“Sacred Heart Academy opens a world of possibilities to every girl who has the opportunity to attend the school.” That’s what Alumna of the Year Tricia Burke told guests at the 23rd annual SHA Alumnae Awards Celebration on February 7, 2013. Holding a snow globe of the world. her favorite from her extensive collection, Tricia shared with the more than 300 guests how Sacred Heart Academy opened the world to her through learning, fun and friendship, fundraising, forgiveness, Living the 4th Day, leadership and a “can do” attitude.
“Thank you for my religion classes and retreats, especially my senior one. Treating others fairly, living a faith filled life, believing in the power of prayer and being true to oneself are all invaluable lessons,” Tricia said. “ ... there were many cheers during my four years, but perhaps the most valuable one was, We can make it happen, we can make it happen, yea l So, to all of you connected to Sacred Heart Academy, know that we can and we do make it happen!”