Friday, August 7, 2020

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The Jesuit Class of 2020 is undoubtedly the best class to ever grace the halls of Jesuit Dallas. How can the achievement of such a legendary class be celebrated? With the junior convocation. The junior convocation annually celebrates the achievement of the junior class, held in the Terry Center on May 21, 2019 at 2:30 pm. The convocation was organized...
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....
Though Jesuit students may have deviated slightly from the recording, the final singing of the Jesuit Alma Mater clearly marked a moment of unity in the senior class as it was the last time the entire school would gather to sing it. Getting a bunch of high school guys to sing out loud is definitely an accomplishment in its...
An event that takes places toward the end of the academic school year, convocation is designed to recognize students who have excelled in particular subjects, displayed a great passion for learning in a particular subject, demonstrated consistent service and leadership, or simply exemplified what it means to be a Jesuit student.  The ceremony certainly recognizes students where recognition is...
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...
Photography by Joe Howard   The Freshman/Sophomore Convocation is an event that occurs at the end of every school year. The convocation is intended to identify those students who have shined in particular subjects/extracurriculars, showed constant service and great leadership, or simply displayed the attributes of the Jesuit Student. The Convocation attempts to award the students who deserve recognition. Shortly before the Freshman/Sophomore Convocation, I spoke...
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...
Marking the last time the seniors would congregate with the rest of the student body, the Senior Convocation, held on May 11, 2012, commemorated individual seniors for their dedication to academics, leadership, and community service during their last school-year at Jesuit.   Beginning with the academic and extracurricular achievements, junior counselor Mr. Paul McDaniel gave out the awards for a variety...

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