Calling The Shots: Alumnus sets sights on career in public health

When Sebastian Rodriguez projects the mirror of his life a decade into the future, he sees himself working alongside the elite cadre of disease detectives and innovators on the front lines of public health at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta. His career goals and commitment are precise and fully visualized: to combat disease and prevent environmental risks. … Read More

CRSM Alum Proves Work Experience Creates Lasting Value

Twenty-year-old Erik Estela is a living example that Cristo Rey St. Martin’s work-based learning, where students gain important lessons about professionalism and employability skills in a real work environment, can create long-lasting advantages that often distinguish graduates from their peers. The Class of 2014 graduate attended Lewis University his freshman year, and while he had a generally positive experience, he … Read More

“Great Success: Helping Others,” CRSM Alumna

Growing up in the tough, economically-blighted town of Waukegan where gang violence and drug busts dominate headlines, Esmeralda “Esme” Silva assumed the implicit message that she and her grade school classmates were destined to go nowhere, would shape her destiny. But today, the 22-year-old Cristo Rey St. Martin Class of 2010 graduate is a leading role model for young people … Read More

Class of 2015: Anissa, Taking Charge of Her Future

Meet, Anissa Class of 2015 Salutatorian who will be attending Bates College, a private liberal arts college located in Lewiston, MA. Here are her reflections on her four years at CRSM: It’s ironic that I am speaking to my fellow students and everyone gathered at our graduation because four years ago, I was adamant about NOT going to Cristo Rey … Read More

CRSM Alumna Named Watson Fellow

The prestigious Watson Fellowship provides funding to travel the world in pursuit of a dream project to 47 graduating college students annually. This year, the Fellow winners include Mayra Tenorio, a graduate of Cristo Rey’s Class of 2011 and a senior at Swathmore College. Tenorio’s successful proposal, “Daughter of Women: Chronicling Our Survival,” will take her across the world to … Read More

February President’s Pen: Winning When it Counts

One of our alumni, now a freshman at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, shared a recent email with our Principal, Mike Odiotti. The email notified him that he made the Dean’s List for his first semester with a 3.4 out of 4.0 GPA. We have many success stories like this. Making the Dean’s list at your college takes hard … Read More