In the following blog, published on ncgs.org on June 29, 2017,Megan Murphy, executive director of The National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS), of which Saint Mary's is a member school, talks about how the all-girls' school environment empowers girls to find and use their voices - "taking center stage" to speak their minds without interruption.
What is it like to experience a culture beyond your own? Thrilling, life changing, and perspective are a few words used by the 10 Saint Mary's students who traveled to the Dominican Republic during the summer of 2017. Embarking on a journey abroad, this travel opportunity focused on women's leadership; each day of the trip provided a new adventure and an opportunity to meet local women and girls who are enacting change in their own communities.
Mary Hunter Russell '18 reflects on the leadership training she and other student leaders participated in at the start of the new school year.
Valedictorian Lindsey Schneider shares words of wisdom with her fellow graduates and all those gathered in the Grove for Saint Mary's commencement exercises on May 21, 2017.
On June 6, 2017, Harriet Conger Glover '52HS '54C appeared in a special WRAL Weather Center video. Interviewed by fellow alumna and WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner '87, Harriet shared how her grandfather, ER Conger, began his work in Edenton, N.C. in 1897 as the first volunteer weather observer for the Weather Bureau and how the Conger family has continued that tradition over the last 120 year. Click here for the video.