St. Rita High School Announce the May Mustangs of the Month
St. Rita High School presents a notable member of each class with the “Mustang of the Month” award every month during the academic year. Faculty and staff nominate students based on the student’s overall achievements and involvement at St. Rita High School. A committee selects the winners from the nominees. The following students were selected the May 2015 Mustangs of the Month:
Marty Goldrick - Senior
Marty is a member of St. Cajetan Parish and is a graduate of Clissold Elementary School. While at St. Rita, Marty has been involved in Stock Club, Spanish Club, Football, Golf, Scholastic Bowl, Volleyball, and is a member of the National Honors Society. Outside of Rita, Marty volunteers with Special Olympics, the PADS shelter and play for Maeve.
When asked what his time at St. Rita has meant to him, Marty said: “I am extremely grateful for all St. Rita has given me over these past four years. I've met some incredible people and I have been given some great opportunities. I've never regretted choosing to come here and I'll never forget the mark this place has left on my heart.”
Joe Otto - Junior
Joe is a member of St. John Fisher Parish and is a graduate of its grammar school. While at St. Rita, Joe has been heavily involved in Theater, chapel choir, and a member of the lacrosse and football teams. Outside of St. Rita, Joe has served at Angel's Touch, the Oak Lawn leaf Raking Event, and Park Lawn Tag Day.
When asked what his time at St. Rita has meant to him, Joe said: "I have made a lot of good friends here at St. Rita, and I look forward to an exciting senior year with my Rita brothers. St. Rita has truly become a home away from home."
Andrew Mariotti - Sophomore
Andrew is a member of Incarnation Parish and is also a graduate of its grammar school. While at St. Rita, Andrew has been heavily involved in theater and the improve club. Outside of St. Rita, Andrew remains very actives at his parish, especially with preparing packages to send to soldiers and with coaching the fifth grade basketball team.
When asked what his time at St. Rita has meant to him, Andrew says: "My time at St. Rita has been amazing during these first two years. I have met so many new friends so much so that St. Rita has become my second home. I am excited to finish my last two years with my classmates."
Chase Marshall - Freshman
Chase is a member of the St. Elizabeth Seton Parish and is a graduate from the Century Junior High School. During his time at Rita, Chase has participated in Knights of Augustine, Student Government, Volleyball, he plans on playing football next fall, and he assists Mrs. Hopkins in the Mustang store. Outside of St. Rita, Chase is very active at the PADS shelter, and he serves at the ABC Learning Center assisting mentally handicapped children.
When asked what his time at St. Rita has meant to him, Chase says: “My time here at St. Rita has been an unforgettable journey for just being freshmen year. I became friends with a lot of great people who are the one of the reasons I wake up and come to this school everyday. When I leave, I will never forget this place and the impact it has had on my life.”
About St. Rita High School
St. Rita High School is a college-preparatory, Augustinian Catholic high school located on a
37-acre campus at 7740 S. Western Avenue on Chicago’s south side. The all-boys St. Rita has a 110-year tradition and legacy, is over 24,000 alumni strong and offers 16 athletic teams and 30 clubs and activities.