Three teams of St. Teresa’s Academy students swept the eCYBMISSION competition with first, second, and honorable mention awards among 9th graders for the state of Missouri. This is the second year in a row that St. Teresa’s has earned the top three spots. The first place team of Clara Truebner, Alaina Durone, Georgia Terrill, and Katherine Miller was also named a regional finalist.
St. Teresa’s Academy (STA) has become the second school in Missouri or Kansas and the second all-girls school in the United States to earn the AdvancED Certification for Excellence in STEM Education (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).
Grace Coleman, class of 2019, has been selected as a finalist in the Arts Council of Johnson County's Shooting Stars Awards Program. The Shooting Stars Program honors Johnson County high school students for achievement in the literary, performing, and visual arts through recognition and college scholarships. Grace has been recognized for her ceramic teapot, submitted to the Three-
Works of art by STA students, Phoebe Burke, class of 2020; and Abby Farmer, class of 2021, were chosen to display as part of the first SevenDays® Kindness Art Show, hosted by the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library. SevenDays® 2019 is the signature event of the Faith Always Wins Foundation (FAWF), which promotes acts of kindness and interfaith understanding through a diverse series of events for the community. It was created following the 2014 hate crime murders of 14-year-old Reat Underwood; his grandfather, Dr.
Grace Patenaude, STA sophomore, has been selected to compete in the Breakthrough Junior Challenge Finals. The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is an annual global competition for students designed to inspire creative thinking about Science. Students ages 13 to 18 from countries across the globe are invited to create and submit original videos that bring to life a concept or theory in the field of life sciences, physics or mathematics. The submissions are judged on the student's ability to communicate complex scientific ideas in engaging, illuminating, and imaginative ways.
STA students are surging forward with opportunities in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) this academic year. Take a look at some of their amazing accomplishments:
St. Teresa's Academy is very proud and blessed to be part of such as vibrant STEAM Community in Kansas City. Check out this link to read more about STEAM Studio and the wonderful opportunities they provide.
On March 30, STA was honored to host Dr. Elizabeth Loboa for a science seminar attended by about 200 students. Dr. Loboa’s professional accomplishments include an MSE and PhD from Stanford University in biomechanical engineering and mechanical engineering.
The Kansas City region is a global leader at the nexus of human and animal health benefiting all our citizens and the economy.
Congratulations to junior Kiernan O'Boyle, selected as a 2017 winner for the Western Missouri and Kansas Affiliate Awards for Aspirations in Computing from the National Center for Women in Information Technology. Congratulations to junior Mia Schloegel, selected as a 2017 honorable mention recipient for the Western Missouri and Kansas Affiliate Awards for Aspirations in Computing from the National Center for Women in Information Technology.