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I was born and raised in the Back of the Yards. I grew up on Paulina street with a total of 8 siblings. Since graduating high school in 2017, I have spent the past five years at West Point. I am currently in my senior year. In the past year, I have brought a car, proposed to my fiancé, and started planning a wedding. I tend to think about high school a lot. I loved BOYCP and have great memories that I cherish. My favorite memory was going undefeated in football my senior year. That season was filled with tons of laughter and hard work. I still remember when Kevin Franco and I tackled a guy and his helmet came off. All of the memories in high school are met with great ones from college. The most memorable moment besides my engagement was receiving my class ring from West Point. The best advice I would give to each bobcat would be to aim high. You hear it all the time, but you can truly do almost anything you put your mind to. The world is so much more than Back of the Yards, but always remember where you come from. 
 
Favorite quote - "It's always a great day to be a bobcat!" - Mr. Blumberg
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I am born and raised in Chicago and I graduated from CPS in 2015, wrapping up my K-12 education. My parents came to this country in their late teens in search of a better opportunity for themselves and when I came along, they hammered the importance that school and getting an education meant for them and myself. Once I graduated from Loyola and completed my undergraduate studies, I chose to work at BOYCP because of the types of students I would be able to work with on a daily basis - students whose background is similar to my own. The hope is that I can serve as just one of many sources of advice with what comes after high school for my students and also get them invested with their own future and education.

At a Glance

  • 100% Freshmen on Track
  • IB 33 IB/AP Courses Offered
  • 1050 Students
  • 96% Graduation Rate
  • 85% IB DP/CP Pass Rate
  • 84% of Graduates
    Enroll in College
  • 22 JV and Varsity
    Athletic Teams
  • 21 Clubs and
    Student Organizations
  • $ 16 Million in Earned Scholarship
  • 63% of Graduates
    Earn Early College Credit

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