The upcoming annual Bishop's Golf Tournament, to be held at Canyon Springs Golf Club in San Antonio, is quickly approaching on Friday, October 30. The "Bishop's Golf Classic" continues to be a tremendous success because of the support of our sponsors and players. All proceeds go directly to support our young people and families through the Camps Scholarship Fund. Last year was a record setting year, with a net profit to the scholarship fund of over $39,000.
Students at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas will participate in the eighth season of CyberPatriot’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. Beginning October 17, members of TMI’s Texas Military Institute Corps of Cadets (JROTC) and other students will enter the CyberPatriot Middle School, Open High School, and JROTC divisions against similar teams from across the country. This is the first year TMI will have five separate teams competing and the first to compete in the Middle School and Open divisions.
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS–The Oblate Institute for the Study of Contemporary Spirituality announced its first initiative on social justice, "Dorothy Day for Today, A Contemporary Model of Compassion in Action: Spirituality, Social Justice and Ethics." The new forum will be the first social justice conference in Texas that will foster an ongoing dialogue in spirituality and social justice.
On Sunday, September 20, St. Matthew’s, Universal City, celebrated its 50th anniversary. The Rev. Tim Vellom, rector, and the Rt. Rev. Bob Hibbs led the service. “Our anniversary was put together with a lot of hard work by a lot of good people,” said Barbara Duffield, parishioner, and it had the feel of a family celebration.
Nine seniors at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas have been named Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship competition. They are: Lincoln Abbott, LeSean Brown, Christopher Clark, Lauren Devlin, Samantha Hobbs, Sarah Klem, Sofia Miranda-Fred, Aiden Read, and Umer Salman.
Students and recent graduates from TMI – The Episcopal School were named 2015 AP Scholars by the College Board, which administers the Advanced Placement (AP) examinations. The AP Scholar Awards Program recognizes high-school students who have done outstanding work in AP (college-level) courses.
In November a very exciting project between the University of the Incarnate Word; Theatre Nohgaku; and St. Luke's, San Antonio, will take place, entitled "Where Rivers Meet." In fact, it will take place four times: Austin (University of Texas) - November 3 at 7:30 p.m., University of the Incarnate Word - November 5 at 7:30 p.m., St. Luke's Episcopal Church - November 6 at 7:30 p.m., and Asia Society Texas Center in Houston - November 8 at 3:00 p.m.
St. David's Episcopal Church and School is pleased to announce the dedication of its new building, Lillibridge Hall. The new building includes state-of-the art classrooms, an atrium entrance for the church and school, gathering spaces, enlarged offices, and a new parking lot.