Mater Dei High School (Evansville, Indiana)

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Mater Dei High School
Evansville Mater Dei High School
Address
1300 Harmony Way
Evansville, Indiana, Vanderburgh County 47720-6148
United States
Coordinates 37°59′19″N 87°36′56″W / 37.98861°N 87.61556°W / 37.98861; -87.61556Coordinates: 37°59′19″N 87°36′56″W / 37.98861°N 87.61556°W / 37.98861; -87.61556
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1949
Oversight Diocese of Evansville
Principal Mr. Darin Knight
Chaplain Father Alex Zenthoefer
Faculty 45
Grades 912
Enrollment 502 (2013-2014)
Color(s)          
Slogan Enter to learn, Go forth to serve
Athletics conference Southern Indiana Athletic Conference
Mascot Wildcat
Team name Wildcats
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
USNWR ranking 1
Newspaper Wildcat Hi-Lights
Yearbook Mater Dei Hi-Lights
Gym Capacity 2,016
IHSAA Class AA
Athletic Director Mr. Joe Herrmann
Website

Mater Dei High School or Evansville Mater Dei High School is a private Catholic high school on the west side of Evansville, Indiana, constructed in 1949. 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.

Extracurricular programs include: athletics, theater, music, speech, dance cats, and other clubs and organizations.

Sports[edit]

State titles[edit]

  • Baseball (1998–99)
  • Boys Basketball (2003–04)
  • Girls Basketball (2011–12), (2012-13)
  • Football (2000)
  • Wrestling (1986), (1995), (1996), (19997), (1998), (1999), (2000), (2001), (2002), (2003), (2006), (2007)
  • Softball (2016)

Music[edit]

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 notable achievements:

  • MSBA Class A: 2009 - 4th place
  • MSBA Class A: 2010 - 3rd place

The Mater Dei Marching Band are under the direction of Dan Klipper.

SAE Supermileage Competition[edit]

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.[citation needed]

Speech Team[edit]

IHSFA Sectional Champions (2014)

IHSFA State Finals, Class A: 1st place State Champions (1997) 3rd place (2014, 2015) 4th place (2011, 2012, 2016)

The Mater Dei Speech Team is under the direction of Coach David Nagel and Assistant Coach Evan Elliott. Students are members of the Indiana High School Forensics Association and the National Speech & Debate Association's Honor Society.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 

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