Xavier College Preparatory

60+ Xavier Students, Faculty “Go Global” This Summer With School’s International Program

More than sixty Xavier College Preparatory students and faculty members embarked on the school’s International Studies Program offerings in Ecuador, France, and Nicaragua this summer. Four years ago, Xavier introduced these three global opportunities as well as an exchange program that welcomes German students to Arizona each fall and sends Xavier students to Aachen, Germany each winter. An annual Easter pilgrimage to Lourdes, …

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Xavier Senior Named To USA Youth National Volleyball Team

Xavier College Preparatory senior Khalia Lanier was named to the USA Youth National Volleyball team in late July and is currently competing in the 2015 FIVB Girls’ U18 World Championship tournament in Lima, Peru. Khalia and her Xavier volleyball teammates were recently honored with a Team Academic Award by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for their excellence in the …

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Xavier Softball Players Named to National and Division Teams

Xavier College Preparatory senior Amanda Preach was named to the American Family Insurance All-USA Arizona High School Softball Team and to the All-Division I First Team. Senior Mallory Belknap and junior Caitlyn Dickman were both named to the All-Division I Second Team. 34,014 total views, no views today

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Madison Wins Third Consecutive State Tennis Title

Xavier College Preparatory senior Madison Clarke captured the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Division I high school girls state singles title for the third consecutive year by defeating Corinne Prost of Liberty High School (Peoria) in the May first championship match. She was also one of only 38 young women nationwide to be named a 2015 All-­American by the National High School Tennis All-­American Foundation, an …

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Xavier Students Travel to Germany

Ten Xavier College Preparatory students traveled to Aachen, Germany last month as part of the school’s International Studies Program. While abroad, the students attended classes, immersed themselves in the culture, embraced unique experiences such as the renowned Aachen Carnival parade and the Roman Museum in Cologne, and enjoyed Germany with the families of the Aachen students who traveled to Xavier …

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Xavier Host “Girls Have IT Day” March 27

“Girls Have IT Day!” promotes young women’s involvement in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). The event will be part of this year’s Arizona SciTech Festival and is made possible through the generous support of the Freeport­-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. More than 1,000 middle school girls from around the …

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Xavier Tennis Coach Named Coach of the Year

Xavier College Preparatory tennis coach Laurie Martin has been named Tennis Industry’s “Champions of Tennis 2014 ­ High School Coach of the Year.” In addition to leading Xavier’s varsity team to three consecutive Division I state championship titles, she coaches nearly 60 students on Xavier’s freshwomen team. In the fall, Coach Martin was named to the United States Tennis Association’s “No-­Cut Coach All-­Star Team” …

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Record Donations for Xavier Canned Food Drive

Xavier College Preparatory’s National Honor Society members collected and donated an unprecedented 48,000+ canned food items to St. Vincent de Paul during its annual Canned Food Drive. Each fall, the students dedicate five weeks to their “Can Hunger” effort by gathering food for needy families before the holiday season begins. This year, the Xavier community topped last fall’s donation by more than …

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Four Xavier Seniors Recognized As National Merit Scholarship Semi- Finalists

Xavier College Preparatory is pleased to announce that four seniors; ­ Areta Buness, Kaitlin Coltin, Jacqueline Edmonds and Lee McMahon have been named semi-finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 semi­finalists in its 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  Nationwide, approximately 1.4 million juniors in more than 22,000 high …

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Recent Xavier Graduate and National Merit Scholar, Claire Woodrow, is Off to Stanford University

As a recent graduate, how well do you think Xavier prepared you for college? Xavier provided me with countless opportunities to grow intellectually.  I was able to achieve both breadth and depth to my education because I had access to an abundance of courses.  At Xavier, I not only explored a variety of subjects, I also used AP classes to …

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