Sacred Heart School prepared me for success with its diverse approach to personal, spiritual, academic, and professional development. The faculty, administration, classmates, and their families create a unique cohesiveness that strengthened my personal values and developed my strengths from a young age. Close guidance by the archdiocese, religious education, church attendance, and service as an altar boy instilled a set of values in me that has allowed me to appreciate my gifts and assets while selflessly giving to those in need. Academic preparation is unparalleled: exposure to literature, intensive focus on writing prose and grammar, and diverse approaches to important topics both historical and scientific produced the foundation upon which my later scholarship and career have been built upon. Most importantly is how these factors come together to produce a caring and prepared professional that views success not individualistically but globally, discovering happiness in improving surrounding communities and environments. During nearly twenty years since graduation Sacred Heart the personal, spiritual, and academic attributes gained there have guided me through difficult times and allowed me to overcome obstacles. In the past Sacred Heart has made me a better paramedic, a more capable undergraduate student, a more comprehensive researcher, a more objective writer, a more critical editor, a more devoted teacher, a more successful medical and graduate student, a more humanistic global relief worker. Now, because of Sacred Heart, I am a more compassionate physician, and, most importantly person.
Sean Kivlehand, MD, MPH
Emergency Medicine Resident
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, CA
I am fortunate to have two children at Sacred Heart School Suffern. Their progress has been exceptional due to the excellent quality of the teachers, reasonable class sizes and nurturing environment. The reading program is remarkable and I have noticed progress in their educational improvement. In addition, Sacred Heart School offers a caring and intimate setting within which our children can develop and learn.
Paula & O’Neil Wright