Archive | Student Owlcolades RSS feed for this archive

National Honor Society Inducts 50

March 22, 2016

0 Comments

In a March 18 ceremony that highlighted the National Honor Society tenets of scholarship, leadership, character, and service, current members tapped 10 seniors and 40 juniors as inductees into the organization, which recognizes outstanding high school students. Following Headmaster Ellis Haguewood’s welcome, Dr. David Jackson, chairman of the Religion Department and head of the National […]

Continue reading...

Springfield Scholars Induct 11 Plus Mr. Shelton

May 11, 2015

0 Comments

Inspiring testimonials, proud parents, and a surprise tribute marked the 10th annual Springfield Scholars dinner May 7. Each of the inductees – James Blatchford, Garrott Braswell, Ethan Hurst, Ethan Lam, Ev Nichol, William Quinlen, Sellers Shy, Zuhair Somjee, Loyd Templeton, Ty Williams, and Philip Wunderlich – received a commemorative tie, certificate, and pin, as a […]

Continue reading...

73 Owls Earn AP Scholar Awards

April 9, 2015

0 Comments

Seventy-three Owls have earned Scholar Awards for their scores on the College Board’s 2014 Advanced Placement exams. MUS offers 20 Advanced Placement courses designed to reproduce the difficult content of college-level courses and help students learn focused study habits. Many earn college credit for their scores. The highest possible score of 5 deems the student […]

Continue reading...

Eagle Project Delivered Hope

August 4, 2014

0 Comments

Concern for a young friend in the hospital prompted Preston Roberts, now a senior, to bring him a plush dog for comfort. The year was 2008, and the friend was Zachary Klinke, now a sophomore, who underwent treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for Burkitt’s lymphoma and has been cancer-free for six years. That […]

Continue reading...

New Student Ambassadors Named

May 6, 2014

0 Comments

Mrs. Peggy Williamson, director of Admissions, announced 25 new student ambassadors for the 2014-2015 school year during chapel May 5. Student ambassadors are the face of MUS, serving as hosts at events and guiding visitors and alumni on tours of the school. The new representatives were chosen from a field of 50 sophomore applicants who […]

Continue reading...

Students Collect 77 Spanish Exam Medals

April 30, 2014

0 Comments

Spanish students brought home the lauds in the 2014 National Spanish Examinations – 24 gold, 24 silver, and 29 bronze medals. “Our students exceeded the national averages in grammar and vocabulary at all levels, and in both reading comprehension and listening comprehension in levels 1, 2, and 4,” Mr. Ken Stacey, Spanish instructor, said. “In […]

Continue reading...

Bradley Named Gates Scholar

April 29, 2014

0 Comments

Senior Kameron Bradley was shocked when he learned he had been selected for a Gates Millennium Scholarship, a program that would provide funds for him to attend any accredited college or university in the United States, connect him with outstanding educational and networking resources, and even offer graduate school fellowship opportunities. “It was too surreal […]

Continue reading...

Students Honored with Special Awards

April 22, 2014

0 Comments

At the annual Special Awards and Honor Societies Induction April 16, 10 students received community and collegiate book awards in recognition of scholastic achievement, leadership, and community service. Faculty, administration, MUS alumni, and special guests presented the awards. Mr. George Clark ’75, a Sewanee alumnus, presented junior Griffin Wilson with the Sewanee Book Award, which […]

Continue reading...

IT’S AN HONOR: Honor Societies Induct New Members April 16

April 22, 2014

1 Comment

FOREIGN LANGUAGE HONOR SOCIETIES Instructors in the Foreign Language Department recognize students who have excelled in the study of French, Spanish, and Latin through three national language honorary societies: Société Honoraire de Français, Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, and Latin Honor Society. The modern language societies reserve membership for those who have completed a minimum of five […]

Continue reading...

Four Commended in Latin Writing

April 21, 2014

0 Comments

Four Latin students have received commendation in the Bernice L. Fox Classics Writing Contest: seniors Salman Haque and Stephen Pacheco, and juniors Jack Hawkins and Kamar Mack. This annual writing contest is administered by the Department of Classics at Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL. This year’s topic was “Twelve Modern Labors of Hercules: What twelve labors […]

Continue reading...