WHO: ALL MEDIA INVITED (SPORTS MEDIA). Holy Cross of San Antonio is an independent Catholic co-educational middle and high school. The Brothers of Holy Cross founded the school in 1957 steeped in tradition and education. Holy Cross serves as the only co-educational college preparatory school centrally located in San Antonio’s Westside. Based on the principles of the Brothers of Holy Cross, the school’s educational mission helps break the cycle of poverty and opens doors to higher education.
WHAT: Samuel Moreno, senior at Holy Cross of San Antonio, will do an official signing to Oklahoma Panhandle State University. The university has offered him a partial athletic-baseball scholarship and a partial academic scholarship to attend Panhandle State University in August 2013. He excels both academically and athletically. Moreno ranks 3rd in his class. He plays second baseman for the Holy Cross Knights baseball team. He also played quarterback for the Holy Cross Knights football team. His football team made it to state finals in November 2012. He will be joined at his official signing by his parents Mr. Tony and Mrs. Ruby Moreno.
WHERE: Holy Cross of San Antonio, 426 N. San Felipe, San Antonio, Texas 78228
WHEN: Fri., April 19 at 11:00 a.m.
WHY: Samuel Moreno’s Bio:
- 3rd in his graduating class and scheduled to graduate May 22, 2013
- President of the National Honor Society
- Second Baseman for the Holy Cross Baseball Team
- Quarterback for the Holy Cross Knights Football Team
- Son of Mr. Tony and Mrs. Ruby Moreno
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WHO: ALL MEDIA INVITED. Holy Cross of San Antonio is an independent Catholic co-educational middle and high school. The Brothers of Holy Cross founded the school in 1957 steeped in tradition and education. Holy Cross serves as the only co-educational college preparatory school centrally located in San Antonio’s Westside. Based on the principles of the Brothers of Holy Cross, the school’s educational mission helps break the cycle of poverty and opens doors to higher education.
WHAT: Holy Cross of San Antonio will host an unveiling ceremony of a bronze bust of Saint André Bassette, C.S.C. sculpted by Jerry McKenna. Alejandro Barragán, Class of 2014, is scheduled to receive the Boy Scout’s highest honor as Eagle Scout. As part of his Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project, he raised the funds to purchase a McKenna sculpture of St. André. Joining Alejandro at the ceremony will be Mr. McKenna, Mr. Jaime Medel, Scout Master, Holy Cross Board of Trustees, faculty and students as well as his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Barragán and relatives. The statue is being dedicated in memory of Mr. Eloy Chavarria, Class of 1982, a highly decorated military serviceman. His wife, Elsa, and family will be present.
WHERE: Holy Cross of San Antonio’s Front Courtyard
426 N. San Felipe, San Antonio, Texas 78228
WHEN: Wed., April 17 at 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. (starting promptly)
WHY: Alejandro Barragán is a junior at Holy Cross of San Antonio and a member of the Boy Scouts Troop 450, Alamo Area Council. Alejandro chose as his Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project to raise the funds for a rare Jerry McKenna sculpture of the St. André bronze bust. Mr. McKenna, an accomplished sculptor, is also the sculptor of the bronze Four Horsemen at the University of Notre Dame. He too attended a Holy Cross founded school, St. Edward’s High School in Ohio. St. André was the first Brother of Holy Cross to be Canonized as a Saint proclaimed by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and officiated by the Vatican on Sun., Oct. 17, 2010.
Bio of Alejandro Barragán, Class of 2014:
- Boy Scout of Troop 450, Alamo Area Council, since First Grade
- Holy Cross Student Knight Ambassador since 2012
- Member of the National Honor Society since 2011
- Member of the National Hispanic Institute since 2011
- Holy Cross Varsity Football Team – Offensive Lineman
- Pontifical Server for the Archdiocese of San Antonio
- Son of Mr. Rudy and Mrs. Mary Ann Barragán
Alumni Association Meeting / April 18, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Please note that the Alumni Association meeting is set for April 18, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
- Senior Class Luncheon sponsored by Alumni Association
- Holy Cross Immersion Program – Pilgrimage
- President’s Blue and Gold Gala, September 21, 2013 – Alumni Challenge
- Tournament contributions – process and method of payment
- Parking lot registration – process and method of payment
- Tournament sponsors and banners
Mark your calendar for these events:
- May 16, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. / Captains meeting – brackets and rules
- May 24, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. / KICK-OFF Memorial Day Weekend Event, Convocation Center, FREE refreshments, music, and light snacks
- May 24 – 26 / Memorial Day Weekend Alumni Tournament
Congratulations to the class of 1988 for being the first to register and pay for this year’s tournament. The class of 1974 and the class of 1984 have also paid for this year’s tournament.
Hope to see many Knights at the Alumni Association meeting.
Paul Martinez, Ph.D.
Alumni President, Class of 1984
The Holy Cross Poker & Casino Night for April 13 has been postponed. The new date will be posted when plans are finalized.
Thank you for your support!
Dear Holy Cross Parents/Guardians,
The first Saturday of each month, the parents of the Student Knight Ambassador (SKA) Program will be hosting a rosary starting at 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. in the Chapel (located in the Business Building formerly the Brother’s residence). We will be lifting up special intentions for the families of Holy Cross students and alumni. It is open to our Holy Cross community. Please bring your own rosary and join us.
Sincerely in Holy Cross,
Ms. Eguia-Garcia, VP of Advancement & Public Relations and Co-Sponsor of SKA Program
Mrs. Leticia Ramirez, Co-Sponsor of the SKA Program
The class of 1963 reunion committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, April 9th in the Holy Cross Library. Proceeds from the the June 22nd event will be used to begin The Brother Stanley Culotta Scholarship fund.
Cost is $200 for a table of 8.
For more information call Frank at 464-2627 or John at 684-0685.