Congratulations to Holy Trinity High School’s Class of 2020, who celebrated their commencement ceremony on May 30 with a unique car processional outside the school.

This cohort of 69 new graduates received scholarship and grant offers totaling more than $17.4 Million, an astounding achievement. In fact, seven graduates are being awarded more than $1M each in scholarships!

Among their ranks is Chick Evans Scholar Moshay Turner, Moreau Scholar Alberto Colon, Dell Scholar Abena Adu, University of Michigan Engineering Honor Scholar Angela Ponce, and five Illinois State Scholars, ranking in the top 10 percent of all students in Illinois: Moshay Turner, Aaron Jaszcor, Dung Vu, Gabriel Sheikh, and Angela Ponce-Solano. 

This fall, this class boasted two national winners in the NFTE Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge in New York City: first-place winner Aaron Trinidad and runner-up Gabriel Sheikh. The Class of 2020 also helped their teams to win seven IHSA Regional Championships plus one Sectional Championship (Moshay Turner, Girls’ Track 400 M), plus numerous competitions in mathematics, robotics, and entrepreneurship.

After applying to more than 1,000 colleges, they will be attending schools and programs in 10 states. Members of Holy Trinity’s Class of 2020 will pursue their dreams at the following higher education and career institutions:

  • Arrupe College
  • Augustana College
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • City Colleges of Chicago
  • Coe College
  • College of DuPage
  • Davenport University 
  • DePauw University
  • Dominican University 
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Highland Community College
  • Hope College
  • IBEW Local 134
  • Illinois State University
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • IUOE Local 399
  • Joliet Junior College
  • Juniata College
  • Knox College
  • Lincoln College of Technology
  • Loyola University
  • Michigan State University 
  • Morton College 
  • North Central Michigan
  • Northeastern Illinois University
  • Southern Illinois University
  • St. Edward’s University
  • St. Olaf College
  • St. Xavier University
  • University of Illinois at Chicago 
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of San Francisco
  • Western Michigan University
  • Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Youngstown State University




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