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Michael Novak Honored at Union League Club in New York

novak-125Internationally-recognized author Michael Novak, a resident of Ave Maria for many years, received the Abraham Lincoln Literary Award from the Union League Club of New York recently, joining a company of recipients that includes John Updike, Neil Simon, James Michener and many other noted American authors.

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Ave Maria Teen Named Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist

TeresaSemiFinalist-130Teresa Henderson, a homeschooled student in Ave Maria, is one of just 17 National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists in Collier County.

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Improvement in Bar Passage Rate at Ave Maria School of Law

The percentage of Ave Maria School of Law students passing the Florida bar exam in July improved significantly in results announced Monday by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The law school's passing percentage of 66.7 puts it in the middle of the pack of 11 Florida law schools, up from last place a year ago.

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AMU's Legal VP Will Leave in October

Bill Kirk, Ave Maria University's Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel, has resigned effective Oct. 21 to take a job heading a Catholic educational charity in Kansas City, Kansas. He is the fourth AMU VP to either leave or be replaced this year.

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Donahue Football: Shamrocks Win 4th Straight

The Donahue Academy Shamrocks overcame a seven-point first-quarter deficit to beat City of Life from Orlando 52-28 Friday to remain undefeated in eight-man football this season.

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