As the conclusion of the 2020-21 school year approaches, many members of the Benedictine community wonder if The Figure ceremony would be held this year. The school has assured the community that The Figure will happen. According to an email sent on Monday May 6, the ceremony will occur on May 25, during the school day.
At Benedictine College Prep, like most other high schools, there will be a graduation ceremony for the senior students. Graduation will take place June 3 at 10:00 a.m. in Benedictine's new gym, the McMurtrie-Reynolds Pavilion.
Five out of six of BCP's companies will be competing in squad drill on Thursday, May 13 at 2:45 p.m. Alpha Company, Bravo Company, Charlie Company, Band Company and Honor Platoon will send out a squad of seven Cadets to see who is best at giving out and executing marching commands. The squad leaders have to memorize and call 48 orders to their units as they march around the parade deck.
This past week, April 26 -30 Cadets varsity golf team had two matches in which they won each of them marking their second win in a row.
On May 3, Benedictine Schools of Richmond Principal, Drew Mugford announced a list of important dates for upcoming school events. "The administration of both schools (BCP and SGHS) has worked diligently trying to preserve as much of the authenticity of events as possible while still complying with state guidelines," stated Mugford.
On Thursday, May 20, sophomores will participate in the first-ever Sophomore Hop. After numerous schedule adjustments, the administration has released an announcement that solidified dates, times and locations regarding several anticipated end-of-the-year functions.
It is the time of year when the spring sports are winding down and multiple baseball players are looking ahead to what college baseball will bring to them. With this year's unpredictability and uncertainty surrounding spring sports, baseball players were in a hard spot.
The Cadets' Varsity Baseball Team has recently picked up the pace after a rough start to their COVID-delayed season. They have won four of their last six games, pushing their record to 10-6.
As the close of the year approaches, a pinnacle event in the academic year comes to fruition. The induction ceremony for St. Thomas More chapter of the National Honor Society occurred Monday April 26. The induction ceremony occurred in the McMurtrie- Reynolds Pavilion directly after the end of the academic day.
Last week I was one of the eight Cadets selected to present at the annual speech festival.