Character & Leadership In Action

List of 20 news stories.

  • Baxter (center) with the containers he built at the Trinity River Audubon Center

    The Olympic Medal of Scouting

    Combining his love of Scouting with his passion for conservation, Baxter Perry-Miller ’24 is aiming to earn both the rank of Eagle Scout and the rarer Hornaday Medal, also known as the “Olympic Medal of Scouting.”
  • New York

    Alumni Lead Nationwide Service

    On Saturday, June 1, 2019, St. Mark’s alumni across the country reinforced the importance of giving back to their communities.
  • Graduates Mentor Students

    On Thursday, March 28, 2019, the Student Alumni Association hosted a conversation with B.A. Cullum ’99, Vice President at Aspect Investors; Jake Wagner ’00, Co-CEO at Republic Property Group; and Seth Collins ’02, Assistant Vice President of Corporate Development at Vrio Corp.
  • Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

    St. Mark’s Scout Reports to Washington

    Eagle Scout Trevor Burke ’19 traveled to Washington, D.C., over Spring Break as part of the delegation that delivered the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) 2018 Report to the Nation.
  • Marksmen and Mr. Smith chat with students in Haiti.

    Mentoring Beyond Borders

    Working with a nonprofit aid organization operated by Dr. David Vanderpool ’78, Marksmen have begun mentoring Haitian students via online video conference calls.
  • Giving Life

    Dozens of students, faculty, staff, and parents spent Wednesday, February 20, contributing to the Community Service Board’s annual Blood Drive.
  • Students Volunteer on MLK Jr. Day

    More than two dozen St. Mark’s students, faculty, and staff members spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day giving back to the community.
  • McDonald's Week Kicks Off

    On Monday, November 12, students from St. Mark’s and Hockaday gathered at the McDonald’s on Preston/Royal before school for the start of McDonald’s Week.
  • Alumni Return as Mentors

    St. Mark’s alumni had the opportunity to return to campus and share their professional expertise and life experiences with Upper School students.
  • Sean Gallagher ’87

    Lessons in Civics and Leadership

    In the weeks before the 2018 midterm elections, Marksmen heard from two guest speakers with extensive experience in government.
  • One of the many St. Mark's classrooms used for the Heart of Texas Tournament.

    Hosting the Heart of Texas

    While many enjoyed a Friday off, the dedicated student and faculty members of the School’s debate team used the annual Heart of Texas Debate Tournament to put into action lessons of dedication, leadership, and community.
  • Marksmen Explore Peru

    For the tenth annual International Photography Trip, a group of 14 Marksmen and three faculty chaperones traveled to the South American country of Peru for 10 days of exploration, photography, and service.
  • Teachers Present at Global Conference

    In July 2018, nine St. Mark’s faculty members traveled to the Southport School in Gold Coast, Australia, to attend the International Boys’ Schools Coalition (IBSC) Annual Conference.
  • Students Become Teachers

    Just a few days into summer break, several Marksmen were back in the classroom at St. Mark’s, but not as students.
  • Building a Dream Home

    For more than a decade, Marksmen have helped local families move into their dream home. On Saturday, March 24, 2018, students, parents, faculty, and staff from St. Mark’s and Hockaday helped dedicate their 13th Habitat for Humanity house. 
  • Sam Goldfarb ’20 and John Dorie ’63

    Called to Serve

    During his summer break in 2017, Samuel Goldfarb ’20 spent a week honing his skills as a Civil Air Patrolman at the Lone Star Emergency Services Academy (LESA).
  • A Witness to History

    Last week, Upper School history students heard from a special guest speaker, Brigadier General Jerry Boykin (USA RET).
  • Fighting Hunger with Art

    St. Mark’s ceramicists are doing their part to help end hunger in the Dallas area.
  • Alumnus, Former CIA Analyst, Speaks to Seniors

    For its tenth annual Senior Leadership Dinner, the Character and Leadership Development Program invited Ned Price ’01 to speak to the Class of 2018.
  • Lower School Cub Scouts thank Coach Arredondo for his service.

    Marksmen Honor and Learn From Veterans

    As Americans pause to remember our veterans, students at St. Mark’s have taken opportunities to both honor and learn from those who served.

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