News at St. Catherine's

New Students Inducted Into Cum Laude Society

Top academic juniors and seniors were formally inducted in Bannard Chapel.
     Nineteen students and one faculty member were inducted into the St. Catherine's chapter of the Cum Laude Society Monday evening in Bannard Chapel. Cum Laude celebrates academic achievement.
     Dr. Gabriela Faundez, Ph.D. delivered the remarks, telling the story of three amazing academic women who are now saints, including the School's patron saint, Saint Catherine of Alexandria.
     Congratulations to seniors: Jean Marie Boehling, Cora Checkovich, Rachel Eid, Catherine Flippen, Brynn Hassell, Rose Shulman-Garcia, Lucy Siewers, Lily Smith and Manya Suri. 
     And congrats to juniors: Tessa Brown, Emma Dixon, Tess Holdaway, Elizabeth Kaufman, Sumner Kerr, Layla Patel, Anna Sleeker, Scarlett Townsend, Lucy Wootton and Lilla Yonce.
     Assistant Head of Upper School Nicole B. Tapia, Ed.D. was also inducted.
     They join last year's student inductees from the Class of 2024: Sophia Carter, Adelaide Goolsby, Adell Hudson, Lexi Johnson, Molly Maloney, Kate Mitchell, Margaret Nunnally, Kathryn Price and Caroline Wulff. 
     Cum Laude is made up of 382 chapters in the United States, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada, England, France and Spain. Approximately 4,000 new student members are inducted each year.
Located in the heart of Richmond, Virginia, St. Catherine’s School is a private, all-girls pre-K, kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school. We provide a well-rounded educational experience for girls from communities across Richmond, Chesterfield, Henrico and all of central Virginia. St.Catherine’s all-girls educational experience is rooted in more than a century of history and tradition. From our revolutionary past to our dynamic present, St. Catherine’s has always focused on preparing students for a boundless future.