• Fractals are everywhere

    “...see nature as a magnificent book in which God speaks to us and grants us a glimpse of his infinite beauty and goodness.” — Pope Francis, Laudato si’ 

    By Bob Golobish, Vice President of Advancement

    They are everywhere in nature. Many are hidden. Others are in plain sight. There wasn’t a word to describe them until 1975. That’s when the mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot coined the word “fractal.” 

    Scecina Memorial High School’s artist in residence, Conrad Cortellini ‘61, has been captivated by the complexity and simplicity of fractals since he first read an article in Scientific American in 1985 about how fractal images could be created using a computer. ...Read More

  • 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: Jim Parise '87

    By Rose Branson, Donor and Alumni Relations Coordinator

    Jim Parise '87 traveled the farthest among his classmates for his 30th class reunion this past October. It's 3,200 miles from his current home in Juneau, Alaska, to Indianapolis.

    For the past 17 years, Jim has been living a life of adventure on the Last Frontier.  “After 30 years, I still feel like a member of the Scecina Community even though I live thousands of miles away. That feeling will never go away...Read More

     

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“High school is a time in your life when character is developed. Developing the ability to learn, adapt, and apply yourself throughout life all starts at a place like Scecina.”

Tim McGinley '58


 


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Contact Rose Branson, Donor and Alumni Relations Coordinator, at 

rbranson@scecina.org 
or (317) 356-6377 ext. 1319.