CRSM DONORS CAN SUBTRACT 75% of a SCHOLARSHIP GIFT FROM 2019 ILLINOIS TAX BILL

The Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Program allows individuals and corporations to donate to a Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO) – whose primary aim is to give scholarships to qualifying CRSM students. For their generous donation, donors receive a 75% credit on their Illinois taxes. Donors receive a direct credit, not a deduction. After just one year, 134 students have been able … Read More

Reese Marcusson Joins Cristo Rey St. Martin as Director of Development

A lifelong Chicagoan, Reese held leadership positions at Window to the World Communications, Inc. (WWCI), the non-profit parent of WTTW Channel 11, Chicago’s public TV station, and 98.7WFMT, Chicago’s classical music station. His most recent WWCI roles were Chief Operating Officer & CFO and Acting CEO.  He enjoys working collaboratively on challenges and helping others solve problems. Reese is a … Read More

Sharing a Mission with The Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Robert R. McCormick was among Chicago’s first major philanthropists – shaping the city he loved with the development of the Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio and WGN Television.  Upon his death in 1955, his will established what would become one of the nation’s leading charitable foundations. For over ten years, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation has recognized the impact that the … Read More

CRSM Awarded Grant to Hire a School Nurse

The Board of Directors of The Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County has awarded Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep a generous grant which will provide students with improved access to healthcare services. The Foundation’s mission is to support efforts that improve access to health services for under-served Lake County, Illinois residents. School nurses provide essential health-related education to students … Read More

CRSM President Preston Kendall Speaks Out on Innovation in Education

Earlier this month, President Preston Kendall sat on an Education Innovation panel for the Age of Agility Summit Illinois. The event presented insights and perspectives from business, education, and policy leaders on how the future of work impacts the way we deliver education. The event, held in downtown Chicago, was sponsored by America Succeeds and Empower Illinois. Other speakers on the panel included: Moderator: Carly Bolger, … Read More