Graduation - St Philip Class of 2021
The American Legion Awards for Scholarship and Citizenship from Frank R. Kirk Post 145 were awarded to 8th graders Everett Sargent and Natalie Kirsch. Legion representatives reminded the recipients that the virtues of Honor, Courage, Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Americanism, which the award recognizes, are the foundation upon which our country was founded and are the virtues which must be fostered for our country to remain strong. Rachel McDevitt and Ryan Jameson received Christian Leadership awards. Recipients of these awards were chosen by vote of the students and the St. Philip Faculty. Everett Sargent, Natalie Kirsch, Rachel Boehm, and Rachel McDevitt received the Principal’s Award for a perfect 4.0 average all 4 quarters this year. An awards ceremony was held the morning of graduation followed by an evening Mass and distribution of diplomas. The 18 graduates honored that night will attend Bishop Canevin, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Central Catholic, Oakland Catholic, or Public High School with 89% choosing Catholic High School.