Saint Stanislaus College

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Description St. Stanislaus College (SSC) is an all-male Roman Catholic boarding school in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi. It is owned and operated by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart order.It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Biloxi. The institution is named after Saint Stanislaus Kostka. It takes in day students from grades 7-12 and boarding students from grades 6-12. It was founded in the early 1854 by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. Some famous alumni include 1945 Heisman trophy winner Doc Blanchard and Stephen Peterman formerly of the Dallas Cowboys, and now with the Detroit Lions. The school mascot is the "Rockachaw".HistoryIn 1855 the Brothers of the Sacred Heart bought land for the foundation of a boarding school. Two years previously Brothers Basile Venable, Leo Maligne, and Joseph Deimer came to Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi from France to teach in the boy's parish school fulfilling the desire of Father Stanislaus Buteux of Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church. In late 1854 the Father petitioned superior general of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart (Brother Polycarp) for more teachers that a boarding school could be started. In response Brothers Eusebe Gulonnier, Ephrem Flechet and George Leydier were sent.
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