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Summer of Service

Many students from our sponsored high schools have been spending parts of their summers in service throughout our various ministries. Click here to see more.

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This year’s Rose Classic Super Jam took place Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at Nazareth H.S., East Flatbush, and Canarsie H.S. The event serves as a showcase for local players to display their skills in front of college coaches.

A number of local GCHSAA teams participated in the event, including Nazareth; The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates; Bishop Loughlin H.S., Fort Greene; Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge; Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood; Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst; and St. Joseph’s H.S., Downtown Brooklyn.

Kania Pollock, a senior guard on The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, basketball team, scored her 1,000th career point on Jan. 20. She will be attending Manhattan College this fall on a basketball scholarship.

Pollock is pictured below holding the commemorative pink basketball, alongside her teammates and coaches.

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Iman Childs' Story

Iman Childs of The Mary Louis Academy’s (TMLA’s) class of 2010 was awarded a Fulbright grant to conduct research in Rome, Italy for 9 months while making a documentary as a means of communicating her research. Iman said she wanted to update TMLA because the school played such a big role in her success in college.

Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential.

Iman graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, Magna Cum Laude with a major in Radio/Television/Film. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program, which enables U.S. citizens to travel abroad for the 2014-2015 academic year, is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. It is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

The Program operates in over 155 countries worldwide. Since its establishment in 1946 under legislation introduced by the late U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, the Fulbright Program has given approximately 360,000 students, scholars, teachers, artists, and scientists the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.

Fulbright alumni have achieved distinction in government, science, the arts, business, philanthropy, education, and many other fields. Fifty-three Fulbright alumni from 12 countries have been awarded the Nobel Prize, and 78 alumni have received Pulitzer Prizes.

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Katherine Chan's Story

Katherine Chan, Class of 2004, The Mary Louis Academy. In 2015 Katherine was named to FORBES Top 30 Under 30 in Finance.

Upon graduating from TMLA Katherine attended Harvard University, on a full scholarship. During her time at Harvard, Katherine was President of the Harvard Independent student newspaper while earning her A.B. in Linguistics & Mind, Brain Behavior with a double major in Human Evolutionary Biology.

Since graduation from Harvard Katherine has held positions of increasing seniority in several financial firms and in 2014 she and a friend started their own hedge fund - Anandar Capital Management. In addition to all of this, Katherine also has served as Co-Chair of the Next Generation Committee of 100 Women in Hedge Funds and serves as a member of TMLA's Mentoring Program.

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