• The Catalyst interview: Actor Patrick Wilson

    by Bill DeYoung
    Patrick Wilson (Shorecrest Class of 1991), the youngest of John and Mary K. Wilson’s boys, graduated from Tony-nominated performances in Broadway musicals to above-the-title roles in A-list films including Aquaman, Insidious, Running With Scissors, The A-Team and all three of the mega-hot movies in the Conjuring series. He received a Golden Globe nomination for the FX series Fargo.
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  • Athlete of the Week: Shorecrest's JC Barrott leads by example

    by Olivia Stacey, Bay News 9
    In baseball and in life, sometimes you have to fail to succeed. It’s a lesson JC Barrott '22 knows well. "Baseball is a game of failure, so it’s really a life lesson that you have to keep failing at life in order to succeed,” Barrott said. 

    The Shorecrest Prep senior has had his share of strikeouts, but now, he’s a home-run hitter. With a .514 batting average, his statistics speak for themselves. 
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  • Commencement Class of 2022

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    On Saturday, May 21, the 87 members of the Shorecrest Preparatory School Class of 2022 received their diplomas in the Janet Root Theatre. Read about the Commencement ceremony and special reflections shared.
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  • A Rededication of the Root Family Fine Arts Gallery

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Head of School, Nancy Spencer, welcomed Dr. Allen Root for a personal tour of the recently renovated Root Family Fine Arts Gallery adjacent to the Janet Root Theatre. A rededication established the space as the new home of the Janet Root Award for Excellence in Visual Arts.
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  • Spotlight on Laura (Peterson) Addicott ‘12

    by Shorecrest Communications Team
    Alumna Laura Peterson Addicott ‘12 was the Valedictorian and Outstanding Senior of the Shorecrest Class of 2012. It is a tradition at Shorecrest for the Outstanding Senior to return to speak at Commencement 10 years after their own graduation. Laura will return to Shorecrest later this month to address the Class of 2022. Learn what she's been up to!
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  • St. Petersburg’s Paul Wilson imitated Nixon in school. Now he plays him on TV.

    by Paul Guzzo, "Tampa Bay Times"
    Due to a public speaking ability learned by listening to his newsman father, Paul Wilson was chosen to read the student announcements at Shorecrest Preparatory School in the mid 1980s. But he didn’t always mimic his father John Wilson, the retired Tampa news anchor. “Sometimes I’d read the announcements like Richard Nixon,” Wilson, 54, said. “Who knew that would lead to a job?”
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  • Campus Connections to Benefit Public Health: Jordan Tralins ‘19

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    In December 2020, alumna Jordan Tralins ’19 felt like there was a hole in her social media feed regarding the COVID-19 information shared by her age group - college students. The Cornell University junior - who plans to pursue medicine with a focus on neurodiversity - decided to use her skills of medical research to share relatable content in bite-sized chunks with her peers on TikTok and Instagram. Information for the messaging comes from the CDC, WHO and the New England Journal of Medicine.
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  • 100 Days Until Graduation

    by Stacy Alexander, Senior Class Sponsor and Director of Alumni
    The Shorecrest Alumni Association celebrated the Class of 2022 with some special treats in honor of 100 days left until Graduation!
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  • Alumni participate in virtual College Life Panel [Video]

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    The Shorecrest Alumni Association and Upper School hosted a virtual panel discussion on College Life during this week’s Junior and Senior Advisory. As students get closer to their commencement from Shorecrest, it is helpful to hear from some familiar faces about college experiences.
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  • New Virtual Campus Tour [Video]

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    The Admissions Office and Marketing Department released an updated virtual campus tour for prospective families. Students Sean Sheikholeslam ’23 and Phoenix F. ‘30 are delightful tour guides and give narration regarding many of the fabulous programs available at Shorecrest.
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