Friday, September 25, 2015

Bits & Pieces

National Merit Commended Student
Mount Michael is  proud to announce that in addition to having 2 National Merit Finalist senior Jackson Thompson was named a National Merit Commended Student.

Commended students represent the top 5% of the 1.5 million students entered in the 2016 competition.

Jackson is the son of Dr. Michael and Michele Thompson of Elkhorn.  He attended Elkhorn Valley View Middle School.

Pope Watch
Mount Michael seniors traveled to Creighton University to watch Pope Francis address Congress. Time was set aside afterword for prayer,  reflection and small group breakout sessions. There was also a question and answer session with Congressman Brad Ashford via closed circuit from Washington. Photos

Knights Named to Mayor's Youth Advisory Commission
Juniors Patrick Halpin and Joe Coldiron have both been selected to represent Mount Michael on the Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee.  They will be attending meetings for this committee one afternoon a month.  

The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Commission provides youth voice and representation within the City of Omaha. The Commission is designed to encourage high school students to become engaged in local government and active in their community through civic participation.