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Mercedes Porter-Via '26 was awarded the US Sailing Hanson Rescue Medal along with six other sailors by the US Sailing Committee. She also received a flag from US Congressman Patrick Fallon for rescuing a windsurfer on July 16, 2021. The US flag that each sailor received was flown over the Capitol in recognition for their bravery and heroic action.

Additionally, Mercedes was awarded the Jim Wright Leadership Award and the Best Female Sailor of the Year Award from Rush Creek Yacht Club.

Ellie Schwetz '27 performed at the Nutcracker at the Eisman Center as Dew Drop Fairy. She is part of the Elite Company at Contemporary Ballet Dallas.

Freshmen Annalise Ramos, Sophie Stewart, and Quinn Day performed at the Bishop's Christmas Party. 


Sehra Moalem '27 organized a group of 10 Ursuline classmates to help wrap and fill shoeboxes for SoupMobil, to be given to the homeless.

Questions? Contact Aubree Auletta.