Mia Porcello of West Hartford won First Place in the Senior Individual Exhibit division of the Connecticut History Day Regional Contest held in Torrington on May 16, 2019. Porcello is now qualified for the State Contest, which will be held May 4th at Central Connecticut State University.
Academics & College Prep News
Thura Zaw was awarded a full, four-year scholarship to the University of Hartford beginning fall 2019. Zaw is one of only ten students nationwide to have been granted this prestigious, generous award.
Northwest Catholic’s newspaper club recently welcomed a special guest. Journalist, novelist, memoirist, and all-around great guy, Steve Rushin, came to the West Hartford school to share his insights on journalism, podcasting, and the writer’s life.
Seniors Michael Foster of Wethersfield and Meghan O'Shea of West Hartford National Merit Finalists.
Robotics Club members Gabe Landi, Mark Ruddat, and Justin DeFina make careful measurements before cutting and drilling materials.
Eh See, a junior from Hartford, has passed the preliminary round of a national poetry contest. His poem “Granted!” will appear in the printed 2019 Rising Stars Collection.
Northwest Catholic has announced its master planning project, which President and Head of School Christian Cashman said should guide the school into the future.
The Northwest Catholic Robotics Team had a very special visitor this week. Former NASA Astronaut, retired U.S. Coast Guard Captain, and current UTC Senior Technical Fellow visited NWC to talk with the young engineers about space and robotics.
Northwest Catholic High School was recently awarded a $4,000 FIRST Robotics grant from United Technologies as well as a $4000 Argosy Foundation FRC Rookie Grant.