"The tight-knit community of St. Josaphat showed me the importance of making a close group of friends who are good people. It emphasized the importance of community, and of having good mentors in your life."
-Max Blinderman: SJS '08; Whitney Young '12; University of Michigan '16.
Majored in Economics, entering the sales field within the technology sector.
"I learned to appreciate how a great teacher teaches from experience, not just from a textbook. It also taught me how to be a loving follower of Christ."
-Max Donovan: SJS '12; Walter Payton '16; Entering University of Southern California
Planning to major in Astronautical Engineering
"St. Josaphat taught me how to value my faith during difficult and trying times, but also during the most joyous celebrations."
-Melissa Kelley: SJS '08; Whitney Young '12; Case Western Reserve University '16
Graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Nursing, entering the medical field in Denver
"A lesson that I have carried from St. Josaphat in my education is to be a hard worker in every aspect. Whether it is inside or outside the classroom, I learned to be passionate about every lesson taught by those around me."
-Eilish Quinn: SJS '12; Loyola Academy '16; Entering St. Louis University
Planning to major in Health Sciences/Pre-Med
"St. Josaphat gave me a determination to reach goals. I also learned the structure of public speaking which allowed me to be able to have good interviews and gain a job."
-Chris Flores: SJS '08; Walter Payton '12; University of Dayton '16
Majored in Criminal Justice, entering the law enforcement field
Please keep these and all St. Josaphat School alumni from the classes of 2008 and 2012 in your prayers as they prepare for the next major steps in their lives.