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  • Father Chris Wadelton honored for service to Catholic schools

    Father Chris Wadelton, priest at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church and a member of Scecina Memorial High School’s Board of Directors, was honored by the National Catholic Educational Association for his commitment and service to Catholic schools.

    Father Chris received the NCEA’s “Lead. Learn. Proclaim” Award on April 3 at the NCEA’s annual convention and expo in Cincinnati. The award recognizes “excellence and distinguished service in Catholic school education.” 

    Scecina President Joe Therber, who has known Father Chris in many capacities, said, “Father Chris cares deeply ... Read More

  • Scecina graduate's film on Sisters draws crowd back to school

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications

    “So moving and so beautiful!” is how one movie reviewer described “A Sign of The Cross” after its Scecina premiere on January 29.

     More than 130 alumni, parents and friends attended the showing of “A Sign of the Cross,” a documentary by Scecina alumnus Jeannine “Andy” (Andersen) Murphy ’60 on a snowy afternoon. Her documentary, which has been aired on the Indianapolis PBS affiliate, WFYI, tells the story of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg. Many current sisters drove up from Oldenburg for the Scecina event.

    President Joe Therber also welcomed the Sisters, remarking on their long history with Scecina. He also introduced Andy and local TV news anchor Debby Knox, the film’s narrator. 

     "The Sisters had a story never really told before,” said Debby. “I was humbled and proud to ... Read More

  • Coin commemorates Father Tom's service to God and country

    By Beth Murphy

    Scecina’s Class of 2015 recently received a special token they can keep to remember their school’s namesake. Each received a “challenge coin” that commemorates the life of Father Tom. Scecina alumni who are veterans also are receiving this coin. A challenge coin signifies an important accomplishment that is shared among a select group.

    “This coin should be important to any Scecina graduate to serve as a reminder of the values they learned at Scecina and to continue what Father Tom taught us by his life, sacrifices and death,” said Tom Griffin, '62 and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. ....Read More.