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Dr. Max Engel Honored with 2019 Pressley Award for a Promising Scholar in the Education Field

on Wednesday, 24 July 2019.

By: Kenna Arana

Dr. Max Engel - Michael Pressley Award Winner

ACE teachers wholeheartedly commit themselves to teaching, coaching school sports, and above all, sharing Christ’s love with their students. Dr. Max Engel has taken those attributes above and beyond to the college classroom – earning him recognition as the 2019 recipient of the Michael Pressley Award for a Promising Scholar in the Education Field.

2019 Michael Pressley Award for Excellence in Catholic Education: Maura Shea

on Wednesday, 17 July 2019.

By: Kenna Arana

Maura Shea ACE 18 - Michael Pressley Award - Alliance for Catholic Education

What makes Catholic education distinctive?

This question has long intrigued Maura Shea, a member of ACE 18 (Plaquemine) and Catholic educator and writer.

“It’s a question I’m continually asking myself,” she says. “I realize more and more what a complicated question it is. We’re claiming that we’re doing something different, and I want us to be better able to articulate and understand that difference.”

spACEs - Episode One: Sliding Doors

Audrey Scott on Friday, 28 June 2019.

spACEs: An ACE Podcast Adventure

Welcome to spACEs: An ACE Podcast Adventure! Our episodes feature stories about the unexpected things that happen to you and around—shared through a Catholic lens. 

If Dr. Seuss Wrote a Biography of St. Ignatius of Loyola

on Friday, 10 May 2019.

By: Melissa Pavloff

Audacious Ignatius by Paul Mitchell and Katie Mitchell Broussard

Katie Mitchell Broussard, a graduate of the Alliance for Catholic Education, and her brother Paul Mitchell recently published a children’s book, Audacious Ignatius, based on the life of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

Knowledge, Buzzer Skills, and Strategy

Audrey Scott on Monday, 29 April 2019.

What are the three things you need to win on Jeopardy!?

Kedin Donohue Jeopardy!

Take it from someone who knows–Kevin Donohue (ACE 17, LA South Central), who appeared
last week on the famed television quiz show hosted for over 30 years by the inimitable
Alex Trebek.