photo from Brandeis Judges website


While at SMCC, Maddie Engeler was a three sport standout in volleyball, basketball and track.  She chose to continue her volleyball career at Brandeis University in Massachusetts and has excelled.  She is a team captain and is the team leader in blocks and kills. 


Maddie was forced to sit out her sophomore season with a knee injury but still ranks 7th on the Brandeis career list with 71 solo blocks.


Maddie was recently featured on the Brandeis athletics website as the Brandeis Athlete of the Week.  Click here to read the entire article.

As we head into the winter season, there are plenty of ways for you to stay connected with SMCC. Take a look at the updates below, and we hope to see you soon!
Firelands Academic Challenge
November 18, 8:15am in The Kinzel Center

The Kinzel Center Dedication
December 4, Varsity Basketball game
Christmas Programs
Grades 6-12, December 6, 6:30pm and Grades K-5, December 16, 6:30pm in The Kinzel Center
Hall of Fame Weekend
Tailgate & Introduction, January 16 during Varsity Basketball game
Induction Ceremony, January 17, 2:00pm at the Sandusky Yacht Club
Saturday, April 9, 7:00pm and Sunday, April 10, 2:00pm in The Kinzel Center
SCCS Auction "A Night with the Family"
April 23, 4:45pm in The Kinzel Center
Art Show
May 4, 6:30pm in The Kinzel Center
May 29, 1:30pm at St. Mary's Parish, Commencement immediately following in The Kinzel Center

The Advancement and Development Department is compiling a list of Panther family and alumni owned businesses to create a Panther Pride Business Directory. The directory will be available online through the school website and SMCC/SCCS Panther Facebook page. The goal is to help support and promote Panther family owned businesses. All current families and alumni are eligible to be listed in the directory. Participating businesses will be given a Panther Pride Business emblem to display at their location. Please submit business name, brief description and contact information to Cindy McClung, Communication and Events Coordinator by email.

The Class of 1966 is planning their 50th Class Reunion for next summer August 12-14 so save the date!

Arianne Rodriguez '08 is currently a 4th year grad student at Northwestern University working on her PhD in biology. In addition, Arianne just ran her third Chicago Marathon finishing in 4 hours 13 minutes. She recently became engaged to Sunny Shah, a professor in Biotechnical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. 

Thomas L. Swint '51, 82, of Inverness, Ill., born March 2, 1933, in Sandusky, passed away Oct. 7, 2015.

The Panther football team is in playoff action at Warren JFK tonight. This is the Panthers' first playoff appearance in 10 years.  The team also won their second consecutive SRL title this year.
Senior cross country runner Jenna Hinds qualified for the State Meet in Columbus with a 12th place showing at last weekend's Regional meet.  Jenna will run on Saturday morning.
The SMCC Robotics team took 5th place overall at the BGSU "BEST" Robotics competition recently.  Schools from all over Ohio build and program robots to achieve specific tasks.  This is the 3rd year for the Robotics program in the high school. 

Your alma mater is always looking for volunteers for upcoming school, Alumni and sporting events and more! Let us know if you're interested in volunteering by contacting Chad Kresser or Cindy McClung in the Development Office.
Panthers everywhere are doing great things and we would love to hear about it so we can spread the word!  Each month, the PAC Newsletter will include lots of great information about what our amazing alumni have been up to and we will feature someone in our Alumni Spotlight.  Your input with updates, news, reunions and more is our greatest resource and we need your help!  Please send your notes and information by email by email to Chad Kresser '87 or visit our website,, to update your information and leave a message by clicking here.
Go Panthers!