On January 23, 2024, Sacred Heart Schools hosted the Naturalization Proceedings of the United States District Court today, helping to welcome 78 new American citizens to our great country.

Planned by SHA senior Lena Fultz and presided over by The Honorable Benjamin Beaton, the welcomed candidates hailed from 28 different nationalities. SHA’s Madrigals sang the Star-Spangled Banner to begin the ceremony, and Sacred Heart Preschool students welcomed guests with beautiful signs.


Also in attendance was SHMS parent Dr. Ansel Tjin A Tam, joined by his wife Lara, who celebrated his own naturalization on the Ursuline Campus in 2017, as well as Ursuline Sisters of Louisville Jean Anne Zappa, OSU, and Rita Ann Wigginton, OSU, Board of Trustees Chair, Dr. Mary Ashlock, and many representatives of Sacred Heart Schools.