The Washington Catholic Athletic Conference All-Conference awards are in! Congratulations to these athletes on their well-deserved recognition, and congratulations to all of our spring Cardinals on their hard work in such a competitive conference.
Congratulations to science faculty member Mr. Brian Kerns who was recently admitted into the Royal Society of Chemistry, based in Cambridge, England. As a member, he is joining a larger community of educational chemists and will have access to online journals, teaching suggestions, conferences held both in the UK and online, and myriad other resources.
For its spring production of The Music Man, Bishop Ireton was nominated for seven Cappies. The Cappies is a writing and awards program that trains high school theatre and journalism students to be expert writers, critical thinkers and leaders.
Congratulations to (L-R) Elizabeth VanGilder '23 and Emily Le '23 who were named Virginia Affiliate Winners and Emily Crabtree '24 who was named the Virginia Affiliate Honorable Mention in the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing awards! These awards recognize them for significantly demonstrating interest and aptitude for computing and technology, leadership in and out of the classroom and aspirations to pursue technology throughout their future journey to solve problems and positively impact humanity.
Bishop Ireton held its first in-school Cultural Fair earlier today! Students, cultural clubs and staff had the opportunity to share their cultures and cultural pride with students. Thanks to everyone who participated and to our Diversity and Student Life teams for helping to facilitate the event!
The Bishop Ireton Varsity Cheerleading team traveled to the CCA's (Christian Cheerleaders of America) Nationals competition in Fayetteville, North Carolina and came home Grand Champions!
In the medium division they competed in four different categories with four different routines. In all four categories they won first place to receive a national championship title. The Bishop Ireton Cheerleaders won the Grand Champion title for the highest score out of all divisions in both music and the non music categories.
The CCA also gives one final award to the team with the highest score over the two day period. This includes categories that Bishop Ireton did not compete in and over a hundred performances. The Bishop Ireton Varsity Cheerleading team received the Highest Score out of Nationals award and the highest award a cheer team could receive.
Congratulations to Joseph Lentini (BI ‘24) and Audrey Pickard (BI ‘23) who were named Athletes of the Month in February by Alexandria Sportsman's Club. Both Joseph and Audrey were recognized for their accomplishments on swim and dive. Congratulations Joe and Audrey!
The Wind Ensemble welcomed Col. Don Schofield, commander of the U.S. Air Force Band, to Bishop Ireton. He worked with the musical ensemble throughout their class and brought his enthusiastic teaching style and music expertise to our students.
The Cardinals celebrated four student-athletes who signed letters of intent this winter to play their respective sports in college! Congratulations to Mary Clymer, Washington College Crew, Siena Puglisi, Princeton University, Sean Regan, St. Mary's College of Maryland baseball and Sarah Wood, Army West Point Lacrosse. #AdvanceAlways#GreatToBeACardinal
To see where previous Cardinals have competed at the next level, visit our website here.
Congratulations to Warren Gorman (BI ‘23) and Lucy Jefferies (BI ‘23) who were named Athletes of the Month in January by Alexandria Sportsman's Club. Warren was recognized for basketball and Lucy for swim. Congratulations Warren and Lucy!