PenOhio Varsity Team Places Third at Regionals; Six Advance to States

Holy Name’s PenOhio Team did a phenomenal job at the 2019 Regional Writing Tournament held at Tri-C’s Eastern Campus last month! The HN Varsity Team took second place for the second year in a row, with Tess Smith ’19 placing third overall at the varsity level.

A big Green Wave congratulations goes to all who participated, especially those students who now advance to the PenOhio State Tournament on Friday, May 17 at Lake Erie College. They include Tess Smith ’19, Zach Milko ’19, Austin Hojdar ’20, Adele Begue ’20, Mollie Stracensky ’22 and Nicole Jordan ’22.

HN Students Receive Top Recognition at One Act Festival

Several Holy Name students received awards following their performances at the Cleveland Theatre Conference One Act Festival on Saturday, March 9. These students included:

Sean Joyce ’22: Silver Medal

David Muro ’20: Best Performance (Top Award)

Kaeleigh Patriski ’20: Honorable Mention with Theatre Tickets

Daniel Stracensky ’21: Best Stage Presence and Best Performance (Top Award)

Thank you to director Tina Callari ’81, and to all the students who worked hard to make the One Act a success! We are proud of you all.

50 Students Inducted into Holy Name’s National Honor Society Chapter

Congratulations to the 50 juniors who were inducted into Holy Name’s chapter of the National Honor Society Thursday evening. As you finish high school and continue your education after Holy Name, we pray you always value the importance of the four cornerstones of NHS: character, leadership, service and scholarship.


ATTENTION: Holy Name High School will be CLOSED today, Wednesday, February 27. We apologize for the late notice.

Tess Smith ’19 Wins Parma Rotary Club Speech Contest

Congratulations to Tess Smith ’19 (and Speech Teacher Mrs. Jackie Rizk ’03), who delivered a flawless performance to win the Parma Rotary Club Speech Contest today! Tess competed against students from Normandy, Valley Forge, Parma Senior and Padua Franciscan High Schools. Her topic was the United States-Mexico Border Wall. As the winner, Tess received a monetary prize, and will continue on to the regional competition on Friday, April 5.