"This is everyone’s victory,” said St. Mary's Academy sophomore, Belise Nishimwe, after being announced winner of Oregon's Poetry Out Loud championship early last month at the state's capital in Salem, Oregon. Belise was one of nine regional finalists who competed at the state Poetry Out Loud event at Salem Public Library and will advance in the national Poetry Out Loud competition in Washington D.C. at the end of April with over 50 other students from across the country.
During her four years at St. Mary's Academy, senior Mya Brazile has remained fully involved in all things SMA, from athletics to leadership, to clubs and activities. Mya now represents SMA off campus as one of the newest Princesses on the 2019 Rose Festival Court.
From volunteering at local parks to learning important civil war history, this year's Mississippi immersion service learning trip was a beautiful demonstration of community both among our students and the people they encountered each day in the southern state.
A new season means a new line-up of sports for SMA and this spring we're looking ahead to new coaches, returning players and a new set of goals for each team. Read what's ahead for golf, lacrosse, tennis, track & field and dragon boats.