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

Fast-tracking his career since 14, alumnus recruits college students for global biopharmaceutical company

Meet Kevin Castro. The 22-year-old Class of 2013 graduate has been laying the groundwork for his present position at AbbVie Inc. since he was 14-years-old. In 2009 as a freshman, he worked at Abbott Laboratories through the Corporate Work Study Program. (AbbVie is the spin-off company of Abbott.) Fast forward eight years: The Posse Scholar and recent graduate of Connecticut … Read More

Engineering Success: Ambitious alumna is trailblazing a career in technology

Meet Klarizsa Padilla, a member of the Class of 2013 who just graduated with a computer science degree from Georgetown University. This fall, she is headed to Columbia University in New York City where she is pursuing a second Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering. As a mentor for Georgetown’s Women Who Code organization, a Google student ambassador, an … Read More

Alumna Committed to Helping Immigrants

At 11-years-old, Mayra Tenorio immigrated to Beach Park from Mexico with her mom and younger sister, Xiomara, also a CRSM grad, with the hope and goal that she would have a better opportunity to go to college. Fast-forward to today. The 23-year-old Class of 2011 alumna graduated in 2015 from Swarthmore College, where studied Sociology & Anthropology and Gender & … Read More