The XCEL program accepts qualified young women and men who will have fulfilled all of their academic requirements at the end of seventh grade. Willing to excel as a servant leader and grow as a young person of faith and integrity, participants will explore their potential and sharpen their talents within a nurturing environment of passionate Xaverian teachers and friendly Xaverian student leaders.
This summer the XCEL program has 115 available seats. With annual applications exceeding that number, not all applicants are accepted. Therefore, please note that acceptance is based on the applicant’s record of academic consistency and effort, a willingness to learn and be challenged, and a mature demonstration of leadership among his or her peers.
To apply for XCEL, the parent/guardian and the student must:
- Complete and submit the online application
- Ask one school administrator or teacher to complete and submit the online recommendation
- Submit a completed and physician-signed medical form (Please download and print the form below)
- Send a copy of the applicant’s most recent report card
The online application process opens on Monday, January 23, 2017. The deadline for applying to XCEL is Monday, April 3, 2017. Please note that if any of above application requirements is not submitted by the deadline, then the application is considered incomplete.
If you have any questions, please contact the Director of XCEL,Vincent Raimondo ‘97, at email@example.com.