Category: Graduation

We are delighted to present the speeches from our recent graduation ceremony. Check back at the blog over the coming days and weeks to read or listen to the speeches in the order in which they were delivered. Here is the first installment.  The first student speaker was Monnica Prudlo, who both delighted and challenged
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This past Saturday, Kolbe Academy held its class of 2019 graduation ceremony at the Catholic Center on the campus of Georgia Tech in downtown Atlanta. What could have turned out to be a frustrated event–due to heavy rain causing several of the participants, including two of the featured speakers, to be rerouted and delayed–ended up being a
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Our Director of Academic Services, Mr. Everett Buyarski, was born and raised in Southeast Alaska. He received his B.A. in Philosophy from Gonzaga University, where he spent two years in the seminary before discerning he wasn’t called to the priesthood. He is married to his beautiful wife Melissa, and has five sons, Nathaniel, Aaron, Peter,
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By Sonya McCormick I am writing this note, on behalf of my husband and our family, as a sign of gratitude to the Kolbe Academy staff for planning and executing a remarkable first-ever live commencement for the Class of 2018. When our family embarked on this school-at-home journey, anticipating a bona fide commencement was not
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  A Long Time Ago at a Graduation Far, Far Away… It seems like only yesterday, I was attending my own high school graduation. A small crowd of friends and family members had gathered for the ceremony in the auditorium of my dad’s Baptist church, which featured only two graduates–myself, and a girl who had
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A Hairy Situation In 9th grade I needed a haircut. I had been informed by my mother that the current “situation” atop my head was unacceptable and, unless I was planning on registering it as a national forest, I would need to get it trimmed. Unfortunately, the month was October, and I knew if I
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