The McCarthy Center for Ritamen continues to take shape and is looking more impressive by the minute! The clock is ticking and the excitement building for all members of the St. Rita High School Family as we eagerly wait the unveiling of the new Student Commons Building. The McCarthy Center for Ritamen, named in honor [...]
Four St. Rita of Cascia football players were recently named to the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association All-State Academic team. Defensive Back Max Kurucar (Oak Lawn Hometown Middle School), Fullback Michael Zunica (St. Alexander), Linebacker William McNamara (St. Catherine of Alexandria), and Defensive End Daniel Fitzgerald (St. Christina) were recognized as outstanding student-athletes. This [...]
By Scott Powers 9. St. Rita: This looks to be the year coach Gary DeCesare turns St. Rita’s program completely around. After going 12-14 last season, the Mustangs return 6-7 senior forward AJ Avery, a Western Michigan recruit, 6-2 guard Tony Hicks, a Penn recruit, senior point guard Cullen Foulks, sophomore forward Victor Law [...]
At the St. Rita of Cascia High School Family Mass on Sunday, November 13th students were inducted into the Knights of Augustine. Currently, 155 Ritamen are enrolled in the Knights of Augustine which is a fraternal organization of students that strives to embody the Augustinian core values of Truth, Unity and Love through active prayer [...]
by Scott Fredericks As a freshman last year, Peter Schaible was the best runner on the St. Rita High School cross-country team. This year, he became one of the best in the Chicago Catholic League and the entire state. Schaible recently finished 52nd in a field of 209 runners in the Class 2A state crosscountry [...]
St. Rita of Cascia High School senior, Devereux Hall (St. Walter), was recently named an Outstanding Participant in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. Devereux scored in the top 3 percent of more than 160,000 African Americans who requested consideration in the 2012 National Achievement Program. The National Achievement Scholarship Program was started in 1964 specifically [...]
St. Rita of Cascia High School senior Brad Dorng (St. John Fisher) was recently named the President of the Teen Board at the Ronald McDonald House near Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital. The Teen Board is a pilot program with over twenty members whose primary function is to plan events for families staying at the house.
Six members of St. Rita of Cascia High School’s Senior Class recently signed national letters of intent to play Division I athletics next year. The players, TJ Verdun (Homer Glen), Eddie De La Riva (Blue Island), Stefano Belmonte (Munster, IN), Zack Soria (Homer Glen), Tony Hicks (South Holland), and A.J. Avery (Chicago – Jackson Park [...]