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Lansing graduate included in Marian Catholic Class of 2018 Top 10

Molly Roe will attend Butler University

information provided by Marian Catholic

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 29, 2018) – Marian Catholic celebrated 235 graduating seniors at the Commencement Ceremony on Monday, May 21. The Class of 2018 will go on to attend 102 different schools in 23 different states and D.C. This class also totaled up a large amount of scholarship money—about $21.5 million dollars.

Among these graduating seniors, there are those who excelled in academics during their time at Marian and have been ranked as the top 10 in their class. The Class of 2018 Top 10 is as follows:

  1. Valedictorian: Alexis Wade (St. John), Catholic University of America
  2. Salutatorian: Yue (Kevin) Yu (Frankfort), University of Illinois
  3. Ugochinyere Ndukwe (Olympia Fields), Columbia University
  4. Molly Roe (Lansing), Butler University
  5. Quinn Kirchner (Park Forest), Northwestern University
  6. Karla Casillas (Crete), University of Notre Dame
  7. Pamela Maria Hamoay (Tinley Park), Loyola University-Chicago
  8. Janina Laskowiecki (Chicago), University of Iowa
  9. Alexis Flores (Hammond), Case Western Reserve University
  10. Julianna Cappas (St. John), DePaul University

About Marian Catholic

Marian Catholic High School is a Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory high school within the Dominican tradition of study, prayer, community, and preaching. Marian Catholic students seek truth, exhibit personal responsibility, cultivate their individual talents, and demonstrate ethical leadership and Christian service. Visit for more information.


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