Providence Hall Wins Outstanding Campus Award

Last Saturday at California Lutheran University, in a room filled with distinguished educators, Providence Hall was awarded the Outstanding Campus Award by the California Educators’ Hall of Fame.

California Lutheran University

David O’Neil, Head of School, accepting the Outstanding Campus award from Cal Lutheran President Emeritus, Dr. Jerry H. Miller.

The other finalist for the award was Oaks Christian in Thousand Oaks.

Providence Hall was recognized for its impact on their students and the community of Santa Barbara, according to Darrin Parrent, president of the Hall of Fame. Criteria include overall academic excellence, teacher proficiency at drawing the best from each student, and a positive impact on the surrounding community.

“Providence Hall is honored to receive this award and to be in the company of such fine educators and educational institutions,” said David O’Neil, Head of School. “I’m especially proud of this award because it recognizes our outstanding faculty and their commitment to excellence in their subject areas, and their unwavering pursuit to engage the minds and to shape the hearts of young people.”

About Providence Hall

Founded in 2007 by a group of Santa Barbara educators, parents, business leaders, and pastors, Providence Hall is a leading coeducational, Christian, college preparatory middle and high school focused on the total development of the each individual student. With a proven reputation for excellence in academics, athletics, co-curricular activities and the arts, 18 faculty members prepare approximately 100 students for the rigors of college and the challenges of global citizenship. One hundred percent of Providence Hall graduates are admitted to excellent colleges and universities throughout the nation. For more information, visit

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