Long, Guess are KCHS honorees: Sedes Sapientiae

Knoxville Catholic High School recently announced the selection of seniors James Long and Gracie Guess as honorees of the Class of 2024’s Sedes Sapientiae Award.

Long is a National Merit Commended Scholar, Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction, member of the National Honor Society, French National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta. He is president of KCHS Mock Trial Team, for which he was Best Prosecuting Attorney in competition.

Long was a delegate to Tennessee American Legion Boys State, Governor’s School for International Studies and participated in Youth Leadership Knoxville.

Guess is “one of the hardest-working students at Knox Catholic, and is a leader amongst her peers,” said Pam Rhoades, KCHS director of Marketing and Communications. She is the first president of KCHS Student Council; has been a delegate to the American Legion Auxiliary Volunteer Girls’ State; and a producer/director in Irish Media Network.

“Plaques and scholarship money for the prestigious honor will be awarded at graduation in May, and the Sedes Sapientiae recipients will be the honored speakers at graduation 8 p.m., Friday, May 17, at Blaine Stadium on the campus of Knoxville Catholic High School.