Tiger Talk for the week of 4/17/17 thru 4/23/17

  • News
  • Senior gets Acceptance into Pre-Med Scholars Program
  • Congratulations to senior Nicholas Christakis for his acceptance into the Spring Hill College Pre-Medical Scholars Program. The program is for students with exceptional abilities who plan to pursue a career in medicine and gives students the opportunity to gain conditional early acceptance to the SLU School of Medicine. Selection for the highly selective program is competitive and limited to only six entering freshmen each year
  • .Prom 2017: Holy Cross Takes a Swing on the Dance Floor
    • Friday was a busy day for the seniors at Holy Cross. With the annual Alumni Luncheon held at the Sheraton Galleria during the day where the students took the first step in being an official alumnus, the seniors then went home to get ready for their big night – Senior Prom. Holy Cross held its prom in one of the city’s biggest venues–the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. With the dome being lit up in Holy Cross colors of blue and gold, the attendees gathered in the St. Charles Club lounge, sporting their spring best for a night of fun. The night was then capped off at the annual Tiger Fest After-Prom Party, where students participated in games and activities to walk away with prizes that ranged from flat screen TVs, computers, and gift cards to cash, dorm room items and much more. Thank you to everyone who made the night spectacular.
  • Holy Cross’ Soccer Program Has a Bright Future
    • Congratulations to sixth graders Tyler Robichaux, Andrew Garvey and Stephen Treadaway whose travel soccer team, coached by Holy Cross varsity soccer coach Matt Millet, won the Louisiana State Soccer Championship this past weekend. Their team is number one in the state for the second year in a row.

 Fifth Grade Baseball Team Looking Strong

    • Congratulations to the fifth grade baseball team on their 11-4 win over Holy Name last Thursday. The Tigers had great pitching by Matt Handy and Aaron Guichard.  The Tigers were led defensively by great plays by Matt Cacamo and Aaron Gichard.

 Brenden Taravella named Male Athlete of the Week by Nola.Com

    • Congratulations to Holy Cross pitcher Brenden Taravella, who was named Male Athlete of the Week for March 27-April 1 by Nola.Com.
    • In an 8-2 district win over Rummel, Taravella pitched a complete game for his fourth consecutive victory. He struck out eight batters total, one in each of the first six innings, but also allowed at least one hit over that span. He only walked one in the win and went 3-4 from the plate with two RBIs

 Senior Randy Amos Ready for Pre-Med

    • Congratulations to Holy Cross senior Randel Amos for his selection to the pre-medical pathway program between Millsaps College and the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Randy was one of only ten students out of hundreds of qualified candidates selected to this prestigious program, which guarantees admission to William Carey’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. The programs committee selected students based on their outstanding academic performance and interview. Randy plans to enroll at Millsaps College in the fall where he will pursue a degree in the pre-medicine track.

events coming this week

M 4/17 JV Baseball vs St. Augustine TBA Wesley Barrow
M 4/17 Golf District Tournament 3:30 PM Beau Chene
TU 4/18 8th Grade Baseball vs De La Salle 3:00 PM Holy Cross Park
TU 4/18 Freshmen Baseball vs. St. Augustine 5:00 PM Holy Cross Park
TU 4/18 Varsity Baseball vs. St. Augustine 6:00 PM Wesley Barrow
W 4/19 JV Baseball vs. St. Augustine 4:30 PM Holy Cross Park
TH 4/20 Freshmen Baseball vs. St. Augustine TBA Wesley Barrow
TH 4/20 Varsity Track and Field-“Varsity District” 2:30 PM Tad Gormley Stadium
TH 4/20 Baseball Senior Day 3:30 PM Baseball Field
TH 4/20 Varsity Baseball vs. St. Augustine 4:30 PM Holy Cross PArk
SA 4/22 Gold and Blue Gala 7:00 PM Student Center

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