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Pius Senior Finds His Niche In Sports Reporting
May 13th, 2010


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The Georgia Bulletin
By Stephen O'Kane

ATLANTA—St. Pius X senior Patrick Tighe learned more than algebra or grammar during his four years in high school. For him, it has been a time of learning, growing and facing new opportunities with a positive attitude and a good heart.

Patrick, one of a set of triplets, is not hesitant to tell you about his favorite experiences at Pius, whether it’s time spent with its celebrated teacher, Msgr. Richard Lopez, or watching Pius beat rival Marist in football. He and his sisters, Katie and Maggie, are all seniors there.

But perhaps the most interesting thing is to hear his stories of working with the Pius football team as a reporter. In fact, he describes the job as one of his favorite high school memories. Sitting in the press box with his laptop, taking notes and writing stories about the games has given Patrick a functional and truly unique way to be a part of the team. 

Read the full article on The Georgia Bulletin website.

Photo Credit: Michael Alexander 

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