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June 2016
School News
SCA News and Views Team Takes 5 Eddy Awards including Best News Team
St. Catharine Academy captured five first place awards for excellence in broadcast journalism for the ITV series "News and Views", including best news team at the 43rd Annual Eddy Award ceremony in May. The SCA team produced a twenty minute news program "Friends in Faith: Nostra Aetate and the Catholic-Jewish Relationship."

The Best News Team Award (high school) recognizes the best overall program, best general performance, best writing, and reflects the strength of the students' efforts.  Junior Rebecca Cutino accepted the award on behalf of the team.  Individual first place honors were received by Shayla Colon, Feature Story; Cailyn Shepherd, Editorial; and Rebecca Cutino and Yei Mansuo, Interview.  The team also won first place for Research.

Alumnae Come Back for Career Day
Thirteen alumnae share their careers.
Sophomores participated in Career Day on May 26. Special thanks to the alumnae who returned to share their knowledge and personal stories:

Valerie Irick Rainford '82, Business
Carly Villarruel '07, Criminal Justice
Alessandra Rosso '10, Engineering
  AnnMarie Delli Pizzi Citardi Ph.D '86, Health/Science
Kathy Casey '78, Health/Science
Diandra Scott '10, Interior Design
Denise Miranda, Esq. '90, Law
Laura Andaluz-Scher '11, Medical School
Jean Tinari Doyen, RN '67, Nursing
Jo-Marie DiBattista, RN '77, Nursing
Jenny DiGeralomo '04, Entrepreneur
Josephine Arcuri Fanelli '82, Teaching
Jennifer Gallardo '02, Technology.
Milestone Ceremonies
The Class of 2016 graduated on June 4 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. The 1 52 graduates earned $17.2 in college scholarships and grants.

Awardees included:
Mirna Gonzalez, The  Catharinite Award
Larimar Rivera, The In Her Footsteps Award

Congratulations to our newest alumnae!

Ring and Pin Day
The Class of 2017 received their rings and pins
on May 25.

View photos.

National Honor Society Induction
T wenty-seven Juniors and Seniors were inducted into the Mercy Chapter of the National Honor Society; thirty-two Juniors and Seniors were inducted into the National English Honor Society; and sixteen Juniors and Seniors were inducted into the Spanish Honor Society. Three seniors were inducted into the National Beta Society. The societies are moderated by the following faculty:  Carmela Melucci-Ivanov (NHS), Doreen Emerita (English), Patricia Linardi (Spanish) and Sheree Petrignani (Beta).

The induction ceremony featured alumna keynote speaker Marjorie Cadogan, Class of 1978. Ms. Cadogan, a resident of the Bronx, is the Executive Deputy Commissioner, Office of Citywide Health Insurance Access-Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services. 
. View photos.

Sports Upate: Softball
Athletes Honored at the GAA Dinner
Upcoming Events
HAP Summer Program
Share SCA's summer program with 6th and 7th grade girls who are preparing for the Catholic high school entrance exam (TACHS).

Information for HAP, including a registration form, can be found on the website.
You can read more news here. It will update regularly.  News and Events 

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