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Holy Name High School |  April 2016

 

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Featured: 2016 “Run for the Roses” Rising Tide Gala Auction Set for Saturday, April 23

Join fellow Holy Name supporters at the “Run for the Roses” 2016 Gala Auction, being held Saturday, April 23 in Holy Name’s Memorial Gymnasium! The evening begins at 6 p.m., and tickets are still available at $100 each.

Along with the Silent and Live Auction items, several raffles are also available at the Gala Auction. One is the $10,000 Raffle, with tickets available at $100 a piece. Only 200 tickets are sold, so get yours today at www.holynamehs.com/auction2016!

Additionally, two sets of Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2016 NBA Playoffs tickets (two tickets for round one, and two tickets for round two) will be raffled off that evening. Raffle tickets will be one (1) for $50, or five (5) for $200!

And, for the first time ever, the Gala Auction features special remote bidding, with Holy Name families and friends having the ability to bid on Live Auction items without attending the Gala Auction. The limited, Live Auction items you can bid on are:

*NAME THE GYM – The Holy Name Main Gymnasium can be your family name or name of your choice for one year (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017). What a great way to honor your family, class or special memory from dear Holy Name!

*NAME THE CIRCLE – Did you ever want a street sign in your honor? This is your chance to ride down the Circle in front of HN and have it be your family’s name or name of your choice for one year (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017)

*VIP PARKING FOR YOUR HN STUDENT – Your student can have his/her own parking sign and spot in a VIP area for the 2016-2017 school year!

*VIP SEATING FOR GRADUATION – No need to rush to the Friday, May 27th Graduation at St. Columbkille Church – you will have VIP seating for eight (8).

*BID ON THE 2016 KENTUCKY DERBY POST POSITIONS – Bids start at $100. The winner will receive half of the total, and will be notified after the Kentucky Derby is held on Saturday, May 7.

All of the above items will be available during the Live Auction on Saturday, April 23. Bidding will close at the end of the Live Auction (around 9 p.m.) The highest bidder wins.

To bid on the above Live Auction Items, please:

1. Buy a ticket to the Gala Auction at www.holynamehs.com/auction2016 (you can pre-bid and bid the night of)

Or, if you cannot attend the Gala Auction:

1. Register to be a REMOTE BIDDER (www.holynamehs.com/auction2016). You will receive a bid number within 24 hours of registration. After receiving your bid number, you can start your bidding on your electronic device (any device that can connect to the Internet, such as Androids, Kindles, iPads, iPhones, etc. can be used). You will then be notified each time you are out bid.

We look forward to everyone enjoying the 2016 Gala Auction! For Auction details, visit www.holynamehs.com/auction2016. Or, contact Colleen Corrigan Day at (440) 886-0300 ext. 136 or at cday@holynamehs.com.

 


 

 

Advancement: The $30,000 March Match Goal Has Been Exceeded!

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Thanks to your generosity, Holy Name exceeded the $30,000 March Match Goal. We are happy to announce that a total of $34,226 was raised in March alone, with all of these donations going directly to the Annual Fund!

Other interesting March Match facts to share include:

21 students helped to make phone calls during the Annual Fund Phonathon in early March
$3,680 was given online between just March 26 and April 1
307 total donors gave during the March Match
Of those 307, 58 donors had never given to the Unrestricted Annual Fund before

We are grateful to all those who donated, and are especially grateful for Ray Smiley ’44, who made the $30,000 March Match Challenge possible. We are so appreciative of his gift, and thank him for continuing to give back and support his alma mater. With his help, and yours, we are able to provide our students with a premier college preparatory, faith-centered education.

If you have not made a gift yet this year to the Annual Fund, there is still time. Please make your gift today at www.holynamehs.com/donate-to-hn/. Every donation makes a difference!
 


 

 

Athletics: Green Wave Athletes Wrap Up a Successful 2015-2016 Winter Season

After a successful winter sports season, Green Wave athletes have been recognized for their accomplishments. Here are some highlights from our boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball, bowling, hockey, and wrestling teams:

Boys Basketball:

The boys’ basketball team beat Firelands, 61-46 in the first round of the Division II North Ridgeville District playoffs and then fell to Buckeye, 61-59 in their second game to conclude their season. Earning post-season accolades were:

Dwayne Cohill ’18
Team MVP
Cleveland.com All-Star Honorable Mention
All-Great Lakes Conference First Team
AP Division II Northeast Lakes All-District First Team
AP Division II All-Ohio Special Mention

Sean Hickey ’17
All-Great Lakes Conference Second Team
AP Division II Northeast Lakes All-District Honorable Mention

Brandon Styers ’18
Namer Award

Girls Basketball:

After upsetting Keystone, 42-41 in the first round of the Division II Elyria District playoffs, the Lady Namers fell in their second game to Great Lakes Conference foe, Elyria Catholic, 42-28. The following Green Wave players earned post-season honors:

Jensen Crane ’16
Playing next year at Division III Bluffton University

Emily Davis ’16
Team MVP
All-Great Lakes Conference First Team
AP Division II Northeast Lakes All-District Honorable Mention
Recently signed to play next year at Division II Shaw University (NC)

Emily Galla ’16
Namer Award
GCBCA Scholarship Society GPA Award

Destiny Jackson ’18
All-Great Lakes Conference Second Team
AP Division II Northeast Lakes All-District Honorable Mention

Hannah Kowalski ’17
All-Great Lakes Conference Honorable Mention
AP Division II Northeast Lakes All-District Honorable Mention
GCBCA Scholarship Society GPA Award

Macie McKeiver ’17
GCBCA Scholarship Society GPA Award

Grace Riley ’17
GCBCA Scholarship Society GPA Award

Colleen Wise ’17
All-Great Lakes Conference Honorable Mention
GCBCA Scholarship Society GPA Award

Bowling:

The Holy Name Bowling Team was 6-5 overall in match play, and finished third in the GCIBL Division II Scratch Division. As a team they finished sixth in their sectional tournament. Andrew Bleakley ’18, who bowled a 656 series (the highest at the sectional tournament), qualified for the district tournament as an individual. After a great season, the following bowlers received awards:

Andrew Bleakley ’18
Team MVP
District Qualifier

Nicole Yartz ’16
Namer Award

Hockey:

Holy Name’s hockey team had a terrific run in the state hockey playoffs, beating Brooklyn and Elyria Catholic, as well as upsetting higher seed Rocky River, to reach the district semifinal game versus St. Ignatius. The season came to an end at Brooklyn Ice Rink, as they fell to the Wildcats, 5-0.

Hockey honors went to:

CJ Balodis ’16
Team Co-MVP
Ohio High School Ice Hockey Coaches Association All-State Honorable Mention

Sean Bauchens ’17
Team Co-MVP
Ohio High School Ice Hockey Coaches Association All-State Honorable Mention

Anthony Lang ’16
Namer Award

Wrestling:

Leading the way for the HN wrestlers this season was freshman Kalin Zuchowsky, who placed fourth in the Division II Brookside Sectional and qualified for the 126-pound weight class at the Division II Fostoria District Tournament. Edward Lee ’17, who placed fifth in the sectional, was an alternate in the 120-pound weight class. Team awards went to:

Edward Lee ’17
Namer Award

Andrew Rodriguez ’18
Most Improved Award

Kalin Zuchowsky ’19
Team MVP

 


 

 

Events: Register Today to Attend the 2016 Eugene T. Krakowiak Golf Classic

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Make plans now to attend the Eugene T. Krakowiak Golf Classic on Thursday, June 9 at Pine Hills Golf Club. The cost is $125 per golfer, with all proceeds benefitting the Eugene T. Krakowiak Scholarship at Holy Name High School.

Take advantage of the early bird incentive: If you register and pay by May 2, you will be entered into a drawing to win 18 holes of golf (with a cart) for a foursome at Pine Hills, to be used at a later date!

To register or for sponsorship information, visit www.holynamehs.com/golf2016.

The cost includes greens fee, cart, light continental breakfast, box lunch, dinner, beverages, hole-in-one contest, and prizes!

If you have questions about the 21st Annual Eugene T. Krakowiak Golf Classic, contact Colleen Corrigan Day at (440) 886-0300 ext. 136, or at cday@holynamehs.com.
 


 

 

Activities: Upcoming Events Calendar

Come together with fellow Holy Name Supporters at events in April!

Monday, April 4 – Friday, April 8: Spirit Week
Friday, April 8: Spirit Week Special Schedule (Robby’s Voice Presentation, Seminars and Spirit Games) – Early Dismissal between 12:30 and 12:45 p.m.
Friday, April 8 – Sunday, April 10: Spring Musical, “Anything Goes” in Manning Auditorium. Friday and Saturday’s show will be at 7 p.m.; Sunday’s show will be at 2 p.m.
Sunday, April 10: Last day to vote for senior Brooke Lyman in Soles4Souls Scholarship Competition
Sunday, April 17: Academic Mass and Brunch, 11 a.m.
Tuesday, April 19 – Thursday, April 21: Girls’ Kairos Retreat at St. Leonard Retreat Center
Saturday, April 23: Rising Tide Gala Auction in Memorial Gym, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, April 27: Midpoint of the Fourth Quarter

For the complete school and athletic calendar, visit http://www.holynamehs.com/events/.