Junior Residents

All the latest news and stories about our neighborhood’s junior residents.

Eight Crusaders sign to play college athletics

Eight Crusaders sign to play college athletics

Eight Bishop Kenny student athletes signed letters of intent committing to play a sport at the collegiate level on National Signing Day Feb. 3.  The students will attend seven different colleges and universities with five sports being represented. Michael Myslinski signed to play football for the University of Iowa.  Myslinski will be playing center on […]

Assumption Celebrates Catholic School Week

Assumption Celebrates Catholic School Week

Students joined with their families, faculty, parishioners, and community members to kick off the celebration of Catholic Schools Week (CSW) with a Mass that was celebrated at Assumption Catholic Church on Jan. 31.  This event traditionally begins on the last Sunday of January and runs throughout the week with many fun and memorable activities.  The […]

Bolles student-athletes sign on to play in college

Bolles student-athletes sign on to play in college

San Marco resident Davis Ellis and San Jose residents Layne Rivera and Izzy Kimberly were among 13 Bolles student-athletes honored during a special ceremony Feb. 3 for committing to a particular college or university to continue their athletic and academic careers.  Family, friends, classmates, coaches, and faculty gathered in Davis Gymnasium on the San Jose Campus […]

National Merit Finalists Announced

National Merit Finalists Announced

Officials with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of 15,000 finalists in the 66th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program and several students from Jacksonville’s historic neighborhoods were on the list. Approximately 90% of the students named as semi-finalists advanced to the final round. Each will be presented at their school with a “Certificate […]

Assumption cross country teams sweep diocese championship

Assumption cross country teams sweep diocese championship

The Assumption cross country teams whizzed past 14 competing schools to win the Diocese of St. Augustine Cross Country Championship held at Bishop Kenny High School on Nov. 14.  The girls’ varsity led throughout to win the 3K-team competition.  Lucrezia Gowdy finished first individually, while Stephanie Grden, Quinn Camerlengo, Jillian Jakab, Alexandra Lumpkin and Olivia Lumpkin all finished among the […]

Hendricks Avenue Baseball League Celebrates 75 Years

Hendricks Avenue Baseball League Celebrates 75 Years

One of Jacksonville’s most iconic neighborhood baseball leagues will celebrate its 75th anniversary when opening season begins Saturday, Feb. 27. Hendricks Avenue Baseball League was founded by Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church – which is also celebrating its 75th anniversary this year – when it built the athletic fields next to its church in 1946. For […]

Bishop Kenny senior wins national inaugural poetry contest

Bishop Kenny senior wins national inaugural poetry contest

Twenty-two-year-old Amanda Gorman, the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate, may have wowed the crowd with the poem she recited during the Inauguration for Joe Biden Jan. 20, but she is not the only young poet to receive national acclamation. Bishop Kenny Senior Hallie Knight, 17, of San Marco also received national […]

Art can save us

Art can save us

By Marcia HodgsonResident Community News Fashionistas often draw inspiration from world events, and this year has been no different. With the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, 2020’s newest fashion statement, the face mask, was born. As COVID-19 spread across the nation, medical experts strongly espoused the wearing of facial coverings as the best way to […]