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Acceptances of the Class of 2020

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Academic Achievements

Athletic Achievements

  • Current ACT 27.7 (with retakes still to come)
  • Boys' Basketball finished 3rd in the Proviso West Tournament
  • 3 perfect ACT scores
  • Boys' Basketball Top 20 Team in Illinois
  • Saint Louis University has accepted and awarded 26 merit scholarships
  • Boys' Swimming hosting the IHSA Sectional
  • 85 members of this class have been named state scholars (31% of senior class)
  • Wrestling hosting the IHSA Regional
  • The Western Gold Association has awarded 3 Evans Scholarships (with other candidates still pending)
  • Girls' Basketball won the New Trier Thanksgiving Tournament
  • 1 Posse Foundation Scholarship
  • Girls' Basketball Top 20 Team in Illinois
  • 1 University of Wisconsin, Banner Scholarship
  • Girls' Basketball hosting the IHSA Sectional

 

Applications:By the Number of Applicants National Signing Day
Illinois Urbana/Champaign: 111     Purdue University: 56     
  • Katie Drumm: Boston College - Girls' Swimming
Marquette: 109 University of Dayton: 50
  • Ellie Kaiser: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Girls' Hockey
The University of Iowa: 80 University of Notre Dame: 49
  • Ben Katzbeck: Lynn University - Swimming
University of Wisconsin, Madison: 79       Michigan State University: 48     
  • Kennedy Berschel: University of Illinois - Soccer
Indiana University at Bloomington: 77 University of Michigan: 46
  • Bryan Dowd: University of Notre Dame - Football
Miami University, Oxford: 64 Loyola University, Chicago: 45
  • Sean Carpenter: Valparaiso University - Football
Some Early Acceptances
  • Bryce Legan: University of St. Thomas - Football
Marquette: 85 Fordham: 4
  • Matt Zuber: Northern Illinois University - Wrestling
University of Illinois: 70 Virginia: 2    
Depaul: 33 NYU: 1    
Purdue: 24 Northwestern: 1    
Providence: 15 Holy Cross: 1    
Notre Dame (most in Illinois): 9 Tulane: 1    

 

Class of 2019 Accolades

College Matriculation

Top 50 National Schools

Top 50 Liberal Arts Schools

#6 University of Chicago (1 Friar) #17 United States Naval Academy (2 Friars)
#15 University of Notre Dame (15 Friars) #17 Wesleyan University (1 Friar)
#17 Cornell University (1 Friar) #21 United States Military Academy (1 Friar)
#22 University of Southern California (1 Friar) #27 College of the Holy Cross (2 Friars)
#24 Georgetown University (1 Friar) #27 Kenyon College (1 Friar)
#25 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (3 Friars) #35 Pitzer College (1 Friar)
#29 New York University (2 Friars) #39 Occidental College (1 Friar)
#37 Boston College (1 Friar) #46 DePauw University (3 Friars)
#40 Northeastern University (1 Friar)  
#40 Tulane University (3 Friars)  
#46 University of Wisconsin, Madison (7 Friars)  
#46 Villanova University (4 Friars)  
#48 University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign (24 Friars)  
#50 Lehigh University (3 Friars)  

 

Academic Achievements 2018-2019 

(See all Scholarships, Awards, and Recognitions Here)

Athletic Achievements 2018-2019 

(See More Athletic Accomplishments Here)

ACT Scores 30 Friars to Play Collegiate Athletics
  • 2019 - 2 perfect ACT Scores
45 All-Conference Athletes
  • Top 10% ACT Average 33.9
6 NCAA Athletic Grant Awards
  • Top 25% ACT Average 32.4
5 Regional, Sectional, Super Sectional Championships
  • ACT Composite 26.7
5 All-State Athletes

776 Total Scholarships Awarded to 201 members of the senior class from 159 different colleges/agencies

2 Academic All-State Athletes
  • Over $46 million in college scholarships awarded
Girls' Hockey State Champions
  • 72% of the Class of 2019 were awarded scholarships
Boys' Swimming 500 Freestyle State Champion
13 students recognized in the National Merit Program Boys' Water Polo 3rd in State
  • 4 Finalists
Girls' Soccer Sectional Champions
  • 7 Commended
 
  • 2 National Hispanic Recognition Finalists
 
85 Illinois State Scholars (31% of class) (See the full list here)  
121 AP Scholars  
Presidential Scholars (announced Spring 2020)  
4 Evans Scholars  
158 National Honor Society Members (57% of class)  
3 appointments to the United States Military Academy and the United States Naval Academy  
Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS) 1st in State and 5th Internationally  

 

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College Campus Visits

Over the past year, members of Student Services have visited the following campuses in order to better advise our students, and promote Fenwick with members of the admissions staffs at each Institution
 

  • DePaul University
  • Marquette University
  • Tulane University - Louisiana
  • University of New Hampshire
  • DePauw University - Indiana
  • North Park University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of South Alabama
  • Eckerd College - Florida
  • Saint Ambrose University - Iowa
  • University of Houston
  • University of St. Thomas- Minnesota
  • Hamline University - Minnesota
  • Saint Mary's University - Minnesota
  • University of Illinois - Chicago
  • University of Tampa - Florida
  • Illinois State University
  • Saint Norbert University - Wisconsin
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
 

Tentative College Visitation Calendar

*Please note that this calendar reflects requested dates/times; however, they may not necessarily be confirmed.  Please double check Naviance to confirm finalized visitations.

 

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