Holy Cross Runner Commits to Temple

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Holy Cross senior Alexis Walsh is shown with her coaches and family as she commits to Temple University for cross country and track.

Shown seated from left: Tim Walsh, Alexis Walsh, Maureen Walsh and Douglas Walsh, family members. Standing, same order: Jody Leach, CSCS;  Al Callejas, HCHS athletic director; Ann Marie Rogers,  Alex Higley,  Mark Repecki, Charles Orlando, Lou Tempesta, coaches, and Ben Tolerico, HCHS principal.

 

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Holy Cross Students to Host First Friday Art Exhibit and Auction

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Holy Cross High School in Dunmore will hold its second annual First Friday Student Exhibit & Silent Art Auction on Friday, Nov. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Diocese of Scranton Pastoral Center, 330 Wyoming Ave., in conjunction with the “First Friday Scranton” activities. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Holy Cross High School Tuition Assistance Program.

Artwork in a variety of mediums, including photography, painting, watercolor, ceramics, and graphic design, will be on display or up for auction throughout the evening. Constantino’s Catering will provide light fare, and tickets will be sold for raffle baskets.

For information, contact John Anthony Farkas Jr. at 570-702-5523.

Shown first row, from left, are Holy Cross student artists Jack Torquati, Elizabeth Talbot, Laurelai Vanston and Justin Walker.

Back row: Ben Tolerico, Holy Cross principal; John Anthony Farkas Jr., manager of Development & Alumni Relations for Catholic Schools, and Kristina Toolan, Holy Cross art faculty.

Holy Cross High School Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

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Holy Cross High School, Dunmore, a Diocese of Scranton Catholic School named in 2007, will celebrate its 10th anniversary in Catholic education on Saturday, Aug. 12, with a Mass at 5:30 p.m. at the high school followed by a reception at The Colonnade. Principal celebrant for the Mass will be the Rev. Monsignor David L. Tressler, Diocesan secretary for catholic education and superintendent of schools.

The reception at The Colonnade will be held from 7:30-9:30 p.m. and will include passed hors d’oeuvres and age appropriate beverages. Tickets are $25 per person and must be purchased prior to the event. The celebration will include basket raffles with tickets available for purchase at the event.

The celebration is open to all friends, family and alumni of Holy Cross High School and Diocesan Catholic Schools.  For more information, or to make your reservation, please call Holy Cross High School, 570-346-7541. Tickets may be purchased with cash, check, or credit card.

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Committee members show in photo above include, from left: Katie VonBergen , administrative staff; Ben Tolerico, Holy Cross High School principal; Jennifer Stonikinis, English faculty; Kristina Toolan, art faculty;  Jillian Rojek, music and science faculty;  and John Anthony Farkas, Jr., manager of development and alumni relations for Diocesan Catholic schools.

The committee also includes Laura Hudak, English faculty.

 

Annual Dream Game Set for July 19th

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The Lions Club 83rd Annual Dream Game is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19th at the Valley View John F. Henzes/Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Six Dunmore Bucks have been selected to play on this year’s City Team: Kyle Lasher, Nicholas Lawler, Joe Galenas, Colin Holmes, Michael Dougherty and George Cole.

Bailey Simrell of Holy Cross will also play on this year’s City Team.