headed to join former STA Lady Falcon standout Amber Donnes at McNeese State University, while Dawsey, a 5'5" guard, is headed to Southeastern Louisiana University to join the Lady Lions.

STA Robotics Team Finishes 2nd in VEX Competition

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The STA Robotics Team competed this weekend in the local "Nothing But Net" VEX Robotics Competition at Holy Cross High School in New Orleans. Vex Competitions, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, are composed of teams of students tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams locally, regionally, nationally, and eventually from around the world in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test on the playing field as students learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and more.

"Big Ed" Receives Honorary Jersey for 2016 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game

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Senior football player Edwin Alexander was presented his honorary game jersey at the American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the 2016 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game. The event is part of the three-month American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the Under Armour All-America Game.

SENIORS RECOGNIZED AS OUTSTANDING SCHOLAR-ATHLETES IN FIRST PHASE OF WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN AWARDS

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Glenn "Butch" Bartels and Courtney Dawsey were recently named School Winners for the prestigious Wendy's High School Heisman Award which highlights exceptional high school seniors and their achievements in the classroom, on the field and in the community. Bartels and Dawsey will move on for consideration in the next stage of the program where they could be named a State Finalist. 

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