Commencement Speaker: Noelle Mering

Willows Academy is proud to welcome Noelle Mering as the 2024 commencement speaker. 

Noelle Mering is a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. She is the author of Awake, Not Woke: A Christian Response to the Cult of Progressive Ideology and co-author of the Theology of Home series. 

She studied philosophy and theatre at Westmont College in California and did graduate work in philosophy at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. 

She is an editor at and a wife and mother of six children.

Her article, “7 Ways to Keep the Wokeness Out of Your Home and Away from Your Kids.” Theology of Home (March 4, 2024), was republished by the Catholic Education Resource Center. Read Noelle’s full article below.

Noelle Mering will also return to the Willows in the fall as a featured speaker for parents on September 20th.