Alumni

Sophomore Best Christian Values

Sophomore Best Christian Values - Alumni

CONGRATULATIONS to two alumni from the Class of 2015 who were recently recognized at St. Thomas Aquinas for an award. Dane Schmitt and Victoria Perrin were voted Best Christian Values of their sophomore class. We are so proud of you!

Emily Waddell - North Oaks Athlete of the Month

Emily Waddell - North Oaks Athlete of the Month - Alumni

Congratulations to Emily Waddell (SJS Class of 2012)!

Emily has been named the North Oaks Sports Medicine Student-Athlete of the Month. She is a junior at Ponchatoula High School.

Pictured from left are North Oaks Medicine Supervisor Jeff Schmitt, PHS Volleyball Coach Lauren Long, Emily Waddell, and North Oaks Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Johnathan Gant.

Emily is the daughter of George and Toni Waddell.

Ricky Henry - North Oaks Athlete of the Month

Ricky Henry - North Oaks Athlete of the Month - Alumni

Congratulations to St. Thomas Aquinas High School senior Ricky Henry (SJS Class of 2011) on being named North Oaks Health Systems "Student-Athlete of the Month".

He is a four-year member of the football team and lettered for three years. Ricky is also a member of the Beta Club. He enjoys offshore fishing, snow and water skiing, restoring antique cars, and his recent medical mission trip in Central America. Ricky is also a rider in the Krewe of Bacchus. He plans to attend the University of Louisiana at Monroe and major in Pharmacy.

Ricky is the son of Donna Henry and of Dr. Rick and Debbie Henry.

Luke Bleakley - North Oaks Athlete of the Month

Luke Bleakley - North Oaks Athlete of the Month - Alumni

From left are St. Thomas Head Baseball Coach B.J. Corr, North Oaks Sports Medicine Supervisor Jeff Schmitt, student-athlete Luke Bleakley, North Oaks Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Vanessa Taromina and St. Thomas Head Football Coach John White.

North Oaks Sports Medicine is shining the spotlight on Luke Bleakley (SJS 2010) and Krystal Waddell (SJS 2011) as "Student-Athletes of the Month" for September.

St. Thomas Aquinas High School senior Luke Bleakley is a member of both the football and baseball teams. He is the leading receiver for the school with 18 receptions for 380 yards and 9 touchdowns. He is an honor student, and a student leader who was selected as a student ambassador. He is a member of National Honor Society and Beta Club, and has been instrumental in organizing the school’s Campus Ministry’s Light Team.

Krystal Waddell - North Oaks Athlete of the Month

Krystal Waddell - North Oaks Athlete of the Month - Alumni

From left are North Oaks Sports Medicine Supervisor Jeff Schmitt, student-athlete Krystal Waddell, Cheerleading Sponsor Elizabeth Vineyard and Principal Danny Strickland.

North Oaks Sports Medicine is shining the spotlight on Luke Bleakley (SJS 2010) and Krystal Waddell (SJS 2011) as "Student-Athletes of the Month" for September.

Krystal Waddell, a Ponchatoula High School junior, is a cheerleader. She is also a member of Student Council, Key Club, and volunteers for Special Olympics each year. Her coach shares that she recently demonstrated her leadership abilities at a charity event on short notice by choreographing stunts, cheering, dancing and tumbling.

Our Honor Grads

We are in need of other names to complete our list. If you know of (or are yourself), a graduate of St. Joseph Catholic School and a valedictorian, salutatorian, or summa cum laude graduate from high school, please add your name to our list by contacting sjsoffice@sjscrusaders.org.

STA = St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Catholic High School
PHS - Ponchatoula High School

2015
Abigail vonAlmen - Valedictorian - STA
Danita Majeau - Summa Cum Laude - PHS
Sarah Ryals - Summa Cum Laude - PHS
Raylea Willoughby - Summa Cum Laude - PHS

2014
Colleen Atkins - Summa Cum Laude - PHS

2013
Scott Felder - Summa Cum Laude - PHS
Taylor Ransom - Summa Cum Laude - PHS
Luke Yokes - Summa Cum Laude - PHS
Kaitlin Farkas - Salutatorian - STA

2012
Maria Alphonso - Valedictorian - STA
Phillip Ernst - Valedictorian - PHS
Jake Lipps - Valedictorian - PHS
Christine Pevey - Valedictorian - PHS

2011
Michael Davis - National Merit Scholar - STA
Katie Ryals - Salutatorian - PHS

2010
Christopher Ekker - Valedictorian - STA
Ashton Landry - Valedictorian - PHS
Emily Pevey - Valedictorian - PHS
Cody Schmatlz - Valedictorian - PHS

2009
Jenna Quinn - Valedictorian - PHS
Kelsey LeSaicherre - Honors Diploma - St. Joseph Academy

2008
Chelsea Herrick - Valedictorian - PHS
Emily Nickens - Valedictorian - PHS
Theresa Pevey - Valedictorian - PHS

2007
Logan Davis - Valedictorian - PHS
Aimee Kolwe - Valedictorian - PHS
Chad Mitchell - Valedictorian - PHS
Stephanie Stevens - Valedictorian - PHS
Meghan Zayas - Valedictorian - PHS

2004
Ashley Herrick - Valedictorian - PHS
Leslie James - Valedictorian - PHS
Megan Roberts - Valedictorian - PHS
Jennifer Stevens - Valedictorian - PHS

2003
Shanna Mitchell - Valedictorian - PHS

1984
Nicole Theriot - Valedictorian - PHS

Our Past Distinguished Graduates

1996 Dr. Randolph Howes
1997 Deacon Larry Melancon
1998 Mr. Dennis James
1999 Mr. Danny Heitman
2000 Mrs. Barbara Allen
2001 Dr. Larry Ernst
2002 Mrs. Kim Zabbia
2003 Mrs. Barbara Martino
2004 Mr. Charles “Buddy” Pugh
2005 Mrs. Shirley Johnson
2006 Mrs. Ruth Ourso
2007 Mr. William Corbett
2008 Sr. Ancilla Roussel
2009 Mr. Raymond Braun
2010 Capt. Thomas Waller, Jr.
2011 Mrs. Jackie Mitchell
2012 Representative Stephen Pugh
2013 Mrs. Courtney Hotard Roth
2014 Mrs. Ashley Dugas Notariano
2015 Mrs. Veronica Pierson

2016 Dale Roberts

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