With their own lengthy list of significant achievements, the members of DePaul Cristo Rey High School's Class of 2016 are ready to receive their diplomas and celebrate the school's second commencement.
Chopping vegetables, mixing sauces, measuring ingredients – students have been learning an entirely new set of skills thanks to DePaul Cristo Rey's partnership with La Soupe and its "Cincinnati Gives A Crock" program.
DPCR students have learned firsthand the inspiration and importance of becoming philanthropists through their participation in the Magnified Giving program.
Students, teachers and staff gathered on Friday, May 13, to celebrate that the tiny mustard seed that was DPCR at its June 2011 opening, is now a thriving high school celebrating five years of education and transformation in Greater Cincinnati.
DePaul Cristo Rey President Sister Jeanne Bessette, OSF, Ed.D., addressed students and received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Mount St. Joseph University's morning commencement ceremony on May 7.
More than a hundred of the women and men who daily train, mentor, assist and support students at their Corporate Work Study Program jobs joined DPCR's graduating seniors for a special luncheon at which they were acknowledged and appreciated for their efforts.
The Rey of Light Scholarship Benefit for Students netted more than $515,000 for the DePaul Cristo Rey Scholarship Fund.
DePaul Cristo Rey senior Jonathan Abe has been named a 2016 Gates Millennium Scholar.