Classroom addition namesakes Msgrs. Dawson and Vap visit new addition (with a surprise)
The two were former superintendents at Pius X, and were instrumental in the early years of success at the school.
They toured the new classrooms that are a part of the addition that bares their name: the Msgr. James D. Dawson Learning Center, and the Msgr. Ivan F. Vap Industrial Arts Center.
While they were touring, they were surprised by teacher Don McKee with a historical artifact, an old electric jig saw. In-scripted on the handle … the letters V-A-P.
The jig saw was found while school staff cleaned out the old industrial arts classroom. Msgr. Vap was the school’s first industrial arts teacher, and McKee is a graduate of Pius X and the current industrial arts teacher.
For over 30 years, Pius X has been blessed with the presence of three special faculty members. Unfortunately, their final year at Pius X was
The Pius X journalism and yearbook students earned second place in the NSAA State Journalism competition! This is the highest Pius X has finished at