Ninety-eight golfers played at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains under a crisp October sky this past Monday. The golf was bested only by the camaraderie and fun had by all.
Isabel Gachko, Campus Minister, shared the students' impressions following the recent Sophomore Retreat. Some of the activities included the Emmaus Walk, discussing scripture, singing in the Chapel, and more.
Georgian Court University (GCU) in Lakewood presented its Distinguished Alumni Award to Sister Lisa D. Gambacorto, RSM, Ed. S., the Directress of Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung since 2000. Sister Lisa, a 1984 graduate of GCU, received her award on Sunday, October 1, 2017 during the Alumni Awards Brunch Program, the culminating event of the university’s reunion and homecoming activities.
During Mercy Week, the Mount Saint Mary Academy community recognized the Mercy Core Values and the Sisters of Mercy's Critical Concerns with a variety of unique activities. Freshmen offered presentations to Sisters of Mercy (including S. Lisa D. Gambacorto and S. Mary Jo Kearns) about the life of Catherine McAuley (the founder of the Sisters of Mercy), as well as the Mercy Core Values and Critical Concerns.
Sofia Santos, Director of Student Services at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, announced the names of students who have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSC).