Mission | Our Guiding Star
is a beautiful and powerful word. It is a guiding star, a motivator
with ultimate purpose. It helps keep us true to being who we say we are
and want to be.
President of Scecina Memorial High School is responsible to ensure that
the school has an inspiring and appropriate mission statement. A
President's duties include overseeing the Catholic identity of the
school in faithfulness to the mission statement.
the Strategic Growth Planning process of 2012 - 2013, hundreds of
people in our community had an opportunity to give input regarding our
mission statement of the future. A highlight of our new plan is an
updated school mission statement.
mission statement should address valuable questions: What is our
purpose? Whom do we serve? What makes us unique? What do we offer to
In our case, a special question is: What meaning does the life of Father Thomas Scecina have for us today?
experts advise that mission statements be easy to memorize, understand,
and communicate. Our new mission statement has 46 words. You and I
can memorize it. More importantly, we as a community can actually live
you read our new school mission statement, what word or idea touches a
special chord within you? How might you want to help us live our
mission? I hope you agree with and find meaning in the Scecina Memorial
High School mission statement:
Memorial High School, established by the Archbishop of Indianapolis, is
a co-educational Catholic college and life preparatory school that
motivates our diverse and gifted community of students to attain educational
excellence, be lifelong learners, and live as servant leaders in the
inspiring footsteps of Father Thomas Scecina."
May the inspiring life of Father Thomas Scecina help us to more fully live the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Posted on Thu, February 20, 2014
by Joe Therber filed under