O'Dea High School

Fighting Irish Baseball Team are once again Metro Champions!

Posted May 15, 2018

O'Dea High School

Congratulations to the O’Dea Fighting Irish Baseball Team on bringing home the Metro Championship with a 10-7 win over Eastside Catholic.  The Irish completed the 2018 regular season with an impressive 18-2 record, earning them the #1 seed in the Metro League tournament.  They will now play in the 2018 WIAA 3A State Baseball Championship Regional game vs. Central Kitsap. The game is at Bannerwood Sports Park in Bellevue on Saturday, May 19th at 4:00PM and the winner will move on to play at 7:00PM for a chance to move onto the State Semi-finals in Pasco on May 25th. GO IRISH!

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Brendan Cabrera ’19 organized Trail Work Party for O’Dea student volunteers

Posted April 30, 2018

O'Dea High School

Brendan Cabrera ’19, a Youth Ambassador for the Washington Trails Association, recently arranged a Trail Work Party at Soaring Eagle Park in Sammamish.  Nine student volunteers from O’Dea worked for eight hours to create new drainage ways for standing water. At the end of the day, students had managed to create 42 different drainage systems along the trail.  These gentlemen worked hard and had fun while maintaining one of the many trails in Washington. Thank you to Brendan for organizing such an important act of service, and for the rest of the student volunteers for giving so generously of your time.

From Left to Right: Alec Feldman, Jayan White, Hank Przelenski, Pete King, Marc Pavlovec, Jackson Allison, Brendan Cabrera, Michael Miner, Zach Lee

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Peter Gockowski ’18 helped to restore wall that honors local high-school-student alumni who died in World War II

Posted March 19, 2018

O'Dea High School

Peter Gockowski ’18 recently organized a group of Eagle Scouts to help restore a wall outside of Seattle Center’s Memorial Stadium. After one of Peter’s football games he learned that Memorial Stadium was built in 1947 to honor Seattle high-school student alumni who died in World War II. Nearly 800 people are listed on the wall. After noticing that the wall was partly obscured by trash-strewn, overgrown hedges, Peter obtained permission from Seattle Public Schools for a cleanup.

Click HERE to read the full article in The Seattle Times and HERE to listen to an interview with Peter, his Dad and Monte Kohler on the Dave Ross Radio Show.

Thank you to Peter for all of his hard work and for noticing the important need in our community. Yet another example of the young men at O’Dea living lives of character, faith and service.

 

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Jack Markowitz Honored as a Scholar-Athlete!

Posted February 26, 2018

O'Dea High School

The Seattle Chapter of the National Football Foundation held their 52nd Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet on February 25, 2018 at Century Link Field. Each year, the Seattle Chapter awards scholarships to local Scholar-Athletes who are nominated by their coaches. A selection committee consisting of former coaches, players and administrators perform the difficult task of narrowing the list down to four backs and four linemen. Congratulations to Fighting Irish linemen, Jack Markowitz ’18, on being honored with the top scholarship of $2,000. Go Irish!

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A Whacky Family Farce is Coming to the O’Dea Community!

Posted February 9, 2018

O'Dea High School

O’Dea and Holy Names drama students are busy rehearsing for their newest drama and can’t wait to share the laughs with you. The Imaginary Invalid will be performed at Holy Names Academy February 23rd at 7:00pm, February 24th at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, and February 25th at 2:00pm. Admission is $5 for students and seniors and $10 for adults. All are welcome!

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