Urged to "step into the realm of greater," and, "don't doubt the fact that God has indeed called you," DePaul Cristo Rey has graduated its third class of seniors and sent them out to make a difference in the world.
Under the leadership of President Sister Jeanne Bessette, DePaul Cristo Rey has begun the process to identify and hire its next principal following the resignation of founding Principal Andrew Farfsing.
The entire DePaul Cristo Rey community – seniors, families, students, teachers, staff and guests – came together on May 24 for Baccalaureate Mass, a spiritual celebration ahead of the class' commencement exercises.
In appreciation for "an investment that will last these students their whole lifetime," DePaul Cristo Rey students and staff celebrated the success of the Corporate Work Study Program at a Seniors & Supervisors Luncheon.
DePaul Cristo Rey students, as well as those at the Cristo Rey schools in Cleveland and Columbus, work in Ohio state government offices through their Corporate Work Study Program positions. Their work is valued and recognized. Read on for the Ohio government perspective on having high school students work in state offices.
Senior Joseph W. '17 has received a Cristo Rey Scholars Award from Loyola University Chicago. This award includes full tuition, housing, meals, and fees for four years at Loyola as well as a study abroad opportunity.
"Pursuing your Passions" whether its robotics, cardiac nursing or a culinary career - that theme was woven through a full day of workshops, networking and resume-building during DePaul Cristo Rey's Career Day 2017.
With awards for the top team, second place individual poet, youngest poet, most team spirit, and the team with the most audience support – DePaul Cristo Rey made a huge impression at the Louder Than A Bomb Cincinnati poetry slam finals.
Corporate Work Study Program supervisors are singing the praises of their student-workers. Many attended the March ceremony that recognized the top students for their third quarter on-the-job performance.
DePaul Cristo Rey's Voice at Work spoken word team has advanced in the Louder Than a Bomb poetry slam competition, taking second place as a team in the semi-final round, and advancing four students in the individual competition.
An award from Ohio's governor, three years of 100 percent college acceptance, growth and success in our Corporate Work Study Program, and a winning basketball season – there are many great stories and photos in the winter issue of our newsletter.