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  • Alumni Spotlight: Gloria (Quiroz) Pavlik '90

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications

    After Gloria (Quiroz) Pavlik graduated from Scecina in 1990, she headed off to Indiana University as a first-generation college student, earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. It’s no surprise she ended up working in education, now at Ball State University, where she sometimes runs into former Crusaders who now are Cardinals.

    “Being part of the Scecina community helped me to develop a sense of purpose and an understanding that education is the means for improving your future,” Gloria says. “Sometimes I can’t believe that ...Read More

  • Alumni Spotlight: Madonna (Warrenburg) Wagner '87

    By Rose Branson, Alumni and Donor Relations Coordinator

    Madonna (Warrenburg) Wagner ’87 recently was named the 2016 CFO of the Year by the Indianapolis Business Journal. Madonna was honored to receive this high recognition for her role at the Indianapolis Zoo.

    I visited Madonna at the Zoo to talk about her work and her path through Scecina and beyond. Walking through the warm Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center on a chilly February day, I easily could sense Madonna’s passion for the Indianapolis Zoo and its mission of education, research and conservation. She rattled off the names of the orangutans and could recognize them and speak about their individual personalities. She was excited to show us 1-year-old Max, who recently ...Read More