|Former DuPont Chairman & CEO speaks at Calvert Hall|
Chad Holliday, Jr., former Chairman & CEO at DuPont and the current chairman of Bank of America Corporation, spoke to the students, faculty and Board of Trustees at Calvert Hall on April 7, 2014. Among the many topics he discussed were leadership, ethical practices and employment opportunities in the business world. He also stressed to the students the need for interpersonal skills to be able to work well with others, not only in the United States, but across many different cultural disciplines. Students also need to have determination, the ability to set goals and the desire to evaluate and renew their skills. “Things continue to change and the skills you have now may not still apply in 10 years. You need to be able to adapt to be successful,” Holliday told the students.
|Brother Patrick Phillips, FSC|
Brother Patrick Phillips, FSC, of the District of Eastern North America, died April 9, 2014, in Lincroft, NJ. He was 97 years old. He taught at Calvert Hall 1949-58 and 1971-1997. Please keep Brother Patrick, his family, friends and the Christian Brothers community in your thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace. CLICK HERE for more details about Brother Patrick's career and information regarding funeral services.
|Distinctive Scholars honored by Archdiocese of Baltimore|
Benjamin Costello, Steven Gercken and Joachim Lopez were among 60 seniors, three from each of the 20 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, honored by the Department of Catholic Schools at the 22nd Distinctive Scholars Convocation at Mount St. Joseph High School on April 8, 2014.
|Calvert Hall and NDP students clean-up around Loch Raven Dam |
On April 5, 2014, the Calvert Hall and Notre Dame Prep Chapters of the Science National Honor Society participated in a statewide Stream Watch activity. This service day, held twice a year, brought together 35 juniors and seniors under the supervision of the chapter moderators, Mr. Charles Motsay '76, Calvert Hall Science Department Chairperson, and Mr. Tom Peri '71, Notre Dame Prep Science Teacher. In their most productive clean-up effort ever, the students collected 40 bags of trash, including household garbage, bottles & cans that weighed an estimated 850 pounds. A collection of piping, rebar, signs and a tire added another 265 pounds for a total of more than one-half a ton of debris removed from the designated clean-up site located above and below the Loch Raven Dam. The schools and moderators are proud of the effort students made in helping to keep the environment and our water supply clean.
|Calvert Hall student awarded Silver Congressional Award Medal|
Calvert Hall junior Anselm Teather was presented the Silver Congressional Award Medal by Bill Posey, the U.S. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on March 26, 2014. The Silver Congressional Award Medal was established by Congress in 1979 by Public Law 94-114, the Congressional Award Act. Bronze, Silver and Gold Medals are presented to young people who meet specific requirements regardless of physical, mental or socio-economic circumstances. Participants must set challenging goals for the betterment of themselves and their communities in four areas: voluntary public service, personal development, physical fitness, and expedition/exploration. The only other medal awarded by the United States Congress is the Medal of Honor.
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