Meggan Gray Stolarski SJ ’99 hired as Director of Advancement

BILOXI, Miss.- St. Patrick Catholic High School is proud to announce that Meggan Gray Stolarski SJ’99 has been hired as the new Director of Advancement. Stolarski will oversee all alumni and fundraising efforts as well as help continue the growth and mission of the school.

Meggan is a 1999 graduate of St. John Catholic High School in Gulfport, one of the legacy schools of St. Patrick Catholic High School. The former “Miss SJS” went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from Auburn University with a degree in Mass Communications. For the past 20 years she has been an award-winning fixture in the television news industry in south Mississippi, spending most of that time waking up morning viewers on the anchor desk at WLOX in Biloxi and more recently at WXXV in Gulfport. She is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Gulf Coast and has served on numerous boards through the years, including the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast, Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, and currently serves on the St. Vincent de Paul Community Pharmacy board.

She and her husband of 19 years, John Stolarski, have three children together. Austin and Avery attend St. Patrick Catholic High School, and their youngest, Aiden, attends St. James Elementary. She and her family are active parishioners at St. James Catholic Church in Gulfport. Meggan is excited about continuing the mission of St. Patrick Catholic High School by educating scholars, training disciples, and supporting champions. “I feel extremely blessed to have an opportunity to advocate for future disciples of Christ,” Meggan explains. “I know the impact Catholic education had on my life, and I am so excited to help advance that legacy by serving alumni and students at St. Patrick Catholic High School.”