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January 23, 2014
Notre Dame's Nikki Maruya Selected as South Bay Teen Idol Semi Finalist

Teens from all over the Bay Area descended on the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center on January 12 in the hopes of being crowned the South Bay’s next Teen Idol. Among only twenty chosen to move to semi-finalist status was Notre Dame junior Nikki Maruya. more

August 30, 2012
Caitlin Torres Awarded Rene Lepiane Scholarship

Each year the Rene Lepiane Leadership Award is presented to an incoming freshman student who exemplifies the qualities of a good leader.  The recipient is chosen, in part, based on her written essay.  Caitlin Torres, this year’s recipient, shared her ideas of what makes a good leader.  “From my experience, I believe a leader should be strong and stable academically and socially,” wrote Caitlin.  “Also, a good leader needs to show determination, good time management, and a complete commitment to their job,” adding that good leaders should never “limit themselves in what they can do.”  more

May 04, 2010
Tracy Payne Awarded Dorothy Wright Award for Teaching Excellence
Tracy Payne with Mary Beth Riley

Notre Dame’s beloved English & Journalism teacher, Tracy Payne, received the San Jose State University Dorothy Wright Award for Teaching Excellence. What gives the award its unique character is that its recipients are nominated by former students. more

April 27, 2010
National Honor Society Installation

On April 20, 2010, the National Honor Society (NHS) recognized thirty-one Notre Dame students who exemplify academic achievement and other outstanding characteristics. NHS members uphold and promote the four pillars of Scholarship, Character, Service, and Leadership. Standards for selection are high and granted to those who demonstrate these qualities not only in school activities, but also throughout the community. Membership is both an honor and a commitment. List of Inductees

March 29, 2010
Notre Dame Receives the Dorothy Day Award for Social Justice 

Todd Madigan from Sacred Heart Community Service presented the Notre Dame Community the Dorothy Day Award for Social Justice. The award is a recognition that the recipient has demonstrated the desire expressed by Dorothy Day when she declared, “What we would like to do is change the world—make it a little simpler for people to feed, clothe, and shelter themselves as God intended.” more

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