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Natalie Rovella Wins Ancient Order of Hibernians Essay Contest

Junior Natalie Rovella was awarded a scholarship from the Ancient Order of Hibernians Padraig Pearse Division #1 Kansas City (AOH). Five awards were offered to Catholic youth from the Kansas City area who will attend a Catholic High School in the 2019-20 school year. Scholarship applications were scored based on background information about school, church activities, and involvement. The majority of points were achieved based on a 500-word essay on the topic of “My Favorite Irish Song.”

Volleyball Team Earns Academic Recognition

The volleyball team at St. Teresa’s Academy earned their third consecutive AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2018-2019 season. The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today that 1,125 teams received the AVCA Team Academic Award this season. This number breaks the previous year's total of 977 to set an all-time high. 

Explore the 2018-19 Team Academic recipients by clicking here.

Welch Named Head Soccer Coach

St. Teresa’s Academy announced the hiring of Emily Welch, July 11, 2019 as the sixth head coach in program’s 33-year history.

Welch spent several years coaching at the club, high school and collegiate ranks. She graduated from Benedictine College in 2008, where she played goalkeeper and played a part in the team’s first trip to the NAIA National Tournament.

McElduff Resigns as Soccer Coach

Head Soccer Coach Jeremy McElduff resigned, June 3, 2019 after a 17-year tenure with the program. McElduff joined the coaching staff in 2003 as an assistant and was promoted to head coach in 2011. While McElduff was on staff, the Stars compiled a 298-78-6 record, which included nine Missouri State High School Activities Association District Titles and five State Championships. As the head coach, McElduff compiled a 154-32-1 record, which resulted in back-to-back MSHSAA second place finishes in 2013-14, and back-to-back MSHSAA State Championships in 2015-16.

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