“Now I know some of you are probably thinking,” said Akil, “It would be awesome if this thing could just disappear out of my life forever!”
“Put simply, Mr. Ben Surowiecki was an honorable man who helped kids accomplish their dreams. And his family continues to make mine come true.
SMPA’s record so far this season is 7 wins and 6 losses. The team has been coached by SMPA alumni, high school students Nyrobi, Class of 2027, Sebastian, Class of 2026 and Kennia, Class of 2026. Our biggest win so far has been against St. Mary’s / St. Michael’s with a score of 44-6. “They’re […]
Mishell knew as she sat at her own 8th grade graduation from SMPA that she wanted to be the Commencement Speaker when she graduated from college. Eight years and a double major later, she walked up to the podium to offer these words of wisdom to SMPA’s current graduating class: “Talent and ambition know no […]
At a recent charity event a graduate of SMPA thanked the benefactors for all they allowed to be possible in his life. I was taken with the word “benefactor”.
Every student who attends Saint Martin de Porres Academy is awarded a $16,000 scholarship – the cost of attending SMPA for one year. Scholarship certificates are framed and presented at a special ceremony attended by the students and their families at the beginning of the school year called Scholarship Night.
“What I want to say to the donors is thank you. Thank you for believing in us. Thank you for believing in me. I appreciate everything you’ve done for me. I’m going to show you guys that investing me is the best thing you’ve ever done.”
Saint Martin de Porres Academy graduate and Sacred Heart Academy student Judith Suffard was awarded a $1,000 Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Leaders and Achievers, funded through the Comcast Foundation, recognizes high school seniors from Comcast communities for their commitment to community service, academics and demonstrated leadership.