From Dartmouth to public health, alumna paying it forward to the community

Since she graduated from Cristo Rey St. Martin in 2010, Paola Cazares has graduated from Dartmouth College, run the Ivy League institution’s Spanish speaking Affinity House and currently is working at a primary care clinic in Waukegan as a medical scribe and clinical information specialist. Her goal: to go to medical school and become a physician. Cazares, who grew up in … Read More

Striving to be Accountable: Alum returns to CRSM to help students and their families

Seven years ago, Edwin Medina took his dream to become an accountant and headed to college, determined to one day return to Cristo Rey and help students and families struggling with financial challenges. At 23, the Class of 2011 graduate is back! Armed with a degree in accounting and business administration from Robert Morris University, Medina has traded the classroom … Read More

Engineering Change: Class of 2011 grad and his siblings lift their dreams for the future

The road to success has been littered with challenges and personal loss for Jesus Gutierrez. But today the Cristo Rey St. Martin Class of 2011 graduate has launched his career in mechanical engineering and is championing his two brothers, who are following in his footsteps at Marquette University, and his younger sister, a freshman at CRSM. Having a choice in … Read More

Alumni Making a global impact: From Cambridge to Guatemala and Waukegan

Oh, the places they’ve gone! From the Peace Corps in Guatemala to Marian University in Indianapolis, and Dominican University and Arrupe College of Loyola closer to home, about 50 alumni, teachers and staff gathered on Dec. 14, 2017 at Salutos Italian Restaurant in Gurnee to celebrate the Christmas holiday and reunite with former classmates. Sharing pizza, memories and stories from … Read More