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[3 Feb 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 2,492 views]
SMES Alumni Return to Connect with Upper School Students

Friday, January 13 marked a first on St. Margaret’s campus with more than 25 St. Margaret’s alumni returning to campus to impart their wisdom on the entire Upper School student body during the Alumni Career Forum.
Alumni presented during two, small, 30-minute classroom sessions. They began each session talking about their path from St. Margaret’s through college and onto their current careers. Students were able to connect with alumni from a multitude of backgrounds. Tips and suggestions were offered to help students navigate their own paths after St. Margaret’s through college …

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[1 Dec 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 2,318 views]
Harvard Kicker and SMES Alumnus David Mothander Featured in The Boston Globe

Harvard University sophomore kicker and St. Margaret’s alumnus David Mothander helped Harvard’s football team claim victory over rival Yale University in front of a crowd of 55,137 last month. The 45-7 win was the 128th meeting of the competitors. Mothander scored from five yards out on a fake field goal in the second quarter.
Mothander was a three-sport athlete at Phillips Exeter Academy and the starting quarterback his senior year at St. Margaret’s.
Click here to read The Boston Globe article.
 

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[7 Mar 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 3,446 views]
Alumnus Carries Prestigious Honor at Air Force Academy

Michael Duenes (Class of 2007) carries a prestigious honor at one of the most prestigious academies in the country. The Air Force Academy senior is a Group One Executive Officer who oversees a team of 20 staffers, who have another 1,100 cadets answering to them.
“It’s a good leadership opportunity and not something many other college kids would get,” Duenes said. “I wouldn’t get that kind of opportunity [at a different university].”
Click here to read the article recently published in the San Juan Capistrano Patch.

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[3 Mar 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,508 views]

Tain Lee (Class of 2008) recently tied for second place at the 2010 Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic. Tain represented Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College and was the only Division III player in the prestigious tournament, competing against 31 of the nation’s Division I All-Americans, including the U.S. Amateur champion, the NCAA champion and the returning event champion.
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[27 Jan 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,964 views]

Natasha Pavlovich, Class of 2009, recently received Highly Distinguished honors as a student-athlete at College of Charleston.
A total of 59 College of Charleston student-athletes were recognized on the fall 2010 Faculty Honors List. Natasha was one of 30 student-athletes on the highly distinguished list.
Natasha runs NCAA Division I cross-country and track for College of Charleston and leads her team in the three mile indoor track in the Southern Conference.
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[24 Jan 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,531 views]
SMES Alumnus Earns Conference Accolade

Roger Williams University senior Corey Fava (Class of 2007) was named The Commonwealth Coast Conference Player of the Week and RWU Male Athlete of the Week after averaging 18.5 points and 5.5 assists to help lead the men’s basketball team to a perfect 2-0 record earlier this month.
Click here to read The Orange County Register article.

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[11 Jun 2010 | admin | One Comment | 2,869 views]
Looking Back on Ten Years of Tartan Lacrosse

Holding practice on handball courts and in gyms, wearing hand me down football jerseys as uniforms and soldiering through a 0-10 inaugural season, Tartan Lacrosse had humble beginnings as a junior varsity intramural club. With a roster of only 12 Upper School athletes, two eighth graders and a senior “assistant coach” who played for University High School in Irvine, the Tartans struggled against large public schools with rosters of 30-plus athletes. Not only had many of the Tartans never played the game, but few had ever heard of the predominantly east-coast sport.

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[19 Mar 2010 | admin | Comments Off | 2,621 views]

Witness the first-ever boys volleyball alumni match, as St. Margaret’s alumni play against current varsity volleyball athletes, on Wednesday, March 24, at 5 p.m. in the Pasternack Field House. Our alumni athletes support our current players at practices and games, and our CIF-finalist Tartan volleyball players are making things more interesting by challenging them to this friendly game.
Alumni players include members of the 2001 CIF championship team, Abe Marouf, Jesse Clanton, James Edwards, Nick Brion, Ryan Baker and Bobby Larsen; as well as Colin Gilbert, Dylan Gilbert, Pete Spenuzza, Kristian …

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[5 Feb 2010 | admin | Comments Off | 996 views]

Two Tartan alumnae met again on the field last week, in a Division 1 college match pitting St. Mary’s freshman Anna Maria Carabini (St. Margaret’s Class of 2009), starting for the Gaels, against University of Denver sophomore Lauren Ciccomascolo (St. Margaret’s Class of 2008). Ciccomascolo scored four goals and two assists, earning Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week honors. Read more.

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[18 Nov 2009 | admin | Comments Off | 1,253 views]

Ian Thomas, Class of 2009, recently traveled Egypt to with his father, Dr. Greg Thomas, a cardiac surgeon. The trip was part of a research project investigating heart disease and the ancients based on mummified remains. Ian’s video footage of the mummies and the research project has been featured in a video on MSNBC. To see the video, click here.
This research project was also featured in the Wall Street Journal article, “Heart Disease Found in Egyptian Mummies.”
Ian was very active in the Tartan Productions group. His feature article in the …

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