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Two New Hires for the Advancement Team

Sammie Emsick Becker ’05 has accepted the Director of Events position at Mercy High School and began her new role on June 13, 2022.

Since graduating from Mercy, Sammie earned a bachelor in elementary education, a certificate in Catholic School leadership, and most recently, a Master of Science in educational leadership. Outside classroom teaching, she has served as the athletic director for St. James for the past three years where, in conjunction with supervising all things athletics, annually planned the “Spring Fling” fundraiser where dollars raised went straight to the athletic program. Her most recent “Spring Fling” event set a record for money raised for St. James. She further has event planning experience by way of her time at Dundee Bank, where she was the community involvement coordinator and worked closely with various Omaha businesses to promote and grow relationships with key stakeholders of the bank via special events.

She’s married to Tyler Becker and has two boys Ty (12) and Drew (10). 
Welcome back to Mercy Sammie!

Brian Altenhofen began his new position as Director of Marketing and Communications on July 5th.

He comes to Mercy with a wealth of knowledge having earned a doctorate degree in communication and technology studies from Texas A&M University and teaching at Truman State University for the past five years. He also served as the Director of the Truman Leadership Scholars, mentoring and programming leadership experiences for Truman Scholars. Prior to his academic career he spent five years as a Jesuit Scholastic.

He is married to Michaela Cullan Altenhofen who will return to Mary Our Queen Catholic School teaching 3rd grade. They have four children Dylan (16), Lily (9), Dominic (7), and Clara (3). 



Cheerleaders Chosen

May 04, 2020
By Melissa Regele

Here is the list of the 2020-2021 Cheerleaders.  All the students tried out virtually.

Jenny Becerra
Sophie Burton
Lily Dang
Niyah Gintz
Jessica Gonzalez
Cree Howard
Sylvie Rys - Captain
Amaya Sims
Lily Svoboda - Captain
Clara Woodward
Junior Varsity:
Kailey Anson
Lolah-Belle Bunche
Kendall Clark
Emma Eddy
Jessie Heard
Landry Lehan
Lauren Maass
Zoe Mitchell
Martha Pliego
Madalyn Sack
Charli Shearman
Shelby Torrison
Mara Trautman


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