Patrick Miller named Director of Advancement for St. Patrick Catholic High School

Dr. Matt Buckley announces today that Mr. Patrick Miller has been hired as Director of Advancement for St. Patrick Catholic High School.

Mr. Miller is a graduate of St. Patrick Catholic High School and attended Mercy Cross High School prior to St. Patrick.  He received a bachelor’s degree in secondary education and master’s degree in public policy and administration from MSU. In recognition of outstanding academics as a graduate student in public administration, he is an inducted member of Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society.

“I’m looking forward to advancing the mission of Catholic education at St. Patrick Catholic High School,” says Miller.  “As an alumnus of St. Patrick, I resonate with the Catholic identity that surrounds the school.  My family and I are excited about this new vocation to the spiritual formation of students, parents, and alumni.”

As Institute Director for the Mississippi Institute of Municipal Clerks and an Instructor for the Mississippi State University (MSU) Extension Center for Government and Community Development, Mr. Miller has served as a central contact for strategic planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and documentation of educational programs for local governing authorities and the general public. Specifically, Mr. Miller has specialized in municipal government, technical assistance, and community and leadership development. In 2016, he received the MSU Extension Customer Outreach Award in recognition of significant contributions to outstanding programming within Extension and in 2018 was recognized as a Rising Star Under 35 by the Greater Starkville Development Partnership.  He also served as the Ward 5 Alderman for the city of Starkville, is a former Ward 5 Commissioner on the Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership’s Convention and Visitor Bureau. He is also the President of the Alumni and Advisory Board for the Mississippi Beta Chapter of Phi Delta Theta.

Dr. Buckley, principal of St. Patrick Catholic High School, states, “We are thrilled about the opportunity of creating this new position as we continue to grow and thrive as the premier secondary educational institution in South Mississippi.  I am excited about this new position and confident that Mr. Miller will be a strong asset to our school.”

St. Patrick Catholic High School is a faith-based, college preparatory high school in Biloxi, Mississippi. Established in 2007, St. Patrick is the premier secondary educational institution in South Mississippi and strives each day to Educate Scholars, Train Disciples, and Support Champions. St. Patrick is proud to report a 100% college matriculation rate, ACT and SAT scores that far exceed the state and national averages, and a rich history of Catholic education founded in the traditional roots of our legacy schools of St. John High School, Mercy Cross High School, Notre Dame High School, and Sacred Heart Academy.