The 2013 LASSCA (Lasallian Association of Secondary School Chief Administrators) Conference opened Sunday evening with the presentation of the first Brother Michael Collins Award of Excellence given to The Band Program at Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, the oldest high school band in the United States. Immediate Past President of LASSCA Julie Michels (Totino-Grace) presented the award to Brother Chris, President, and Chris Fey, Principal, of CBHS. CONGRATULATIONS to CBHS!
The Midwest District was represented by 35 participants, including chief administrators, board members, presenters, exhibitors, and Brothers Larry and Mark. The theme of this year’s conference was: “Sustainability and Viability: Let’s Accomplish Both!” Keynote presentations were done by Greg Kopra, Director of Formation for Mission, District of S.F.; Bro. William Mann, FSC, President of SMU; and Rev. James Heft, SM, President of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at USC.
District events included a special dinner on Monday night, a Tuesday breakfast meeting of the Presidents, and a District meeting Tuesday afternoon.
A special highlight of the Conference was a visit to San Miguel High School in Tucson. For more information and photos of LASSCA 2013, visit the Region Website at:http://lasallian.info/