The Academy of Our Lady of Guam, rooted in the unique charism of Catherine McAuley, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, is an Archdiocesan secondary school. With a dedicated faculty and staff, the school promotes the holistic development of a diverse population of young women fostering academic excellence, responsible leadership, global awareness, social justice, and compassionate service for all in the tradition of the Catholic faith.
Senior students from the Academy of Our Lady of Guam recently won second place in the "Junior Achievement (JA) of Guam Company of the Year". The Collar Couture Team, sponsored by Triple J Enterprises, sold handcrafted bow ties to help benefit Guam Animals in Need (GAIN). GAIN noted that each bow tie purchased meant one-day's worth of food for a pet. Together, the students donated $500 to GAIN. Pictured left to right: Ariana Felisan (who received Third Place JA Marketing VP of the Year), Rubeah Jung (who received JA Finance VP of the Year), Kris Lujan (Triple J Corporate Sponsor Advisor), Jenna Jones (who received JA President of the Year), and Jesse Bordallo (who tied with Christine Joy Grino (not shown), a Junior at the Academy, for Third Place JA Production VP of the Year.) All four students will represent JA Guam at the Asia Pacific Company of the Year competition in Tokyo from February 19 to 24, 2017.
The Academy of Our Lady of Guam High School recently inducted nineteen (19) new members into the school’s Camarin Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). The National Honor Society is a national organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. NHS serves to honor students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
Front row (left to right): Reese Meno, Jimin Jung, Katherine Perez, Maegan Catahay, Kayla Cajigal, and Victoria Montinola. Middle row (left to right): Kateri Santos, Brenna Rodriguez, Denise Hagen, Euriah Patacsil, Elthea Miguel, and Analysa Payumo. Back row (left to right): Mari Utsui, Jacqueline Song, Pilar Martin, Franky Lynn Hill, Juliana Nelson, Joie Blas, and Sabryn Artero.
Members of the Class of 2017 wave at the Chain for Life.
On December 16, 2016, Mercy Action Marianas, Ltd. awarded five (5) scholarships to Academy of Our Lady of Guam students. Mercy Action Marianas, Ltd. is established to ensure the continuance of the ministries of the Sisters of Mercy of Guam.