Last week at the 2022 St. Francis de Sales Awards Convocation, the Most Reverend William E. Koenig, Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington, honored our amazing seniors with the St. Francis de Sales Medal. A Saint Francis de Sales Outstanding Catholic School Senior is recognized for excellence in faith development, scholarship, service and leadership.
On Tuesday, April 5, students, faculty and staff, and members of Senior Emily Malone's family gathered in the Learning Commons to celebrate Emily's appointment to the United States Air Force Academy. The application process started in February of 2021 and while it's been a long road, Emily has navigated it with exact precision and her hard work has been rewarded.
Thank you Bethany Makori '23 for sharing your artistic talents in the creation of this stunning bulletin board on the 4th floor celebrating Black History Month at Padua. This is the perfect segue to announce the student-only art exhibition now on display at Grace Church on N. Washington Street. "The Life of Harriet Tubman, an Art Show by Padua Academy Students" will be on display for the next month.
For almost three-quarters of a century, Padua Academy has been entrusted to helping parents fulfill this promise made to their daughters. Through a highly personalized high school experience, we encourage young women to find their individual light, to strengthen it and set it free, not just for the world to see, but as a change engine, that leaves the world better than they found it.
Congrats to Padua’s very own inaugural HOSA (Health, Occupational Students in America) club for winning 5 medals across four categories in this year’s HOSA Fusion health sciences competition. Padua is the ONLY private or parochial school to have this great honor in the state of Delaware.
In the final 2:10 minutes of the DIAA Division 1 State Championship held at Dover HS on Tuesday, June 1, Padua Soccer's Anna Poehlmann '22 added the needed goal to push the Pandas past Smyrna High, thus defending their 2019 State Title. This mark's Padua's 11th Delaware Championship.
Congratulations to the Padua Academy Mock Trial Team who competed in the DE State Mock Trial Competition and earned an outstanding Top 6 finish! The members of the Mock Trial Team seamlessly navigated months of virtual trial preparation with team members and coaches, earning the second highest scored points and sixth place overall.
In celebration of Black History Month, Padua is putting the spotlight on our alumnae of color. This week Kirsten (Patton) Croner ‘02, participated in our very first Padua Grad Series online talk with members of our Black Student Union (BSU).
It's International Women & Girls in Science Day! We’d like to congratulate Padua Sophomore Trisha Srikanth for being recognized as one of only 400 U.S. High School women for her technological achievements by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT Aspirations in Computing).
The HOSA Club's Rare Disease Week was a resounding success! Joelle Lennick '21, Maura Mullen '21, Olivia Stankewicz '21 and Madeline Voss '21 used this week to promote awareness for different rare diseases as well as careers in the medical field and service opportunities at the University of Delaware.
When Padua Senior Krissy Kanu was nominated to take part in Character Lab, she had never even heard of the organization. Less than a year later, Krissy found herself interviewing Dr. Bradley, as part of the keynote presentation at their annual Educator Summit in August.