8th grade students at St. Brendan Olympics where STS won overall 1st Place.
Coral Gables, FL: St. Theresa School was very successful in its attempt to win the Olympic Trophy at St. Brendan and Columbus Academic Olympics. The students brought home the overall large school division trophy from St. Brendan Olympics and the Division III Trophy at the Columbus Olympics.
“Twenty-five of our 8th grade students participated at St. Brendan’s, and forty students at the Columbus Olympics,” shared Ms. Gloria Marti, Vice Principal at St. Theresa Catholic School. “We won ten gold medals, three silver medals and seven bronze medals at St. Brendan, and eight gold, fourteen silver and nine bronze medals at Columbus. We are very proud of our dedicated students and teachers,” continued Ms. Marti.
Congratulations to our 8th grade students at the Columbus Olympics for wining GOLD.
Students who participate are mentored by their teachers. They receive study guides and put in additional study hours as they compete either individually or as teams in a variety of topics, including, but not limited to, Drama, Debate, Math, Science, Language Arts, History, Journalism, General Skills and STEM.
“We are there to support our students and those from other schools, building a team spirit,” says Sister Rosalie Nagy, OCD and principal of St. Theresa School. “We want to encourage our students to use their God-given gifts and talents in a competition that is healthy and friendly, promoting our mission of Catholic faith formation, academic excellence and service in a nurturing, Christ-centered environment.”