"...the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in which direction we are moving... we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The Journey of A Lifetime Starts Now

Dream big. Imagine the life you want to live. That’s how the journey of a lifetime starts: with big ideas and a goal in mind. Prepare carefully for the launch, and off you go! Sometimes it’s an easy sail, and sometimes there’s stormy weather. But you keep moving onward, through high school, through college, into a life filled with opportunity and purpose.

A good education equips you with the right tools for the journey. A Catholic education provides a roadmap of values and ethics to help you choose the right pathways.

The Onward Scholars Programs, (OSP) an initiative of The John H. and Cynthia Lee Smet Foundation at St. Pius X St. Matthias Academy (PMA) and St. Mary’s Academy (SMA), provides additional help along the way for young men and women who show great promise, motivation, and enthusiasm