TMI hosts Happening #125

TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas hosted Happening #125 on August 2-4 with Patrick Wickham, TMI Class of 2013, serving as rector. It was a high-energy weekend with eternal impact. The Episcopal Diocese of West Texas holds three of these events each year, and the summer event is generally the largest. At Happening #125, 94 Happeners and staff lived on campus throughout the weekend, sharing their faith and worshipping God. Happening is much more than just another spiritual retreat. It is an experience that is relationally centered on Christ and is a teen-led movement, which provides a forum for … Continue reading TMI hosts Happening #125

TMI Cheerleaders at UCA Cheer Camp

TMI cheerleaders attended the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) cheer camp at the University of Texas. Showing off their panther pride, the girls received a spirit stick every day of camp. They also received a superior and excellent ribbon. Madeline Bonilla, Hailey Carter, and Katrina Christian were named All American Cheerleaders 2013. The entire team placed 3rd in the Time Out Cheer during the Game Time competition. Continue reading TMI Cheerleaders at UCA Cheer Camp

TMI crowns Military Ball Queen

Cadet Capt. Katie Hazzard, a senior at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, was crowned queen of the school’s annual Military Ball, which honors the seniors of the Texas Military Institute Corps of Cadets (JROTC). Hazzard was one of four battalion staff and company sweethearts, female cadets who are selected on the basis of resumes listing their Corps duty positions, varsity sports, extracurricular activities and honors and awards. This year’s sweethearts were: Hazzard, representing Battalion Staff; Cadet 1st Sgt. Falon Little, Alpha Company; Cadet Staff Sgt. Erica Cavazos, Bravo Company; and Cadet Sgt. Jessica Corley, Charlie Company. Escorted by … Continue reading TMI crowns Military Ball Queen

Young alums school TMI seniors about college

Four recent graduates of TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas took time from their winter break to share their college knowledge with this year’s seniors at the annual Alumni College Panel, held Tuesday, Jan. 08, in Frost Athletic Center. The returning young alumni were Kyle Bowers ’10, a junior biochemistry/premedical studies major at the University of Tulsa; Andrew Murphy ’11, a Vassar College sophomore; Morgan McMillian ’12, a freshman at Texas A&M University; and Mackenzie White ’12, a freshman in the Plan II Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin. The seniors’ questions covered everything from the … Continue reading Young alums school TMI seniors about college

Teen’s advice: Stay strong to block bullies

Anyone can be the target of a bully, but no one has to accept the bully’s negative judgment. That’s the message pageant winner Presley Price conveyed to middle-school students during a Sept. 19 presentation at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas. As Miss Alamo City’s Outstanding Teen, Price, age 15, has made “Teens Against Bullying” her platform, and she speaks from personal experience. “It doesn’t matter how pretty or smart you are,” she said. “Most bullying starts from jealousy.” When Price was in eighth grade, she told the TMI students, “I thought I had it all – good grades, … Continue reading Teen’s advice: Stay strong to block bullies

TMI gala to salute Renaissance, scholarships

TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas will hold its annual fundraising gala, Stars Over TMI, on Saturday, Sept. 29, on the school’s campus at 20955 W. Tejas Trail. The evening starts at 6 p.m. and includes a cocktail hour, gourmet dinner by the RK Group, live and silent auctions, a prize drawing for tuition or $10,000 in American Express gift cards and dancing under the stars to the Second Nature Band. This year’s theme is “Celebrate the Renaissance”; the event honors the legacy of Ruth and Vernon F. Taylor, donors of TMI’s Robert B. Taylor ’39 Scholarship. Also to … Continue reading TMI gala to salute Renaissance, scholarships

TMI installs 30th headmaster in solemn ceremony

John W. Cooper, Ph.D., was installed as headmaster of TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas during an Evensong service Aug. 26 in the school’s All Saints Chapel. Celebrant was the Rt. Rev. Gary R. Lillibridge, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas; the ceremony recognized Dr. Cooper’s assumption of authority as the 30th head of school since TMI was founded 119 years ago. Dr. Cooper previously was headmaster of Elgin Academy of Elgin, Ill., for 12 years; before that, he was headmaster of Wichita Collegiate School in Wichita, Kan. His tenure at TMI began in July. Members of … Continue reading TMI installs 30th headmaster in solemn ceremony

Panther Scramble to team golf, tennis and dining

Panther Scramble – Sneaks, Cleats and Eats will combine sports and fun, casual dining Monday, April 16 at Fair Oaks Ranch Golf and Country Club, 7900 Fair Oaks Parkway. The special event will benefit scholarships and other student programs of TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas. The golf tournament starts at 1 p.m., and tennis clinics and tournament start at 2 p.m. Taste of TMI, an outdoor dining experience, will feature signature dishes of restaurants including Bill Miller, Boo Dawgs, Kings Pastry, Kühl Yogurt, Papouli’s Greek Grill, Pizza Classics, Red Robin, Texas de Brazil and Tootie Pie from 5:30-7:30 … Continue reading Panther Scramble to team golf, tennis and dining

TMI skeet shoot benefits scholarships

The TMI Alumni Association will hold its 11th Annual Modified Sporting Clay Shoot on Sept. 9 at the San Antonio Gun Club, 928 Contour Drive. Registration begins at noon, the shoot starts at 1 p.m. and will be followed by an awards program and a barbecue dinner to be served at 4:30 p.m. Established in 2001, the event is presented by TMI alumni volunteers and is open to the public. Registration is $100 for individuals and includes dinner and two boxes of shells and $500 for teams, including dinner and two boxes of shells for each competitor. Dinner-only tickets are … Continue reading TMI skeet shoot benefits scholarships