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November 09, 2015
SUNNI FITCH REIGNS AS ALUMNAE BLUE AND GOLD BALL QUEEN
New Orleans, LA —On Saturday, November 7, 2015, the SMA Alumnae hosted its inaugural Blue and Gold Ball on the campus of St. Mary’s Academy. Sunni Fitch, a graduate of the Class of 1998 and a third generation Maryite, reigned as Queen of the Ball.
In nearly three decades as an educator, coach, athletic director and administrator at St. Mary’s Academy, Keith Haywood has impacted the lives of thousands of people.
On Monday, November 16, the institution he loves will acknowledge his contributions when it formally names the basketball court in his honor.
“Coach Haywood represents the commitment, hard work, dedication and loyalty to St. Mary’s Academy that we hope all of our students and faculty bring to our programs,” said SMA president Sr. Clare of Assisi Pierre, SSF, adding that the honor is well-deserved. “We are exceedingly proud of him and his legacy of greatness.”
On Friday, December 4, 2015 the members of the Class of 2016 will take part in Social Savvy Day. The event will be held at Morton’s the Steakhouse and will feature etiquette and protocol workshops on topics that include effective communication, poise and presentation, fine dining and interviewing. “The purpose of this event is to prepare our senior class to enter any arena with grace, style and confidence,” said director of Student Affairs Lisa Ross, who coordinates the event. “Events such as Social Savvy ensure that our students are equipped with the necessary skills to excel in a competitive environment.”
LaKesha Mosley of the ETC Agency, an Etiquette and Protocol Agency based in Shreveport, will serve as the morning workshop facilitator. Immediately following the luncheon, students were given the male perspective on dating and relationships.
A daughter of New Orleans, Louisiana, Yorri grew up with an appreciation for unique Creole cuisine, art, and diverse cultures. More than an artistically gifted young leader and budding scholar, she is one who consciously seeks every aspect of her living to embody excellence, purpose and service. An educator, an ordained minister, a mentor, a motivational speaker, and an activist for social justice, she’s one who proactively seeks to be the change she hopes to see in others and the world. She is a respected speaker and workshop facilitator, having been featured at numerous conferences, universities, churches, schools, and political, religious & social events throughout the country.