Every 7-year-old dreams of what he will be when grows up. For most, those dreams remain just that as other ambitions take over. But 7-year-old Richard “Nick” Nickelson’s dream of being a Navy “frogman” would provide him with amazing experiences, including playing a part in the historic last flight in the Mercury space program.
The dream began to really take shape when Nickelson was a senior at St. Mary’s High School in Colorado Springs. That year Nickelson and his best…Continue
It’s always good when you can couple fun with a good cause. And that’s exactly what St. Mary’s 2013 Gala did. More 280 people enjoyed this year’s Masquerade-themed event, which again brought much needed funds to the school.
Brenda Soto, co-chair for the Gala, said a change in venue gave her and co-chair, Nichole Munoz, a chance to reevaluate the event.
“This year’s event had a change in venue from the past two years,” Soto said. “It was an opportunity to look at all aspects of…Continue
One might be tempted to believe that a smaller private high school can’t compete with larger schools when it comes to science. But judging by the accomplishments of two of St. Mary’s High School AP Chemistry students, that assumption would be wrong.
This year SMHS juniors Kelly Heiniger and Miranda Schene both qualified for the second round of the National Chemistry Olympiad test when their scores on the local test placed them in the top 15 scores in the state. Each school is…Continue
For the first time two seniors from St. Mary’s High School have been offered Boettcher Scholarships. This spring both Ben Cloud and Paulina Menichiello were offered one of the prestigious scholarships.
Cloud accepted the scholarship and will attend the University of Colorado in Boulder next fall. Menichiello, although honored to have been selected as a Boettcher recipient, has declined the scholarship.
For Cloud the moment he learned of the scholarship, while…Continue