Incarnate Word Academy competes in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) district 3-5A.

2021 - 2022 Cross Country Roster

Clarissa Banda '25
Ava Baughman '25
Emily Chaires '22
Abigail Christensen '24
Isabella Coenen '22
Amelie Dinh '23
Isabella Ekeland '24
Natalie Garcia '25
Vera-Faith Huddleston '23
Sophia Marcon '25
Isabelle Martinez '23

Kate McGarvey '25
Evalyn Navarro '22
Sarah Olmos '22
Rebecca Peterson '25
Lara Rosenblad '25
Kati Rzasnicki '22
Arabella Smith '25
Karolina Tkaczyk '24
Esperanza Vazquez '24
Ellia Volf '22
Jane Volf '24


Emma Nguyen '22


Bryan Gonzalez


The Cross Country team practices at St. Thomas High School.
The IWA bus transports students to practice and parents must
pick up at St. Thomas High School.

St. Thomas High School
4500 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007


Record Breaker

Olivia Hill '23 proves she's a force to be reckoned with in the pool.

The IWA golf team cheers on senior Morgan Sword who committed to play golf at Rocky Mountain College.

IWA was proud to honor senior Morgan Sword as she signed her letter of intent on the 2019 National Signing Day.  Morgan put pen to paper and committed to play golf at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana.  She is the first IWA graduate to play golf at the college level. 

Office Hours with Coach Perez

For Coach Perez, Incarnate Word Academy has always been a family affair; both his wife and daughter are graduates of the Academy. Aside from marrying his wife and raising their three beautiful children, Rick considers winning the Jeanne de Matel award in 2017 as one of his greatest accomplishments. Jeanne de Matel award recipients exemplify excellence, dedication, and creativity within the school community—qualities that Rick tries to demonstrate in everything he does.