Alumnae News

Ursuline students welcomed to National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, and National Art Honor Society
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UA Communications

Ursuline Academy welcomed students into the National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, and Tri-M Music Honor Society in a ceremony held on March 13.  Through these honor societies, Ursuline seeks to recognize students for their initiative and perseverance in developing their talents, whether academic, musical, artistic, or a combination of the three.

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Push yourself out of your comfort zone - that is where the growth happens
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Elaine Fazekas

Messages of mentorship and support, as well as shared experiences of trial and error, came through to Ursuline students at the 22nd annual Women in Leadership Roundtable, an annual gathering for Ursuline alumnae to share their professional paths and life advice with current students.  Fittingly, this year’s event took place on International Women’s Day, serving to amplify the themes covered by the presenters.

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Ursuline Academy Hosts Funeral for Homeless Veteran
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Janet Reynolds

On Tuesday, February 12, the students of Ursuline Academy in Dedham bore witness at the funeral of Donald Benson, a 74-year old Navy veteran who was experiencing homelessness at his passing and had no known family. When school administrators were asked by Bill Lawler P’13 ‘15 ‘16 of Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home in West Roxbury, they agreed to host it without hesitation.

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2018-19 Speech Team on a Roll
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UA Communications

Culminating an extremely successful year for the team as a whole, four members of the Ursuline Academy Speech Team have qualified to compete at the National Speech & Debate Association finals in Dallas in June.   Following a strong showing at the Barkley Forum Tournament at Emory University in Atlanta on January 25-27, the team began February at the New England District Speech Tournament at Catholic Memorial School. There, Hamsa Shanmugam ‘20 won 2nd place in informative speaking and Mary Kate McDonald and Maddie Mullen ‘19 won 3rd place in duo, qualifying each of them to compete at NSDA Finals. Kendra Miller ‘20 earned 2nd alternate position at the Dallas Finals in humorous interpretation.

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Students get a taste of Panama at World Youth Day 2019
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Elaine Fazekas

In a collaboration between Spanish IV students and the Campus Ministry team, Ursuline students and faculty were treated to an on-campus celebration of World Youth Day, a gathering for thousands of young people to share their faith, grow closer to Christ, and celebrate the universality of the Catholic Church. Held every three years in a different country, World Youth Day 2019 gathered in Panama City, Panama from January 22-27.

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