Business Magnet Moves on to State Competitions

Giovanna Hughes accepting her award for  Entrepreneurship and Accounting 1
Giovanna Hughes accepting her award for Entrepreneurship and Accounting 1

The Business Magnet Program had 70 members of JSerra’s Future Business Leaders of America participate in the Section FBLA Conference at University High School in Irvine.

Students tested in subjects ranging from personal finance to business communications, with many students competing in more than one subject.

JSerra turned out a record year for this Conference, with over ten students medaling in their respective positions.

Two students in particular, Andrew Ormonde and Daniel Yun, are moving on to compete in the State Championships, to be held April 18-22, in Santa Clara.

“ I am once again very proud from the amazing work of our FBLA members.   Two years in a row we have sent students to state, which is in itself very astonishing,” said Program Director, Carol Chaffee.

Students who medaled and their respective subject are as follows:

Giovanna Hughes- Entrepreneurship and Accounting 1

Maggie Beyer- Entrepreneurship

Max Gamperl- Parliamentary Procedure

Zach Ramsey- Parliamentary Procedure

Adryan Son- Parliamentary Procedure

Jonathan Fabulich- Parliamentary Procedure

Stuart Young- Parliamentary Procedure

Angelica Ramos- Business Procedures

Emily Day- Public Speakig 2

Jonathan Lopez- Economics

Hunter Kempf- Personal Finance

Andrew Ormonde- Global Business

Daniel Yun- Global Business

JSerra Theater Nominated by the America High School Theatre Festival for Opportunity to Perform in Scotland

ahstf-american-high-school-theatre-festival-85174183*A press release from JSerra Catholic High School

The America High School Theatre Festival (AHSTF) nominates JSerra Catholic High School’s production of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap for The Fringe Theater summer performances.

Out of thousands of applications, the AHSTF annually chooses only ten high schools in the country to compete in the prestigious Festival.

“I am thrilled to have our wonderful production of The Mousetrap and the theater program here at JSerra recognized for our work. I am incredibly proud of the student actors who commit so much of their time and sacrifice so much to be involved in a production. It is rewarding to see all of our hard work and dedication be honored,” said Deborah Marley, JSerra Theater Director.

The high school with the winning performance from the festival will move on to perform in Edinburgh, Scotland, at The Fringe Festival. The group that moves on to Scotland will have the opportunity to perform a play of their choice four times on the main stages. The group will also take professional masters classes while in Scotland.

The premier festival attracts professional actors and theater companies alike.

“JSerra is honored to be acknowledged by this wonderful organization. I am so happy that our students’ efforts and hard work, and that of our theater teacher Deb Marley, have been given recognition through this great opportunity in Theater Arts,” said Nancy Harrell, JSerra Artist-in-Residence Director.