7:00 a.m.

Good morning, Saints! Thank you for joining us on our 3rd Annual NDP Giving Day Livestream! As our student-producers and staff start coming in to set up for today’s festivities, we are getting some last minute work done and we are beyond excited for today’s festivities! The stream starts at 10 a.m. local time!!!

9:00 a.m.

We are down to the last hour before the live stream!! We are currently hard at work at fixing some last-minute bugs and are proud to announce that we have hit $10,000 at the 9 o’clock hour before the stream has even started!! Thank you so much for your generosity and if you would like to donate, please visit http://www.ndpsaints.org/mardigras, and please remember to include your house affiliation!! We can’t wait to get this stream up and running!

10:00 a.m.

Let’s get this show on the road!! WE ARE LIVE!!! Content starts at 10 a.m. sharp and remember to donate on http://www.ndpsaints.org/mardigras

At $12,256 before the stream even started, our expert statistical analyst, Senior Noah Lederer, projects we will shatter our goals!! Get After It, Saints!!

10:27 a.m.

We are officially underway!! Tune-in as we discuss clubs here on NDP’s campus. With a feature of NDP Live!, an interview with Joseph Holdnak, and words from some alumni, We get a peek into the life of clubs on campus!! Tune-in!

11:00 a.m.

Welcome to the 11 o’clock hour! In this hour, we discuss “Why NDP?”. You hear from the director of admission Matt Rylski, NDP parents Chuck Huttinger and Jill Weaver, former students, and our favorite president Jill Platt!! Make sure to visit http://www.ndpsaints.org/mardigras to donate as we hit $21,177 heading into the hour! Make sure you check out this hour, as Ms. Platt confirms that talks are underway about a new building to possibly sprout up by the football stadium!

12:00 p.m.

Welcome to the arts hour! Here you start off by watching a wonderful performance by Mr. Hemmo, a music teacher here at NDP. You go on to watch students paint some Bob Ross paintings, listen to a beautiful performance by Junior Olivia LaPorte and get another sneak peek of the performing arts center!! Senior Collin Maddock also comes with a message for his house!

1:00 p.m.

This might just be one of the most hyped-up sections of the livestream! Now, it is athletics’ turn to grab the spotlight. We show you 3 hype videos made by Senior Brooke Pauley in addition to watching a fun, bubbly event that occurred on campus a few weeks back. Junior anchor Carlo Lanza sits down with our assistant athletic director Steve Shaff. You’ll watch some highlights from our volleyball team’s undefeated season produced by teammate McKenna Douglas.

2:00 p.m.

Attention all gamers!! The 2 p.m. hour is dedicated to E-Sports and NDP’s tech department. We take an in-depth peek at what is going on with our E-Sports program and discuss robotics on campus. Make sure you tune-in for this great peek of our tech department!!

3:00 p.m.

Now that we hit the academics hour, we dive deep into curriculum at NDP. We discuss social media addiction and the Netflix documentary called “Social Dilemma”, the ACE, and Ms. D and her business course.

4:00 p.m.

We wanted to end with some strong topics so we decided faith and service were a good way to begin the end. We sit down for an interview with Father Kurt and discuss his music and his religious life. We also talk to Sister Yo, Senior Paloma Mertel, Ava Handle, Mary Woloschuk, and our house service coordinators. We are so excited that we hit our goal of $50,000 during this hour and we hope to continue raising so much more!

5:00 p.m.

Welcome to the final hour! It all comes down to this! Here we highlight alumni and closeout. We talk to Jenni Douglas and look at some highlights from NDP’s new speaker series, “Forever Seeking”. We also speak with Meghan Wilson, watch a spicy ramen challenge, check out some fundraising videos, and more! We would like to thank everyone for their donations and would like to remind you all that the donation link is open until midnight tonight. Please visit http://www.ndpsaints.org/mardigras to donate!!