Over the coming weeks, you'll be seeing the smiling faces of the Class of 2022 as one educational chapter closes and another prepares to open. Like the couple before them and the several that will follow, this class endured the inherent challenges associated with a global pandemic. Nevertheless, this group managed to reach unforeseen heights while amending Marquette's single-class record for scholarship dollars offered.

Furthermore, the 57 members of the Class of 2022 managed to rack up 2,202 dual credits during their tenure on Tenth, another school watermark. The Class of 2022 undoubtedly has left a legacy that will endure.

Here's a numerical snapshot of Marquette Catholic High School's Class of 2022:

Number of graduates: 57

Combined scholarship dollars offered: $11,208,556

Number of summa cum laude graduates: 27

Number of dual credits earned: 2,202

Number of associate degrees to be earned: 21 (12 - liberal arts, 9 - business)

Number of graduates who accumulated 200 or more service hours: 25 

Number of countries represented at graduation outside U.S.: 4 (Belgium, Brazil, China, Italy) 

Number of graduates continuing athletic careers: 3

Number of graduates continuing fine arts careers: 2

Number of time zones in the continental U.S. in which Marquette graduates will be attending college: 4

Most popular college/university choice by graduates of Class of 2022: Indiana University Bloomington and Purdue University West Lafayette (10 each)

Graduates attending schools in the Region: 11 (Purdue Northwest - 6, Valparaiso University - 3, Don Bosco Institute - 1, Next Rated Barber Stylist School - 1)

Graduates attending schools in Indiana: 39 (Indiana University Bloomington - 10, Purdue University West Lafayette - 10, Purdue Northwest - 6, Manchester University - 3, Valparaiso University - 3, Indiana University South Bend - 2, Ball State University - 1, Don Bosco Institute - 1, Marian University - 1, Next Rated Barber Stylist School - 1, St. Mary’s College - 1)

Number of graduates attending Catholic universities: 4 (Loyola University Chicago - 2, St. Mary’s College - 1, Marian University - 1)

Number of graduates attending schools outside U.S.: 2 (Belgium, Italy)

Closest to Michigan City, Indiana: Purdue University Northwest (8.8 miles)

Farthest from Michigan City, Indiana (domestic): University of Washington (2,210 miles)

Farthest from Michigan City, Indiana (international): Falcone School, Messina, Sicily, Italy (5,056 miles)

Marquette will celebrate its Honors Day next Friday, June 3rd beginning at 1 pm in the Scholl Center. Baccalaureate Mass is set for Monday, June 6th at 5 pm in St. Mary's with commencement to follow at approximately 6:30 pm in the Scholl Center.