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January 27, 2016
FIELD TRIP INSPIRES FUTURE ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS
On Wednesday, January 27th, students from the Male Academy and SMA elementary took a field trip to the NASA Infinity Science Center in Mississippi . The Center for Excellence for STEM, (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in the Gulf South Region, the Infinity Center was designed to make a lasting impression on kids through the exposure to fun, hands-on experiences.
St. Mary’s Academy is proud to announce its annual induction ceremony for the National Honor Society and SMA Honor Society. The much-anticipated event took place on Friday, January 15th at 2:00p.m. in Austin Gymnasium. At that time, 26 students were inducted into the National Honor Society while 20 students were ushered into the Martin Luther King Chapter of the SMA Honor Society. Assistant principal and SMA alumna Class of 1978 Cheryl Ross-Brown was the keynote speaker.
According to moderator Tamiko Massey-Haynes, the induction ceremony is a time-honored tradition at SMA that recognizes students for high academic achievement and service. “Both the NHS and SMA Honor Societies prepare our students for leadership and lifelong success,” said Massey-Haynes adding that the induction ceremony also boosts self-esteem and enthusiasm for service to the community. “We applaud the efforts of our students and encourage them to continue to strive for excellence.”
Tis the season for bands, flag twirlers, cheerleaders, and more to dazzle onlookers along the Mardi Gras parade routes and St. Mary’s Academy’s Marching Unit is definitely in that number. Look for the royal blue and gold units marching proudly in the Krewe of Claude, MLK, Oshun, Femme Fatale, Morpheus, Endymion, Mid-City and Orpheus parades.
Britt Harris Eason grew up in New Orleans, LA and graduated from St. Mary’s Academy in 1999. After high school, she enrolled at Louisiana State University and was very active on campus and served as a leader in many organizations including Advocates for Better Body Image, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, and Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity. She joined Accenture in 2004. She designed innovative technology systems and solutions for Fortune 100 companies in the Oil and Gas, Chemicals, Aerospace and Defense, and Government industries. While at Accenture, Britt also started a web design and database company that served small businesses and non-profits. She has continued to work at several companies in the technology industry.
She is a social entrepreneur who is active in organizations that promote social and economic improvement. After hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005, she started Cultivate Our Minds, a program that helps students learn to be enterprising and resourceful in business and technology. She holds a B.S. in Management Information Systems from LSU, a Master’s in Technology, Innovation, and Education from Harvard University, and is currently an M.B.A Candidate at the Berkeley-Haas School of Business. She currently resides in San Francisco, CA.