Ursuline Academy senior Ashley Thomas today signed a National Letter of Intent to compete for the Track & Field team at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Ashley is the daughter of Frank and Kristina Thomas of Dedham.
For the first time in Ursuline Academy history, all five fall sports will be participating in post-season play, either as a team or by sending athletes to championship competitions. The five teams are soccer, volleyball, field hockey, swimming & diving, and cross-country.
Co-principals Mary-Kate Tracy-Robidoux '94 and Mary Ferrucci announced this week that six members of the Class of 2018 were named as Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Ursuline Academy is extremely proud of these students and their academic achievements.
September 5 was a defining day in the history of Ursuline Academy, as Cardinal Seán O'Malley celebrated a Mass of the Holy Spirit to bless Ursuline's latest campus addition on the first day of the 2017-18 academic year. The entire student body, faculty and staff, and honored guests joyfully participated in the Mass, the first school event held in the new building.
The sixty-one members of the Ursuline Academy Class of 2017, joined by their families, friends, and Ursuline faculty and staff, gathered on the grounds of the campus for the Academy's graduation on June 4. In keeping with school tradition, the graduates processed down the staircase in front of the Ursuline Convent prior to the ceremony wearing white gowns and carrying a bouquet of roses. One hundred percent of Ursuline Academy's graduates will attend a four-year college or university.
Ursuline Academy is pleased to participate in the Girls' School Advantage, a free event hosted by the National Coalition of Girls' Schools designed to help families learn about the effectiveness and unique environment of all-girls schools.
Ursuline Academy welcomed 34 members of the Class of 2018 into the Angeline Chapter of the National Honor Society on Wednesday, March 29.
Sophomore Chloe Byrne received an Optical Society of America Award for her second-place finish at the Regional Science Fair held at Bridgewater State University on March 11-12.