Congratulations to our D1 Padua Academy Soccer Team for bringing home their 4th consecutive and 12th overall, Delaware State Title! The team won in a penalty-kick shootout, 3-1 , beating Middletown HS.
The Panda Party continues on Broom Street this week as we celebrate the amazing accomplishments of our Padua Track & Field Program. Over the weekend, we won our 10th straight team title, the last eight in Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association Division I, and 20th overall dating back to 1983. But the Pandas’ 211½ points were the most in meet history, boys or girls, regardless of division, and first 200 points or higher!
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.
On Wednesday, November 18, Padua students, faculty, staff, and guest speakers from around the world met for much needed inspiration. Dana Shockman was one of the guest speakers for our virtual Wednesday activity.
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.
Are YOU interested in being a member of a Padua Athletics program but are not sure what to choose? Are you already a member of a Padua Athletics program and would like to continue being part of the Pandamonium? PATF is looking for strong, physically fit student-athletes to train to become successful shot put throwers.