32 Sophomores Inducted into National Honor Society

Thirty-two Mercy McAuley sophomores were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) during a special ceremony in Mercy McAuley's Auditorium on April 17. NHS is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service.

Congratulations to our newest NHS inductees:

Mollie Bigner
Allison Blaut
Emily Bollin
Nora Cheeseman
Christine Cook
Heather Cook
Sydney Etris
Markayla Freeman
Rylie Gavin
Emma Godfrey
Rachael Hamad
Abigail Hoffman
Eileen Jones
Morgan Kreimer
Hannah Kuderer
Nora Ludwig
Elizabeth Meyer
Caroline Nash
Abigail Noe
Grace O’Connor
Krishi Patel
Abigail Perkins
Kylie Pfeifer
Olivia Rack
Kristina Rodriguez
Megan Roell
Kaitlyn Sansone
Helene Schaefer
Ava Scott
Amy Siemer
Elizabeth Verhoff
Lillian Woeste

Mercy McAuley Names Class of 2019 Valedictorians & Salutatorians

Mercy McAuley has named two Class of 2019 Valedictorians, and two Salutatorians. This year only, the school will have one Valedictorian and one Salutatorian from each of our legacy schools. Congratulations to the following students on their tremendous academic achievements!

Class of 2019 Valedictorians

  • Lucie Kneip - Lucie has not yet decided where she will attend college, but she plans to major in Political Science and Spanish, with the ultimate goal of becoming an immigration lawyer and working for the UN. 
  • Danielle Nissen - Danielle plans to major in Acting at Wright State University, with the goal of becoming an actress.

Class of 2019 Salutatorians

  • Katelyn Freese - Katelyn plans to major in psychology, with a neuroscience minor, on a pre-med track at the University of Kentucky. Her goal is to become a pediatrician or a pediatric oncologist.
  • Rose Homoelle - Rose plans to major in biochemistry at Ohio State University, where she will also be a student athlete with the synchronized swimming team. Although Rose's career goals are undecided, she says she'll continue to pursue what makes her happy and what drives her to learn more.
Seven Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent!

Congratulations to the following Mercy McAuley athletes, who on April 17 signed National Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level!

  • Ally Albrinck - Volleyball, Thomas More University
  • Rachel Berwanger  - Volleyball and Track & Field, Thomas More University
  • Cara Campbell - Bowling, Marian University
  • Katy Elsen - Swimming, St. Louis University
  • Lindsey Federmann - Volleyball, Bellarmine University
  • McKenzie Finn - Synchronized Swimming, Ohio State University
  • Rose Homoelle - Synchronized Swimming, Ohio State University
Shop our Online Spirit Shop Now Through April 19!

Shop our spring Online Spirit Shop now through April 19! There are many items in this online sale that are not available in the Spirit Shop at school, so be sure to place your order by April 19. All orders are custom orders; therefore, all sales are final. You may ship your items to your home for a fee, or you may have them shipped to Mercy McAuley, and we will call you when they are available for pickup. Questions? Contact Mandy Maddox at or 681-1800 x1120.

Mercy McAuley Students Unveil New Fight Song and Mascot Name!

At an all-school assembly on Thursday, March 28, the name of the Mercy McAuley Wolf was revealed - LUNA - as well as the name of the school's yearbook, Pack Print! Also at this assembly, Mercy McAuley students unveiled the school's new fight song before the students, faculty and staff! The words to the song, titled "We Are the Wolves," were written by students Ariee Bess, Shannon Bronson, Francine Crowe, Jenna Daria, Cassie Duker, Audre Frigge, Emily Parsons (who also wrote the music) and Lizzy Schutte. Faculty members Mary White, Kathy Dietrich and Greg Bouman also assisted throughout the process. We are so proud of these students for their tremendous leadership and for making Mercy McAuley history! The lyrics are below, along with a video of these student leaders singing it during the assembly!

We are the Wolves (Mercy McAuley Fight Song)

We are the wolves, Loyal and strong,
Noble and true, Here we belong.
We are the wolves: The orange and the grey,
We will come through,
(Shout) Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!
We are the wolves: See our pack pride,
The best there has been, Vict'ry in our stride.
We are the wolves and we're on the prowl,
In for the win, Hear our wolf howl!

(Shout and clap) MMHS! (repeat, each time getting faster)

Repeat song and end with a howl.