Red Bank Catholic High School graduate Chelsea Bruce donates her time to those with disabilities as part of her duties as Miss Delaware. Bruce will represent the state of Delaware in this year’s Miss America pageant. Photos courtesy of the Bruce family
While many of her classmates headed back to campus during the last week of August, University of Delaware senior Chelsea Bruce traveled from her home in Manasquan to Atlantic City to represent the state of Delaware in this year’s Miss America pageant.
The graduate of Red Bank Catholic High School’s Class of 2013 entered the competition equipped with 15 years’ experience as a dancer, a reputation for excellence, diligence and compassion, and a family legacy of deeply rooted faith.
“We are so proud of her. This contest opens lots of doors for her,” said her mother, Marie Connie Bruce, a parishioner in St. Denis Parish, Manasquan.
Families sending their children to Catholic schools across the Diocese of Trenton this September will be happy to see a continued dedication in the very areas that prove Catholic Schools Have it All!
Whether it’s state-of-the-art technology, new partnerships in education, perseverance in Catholic Social Teaching or the hard work of new principals and the diocesan PTA, the upcoming school year promises to be one of great success.
For 92 years, the Trenton diocesan PTA has served Catholic schools and their families, and newly installed president Paula Pangilinan is enthusiastic to begin her two-year tenure at the helm. More ... Thursday, August 24, 2017
In elementary and high schools around the Diocese, the countdown to the new school year is underway and excitement is building in faculty and staff meetings as well as in countless homes around Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean Counties.
For educators, there are few things more exciting than a new school year. While June is a time for the celebration of academic achievements, September is time for new beginnings and new academic programs and curricula. More ... Thursday, August 24, 2017
Like any family sending loved ones off on a new journey, the parish of St. Leo the Great, Lincroft, and pastor, Father John Folchetti, expressed their love and prayers for college bound students during a celebration of Mass where students were recognized and blessed. More ... Thursday, August 24, 2017
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Rowing an 18-foot-long open canoe solo along the Intracoastal Waterway from Miami to New York City, Greg Dougherty hopes to draw attention to the centennial of the Marian apparitions at Fatima, Portugal.
The craft named the Santa Maria de Fatima packed with bags of food, clothes, emergency gear and a statue of Our Lady of Fatima looks both cramped and small for such a long voyage.