February Mustangs of the Month

Anthony Sanders – Senior

Anthony comes to St. Rita from Scott Joplin Elementary, he is a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. Anthony is a member of the National Honor Society (NHS) with a 4.18 gpa currently. Anthony was a student leader on Kairos #109. He is a 4 year member of the bowling team, captain for 3 years and Catholic All-Conference Player for 2 years. He was also featured in a December 2012 issue of the Southtown Star newspaper. Anthony has also been a 4 year member of the French Club, 2 year member of the Games Club. He also was part of a student panel for a presentation on school culture for a faculty inservice day. Outside of St. Rita Anthony volunteers his time at multiple bowling alleys helping 7-10 year olds learn the game. He has volunteered at PADS Shelter and the Hot Chocolate Run charity event downtown.

When asked to share his thoughts about his 4 years at St. Rita Anthony says, “My time here at St. Rita has been phenomenal. I have to thank my Rita brothers, faculty and staff for a wonderful experience. These four years have gone by fast, I know the friendships I’ve made here will last a lifetime and I wouldn’t change it for the world.”

Ryan McGrath – Junior

Ryan is a graduate from Morgan Park Academy and a member of Morgan Park Presbyterian Church. He currently holds a 4.80 gpa and is looking forward to being inducted as a member of the National Honor Society (NHS) in his senior year. Ryan plays hockey and will be joining the Knights of Augustine (K of A). In his spare time Ryan volunteers at cook-outs for his church and the St. Jude Knights Ice Hockey organization.

Ryan states, “I cannot believe that my time here at St. Rita has gone by so fast. I know that choosing St. Rita was the right choice for me because I can truly say that it is my home away from home.”

Tom Schofield – Sophomore

Tom is a member of Queen of Martyrs Parish and a graduate of Mt. Greenwood School. Tom is currently ranked 8th in his class with a 4.62 gpa. He has been active in football, wrestling and track. Outside St. Rita Tom gives of his time to Evergreen Health Center in Evergreen Park.

Tom says, “My time here at St. Rita has been some of the best moments of my life. I only wish that the time would slow down because I just want it to last longer. I have met friends here that will hopefully be my friends for years to come. My time here has shown me that I made the right choice in coming to St. Rita.”

Ray Hansen – Freshman

Ray is a graduate of Cassell School and a parishioner at St. Christina. He currently holds a 3.68 gpa after his first semester at St. Rita. Ray has played football, plans to play baseball and is a member of the Mustang Maniacs. He helps the handicapped play sports for Miracles Can Happen Foundation.

When asked about his time at St. Rita so far he says, ‘My time here at St. Rita has been unforgettable. The relationship not only with the other students but the teachers has shown me that I have not only my family at home but my family here at St. Rita.”