Friday, May 24, 2013
Dunwoody native Air Force Major John L. Carroll gave the ultimate sacrifice for his country in 1972.
On Thursday, the Marist School and the Atlanta Vietnam Veterans Business Association honored Dunwoody native Air Force Major John L. Carroll, who gave the ultimate sacrifice for his country in 1972. According to a report from Neighbor Newspapers, Carroll was losing fuel and power when his aircraft was struck by enemy fire. Carroll's plane went down and he then fought off two north Vietnamese companies with a revolver, hand grenades and a rifle while he waited for help. However, those enemy companies held off any help that came to rescue Carroll and he died there on Nov. 7, 1962. Watch the full ceremony to honor Carroll here.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The money will be used to provide scholarships to Hispanic adults enrolled in the GED program at Marist School.
The Catholic Foundation of North Georgia has awarded a $3000 grant to advance the Hispanic Adult Education and Formation Center hosted at Marist School. The support, which was given from the Goizueta Fund, will be used to provide scholarships to Hispanic adults enrolled in the GED program at Marist School. “This is a tremendous vote of confidence for all of us involved,” said Father Bill Rowland, S.M., executive director of the Hispanic Adult Education and Formation Center. “This grant will help to insure that those Hispanic adult learners who want to obtain their GED and take the first step up the economic ladder but who might shy away from doing so because of lack of funds will now be able to.” The Hispanic Adult Education and Formation…
Friday, March 8, 2013
Marist will host a collegiate lacrosse game on Friday night at 7:30 pm.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Kristen Meier becomes is the first female soccer player from Marist to be drafted to a professional team.
Former Marist School soccer player Kristen Meier was chosen in the inaugural draft of the National Women’s Soccer League to join the Seattle Reign FC. Meier is the first female soccer player from Marist to be drafted to a professional team. The 21-year-old will join a new Seattle franchise with a roster that includes U.S. Women’s National Team players Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe, and Amy Rodriguez. While at Marist, Meier lettered in varsity soccer for four years and played on the 2008 Region III East Premier League and Georgia 4A Championship-winning teams. She was selected as the Georgia Soccer Coaches Association’s player of the year in 2008. Meier also lettered in softball and basketball, serving as the girls’ basketball team captain for …