Sacred Heart High School Student Achieves Top ACT Score

Sacred Heart High School Student Achieves Top ACT Score

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David Robillard, son of Ms. Leigh Robillard of Waterbury, and a junior at Sacred Heart High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. Approximately two-tenths of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the U.S. high school graduating class of 2018, only 2,760 out of more than 2 million graduates who took the ACT earned a top composite score of 36. The ACT consists of tests in English, Mathematics, Reading and Science, each scored on a scale of 1–36. A student's composite score is the average of the four test scores. The score for ACT’s optional writing test is reported separately and is not included within the ACT composite score. In a letter to the student recognizing this exceptional achievement, ACT…
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Sacred Heart High School announces student as recipient of the Chris Corbett Memorial Scholarship!

Sacred Heart High School announces student as recipient of the Chris Corbett Memorial Scholarship!

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Mrs. Eileen Regan, President of Sacred Heart High School is pleased to announce, that senior Madison Gendron, daughter of Lorraine Gendron, will be presented with the 2019 Christopher Corbett Memorial Scholarship! The scholarship is in memory of Christopher Corbett, former Deputy Police Chief of Waterbury, and is awarded to seniors who are planning to major in criminal justice. While at Sacred Heart High School, Madison has been a member of the varsity softball team, as well as a member of the International Club. She plans to major in criminal justice, with the hopes of becoming a police officer, and eventually a detective. All of us at Sacred Heart High School are proud and wish to congratulate Madison on her award!
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Students Participate in a Lenten Reflection

Students Participate in a Lenten Reflection

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Students at Sacred Heart spent prayerful time in the presence of the relics. The relics include a stone from the Holy Pillar, a stone from the Holy Table (on which the Last Supper took place), and fragments from the Crown of Thorns, the Holy Nails, and the True Cross. These are the relics which were brought back from the Holy Land by St. Helena. Over the centuries they were cared for by the king of France, the powerful Savoy family, and eventually the Vatican, and they have been authenticated by the former Papal archivist and are now curated by the Knights of Columbus. The veneration of relics is an ancient practice which is firmly rooted in the Bible. The Second Book of Kings contains an account of a dead man…
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Record Scholarships Awarded by the Thomas and Elsie Deeley Foundation

Record Scholarships Awarded by the Thomas and Elsie Deeley Foundation

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This year, The Thomas and Elsie Deeley Foundation (Ted Deeley ’62) awarded scholarships and financial aid in excess of $322,000 over four years to four Sacred Heart High School students according to Mrs. Eileen M. Regan, President. The significant increase in the size of these scholarship awards was made possible by utilizing partnership agreements with colleges and universities. With these four awards, the total number of scholarship recipients for the Fall Semester of 2019 increased to fifteen former Sacred Heart High School students, a growing trend and the largest number of students the Deeley Family has provided scholarships for during any academic year. There are 7 students attending UConn, 2 attending Southern, 1 attending Fairfield, 1 attending Stonehill, 1 attending UCF, 1 attending Williams, 1 attending Central and 1 attending…
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