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Veritas Speaker Series
As its name implies, the Veritas Speaker Series seeks to bring truth to our students through inspirational and thought-provoking addresses made by some of the nation’s most influential figures. In this blog, you will find first-hand accounts written by students, faculty, and staff who attended and were moved by these important lectures.
We invite Alumni and Friends of the Prep to share their expertise, experiences, and/or passions with the #HermitBrotherhood as a Veritas Speaker. To inquire about participating in the program, complete the questionnaire linked below.Veritas Speaker Series Interest Questionnaire
Mr. Derek Bembry ’75 | The Importance of Embracing Change
As part of St. Augustine Prep’s commitment to Innovation and Experiential Learning, the Veritas Speaker Series, in the spirit of our patron saint, brings men and women of various backgrounds, experiences, and passions to “speak truth” to the Brotherhood. ...
Mr. John Kirwin III ’74 and Mr. Blake Lisgar ’19 | Lessons on Leadership and Perseverance
As part of St. Augustine Prep’s commitment to Innovation and Experiential Learning, the Veritas Speaker Series, in the spirit of our patron, brings men and women of various backgrounds, experiences, and passions to “speak truth” to the Brotherhood. Through...
Mr. Chris Gheysens ’89 | Experiential Learning at the Prep and Beyond
Chris Gheysens, a 1989 St. Augustine Prep graduate and President & CEO of Wawa, Inc., served as the first guest speaker for the 2022-2023 Veritas Speaker Series. Hosted as part of the school’s Innovation & Experiential Learning initiative, the...
Mr. Adam Greco | Unmanned Aviation Systems
By Augustine Lam On Tuesday, January 17, Mr. Adam Greco came to present a lecture about unmanned aviation systems (UAS) in the Consalo Dining Hall at St. Augustine Prep. Many students came to listen to this lecture. Mr. Greco...
Fr. Allan Fitzgerald, OSA | The Life and Times of Augustine
By Frankie Mazzuca ’19 On December 1st, the community of St. Augustine Preparatory School welcomed our honorable guest, Father Allan D. Fitzgerald O.S.A. He is a full-time member of Theology at Villanova University and the author of many books; such...
Mr. Stephen Davis | The (Opportunity) Cost of Leadership
By Aiden Baltz ’17 Few people are able to say that they are champions. Even fewer are able to say that they are national champions. Mr. Stephen Davis is the Associate Dean of Students at Stockton College. He was...
Mr. Steve Stefano | Passion Comes from Within
By Jimmy Oliva ’19 Mr. Steve Stefano graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School and St. Joseph’s University. He followed his studies with a career in the pharmaceutical field as an executive for pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline. He is a wonderful...