Congratulations St. Rita High School Class of 2013

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Class Valedictorian:  Kevin Goosherst

Class Salutatorian:  Dennis Rutter

 

$11,239,989 earned Merit-Based College Scholarships

Averaged $75,000 in college scholarships per student   |   11% Illinois State Scholars   |   47% National Honor Society | 19 Heeney Award Winners (Straight A students)   |   30 Presidential Awards for Education Excellence   | Wendy's High School Heisman National Winner | Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award Winner | Xerox Award for Innovation in Information Technology Award Winner | Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Humanities and Social Sciences Award Winner | George Eastman Young Leaders Award Winner | 2 Congressional appointments to military  |  2 Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Merit Award Winners |   Augustinian Scholarship to Villanova University Recipient   |   Edward Lorenz Scholastic and Extra-Curricular Excellence Award Winner   | Sprite Chicago MVP Award | AATF Outstanding Senior in French Award

 

Students from the Class of 2013 were accepted to the following colleges and universities from which they received more than $11 million in scholarships:

 

Thomas Adent Lewis University Michael & Frances Fitzpatrick Scholarship 
Southern Arkansas University Achievement Award
Sondai Adjei American International College Scholarship
Kevin Banky Marquette University Magis Award
University of Dayton President's Merit Scholarship
Western Michigan Presidential Silver Scholarship
Luke Blaeser Merrimack College Merit Scholarship 
Stephen Brazel, Jr. St. Ambrose University Academic Scholarship
James Butler St. Ambrose University Merit Scholarship
Joseph Butler St. Ambrose University Merit Scholarship
Colin Carrane University of Dayton Merit Scholarship
University of Iowa Merit Scholarship
Western Michigan University Merit Scholarship
Marquette University Merit Scholarship
Andrew Cash Loras College Merit Award
 University of Dubuque Forerunner Award
Illinois College Edward Beecher Scholarship
Augustana College Opportunity Award
Vincent Catania Illinois Wesleyan University Merit Scholarship
Peter Cozzi John Carroll University Merit Scholarship
Robert Doherty Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship
Valparaiso University Honors Award
University of Dayton Merit Scholarship
Jacob Donovan Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship
Olivet Nazarene University Merit Scholarship
Saint Louis University Merit Scholarship
Daniel Dwyer University of Minnesota Merit Scholarship
Jonathan Eskra Saint Louis University Dean's Scholarship
St. Ambrose University Academic Scholarship
Valparaiso University Presidential Scholarship
Marquette University Ignatius Academic Achievement Scholarship
Saint Xavier University Presidential Scholarship
University of Illiniois Urbana President's Scholarship
Stephen Evans-Gregory Elmhurst College Dean's Scholarship 
Elmhust College Enrichment Scholarship 
Illinois Institute of Technology Henery Award
University of Illinois Chicago Presidential Scholarship
Christopher Foley Indiana University Prestige Scholarship
DePaul University Scholars' Award
Miami University Ohio RedHawk Excellence Scholarship
University of Dayton Merit Scholarship
Ryan Foster Northern Illinois Charles E. Currie Scholarship
Brendan Galbraith Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship
Merrimack College Merit Scholarship
John Gardner Illinois Wesleyan University Merit Scholarship
Ohio State Maxis and National Buckeye Scholarships
Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship
Northwestern University Merit Scholarship
Bradley Glazier Miami University Ohio Merit Scholarship
Saint Louis University Vice Presidents' Scholarship
University of Dayton Merit Scholarship
Marquette University Ignatius Academic Achievement Scholarship
Villanova University Merit Scholarship
Isaac Glover University of Missouri Columbia Merit Scholarship
Kevin Goosherst Pepperdine University Merit Scholarship
William Granholm Northern Michigan University National Academic Award
Ferris State University Dean's Scholarship
St Thomas University Aquinas Scholarship
Edgewood College Heritage Scholarship 
Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship
Augustana College Founder's Scholarship 
Saint Mary's University Deans' Scholarship
Ripon University Merit Scholarship
St Ambrose University Merit Scholarship
Quincy University Laverna Scholarship
Quintin Gray Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship
Illinois College Edward Beecher Scholarship
Charles Haas, III Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship 
James Hawes St. Ambrose University Academic Scholarship
Kent State University Merit Award
Patrick Healy Loras College Merit Scholarship
St. Ambrose University Merit Scholarship
Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship
Mohammad Henrichs Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship
Olivet Nazarene Academic Excellence Scholarship
DePaul University Scholars' Award
Valparaiso University Presidential Scholarship
Hofstra University Provost Scholarship
Marquette University Magis Scholarship
Loyola University Merit Scholarship
University of Rochester Merit and Prince Street Scholarships
University of Illinois Urbana Merit Scholarship
Iona College Merit Scholarship
Jose Hernandez-Garcia, Jr. Ave Maria University Academic Scholarship
Ave Maria University Merit Catholic High School Scholarship
Marian University Naber Scholarship 
Quincy University Thomas of Celano Scholarship
Jonathan Holubik University of Tampa Merit Scholarship
Eckerd College Merit Scholarship
Richard Houlihan DePaul University Merit Scholarship
Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship
Marquette University Merit Scholarship
Gregory Insley, Jr. Aquinas College St. Dominic Merit Award
Aquinas College Aquinas Merit Award
University of Indianapolis State Alliance Merit Award
University of Indianapolis Horizon Merit Award
Brendan Jenkins University of Iowa National Scholars Award
Olivet Nazerene University Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Loyola Scholarship Merit and Catholic Heritage Award
Marquette University Magis Award
Troy Johnson Quincy University Merit Scholarship
Christopher Kapa Benedictine College Merit Scholarship
National Scholar of Excellence at Michigan Technological University
Trustee Scholarship at Ohio Northern University
William Keefer University of Rochester Dean's Scholarship
John Kelley Springhill College Merit Scholarship
Robert Kelly West Virginia University Blue & Gold Level 2 Scholarship
Joshua Kiehn St. Norbert College John F. Kennedy Scholarship
Saint Mary's University Dean's Scholarship
Austin Kingsley Lawrence Tech Excellence Award in Math and Science Scholarship 
Purdue University Presidential Scholarship
Marquette University Ignatius Academic Distinction Scholarship
Timothy Kinney Lewis University Michael and Frances Fitzpatrick Scholarship
North Central College Honor Scholarship
Saint Xavier University Presidential Scholarship
Benedictine University Catholic High School Award and Presidential Scholarship
Clifford Klimas University of Iowa National Scholars Award
Valparaiso University Presidential Scholarship
Carthage College Academic Honors Award
St. Norbert College Trustee Distinguished Scholarship
A.J. Drexel University Scholar
Marquette University Ignatius Academic Distinction Scholarship
Illinios Wesleyan University Scholarship
Erik Landstrom Saint Louis Vice President's Scholarship
Marquette University Ignatius Academic Distinction Scholarship
University of Iowa National Scholars Award
Michael Lenardi IIT Henry T. Heald Scholarship (updated March)
Marquette University Magis Award
Reginald Lewis, Jr. Saint Xavier University Heritage Award
Timothy Lombard Saint Xavier University Heritage Award
Joseph Lugo Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship
St. Ambrose University Academic Scholarship
Timothy Lux St. Ambrose University Academic Scholarship
Timothy Lynch Milwaukee School of Engineering Merit Scholarship
Loyola University Dean's Scholarship
Zachary Maderak Marquette University Magis Scholarship
Nicholas Mangan Illinois State University Redbird Academic Scholarship
Illinois Wesleyan University Merit Scholarship
Western Michigan University Presidential Gold Scholarship
Augustana College Dean's Scholarship
University of Dayton Merit Scholarship
Oscar Mascorro, III St. Mary's University Merit Scholarship
Thomas McCormick St. Joseph's College SJC Scholarship
Thomas McDermott Loras College Merit Award
University of Dayton Merit Scholarship
Ball State University Heartland Award
Butler University Freshman Academic Scholarship
University of Minnesota National Excellence Award
Marquette University Magis Scholarship
Central Michigan University Merit Scholarship
Jake McGowan St. Xavier University Presidential Scholarship
University of Iowa National Scholars Award
Jamison McGury Western Michigan University Presidential Silver Scholarship
St. Ambrose University Academic Scholarship
Guerby Ministre, Jr. University of Missouri Merit Award
Illinois Wesleyan University Merit Scholarship
Thomas Moran Walsh University Merit Scholarship
Aurora University Deans' Scholarship
Loras College Merit Scholarship
University of Dubuque Dean's Merit Scholarship
University of Detroit Mercy Merit Scholarship
Augustana College Merit Scholarship
St. Ambrose University Academic Scholarship
Centenary College of Louisiana Challenge Award Scholarship
Charlie Murphy, Jr. Saint Xavier University Presidential Scholarship
St. Ambrose University Academic Scholarship
Loyola University Damen Scholarship
Frank J. Lewis University Scholarship
DePaul University Scholars Award
Marquette University Ignatius Leadership Scholarship
Martin Napleton St. Joseph's College Merit Scholarship
Daniel O'Keefe Pfeiffer University Merit Scholarship
Carthage College Merit Scholarship
Quincy St. Francis Solanus Scholarship
Loyola University New Orleans Dean's Scholar
St. Ambrose University Merit Scholarship
Ivan Ortega Loyola University Damen Scholarship/Catholic Heritage award
Marquette University Magis Award
University of Illinois President's Award
Northern Illinois University Academic Scholarship
University of Minnesota Maroon National Scholarship
Troy Payton McKendree University Merit Scholarship
Maryville University Merit Scholarship
University of Iowa Merit Scholarship
Shea Pender Merrimack College Merit Scholarship
Waldorf College Merit & Theatre Scholarship
Ball State University Whitinger Scholarship
Western Michigan University Presidential Gold Scholarship
Saint Xavier University Presidential Scholarship
Nicholas Piraino Carthage College Merit Scholarship
Kevin Reynolds St. Ambrose University Merit Award
Edward Roland Marquette University Magis Award
Bradley University Deans Scholarship
Loyola University Damen Scholarship
Loyola University Catholic Heritage Award
Dennis Rutter Loyola University Presidential Scholarship
Miami University Ohio Merit Scholarship
Saint Louis University Vice Presidents' Scholarship
John Carroll University Magis Scholarship
DePauw University President's Award for Excellence Scholarship
University of Miami Merit Scholarship
University of Rochester Merit Scholarship
Villanova University Augustinian Scholarship
Anthony Sanders St. Ambrose University Academic Scholarship
Lindenwood University Merit Scholarship
University of Missouri Columbia Merit Scholarship
Zachary Schultz Dominican University Merit Scholarship
Benedictine University Presidential Award
Saint Xavier University Merit Award
DePaul University Merit Scholarship
Kevin Sicher Ave Maria University Merit Scholarship
University of St. Thomas Merit Scholarship
Loyola University Merit Scholarship
Christopher Sieradzki Purdue University Merit Scholarship
Southern Illinois University Merit Scholarship
University of Minnesota Merit Scholarship
Jacob Spallina Robert Morris University Merit Award
University of Iowa Merit Scholarship
Southern Illinois University Merit Scholarship
Elmhurst College Merit Scholarship
Carthage College Merit Scholarsihp
Western Michigan University Merit Scholarship
Timothy Szczepanowski St. Vincent DePaul Scholarship
Illinois Institute of Technology Merit Scholarship
Matthew Thompson Eastern Illinois University Commitment to Excellence Scholarship
St. Vincent DePaul Scholarship
Ryan Thomsen Dominican University Merit Recognition Award
James Unik Loyola University Trustee Scholarship
Aquinas College Academic Leadership Scholarship
Marquette University Magis Scholarship
Saint Xavier University Merit Scholarship
William White University of Dayton Merit Scholarship
Indiana University Merit Award
Joseph Wilimczyk John Carroll University Merit Scholarship
Regis University Merit Scholarship
North Park University Merit Scholarship
Franklin Wisseh University of Missouri Columbia Diversity Award
University of Iowa Merit Scholarship
University of Missouri Mark Twain Scholarship
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign President's Award
Marquette University Magis Award
Markus Wrobel Saint Xavier University Presidential Scholarship
Lewis University Frank J. Lewis Scholarship
St. Joseph College Honors Scholarship
Benedictine University Presidential Scholarship
DePaul University Scholars' Award
Alexander Zaleski Saint Xavier University Heritage Award