“To embrace accountability and responsibility”: An Interview with Liz Martinez

I met with Liz Martinez (CRSM ’12, Lake Forest College ’16) during her first visit to the new campus on Belvidere Road. Our conversation covered a lot of territory; from her extracurriculars at CRSM, through a family health crisis, to her successes at First Midwest Bank. The following conversation has been edited and condensed.   First of all, thanks for … Read More

Freshmen Class Getting Ready

to “Go Corporate”   Freshmen finished their first week of training in the Corporate Work Study Program.  Another 2 week session is coming up in August to make sure they’re ready to go for our business partners!   There is no doubt that Cristo Rey St. Martin is a leader in work study training. Students work diligently on a wide … Read More

A Letter to the Seniors

May 17, 2019 Hey, Seniors, it’s me – your old pal Junebug.  Hope you are having a great retreat.  Hard to believe it will be your last as CRSM students.  Time flies.  I’m going to miss your smiling faces around campus (and the scratches behind my ears)! As you prepare to leave CRSM and begin the next step in your … Read More

Seniors Final Retreat at CRSM

On Friday, May 17th, seniors traveled to the Viatorian Province Center in Arlington Heights to attend their last retreat before graduation. The Viatorians were one of the founding religious communities to support Cristo Rey St. Martin when it opened in 2004. Fr. Dan Hall, CSV, Provincial, together with Fr. John Milton, CSV, a science advisor to the school, welcomed the … Read More

CRSM Student Wins Evans Scholarship

I met with Dominique Mendoza (CRSM ’19) after she was notified that she had won an Evans Scholarship. The following conversation has been edited and condensed. Congratulations on your award, what an accomplishment! Thanks! I’m really getting excited. So how does a young person who’s had an interest in math and science since grammar school get interested in caddying? It’s … Read More