JSerra Catholic High School Welcomes Largest Senior Class in School History

JSerra Catholic High School issued the press advisory below today.

CONTACT: Bill Rams (949)351-4647; Elizabeth Bade (949)493-9307, ext. 1148

WHAT: JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano welcomes students for the beginning of its seventh school year. The class includes more than 200 seniors – its largest senior class to date. The school opened with 125 freshman and sophomores in fall 2003.


– Despite worst recession since Great Depression, the school is posting significantly stronger than forecast enrollment.

– Its first-ever Trinity League championship athletic teams prepare to defend titles in boys soccer and baseball. Lacrosse won CIF’s Division II.

– Last year, JSerra had 220 scholar athletes with GPA of 4.0 or better – including the school’s first-ever National Merit Scholarship winner.

– Seniors to donate more than 30,000 community service hours.

– School has dedicated nearly $2.5 million in financial aid.

– First in Orange County with $110-million facilities, including a $40-million sports complex.

– Named to the Catholic High School Honor Roll three consecutive years – only high school in the region

– For more, visit www.jserra.org.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 1, 2009 starting at 8 a.m.

WHERE:JSerra Catholic High School, 26351 Junipero Serra Road, San Juan Capistrano, (949) 493-9307

Tom Wazsak, founding principal
Frank Talarico, President and CEO
Brett Kay, Orange County Register’s Baseball Coach of the Year
Jan Kilduff, chemistry teacher former NASA consultant
More than 1,000 students