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List of 15 news stories.

  • A Family with and for Others

    Kevin McNicholas taught his children to treat everyone with dignity, to give each person the attention and care that they would want for themselves. Mary McNicholas showed their children the importance of manners and creating a warm social environment for anyone who came to their door. The family built their Denver-based business on these values, forging deep connections with the people they employed and the people they partnered with, giving everyone the opportunity to create a better future for themselves.
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  • Mike ’67 and Maureen Hendricks: Generously Connecting Faith, Charity and Community

    For Mike ’67 and Maureen Hendricks, all roads lead to Catholic connection and community—and especially to Regis Jesuit High School, which, they say, epitomizes Ignatian spirituality and the Catholic moral approach. That’s why the couple has supported the vision for Inspire & Ignite 2025 and its future Science & Innovation Center with a transformative gift. In honor of their generosity, the school's new main entrance to campus will be named Hendricks Way.
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  • The Tierney Brothers: Sacrifice, Spirit and Service

    Long before Ryan ’20 Tierney (in red jacket on left) or his brother Matthew ’22 (in red jacket on right) were old enough to attend Regis Jesuit, the family had become deeply immersed in the idea. Through the summer swim team in Castle Pines, they knew Teddy ’15 and John ’17 Koerner, who went on to graduate from Pomona College and Columbia University respectively. And they knew about Jackson Fox ’13, another swimmer, who works as a consultant at Deloitte, after graduating from Notre Dame. 

    Financially, Regis Jesuit was an ambitious choice for the Tierneys, but thanks to financial aid, their boys were able to dive right in. As student-athletes dedicated to serving others, they’ve made quite the splash.
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  • At Regis Jesuit, Wrestling Takes Spirituality to the Mat

    At Regis Jesuit, girls can do anything boys can do. And they’re tough. Lexi Segura ’24, who as a freshman was named 2021 Female Wrestler of the Year for the Continental League, is case in point. But from her perspective, wrestling isn’t only about being tough. 

    “Wrestling teaches temperance,” said Segura, who has competed on the mat since she was five years old. “You might feel rage or want to cry but you don’t. It makes you a stronger person and a harder worker. It teaches discipline and builds confidence. It isn’t about winning and losing. It’s about winning and learning."
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  • Mike Armistead '82: Listening, Learning and Giving Back

    About a year ago, Mike Armistead ’82, a successful serial entrepreneur, posted a blog to the website for Respond Software, where, at the time, he was CEO and co-founder. The headline read: “In the startup world, listening is key.”

    It turns out that listening not only been the key to Armistead’s success in businesses, it also played an important part in his formation at Regis Jesuit, and at Stanford thereafter.  
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  • RJ's Future Science & Innovation Center: Inspiring Mission-Critical Creativity and Confidence

    Sofia Reyes ’21 (pictured very left in aqua) says she learned as much at Regis Jesuit from her Robotics Club mentors as she did from her classes. “They encouraged me to try new things, learn from my mistakes, to speak up and to help other people learn along with me. I learned if something is hard, staying with it and trying new approaches is better than taking a break and then going back to doing the same thing over and over.”
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  • The Best of Both Worlds, for Girls and for Boys

    Is it possible to talk about single-gender education and avoid what Karen Wuertz calls “wading into the dangerous waters of stereotype”? 

    At Regis Jesuit, absolutely it is.
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  • Inspiring Girls to Write their Future Stories

    When Christina Canino Troska ’14 got to Colorado State University, she was bored within four weeks. In search of greater challenge, she got herself accepted into the engineering program. Between her junior and senior undergraduate years, she landed a yearlong co-op at a brewery, then found her way to law school at CU Boulder, where she’s now in her second year. She plans to specialize in intellectual property law.
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  • Rick Wolf: Making the Pitch for Achieving RJ’s Mission through Athletics

    Rick Wolf, Head Boys Soccer Coach at Regis Jesuit, isn’t always keeping score, but he does keep track of time: it’s his eighteenth year of coaching, his ninth as head coach; and it’s been four years since “the program has taken the next step in the formation of the players on and off the field.” Wolf believes that having a higher purpose matters more than the team’s win-loss record or his players’ individual statistics. He said, “Winning is a byproduct of creating an environment in which young men can thrive.”
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  • RJ Media: Coaching Generative Journalists with Jesuit Views

    Adam Dawkins ’98 is a coach, travel guide, advocate and role model. As faculty adviser to the student-run RJ Media program, he is cultivating critical thinkers and active listeners, who express their humanity and compassion through telling stories.  
    He said, “Journalism is the perfect way to teach students about ‘others’—and also to inspire them to fight for more justice and solidarity.”
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  • 2012 Maguire-Gockel Scholarship Lunch

    The Maguire-Gockel Scholarship: Honoring Regis Jesuit Icons and Supporting Access

    Depending on the era, there are certain iconic memories that all Regis Jesuit students would have shared. A prime example is Fr. Edward Maguire, SJ, who served as Dean of Discipline between 1971-73. Any student who attended at the time can’t help but remember him.
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  • Pat Cole '99

    Deepening the Service Experience at Regis Jesuit

    Introducing the Ignatian Immersion & Solidarity Program

    Formation through service has long connected Regis Jesuit students to each other, to the community and to God. Now, as is true with so many aspects of a Jesuit education, innovative ideas and new tools are ensuring that the Ignatian vision of service—to create a more just, humane and sustainable world—has even greater impact.
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  • Fran Belibi ’19: Success through Faith and Science

    For Fran Belibi '19, everything changed the moment she attended an open gym basketball practice at Regis Jesuit. But first, she had to convince her busy mother that the sport wouldn’t dominate the family’s schedule. Her two parents are doctors. She and her three siblings already were involved in many activities. And academics had to come first.
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  • Katherine Leaffer ’22: Making Mental Health a Student Priority

    Katherine Leaffer ’22 has more than just a big idea. She has a concrete plan; she has allies; and she has the wisdom that only can come from personal experience. 
    With the participation and support of fellow students and school administration, Leaffer is helping create an environment where more girls and boys at Regis Jesuit are willing to seek mental health support when they need it.
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  • Lidya Wolde '21: The Third Time's a Charm

    Lidya Wolde ’21 arrived in Denver on July 17, 2017—her 14th birthday—after a long journey. Four hours from Ethiopia to Qatar, 13 more to New York, and finally, another four hours to Denver. Back then, Wolde boarded three flights before she reached her destination. So, it’s no surprise she had the resilience to persist until she finally found her home at Regis Jesuit—her third high school in as many years.
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