The Southern Connecticut Conference (SCC) annually recognizes two seniors from each member school for their outstanding efforts in the classroom, in their school, on the field, and in their local communities.
Adalyn Schommer, ‘20 of Cheshire and Sydney Walsh, ‘20 of Seymour were selected to represent Sacred Heart Academy.
In the fall, Adalyn plans to attend Vassar College and double major in Biology and Greek & Roman Studies and Sydney plans to enroll at Villanova University in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, where they will continue to be scholar leaders.
Adalyn Schommer: Leader in her class and a standout academically – 2020 Salutatorian and Summa Scholar • An executive board member of Student Council, Freshman Class Treasurer and Junior Student Council Treasurer • Integral member of the Campus Ministry team, Adalyn was responsible for developing and strengthening the faith aspects of the Academy • Member of our May Crowning Enthronement Court; she was selected by her peers as a leader in our school as a young woman who lives our mission faithfully.
Sydney Walsh: Four-year member of Student Council, Sydney is a natural born leader •Academically talented – 2020 Summa Scholar • Selected to be a member of Charism Connection; eight students who work closely with eight from Cor Jesu Academy, Sacred Heart’s sister high school in St. Louis, to share the mission of Sacred Heart’s founding congregation, the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. • Voted by her classmates to be the Enthroner at May Crowing, which is very significant—that senior that the entire class and faculty feels best embodies the mission of our school.
Founded in 1946 by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sacred Heart Academy successfully prepares young women in grades 9 – 12 for learning, service, and achievement in a global society. Sacred Heart welcomes 500 students from more than 80 schools and 60 towns in Connecticut and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Visit sacredhearthamden.org to learn more.