• Scecina wins $10,000 theatre grant from NBC

    Scecina Memorial High School is one of 50 schools throughout the country to win a $10,000 R.I.S.E. America Grant for its theatre program. NBC awarded $500,000 in grants to high school theatre programs in concert with the network’s new drama, “Rise,” which premieres on Tuesday, March 13. Scecina is the only school in Indiana to receive a grant. 

    The R.I.S. E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America Grants are designed to assist theatre programs with production expenses, technical equipment, master classes and other needs. 

    Scecina was chosen from among 1,000 schools ... Read More 

  • Student Ambassadors represent Scecina as Archdiocese celebrates Catholic schools

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications

    Why were six Scecina students in Downtown Indianapolis this month at the iconic tailoring shop favored by Colts quarterback Andrew Luck?  The four girls and two boys are Scecina Student Ambassadors who have the distinct honor of representing Scecina Memorial High School at the Archdiocese of Indianapolis’ 22nd annual Celebrating Catholic School Values: Scholarship and Career Achievement Awards on Feb. 22.

     Each year, one Archdiocesan high school is chosen to have its students attend the event and escort the honorees. That’s how the Scecina students ended up being fitted at Leon Tailoring Co. for tuxedos  ...Read More

  • Students reflect on Scecina experience in essay contest

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications

     This year, I decided to sponsor an essay contest during Catholic Schools Week. I wanted to hear directly from our students about how their Scecina experience reflected the Catholic Schools Week theme of “Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.” 

    The essay contest was voluntary and didn’t involve classes and teachers. The 14 students who decided on their own to participate wrote compelling essays that were heartfelt and convincing. They were expressing, in their own words, how the Catholic school experience at Scecina was molding their lives. ...Read More

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