Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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As part of being a “Man for Others," Jesuit students are expected to give back more to the community than what it has given them. The winner of Jesuit’s annual Gold Ranger Award must live this philosophy to the fullest and bring honor to Jesuit through positive contributions to the school. In addition to making a positive difference in...
Invictus “I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul.” -Ernest Hemingway The Latin word “Invictus,” meaning unconquerable or invincible, doubles as the title for the 2009 movie that tells the story of how Nelson Mandela, the President of South Africa, united his racially and economically divided country in the wake of the apartheid through the help of...
Not even the jingle bells attached to the heels of his Bishop Lynch rival would intimidate Jan Meterka, his legs moving like pistons, the sweat dripping off his face, as he crossed the finish line of the 4x440 relay.  Victory at last. Materka’s victory that afternoon in 1972 was one among many accomplishments that secured his election to the Jesuit...
The Jesuit Sports Hall of Fame was created to showcase the accomplishments of graduates who excel above all others in one particular aspect of the Profile of the Graduate at Graduation: Physically Fit. However, communicating with the inductees reveals that the award celebrates much more than that. These inductees, while epitomizing what it means to be 'Physically Fit,' are...
Jesuit's Profile of the Graduate at Graduation features six components: open to growth, committed to social justice, intellectually competent, loving, religious, and physically fit. While all students strive to encompass all of these aspects, most are strongest in one area or another. For those who have exceptionally displayed their God-given talents in athletics, Jesuit has its own Sports Hall...
A state champion, a basketball star, a Varsity letterman, an all-state and all-district player, and, later in life, a Christian mentor and true man for others. Not many men have worn the navy and gold of the Jesuit Rangers with as much pride, love, and commitment as did Jerry Taliaferro ’63, one of this year’s esteemed Jesuit Sports Hall...
The pitcher stands tall on the mound, staring down the batter as his blue Jesuit jersey gleams in the sun. Slowly, he rocks back, breaking his hands at his waist before quickly releasing the fastball over his head. The batter swings and whiffs, looking down at the pitch, timidly wondering what is coming next. Every year, the Jesuit Hall...
An outstanding athlete, an exemplary father, and a true man for others, John Murphy, graduate of the class of 1970, has been chosen as an inductee into the 2012 Jesuit Sports Hall of Fame. This accolade, given to only a handful of alumni each year aligns Mr. Murphy with other graduates who have demonstrated what it means to be...

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