Gery Short was elected chair of the Regional Education Board for 2010-2012 at the April 9-10, 2010 meeting of the board. Short serves as the Office of Education Director for the District of San Francisco and a member of the District Leadership Team. Other REB members include: Brother Kevin Dalmasse, Christian Brothers Conference Director for [...]
A new District has been established in the Pacific-Asia Regional Conference (PARC) called the Lasallian East Asia District (LEAD). On May 15, Superior General Brother Álvaro Rodríguez Echeverría signed the new District's Decree of Adoption of the Statutes. LEAD consists of the Districts/countries of the Philippines, Japan, Myanmar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.
Shae Hughes, a senior at De La Salle High School in Concord, CA, was named Contra Costa County's Martin Luther King Jr. Student Humanitarian of the Year for 2010. Shae, a 2010 graduate, volunteers at Monument Crisis Center in Concord and at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, tutors younger students at De Marillac [...]
Once again, the graduating class of San Miguel High School in Tucson, AZ has achieved a 100 percent graduation and college acceptance rate. The school has consistently maintained this record since its first graduating class of 2008. This outstanding accomplishment was highlighted in a Fox 11 news story.
Every Region of the Institute was represented at the New Visitors meeting that took place in the Generalate from May 10 - 21. Brother Jerome Sullivan, who is one of three Auxilliary Visitors in the District of Eastern North America (DENA), was among the 16 new Visitors at the meeting in Rome. This year's theme [...]
The impact of Lasallian higher education in the healthcare profession has taken great strides as institutions continue to upgrade their nursing programs and facilities. Approximately 468 graduates are ready to pursue a career in nursing--one of the world's most noble professions. On May 5, Lewis University in Romeoville, IL dedicated a multi-phased addition and renovations [...]
Click here for more pictures. Calm. Cool. Collected. That's how Christian Brothers School sixth grader Anthony Stoner approached the National Geographic Bee. He competed against 53 other students, grades fifth through eighth, in Washington, D.C. May 25. Anthony's journey to the national competition started with winning his school competition, which didn't come easy. "It was [...]
Brother Joseph Scheberle, FSC, of the New Orleans-Santa Fe District, died May 22, 2010 in Denver, CO after an extended illness at the age of 91. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:Friday, May 28, 2010J.K. Mullen High School, Denver, CO7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010Interment Brother's Cemetery, Lafayette, LA10:00 a.m. MILESTONES:Born April 18, 1919 in St. Mary's, NebraskaSon of [...]
Dr. Matthew Paden, a 1993 graduate of Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa, is developing a kidney replacement device specifically for children. The magazine TulsaPeople interviewed Paden, who talked about his time at Bishop Kelley.
More than three decades after graduating from De La Salle High School in Concord, CA, Mike Mitchell carries on the Lasallian spirit he learned. Relying on his experience with soccer, he is using the power and energy of the sport to improve the lives of children in Africa. After graduating from De La Salle in [...]