Leo High School’s Notable Notes 2006

Sean Tyler ’07 will attend the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. & was the Leo High School Speaker for the 7th Annual Veterans Observance.

Andrew Caldwell ’07 will attend Central State University in Wilberforce, OH his first choice college . Central State University is one of the oldest historically black institutions in the nation. Congratulations Andrew!

Melvin Hall ‘07 has been accepted at Truman State University in Missouri.

Sean Tyler ’07 will join Loyola University of Chicago in the fall.

Darnell Kells ’07 has been accepted for the Fall Enrollment at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.

Kevin Morris ’07 will learn what cold weather really is all about at St. Mary’s University in Winona, MN.

Marcus Dale ’07 received a full scholarship to Robert Morris.

Xavier Herrien ’07 is headed to the University of Missouri.

Two of Leo’s top student athletes Antonio Topps and Deandre Haynes are waiting to hear from Valparaiso University and Loyola University as their first choice schools.

Mario Allen ’07, one of the high scorers in Leo’s great game against Loyola Academy, is driving hard for Holy Cross and Pulitzer Prize Winner Jack Higgins, son of Leo Great Maurice J. Higgins Leo ’35 is in Mario’s corner.

Leo High School will initiate it’s unique  Law Curriculum in conjunction with Loyola University’s ‘Street Law’ Program this second semester.

Leo Alumni, like fixture Frank McDermott who arrived at 4 p.m. for the game, sat on the main floor at the recent Basketball Home Mob Scene against Loyola and Michael Jordan sat way up in the nose bleeds.

Marcus Pass ’06  now attending Illinois Benedictine has been nominated Global Scholar and will attend Universities in Australia – Canberra

President Robert W. Foster named Illinois Crime Commission Educator of 2006

Leo High School featured in U.S. News & World Report August 28, 2006

Leo High School awarded $100,000 grant by Illinois State Representative

Mary Flowers of the 31st District awarded Leo High School $140,000 technology -upgrade grant by an anonymous donor. This program will install Apple/Mac computers throughout the school.

Leo High School focus of Neil Steinberg’s Chicago Sun Times article on Veterans Observances – featuring Mr. Foster, Curtis Banks ’07, and Vice Principal Mr. Frank Wilson, U.S.M.C. (ret.)

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