Students Participate in the IBM Academy of Technology STEM Live Simulcast

The 7th, 8th and 10th grade STEM classes joined the IBM Academy of Technology STEM Live Simulcast on Thursday, September 19th.  IBM’s STEM events focus on innovation, creativity, and motivating young minds to explore new problem-solving opportunities.

     This September, IBM’s Academy of Technology will host its annual public live stream STEM Event, led by IBM Fellow Rhonda Childress.  It will be the biggest event yet, with a live high school audience of 500 and over 20,000 connections expected over the public live stream!  It will be held again in Austin, Texas at one of IBM’s P-TECH high school partners, Juan Navarro High School.

     The theme this year is “THINK and Create the Extraordinary”.  The event is filled with passionate speakers, engaging demos, and lively calls to action that cover motivational technical topics including: Watson, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, circuits, cyber security, and more!

Senior Emily Perri Awarded The Kathryn Budinich Scholarship


On Monday, September 16th, 2019, 15 Fox Place hosted a Golf Outing at Skyway Golf Course in memory of Kathryn Budinich.  Monies raised at this event were used to fund scholarships in Kathryn’s name for two high school rising seniors that have demonstrated a spirit of creativity, vision and entrepreneurship in their high school careers.  The 2018 recipient of the The Kathryn Budinich Scholarship is Emily Perri    

                Kathryn Budinich was a scholarship student herself, proudly attending SDA.  With her many accomplishments in business, she was the embodiment of SDA’s mission of empowering young women for leadership in a global society.  She used her creative vision and love of life to spread joy through her businesses. Both Word of Mouth Catering and 15 Fox Place nurtured an appreciation for family, food and friendship in all who had the pleasure of enjoying her hospitality.  


Saint Dominic Academy Recognizes AP® Scholars

SDA is proud to announce that eight members of the Class of 2019 have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams. Jarrielle Cabalfin’19 and Hannah Dobronsky’ 19  have each been named an AP Scholars with Distinction for earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. Fellow Class of 2019 member Alexa Gudiel has also been named an AP Scholar with Honor.  Meghan Anderson, Skye Archibald, Amanda DeJesus, Cristina Lai-Le and Julia Murphy, all recent graduates, were all named AP Scholars. The Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) administered by The College Board provides students at SDA and other high schools with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the AP Exams.