Xavier golfer wins second straight Scottsdale junior championship

Ashley Menne, a student at Xavier College Preparatory, fired two rounds in the 60s at TPC Scottsdale to win her second consecutive girls championship division at the DLB Custom Homes Scottsdale City Junior Championship Aug. 17-18. Ms. Menne — who shot a 5-under 67 on the Champions Course and a 3-under 69 on the Stadium […]

Xavier golfer to compete in First Tee competition at Pebble Beach

The First Tee and PGA TOUR Champions announced Thursday, Aug. 15 Ashley Menne, Scott Schlader and Cade Kilanowski will represent the The First Tee of Phoenix when they compete in the 2019 PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee in Pebble Beach, California. The official PGA Tour Champions event to be contested at Pebble Beach […]

Two Xavier student-athletes nominated for AIA awards

Xavier College Preparatory recognized two seniors who have been selected as finalists for the Arizona Interscholastic Association Scholar Athlete and the AIA Scholar Activities Award. Spirit line member Renee Pierson is a finalist for the AIA Scholar Activity Award and volleyball and beach volleyball player Shannon Shields is a finalist for the AIA Scholar Athlete […]

Xavier College Prep recognized for female representation in computer science

Xavier College Preparatory has earned the first College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science A and AP Computer Science Principles. Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded girls’ access in AP Computer Science courses. Out of more than 18,000 secondary […]

Shannon Shields is named Gatorade Arizona Volleyball Player of the Year

The Gatorade Company names Shannon Shields of Xavier College Prep its 2018-19 Gatorade Arizona Volleyball Player of the Year. Miss. Shields is the fourth Gatorade Arizona Volleyball Player of the Year to be chosen from Xavier College Prep, according to a press release. In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, […]

Xavier Prep ‘cans’ skirts for a cause

Xavier College Preparatory has a tradition of plaid uniform skirts, but a fundraising effort allowed students to “can” them for a day. Coordinated by the members of the National Honor Society, the entire Xavier community participated in providing meals for the hungry, according to a release. Students were allowed to wear something other than the […]

Xavier student earns Transamerica Scholarship Honor Roll status

Ashley Menne, class of 2020 at Xavier College Preparatory, has been named to the 2018 Transamerica Scholarship Honor Roll. “When I found out that I made the Transamerica Honor Roll, I felt excited to finally achieve this accomplishment. I also felt that all the efforts I have made this year finally paid off,” Ms. Menne […]

Xavier College Preparatory has 166 students earn AP recognition for academic success

Xavier College Preparatory had 166 students earn one of four levels of distinction from the College Board, creator of the Advanced Placement curriculum and exams for earning college credit in high school. The highest honor is National AP Scholar. This is granted to students receiving an average score of at least four on all AP […]

Xavier Prep soccer star wins Gatorade honors

Xavier College Preparatory junior Kyla Ferry has been named the Gatorade Arizona Girls Soccer Player of the Year. In addition to honoring her athletic excellence, the award also recognizes the student’s academic achievement as well as her overall character. She has maintained a weighted GPA of 4.14, and she also tutors, helps to coach youth […]

Xavier alumna receives Fulbright award to United Kingdoms

Xavier College Preparatory alumna Sophie Wix has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award to the United Kingdom from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Ms. Wix, who will graduate from the University of Southern California this week, will pursue an Master of Philosophy in Medical Science at […]