Ten students will be inducted into Mercy High School’s Thespian Troupe on Monday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. in Franey Hall, 1501 S. 48th St. These students earned thespian points for their work on productions both on stage and behind the scenes, participation in community events and involvement in other theatre activities. Angela M. Dashner, director of Theatre at Mercy, serves as the troupe’s director. She is also the Nebraska State Thespian Chapter Director. Mercy High School has had an active thespian troupe since 2001.
New inductees include:
Isabelle Brown, sophomore
Brett Comstock, sophomore
Faye Davis, sophomore
Clare Kendall, sophomore
Katelynn Meadows, junior
Maddy Markle, sophomore
Brianna Williams, senior
Josie Wren, sophomore
From other Omaha schools:
James Holmes, senior, Creighton Prep
Patrick Render, sophomore, Central High School
Mercy’s FIESTA 2015 Set for Feb. 7
Mercy High School will celebrate its annual FIESTA on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Ramada Convention Center, 3301 S. 72nd St. Beginning with Mass at 4:30 p.m., the school’s major fundraiser entitled,” Hats Off to Mercy,” features silent and live auctions, a gourmet dinner, and a $10,000 raffle drawing. The annual Cor Misericordiae Award, reflects the Heart of Mercy--the core values of faith, knowledge, and service that shape each Mercy student and will be presented to the Sisters of Mercy for their 150 years of dedicated commitment to education. Tickets are $125 and money raised is used to support the Negotiated Tuition Program. You can register online by Jan. 30
National Honor Society Blood Drive
Share the gift of life by donating blood! Mercy's National Honor Society and Holy Cross Parish are sponsoring a blood drive, on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 7 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The drive is in the Holy Cross School Cafeteria at 49th & Woolworth.
To register go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter Sponsor Code, 009685.
Sisters of Mercy to Receive Cor Misericordiae Award
Inspired by the spirit of their founder Catherine McAuley, the Sisters of Mercy have enriched countless lives through service in education, health care, social services and much more. A passion for teaching is the primary reason they came to the Omaha area more than 150 years ago. In honor of that educational commitment, Mercy High School will recognize the order at its 2015 FIESTA on Feb. 7, 2015 with its Cor Misericordiae Award. The honoree reflects the Heart of Mercy--the core values of faith, knowledge, and service that shape each Mercy student. Read more.
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