Crusader Q&A

Our current students hail from the Greater Waterbury area. Each brings with them their own set of dreams, passions and inspiring experiences. Here are a few of the students from our Crusader family.

Alyssa' 22

Middle School Attended: Wallace
I decided to attend Holy Cross because: It has great academic offerings. I can also play sports I am passionate about.
Favorite Sports: Softball & Volleyball
My advice for a new student enrolling at Holy Cross: Venture out and find out what you are good at.

Cayden '23

Favorite Class: Art. It gives me a chance to be creative.
Favorite Sports: Wrestling, Football & Track
I chose to come to Holy Cross because: I liked the idea of being in a smaller-sized class.
The best thing about Holy Cross: It feels like a family here. Everyone is very nice and welcoming.

Kendall '23

Favorite Sports: Cheerleading and Softball
I decided to attend Holy Cross because: I've heard wonderful things about it. It seemed like a good fit for me.
The best thing about being a Crusader for a Day: Having a kind shadow who guided me through the day.

Matthew '22

Favorite Sports: Tennis & Golf
Activities I am involved in at Holy Cross: Tour Guide, Student Council
My advice for a new student enrolling at Holy Cross: Be outgoing at the start and be open to new things. Try everything and get involved.

John '20

My favorite class: English. I am able to write freely and express my thoughts.
Favorite Sports: Baseball & Basketball
I decided to attend Holy Cross because: It is a great community to learn in. Everyone has a great spirit.
My advice to a new student enrolling at Holy Cross: Go outside your comfort zone.

Jenna '21

Favorite Activities: Robotics Club, Holy Cross Student Theatre, Video Game Club, Book Club, Choir, Tennis
My advice for a new student enrolling at Holy Cross: Don't be afraid to take advantage of new opportunities. I was hesitant to join theatre at first, I never had any background in it. I'm go glad I did though.

Billy '20

My Middle School: Carrington
Favorite Class: Biology
Activities I am involved in at Holy Cross: Tour Guide, Choir, Student Theatre, Book Club, Bowling Club, Peer Ministry, Office Intern
The best thing about Holy Cross: The people. I have so many close friends.

Cayla '22

Favorite Class: Biology. I want to pursue a career in the medical field. I am definitely learning new things along the way.
Favorite Sports: Basketball & Cross Country
I decided to attend Holy Cross because: I realized the many opportunities that I would be given. Compared to other high schools, Holy Cross is the best when it comes to academics and athletics.

Sabrina '20

Favorite Activities: Cheerleading, Holy Cross Student Theatre, Chamber Choir, Lacrosse
Favorite Class: English. I enjoy reading and expressing my thoughts through writing.
Why did I come to Holy Cross? You establish relationships that are everlasting. Holy Cross gives you the opportunity to grow academically and spiritually.

Michael '22

My Middle School: Memorial
I decided to attend Holy Cross because: I like how it is smaller than other schools. Everyone knows each other.
Sports I play at Holy Cross: Football & Golf
The best thing about being a Crusader for a Day: You see what goes on throughout the school day. 

Armani '21

Favorite Class: Chemistry
Favorite Sports: Volleyball & Tennis
I chose to come to Holy Cross because: The block schedule is great, and the academic challenged me in a way where I could stay focused but not be overwhelmed.

Declan '23

My Middle School: St. Mary Magdalen
Favorite Sports: Basketball & Lacrosse
Activity I plan to be involved in at Holy Cross: Computer Club
The best thing about being a Crusader for a Day: Meeting new people. Everyone was so nice and welcoming.