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At Commencement Exercises in Jesuit’s 166th Year, the Class of 2013 Has 255 Graduates, Including Six Valedictorians
A 57-Minute Ceremony Thursday Evening, May 23, at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner
The Class of 2013 is ready to graduate moments after the curtain opens on
Thursday night, May 23, at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.
Two hundred fifty-five Jesuit High School seniors were awarded diplomas by Fr. Raymond Fitzgerald, S.J., president of the school, at Commencement Exercises held Thursday, May 23 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.
The Blue Jay Parents’ Club Award for excellence in scholarship was awarded to six seniors who are the co-valedictorians of their class, having graduated with the highest grade point average for four years at Jesuit: Jimmy J. Brown, Andrew J. Burmaster, Peyton L. Fine, Carl E. Hellmers, James R. Sampognaro (who delivered the valedictory address), and Matthew J. Wolff.
Corey M. James received the Reverend Father President’s Spiritual Leadership Award, which is presented to the senior who has exerted the greatest spiritual influence on others by living a life exemplifying his Catholic faith.
Blaine J. Loupe received The Julia Ferguson McEnerny Memorial Trophy, Donated by Will Gibbons McEnerny of the Class of 1914, which is awarded to the senior who has a good scholastic record, actively participated in co-curricular activities, and possesses those qualities which symbolize “the most representative student of Jesuit High School.”
Peyton L. Fine was the recipient of the Very Reverend Father Pedro Arrupe Award, which recognizes the senior who has exemplified the spirit of being a man for others by his participation and excellence in service...
Profile of a Jesuit Teacher Award: Four Faculty Members Honored as 2013 Winners
At the faculty-staff end-of-year dinner reception held Friday, May 17 in the
Student Commons, these four faculty members were honored as winners
of the Profile of a Jesuit Teacher Award. From left are Matt Orillion,
Chris LaMothe, Mollie Roberts, and Ron Rossi.
Quiz Bowl Team Prepares to Wage Battle in the National Tournament to Be Held in New Orleans This Weekend
Quiz Bowl Team coach Ron Rossi and his first string lineup will compete in the national tournament during the Memorial Day weekend (May 25-26).
Members of the team, which recently won a fifth straight state
championship for Jesuit High School, consists of , from left,
seniors Dominic Lloyd, Will Emmett, and Peyton Fine
(captain), and juniors Kevin Yokum and Ian Calamari.
Jesuit’s Varsity Quiz Bowl team will compete in the National Quiz Bowl Tournament during the Memorial Day weekend (May 25-26, 2013). The tournament, sponsored by the National Association of Academic Competition (NAAC), takes place in a hotel on Convention Center Boulevard in downtown New Orleans.
Captained by senior Peyton Fine, Jesuit’s varsity team consists of two other seniors, William Emmett and Dominic Lloyd, and juniors Kevin Yokum and Ian Calamari. The Blue Jay quintet recently emerged as the kings of Louisiana Quiz Bowl by virtue of winning the Division 1 State Championship, which marked the fifth consecutive state title for Jesuit High School.
Good luck to Coach Rossi and the Blue Jay Quiz Bowlers at the National Championship Tournament this weekend!
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The Blue Jay Prints Final Regular Issue of the 2012 - 2013
World Youth Day Rio
Jesuit Mourns Loss of English Teacher Mr. Jeff Wilson ’91
Ledet Wins Bowling Top Honors
Teacher Feature: Mr. Wahl
Best of the School Year
Lacrosse Wins State
The Taste Buds Review: Cowbell
And much more...
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The Blue Jay Vol. 85, No. 8
Class of 1968 Celebrates 45 Years in the 2013 Blue Jay Reunion Season
Important Dates for 2012 - 2013
May 23— Graduation - Pontchartrain Center: 8 p.m.
May 24— Late Exams
May 27— Grades Due
May 28— Class of 2015 Interviews: 8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
May 31— Summer Session Registration
June 3— Summer Session Begins
June 22— Blue Jay Fishing Rodeo
July 3— Summer Session Ends
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Sophomores and juniors bid farewell to the 2012-2013 academic year after their
last exam on Thursday and welcome the start of their summer break.
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