Marian poets achieve in state, nation

QuinnFindley Poetry Out Loud is a nation-wide organization that focuses on enlightening students on the beauty of poetry. This year Marian decided between six ninth graders, and the English Department ended up nominating freshman Madeline Smith as the school winner. The contest itself is judged on how well the chosen students can recite famous poems. […]

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STEM girls receive awards for aspiration in computing science

MollyMonahan The Nebraska and Southwest Iowa Community recognizes students who excel in technology and computing by their computing experiences, computer related activities, leadership experience, technical ability in the face of barriers, and plans for post secondary education. In the Awards for Aspirations in Computing, out of 43 students recognized, 12 were Marian students. Scholarship money […]

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Student achievements

State Speech The following seniors all qualified for State and received National Individual Events Tournament of Champions bids, which qualifies them to compete in a nationwide competition. Gracie Kerr:  Extemporaneous Callaghan Cavanaugh: Entertainment Katherine McGill: Original Oratory, Informative Speaker Cavanaugh placed sixth at State and was also recognized in a Voice for  Democracy speech contest […]

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Marian welcomes three National Merit Scholars

MaryCateTabor Approximately 1.5 million high school students enter to compete for recognition and scholarships. “National Merit Scholars are juniors who took the PSAT that scored within the top 1% of test takers in the United States,” National Merit Scholar Eva Watson said. Once they are notified senior year that they have qualified as a semi-finalist, […]

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