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Sacred Heart School President Pamela Desmarais interviewed by WPLM "South of Boston" radio program
Desmarais, at the helm of Sacred Heart for three years, spoke about the history of the school, which was founded in 1947 by the Sisters of Divine Providence to educate pre-kindergarten and kindergarten age students; over the next 14 years the Sisters built both the High School and Elementary school in Kingston. Today, as a private co-educational Catholic school system, Sacred Heart offers educational opportunities for students of all faiths and backgrounds throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod in preschool through grade 12.
Desmarais addressed the school’s renovated observatory and recent million dollar renovation of its science labs during the popular program hosted by Plymouth resident Charlie Gilmore. She also spoke about Sacred Heart’s state-of-the-
A resident of Hingham, Desmarais is a 1982 graduate of Sacred Heart High School and holds an MBA from Northeastern University and a BA from Holy Cross College. Prior to joining Sacred Heart in 2011, she was President of Antenna Audio, North America and Chief Operating Officer for Antenna Audio Worldwide, a San Francisco-based international multimedia company.
“It was a wonderful opportunity to be a guest on this highly recognized program and to share information about the history, present programs and plans for the future at Sacred Heart School,” said Desmarais.
WPLM broadcasts on 99.1 FM. She spoke with Chris Stevens, who was the interviewer for this show.
About Sacred Heart School
Sacred Heart is a private, co-educational Catholic school system, which provides educational opportunities for students throughout southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod, from preschool through grade 12. As a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Divine Providence, Sacred Heart School strives to inspire minds, define character and encourage responsible leadership through a curriculum that prepares students to pursue knowledge throughout their lives. The school provides students with a strong liberal arts curriculum, and integrates technology into the hands of students with its One to One iPad Program. Sacred Heart also offers extensive athletic, arts and extra-curricular activities for students. Founded in 1947, the school underwent a governance change in July 2011, incorporating the Sacred Heart Schools in Kingston, MA as Sacred Heart School System, Inc. This new structure was implemented to assure the continuation of academic excellence of the Sacred Heart Schools for the future, as well as the Catholic mission and the religious community traditions. The school system serves students on a beautiful, expansive campus on Route 80 that includes three school buildings, a central administrative office, and athletic fields and facilities. Sacred Heart School welcomes students of all faiths and diverse backgrounds. The school prides itself in a commitment to developing the whole student, offering an independent school atmosphere and top-tier academics. Pamela Desmarais serves as the school’s President. The Sacred Heart campus is located at 251-399 Bishops Highway, Kingston, MA 02364. For additional information about the school, please visit www.sacredheartkingston.com or call 781-585-7511.