“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

The Alumni Party 2008 – 2018

see the video: https://youtu.be/M87zQEkslBU   On Thursday evening, December 20th, over eighty CRSM Alumni from the classes of 2008 through 2018 gathered at the new Cristo Rey St. Martin campus to re-connect and celebrate. Alumni reminisced about their time at the old campus over dinner and refreshments and many took “the tour” – walking the new facility for the first … Read More

Acting Up: Fundraiser works to fight hunger

Cristo Rey students, their families, teachers and staff played a leading role in alleviating hunger through a combined theater and Empty Bowls production held Nov. 17 and 18, 2017. Bringing the spirit of Christmas to life, students raised almost $1,300 to benefit the Holy Family Food Pantry in Waukegan. Student thespians performed Humbug by John Wooten, a re-telling of Dicken’s … Read More