Today, Bishop Ireton Head of School Kathleen McNutt announced the selection of four individuals – Dan Cloyd (BI ’75), David Damiani (BI ’86) Garwood Whaley III (BI ’86) and Kristin Kelleher Endress (BI ’08) – and one team – the 1972-73 Bishop Ireton High School/St. Mary’s Academy Swim & Dive Team into the Bishop Ireton High School Athletic Hall of Fame. These honorees join an already inducted elite group of just over 40 individuals and one team.
Today, Bishop Ireton Principal Denise Tobin and Head of School Kathleen McNutt announced that Maxwell Dodson, Kathleen McNerney, Doris Pallace and Nancy Pisano have been named Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, were presented to these scholastically talented seniors.
Bishop Ireton High School is pleased to announce the outstanding academic achievements of some of its top students. The school is proud to recognize 72 Advanced Placement Scholars and two Semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship.
Currently, in her 21st year teaching in the Diocese of Arlington, Mary Briody has always had a love for computers. She can still recall the early days of coding, including using asterisks to create Christmas trees and the first instant messenger systems.
Last Friday, eight Bishop Ireton students, Cecelia Finucan ‘19, Samantha Little ‘20, Nikolas Floyd ‘19, Elizabeth Turner ‘21, Lillian Wohnig ‘19, Annie Mildrew ‘19, Catherine Hiyama ‘19, and Paloma Llamas ‘19, participated in the Alexandria All City High School Art Exhibition.
Congratulations to our nine graduating seniors from our ice hockey team: Stephen Adamksi (Assistant Captain), Peter Firehock, Luciano Mateo, Logan McGeorge, Warren Payne, James Purpuro (Assistant Captain), Robert Purpuro (Assistant Captain), Alex Simuro (Captain), and Brendan Smith.
The Bishop Ireton Model United Nations (UN) team won the award for Best Small Delegation at the Johns Hopkins University’s 22nd Annual Model UN Conference over the weekend. Over 1,700 student delegates from 100 schools across the country, as well as three foreign countries, were in attendance.
Bishop Ireton students competed in the CyberPatriot XI State Competition over the weekend, placing in the Top 10% of high school teams (220 out of 2,217) and earning the top spot in the Gold Tier for teams from Virginia. Overall, they placed 18th out of 266 VA high schools.
The Bishop Ireton cheerleaders competed in the Christian Cheerleaders of America's (CCA) Blue Ridge Classics Competition last weekend, and captured the Grand Champion Trophy for the fourth straight year.