Sunday, August 9, 2020

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The senior class celebrates four years of brotherhood, service, and friendship at their graduation this weekend. But this celebration doesn't begin this weekend; it began two weeks ago with the senior convocation. The Senior Convocation annually celebrates the achievement of the senior class. The Jesuit student body joined the parents of seniors for the 2019 convocation, held in the Terry...
Photos by Carl Quist '19 and William Roberts '19 Every year, the Junior Convocation is a place where the junior class gets a platform to receive their hard-worked achievements. Since many students claim the junior year of high school to be the hardest and most important, this Convocation a way students can demonstrate their hard-work to their fellow classmates, teachers,...
On May 12, 2017, the glistening eyes of the of the freshmen, sophomores, and juniors watched the Seniors march into the Terry Center as the entire student body of 2017 gathered for the last time. After the Seniors marched in, Mr. Garrison stepped on stage and called the congregation to worship, thus inaugurating the Senior Convocation of 2017. The...
Junior Convocation marks one of the most memorable events in every student's tenure at Jesuit, initiating the long-awaited transition from junior to senior. A transition marked by late-night studying and hours of tedious homework, Junior Convocation celebrates the accomplishments of the year and commemorates students for their work in the Jesuit community. This year, Junior Convocation took place on Thursday,...
When you're a timid freshman entering the halls of Jesuit, it seems that you have 'four long years' to make the most of your Jesuit experience. And, in accord with this, most seniors leave their indelible mark on the 28. Though the Junior Convocation is coveted as the one with the most scholarship money with it, Senior Convocation serves as...
Around 400 Jesuit students wait patiently as names are called. Their classmates walk up to the front of the Terry Center and shake hands with Mr. Garrison and Mr. Earsing. On Tuesday, May 17th, the underclassmen convocation took place. Attending his very first convocation as a Jesuit student, freshman Seth Burrow believed that, "the convocation was a really cool experience....
For many freshmen, Senior Convocation is just another dreary event with Mr. McDaniel or Mr. Garrison listing off the names of people they’ve probably never met, but, as students progress in their Jesuit career, they begin to grasp the significance of this event. On the morning of Friday, May 8th, the Class of 2015 finally experienced this significance firsthand. After all...
At the end of every Junior year, there comes a highly anticipated ceremony; The Junior Convocation. The Jesuit community gathers together as a whole to celebrate the achievements of outstanding Juniors who challenged themselves inside and out of the classroom. The ceremony also recognizes the transition between Junior year and Senior year, a transition into leadership. The annual Junior Convocation was...

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