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Diversity Leadership Team
The DLT consists of 11 students (3 Seniors; 4 Juniors and 4 Sophomores) the Director of Student Leadership and Diversity and the Director of Mission Integration. Second semester, freshmen will be selected to the team and will serve for the following year as Sophomore representatives. Students will be nominated by peers and/or faculty and staff members. The team recognizes everyone comes from a different understanding and openness regarding diversity. By focusing on diversity, the Diversity Leadership Team’s mission is to create a culture of inclusion and awareness through campus-wide activities while promoting human dignity and empowering themselves and others to make a positive impact on our world.

Moderators: Ms. Julie Hercules and Sr. Eileen O’Keeffe, CCVI

Leadership Advisory Council
LAC was established in 2010 to provide alternative leadership opportunities for our students. Students are nominated by peers, faculty and staff and are selected by Administration. Only 10 students are selected to represent their class on LAC. The purpose of LAC is to give students the opportunity to bring ideas and concerns while acting as a liaison between their class and administration.
Moderators: Ms. Julie Hercules and Mr. Jim Johnson

Liturgy Committee
The Liturgy Committee is a vital part of the spiritual development of the students at IWA. Members help plan liturgies by selecting songs, themes, petitions, and communion meditations. The members often play an active role during the Liturgy as readers, servers, or Liturgy assistants. In addition, the committee plans prayer services throughout the school year, especially for the seasons of Advent and Lent.
Moderator: Ms. Geri Pitti

Mission Committee
IWA’s Mission Committee is a group of faculty, staff and students of all grade levels who are dedicated to preserving and implementing the original mission of the school. They meet monthly and plan ways to promote the mission in daily life at IWA. The Mission Committee leads some annual service projects at IWA: collecting blankets for Missouri Energy Care, participating in World Food Day to package meals for local & international hunger relief, volunteering in The Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive to assist persons who have developmental disabilities, and co-sponsoring IWA's Mission Carnival to raise funds for a specifically chosen program. The committee also remains open to other ways to promote and live the mission of Jesus at IWA and everywhere else.
Moderator: Sr. Eileen O’Keeffe, CCVI

Mu Alpha Theta
Mu Alpha Theta is the National High School Mathematics Honor Society. We are dedicated to inspiring keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school students.
Moderator: Ms. Amy Shupe

National Honor Society
The mission of the Incarnate Word Academy chapter of NHS is to recognize and foster enthusiasm for scholarship, to promote the development of strong character, to encourage positive leadership, and to cultivate responsible citizenship through service to school and community. These four principles shape the organization’s activities and are reflected in the members’ responsibilities.
Moderators: Mrs. Amy Armon and Mrs. Mary Mifflin

Student Ambassadors
Student Ambassadors are a group of young ladies devoted to serving the school. Ambassadors are representatives of Incarnate Word Academy to prospective students, alumnae, parents, and friends of IWA. These students are chosen for their leadership and school spirit.
Moderator: Ms. Patty Senft

Student Council
Student Council at Incarnate Word Academy is a community that implements the values of leadership, unity, and service into their personal and academic lives. Student Council is committed to empowering the ideas of these values to all members of Incarnate Word Academy by setting examples of what it means to be a Woman of the Word through their enthusiastic school spirit.
Moderators: Mr. Kevin Arendt and Ms. Jackie Watson


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