Accomplished women professionals from an array of career backgrounds shared their stories of success with students from St. Joseph H.S., Downtown Brooklyn, during the school’s 11th annual Women’s Professional Day to empower, inspire and encourage the young women.
The St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, girls’ track team had a successful showing at the CHSAA indoor season intersectional championships.
2017 ended on a note when women started coming forward about their sexual assault experiences and 2018 started on a note about sharing awareness and making sure that these women get their voices heard.
More than 20 minutes of the team’s performance, which included dancing to inspiring spoken word about equality, reciting verses from the Bible and acting out short skits, transformed the Friday evening ambiance into Sunday afternoon praise and worship. By the end, the crowd stood up and clapped their hands together.
Raven Pitt, a senior guard on the St. Joseph’s H.S., Downtown Brooklyn, girls’ varsity basketball team, signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her hoops career at Wagner College, Staten Island.
After back-to-back Brooklyn-Queens GCHSAA ‘A’ division titles, the Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, girls’ varsity basketball team knows it has a target on its back.Therefore, the team has set out to do whatever it takes this season to capture a third consecutive title.
St. Joseph High School, Downtown Brooklyn, has partnered with Black Girls Code, Mouse Technology and NYU Tandon School of Engineering in addition to having a new Fab Lab to provide students with hands-on active learning opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics.
St. Joseph High School has been the heart and soul of Downtown Brooklyn since its founding in 1904.
Each year, The Tablet recognizes one outstanding graduate from each school as a way of saluting that year’s entire class. The scholars profiled here are young women and men who have distinguished themselves through academic achievement, Christian leadership and community involvement.
The Tablet All-Scholastic Team 2017- Jessica Peters