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Everything listed under: Scecina Memorial High School

  • Scecina senior who overcame adversity is honored by Kiwanis

    Sarah Rayl’s grandmother died seven years ago. That was the last time the Scecina senior saw any of her biological family.

    People at Scecina see Sarah as a happy student who doesn’t seem to have many cares. Most don’t know that she spent 11 years in foster homes, starting when she was just 2 months old. Or that her biological parents gave up custody of her and six siblings because they couldn’t care them. 

    Sarah lived in 11 different homes and attended many different schools in Fort Wayne. 

    For overcoming these challenges, she was honored ... Read More

  • March for Life 2018: A moving experience

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications 

    On my first trip to the March for Life with Scecina’s Crusaders for Life, I spent four straight days with 48 teenagers, including 22 hours on a bus (not including the bus time in Washington, D.C., traffic). 

    Not only did I survive, I had a great experience! ...Read More

  • A bit of Spain at Scecina

    By Beth Murphy,
    Director of Marketing Communications

    There were more than a few tears as 15 Spanish students said goodbye to Scecina one recent morning.

    The students hailed from Andalusia in the southern Spain, several came from the capital city of Seville and others live in smaller towns. They came as part of the Short-Term Program of Foreign Links Around the Globe (FLAG), an international student exchange program.

    The tears that flowed on departure day were real. There were long embraces ... Read More