Volunteer Project at The Ray Bradbury Experience Museum

Thanks and appreciation was extended to CRSM student volunteers: Charlize C. ’22, Mauricio C. ’21 and Jonathan C. ’23 for their help in preparing for Mr. Bradbury’s 100th Birthday celebration. As a business partner of Cristo Rey St. Martin, The Ray Bradbury Experience Museum (RBEM) offers Cristo Rey students a working experience and area residents a fascinating look into the … Read More

“Commitment and Time Management”: An Interview with Cassandra Abarca    

Cassandra (CRSM ’18  Alverno College ’22) and I spoke on the phone not long after a Boston-based non-profit announced that she had been elected to the organization’s 2020-2021 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Like most recent college prep graduates, her journey during the Covid-19 pandemic can only be described as unpredictable. But it is clear that her ambition and mastery … Read More

The Origami Art of Eric C. CRSM ’23

Eric is a rising sophomore. His interest in Origami began when, as a six year old, he folded his first Origami crane. He has since completed many pieces of varying complexity with subjects ranging from penguins to Pokemon characters. Eric submitted his piece titled, “Swan” to the April student art show (CristoArt2020) which unfortunately was cancelled due to the pandemic. … Read More

“Resilient, Adaptable and Determined”: An Interview with Jessena Fields     

I talked with Jessena (CRSM ’15  SIU ’19) as she was beginning her exit from Carbondale, IL after her recent graduation from Southern Illinois University. Heading toward Houston, her plans include growing her successful on-line business, eventually reopening her hair and clothing boutique and getting her master’s in marketing. After speaking with her I came away knowing I spoke with … Read More