Mater Dei High School (Evansville, Indiana)
|Mater Dei High School
Evansville Mater Dei High School
|1300 Harmony Way
Evansville, Indiana, (Vanderburgh County), 47720-6148
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Oversight||Diocese of Evansville|
|Principal||Mr. Darin Knight|
|Asst. Principal||Mrs. Darlene Quinlin|
|Chaplain||Father Alex Zenthoefer|
|Color(s)||Dark Red and Gold|
|Slogan||Enter to learn, Go forth to serve|
|Athletics conference||Southern Indiana Athletic Conference|
|Accreditation||North Central Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Yearbook||Mater Dei Hi-Lights|
|Athletic Director||Mr. Joe Herrmann|
Mater Dei High School or Evansville Mater Dei High School is a private Catholic high school on the west side of Evansville, Indiana. It is one of two Catholic high schools that serve the students of Vanderburgh, Posey, Gibson, and Warrick counties as part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Evansville.
There are a wide array of extracurricular programs including but not limited to: athletics, theater, music, speech, dance cats, and numerous other clubs and organizations. Mater Dei offers a well-rounded college prep curriculum emphasizing the natural sciences, career skills, technology, and competence in math and English.
Also see: Sports in Evansville
- Baseball (1998–99)
- Boys Basketball (2003–04)
- Girls Basketball (2011–12), (2012-13)
- Football (2000–09)
- Wrestling (1985–86), (1994–95), (1995–96), (1996–97), (1997–98), (1998–99), (1999-00), (2000–01), (2001–02), (2002–03), (2005–06), (2006–07)
State Finals Appearances: ISSMA Class D: 2006 - 8th place ISSMA Class D: 2007 - 5th place ISSMA Class D: 2010 - 4th place ISSMA Class D: 2011 - 7th place Other NotableAchievements: MSBA Class A: 2009 - 4th place MSBA Class A: 2010 - 3rd place
The Mater Dei Marching Band are currently under the direction of Alex Smith
SAE Supermileage Competition
The team from Mater Dei High School achieved the winning mileage of the 2008 competition in the high school division (1716 miles per US gallon (0.1371 l/100 km)). Mater Dei also captured first place in the 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 competitions.
IHSFA Sectional Champions (2014)
IHSFA State Finals, Class A: 1st place State Champions (1997)
IHSFA State Finals, Class A: 3rd place (2014, 2015)
The Mater Dei Speech Team is currently under the direction of David Nagel and Keith Blaser. Students are members of the National Speech & Debate Association's Honor Society.
- NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2009-06-23.[dead link]