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Monsignor James E. Gilg Performing Arts Center Blessing 

Skutt Catholic’s new Performing Arts Center, named for Monsignor James E. Gilg, is officially open! The John and Michaela Blazek Stage awaits future stars, while the Benjamin H. Ryan Memorial Theatricals honor artistic excellence. Archbishop Lucas blessed the space, and Monsignor Gilg himself christened the stage with a piano performance at the blessing and ribbon cutting event on April 22.

The Next Act Campaign

Launching the 2023-2028 Strategic Plan

Skutt Catholic High School went through a formal strategic planning process, engaging a broad spectrum of stakeholders in establishing aspirations, goals, and objectives.

The process yielded a plan that identifies the school’s highest priorities and guide its key actions for the next five years.

 

2023-2038 Strategic Plan

Matching Gift Challenge for The Next Act

Thanks to the success of the $1 Million Match Challenge, we are now up to more than $9 million. But we still need your support to make this dream a reality!

Let’s rally together to make The Next Act campaign a success as we look forward to opening the new performing arts center in April 2024.

The Next Act Campaign

“Skutt Catholic has so many opportunities to get involved, from faith education and activities, to sports and academics. The teachers and coaches guide you because they want you to reach your full potential.”

- Tatum ‘25

Skutt Catholic Named 2022 National Blue Ribbon School

V.J. and Angela Skutt Catholic High School has been named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School. Part of the U.S. Department of Education, the program recognizes schools based on their overall academic excellence.  The coveted National Blue Ribbon School award is the highest honor a school can earn and it is a widely recognized symbol of exemplary teaching and learning. Read all about it in our blogpost.

2022 National Blue Ribbon School

 

 

Fourth Annual SC Day of Giving

We are happy to report the fourth annual SC Day of Giving was a huge success! This  24-hour fundraising event brought donors, volunteers, and the Skutt Catholic community together around a common cause. 

$35,874 was raised from 219 supporters, unlocking two matching gifts – for $25,000 and $2,500 –  bringing in $63,374!

 

SC Day of Giving 2022

 

 

ST. NICHOLAS NIGHT

On November 30, close to 300 people stopped by Skutt Catholic’s fourth annual St. Nicholas Night, featuring The Pancake Man and a visit with St. Nicholas. This gathering of the SkyHawk family is a meaningful way to kick of the season, focusing on fellowship and the story of the original St. Nicholas.

St. Nicholas Night 2021

Alumni Business Directory

The Skutt Catholic Alumni Business Directory is now live! This online platform is dedicated to highlighting the businesses and services offered by our alumni.

Whether you’re looking for a realtor, a new restaurant to try, or dental care, you can find it in the Alumni Business Directory. Simply search by name or category to find businesses that interest you.

Alumni Business Directory

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2023-2024
Alumnus of the Year:
Matt Keller ’11

Matt embodies the SkyHawk spirit as a Senior Software Engineer at Indeed and as the Co-Founder of the ArchOmaha Catholic Young Adults group. Matt has shown unwavering commitment to fostering a community of faith and fellowship among young Catholics. He has also graciously shared his wisdom and experiences with our current students, speaking at retreats and, alongside his wife, offering insights on the vocation of marriage.

Read His Story

2022-2023
Alumna of the Year:
Jill Graham Seberger ’04

Jill Graham Seberger became a SkyHawk in 2000, when the school was still fairly new. She was passionate about boosting school spirit. Jill initiated spirit signs, pep rallies, theme nights at games, and a senior lounge. She was honored with the SkyHawk Spirit Award at her own Baccalaureate, and went on to become a cheerleader at UNL.

Read Her Story

2021-2022
Alumna of the Year:
Brittany Margritz ’15

In developing world countries, sometimes a bridge alone can provide access to the infrastructure we take for granted in the United States – education, healthcare, and a livelihood. Skutt Catholic’s 2022 Alumna of the Year, Brittany Margritz ‘15, is building bridges to empower these underserved communities.

Read Her Story

2020-2021
Alumnus of the Year:
Mike Egermier ‘97

The 2020-2021 Outstanding Alumnus Award Winner is Mike Egermier ‘97, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with Egermier Wealth Management Group.  Skutt Catholic president, Jeremy Moore, presented the award during the baccalaureate Mass and senior awards ceremony on May 22 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fremont.

Read His Story

2019-2020
Alumna of the Year:
Rachel Balkovec ’05

Skutt Catholic president, Jeremy Moore, presented the award during the baccalaureate mass and senior award ceremony on July 17, 2020 at Christ the King Catholic Church. Rachel spoke to the graduating seniors about gratitude and challenging themselves to take risks.  She gave a special thanks to her parents and SC Coach Keith Engelkamp for the impact they have had on her life. 

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"I chose Skutt Catholic because of the opportunities to pursue my interests. I immediately felt welcome and supported by the faculty and fellow students."

- John '25

CONWAY NAMED SECONDARY ART TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Art teacher Molly Conway was named the Nebraska Art Teachers Association (NATA) 2022 Secondary Art Educator of the Year in September. 

Click HERE to read all about it.

WILSON NAMED SECONDARY ART TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Marking the start of her 28th year at Skutt Catholic, art teacher Jennie WIlson was named the Nebraska Art Teachers Association (NATA) 2021 Secondary Art Educator of the Year in the fall.

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STEVE CARROLL ’05 NAMED COACH OF THE YEAR

The Skutt Catholic cross country teams are about to embark on the toughest part of their season — the State Meet this Friday. We checked in with head coach Steve Carroll ‘05, who was named the Coach of the Year for Nebraska Boys Cross Country* last spring, to hear about his personal journey and his recipe for success.

Click HERE to read all about it.

SAUNDERS NAMED COACH OF THE YEAR

In her 10th year, Skutt Catholic head volleyball coach Renee Saunders has been named one of two National High School Coaches of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for 2020.

Click HERE to read all about it.

MOORE RECEIVES NATA PRISM AWARD

Skutt Catholic president, Jeremy Moore, has received the Nebraska Art Teachers Association (NATA) 2020 Prism Award in recognition for significant contributions to art education. Most recently, Moore championed the school’s new addition, featuring two new art rooms, a TV and digital media classroom, a choir classroom, and a new biology laboratory.

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ECK NAMED SECONDARY ART TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Marking her 31st year of teaching (20th at Skutt Catholic), art teacher Johnna Eck has been named the Nebraska Art Teachers Association (NATA) 2020 Secondary Art Educator of the Year.

Click HERE to read all about it.

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"I loved the feeling of the family environment when I shadowed. I saw the friendships and knew coming to Skutt Catholic from a public school would be so easy since everyone was so welcoming."

- Mia '25

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