Students honored at academic reception

[L-R]: Cabrini High scholarship recipients were May Yuratich, Calley Chauvin, Sophie Brodtmann, and Sarah D’Antoni.

Two incoming Cabrini High School students, one current student, and one previously awarded scholarship student were recognized at the annual Academic Scholars Reception in the school’s historic Esplanade building.

Incoming pre-freshmen recipients of Cabrini Academic Scholarships for the 2017-18 school year include Sophie Brodtmann from Metairie who attends Atonement Lutheran School and May Yuratich of Slidell who attends First Baptist Christian School in Slidell.  They were joined by Calley Chauvin of Luling a current Cabrini pre-freshman who is the recipient of a newly awarded scholarship for the 2017-18 school year. Calley entered Cabrini from Immaculate Conception School.  In addition to these three, Cabrini pre-freshman Sarah D’Antoni of St. Bernard was recognized for her 2016 award.

Students and their parents were welcomed by Principal Yvonne L. Hrapmann and a presentation by junior Sofia Mangerchine on “What Cabrini Means to Me!.”

Following the presentation of new scholarships, Cabrini President Jack Truxillo addressed the gathering.

Academic Scholarships are based exclusively on academic excellence and merit. The Academic Scholarship criteria are: Students must be present at Cabrini for placement test on Application Day; Students must earn a 90th percentile composite score on Cabrini’s placement test; Students must have an elementary/middle school record of A/B work, acceptable conduct, and a record of regular attendance.

Cabrini High School is a private, accredited, college preparatory Catholic school for young women grades 8-12. Selective admission, an award-winning science program, and championship-caliber athletics produce the complete woman prepared for college and life. The intimate atmosphere provides an environment of one-on-one instruction and personal attention. Cabrini is located at 1400 Moss Street in historic Faubourg St. John on scenic Bayou St. John.