AURORA—Three Sugar Grove seniors at Marmion Academy were named Illinois State Scholars: Stuart Quinn, Reid Weigelmann and Bradley White.
Rankings are based on a combination of ACT and/or SAT test score results and class rank in the top 10 percent of the state’s graduating seniors at the end of the junior year of high school—unless the students achieved a score at or above the 95th percentile for Illinois students on one of the standardized tests.
AURORA—Marmion Academy’s JROTC program honored 40 cadets with military promotions at the annual Sabre Ceremony last month.
Senior cadets First Sergeant Bradley White and Executive Officer Stuart Quinn, both of Sugar Grove, were presented with a sabre (officers) or a sword (sergeants) by their parents, as they were promoted to the highest ranks available in the JROTC program.
AURORA—The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program has named 24 Marmion Academy students AP Scholars. Among them were Edward Malnar of LaFox, named a national AP scholar receiving an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more exams; and Stuart Quinn of Sugar Grove, named an AP Scholar for receiving scores of 3 or higher on three or more exams.
Marmion Academy foreign language students attained national recognition for excellence on the 2010 French, Italian, Latin and Spanish exams. Six students ranked in the top 10 in the nation in their respective language.
Joseph Burroughs of Elburn received Cum Laude rankings at level 4 in Latin. In the National Latin Exam Competition, Burroughs and Colin Sikic of Sugar Grove earned a silver medal and a Maxima Cum Laude certificate. Benjamin Pho of Maple Park earned a Magna Cum Laude certificate. Zachary Locjmueller of Elburn earned a level one Cum Laude certificate.
The National Latin Exam was taken by more than 135,000 students from all 50 states and 11 foreign countries including Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, England, Italy, Mozambique, New Zealand, Poland, and for the first time, Israel and Lithuania.
Reid Weigelmann of Sugar Grove earned a silver medal in the National Spanish exam, while Anthony Perez and Stuart Quinn of Sugar Grove earned bronze.