Military Ball

St. Catherine’s Academy honors 8th grade students at Military Ball

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Photo courtesy of St. Catherine’s Academy.

St. Catherine’s Academy (SCA), an all-boys’ Catholic school with a military tradition, located in the heart of Anaheim, will host its annual Military Ball “A Knight to Remember” on the evening of Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 6pm at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in Anaheim. The special event will honor 8th grade cadets and their families. A highlight of the evening will be a beautiful Waltz will be shared between the boys and their mothers. The students will be dressed in traditional military uniforms and their mothers will be dressed in beautiful gowns for a night filled with emotional and heart- filled moments.

The highlight of the event includes dinner, a live band, dancing and the Waltz which has been taught to the cadets and their mothers from SCA’s own military personnel, Captain Ramos. This wonderful tradition showcases the skills and leadership that the cadets have learned during their time at SCA.In addition, SCA’s color guard and marching band will also perform and showcase the school’s military traditions. The special honoree of the evening will be Major Zaborowski who spent nearly 30 years as the Academy’s commandant.

“We are so grateful to Major Zaborowski for his life of service thathe has given to SCA, and we are proud to honor him this evening,” said Colonel Bizzell, SCA’s Military team leader and commandant.

Parents and families will travel from all over the world from places such as Mexico and China as well as locally to spend this special evening with their sons.

“We are so blessed to welcome our families, alumni, and board members to this very special event,” said Sister Johnellen. “Our Military Ball is an event that families will always cherish and hold dear to.”

The Military Ball is just one of several fundraisers hosted by St. Catherine’s Academy this year. Funds raised will help fund tuition assistance. For more information about SCA, please call: (714)772-1363 or visit:

St. Catherine’s Academy was founded in 1889 by the Dominican Sister of Mission San Jose. The school is based on the four Dominican pillars including: community, ministry, study and prayer along with the values of military tradition that help build confidence and develop strong leaders. The school offers both day and boarding opportunities.

This article was released by St. Catherine’s Academy.