Mary Dzurik ’18 Awarded Knights of Columbus Scholarship

Congratulations to junior Mary Dzurik, who was awarded a $1,000 tuition scholarship from the Ohio Knights of Columbus Scholarship Program!

Mary was one of just 10 students from high schools in the Diocese of Cleveland to be selected for a scholarship, and one of only 40 students in the entire state of Ohio to be chosen as a recipient. She was presented the scholarship on Wednesday by Mr. Robert F. Collins, Jr., the state deputy for the Ohio Knights of Columbus.

Great Lakes Theater Festival Actor-Teachers Visit HN

Last week, sophomores and juniors had the opportunity to work with two professional actor-teachers from the Great Lakes Theater Festival’s High School Residency Program.

With the help of the actor-teachers, students focused on Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” using discussions, improvisations and performances to lead them to a better understanding of the play.

Splash Literary Magazine Wins Award from National Council of Teachers of English

Holy Name’s 2016 “Splash” Literary Magazine recently won an award from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). “Splash” received a rank of “Excellent” for Excellence in Student Literary Magazines. Only a total of seven schools in the state of Ohio received this ranking level.

Congratulations to all who were involved in the creation of “Splash,” including English Teacher Mrs. Hirzel, Art Teacher Mr. Humphrey, and the many students who contributed the written entries and artwork!

Congressman Jim Renacci Visits Holy Name

Today, Holy Name’s Advanced Placement Government students were fortunate to meet with United States Representative Jim Renacci from Ohio’s 16th district. Thank you, Congressman Renacci, for speaking with our students and for answering their government and policy-related questions.

Carlton Wright ’19 and Sarah Sparks ’18 Selected as ArtWorks Apprentices

Holy Name is proud of sophomore Carlton Wright and junior Sarah Sparks, as both students have been selected as apprentices in the ArtWorks program, which is held at Cuyahoga Community College’s Metro Campus.

As paid apprentices, Carlton and Sarah learn from master teaching artists, who help them enhance their skills, while also allowing them to express their creativity. At the end of the program, which is two days a week for 12 weeks after school, students take away knowledge and experiences that will prepare them for classroom work, as well as their future professions.

No prior art experience is needed to apply for ArtWorks. For more information, or to apply for the program, visit

Emily Davis and Joe Rivera Sign National Letters of Intent

Emily Davis and Joe Rivera Sign National Letters of Intent

Holy Name is proud of the following seniors who signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic and academic careers in college next year:

Emily Davis (Parma/St. Anthony of Padua School and Parish)- Women’s Basketball, Shaw University (NC)

Joe Rivera (Cleveland/Charles Mooney School and St. Augustine Parish) – Baseball, Notre Dame College (OH)

We look forward to seeing Emily and Joe excel in the classroom and on either the court or field next year!