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Thirty-three Marmion seniors named Illinois State Scholars

Jan 25, 2018 09:57AM

Marmion Academy's 2018 IL State Scholars (left to right) - Front/1st row: Jack Twitty, Avik Chatterjee, Edward Goyao, Liam Kelly, Andrew Kieffer; 2nd row: Jesus Ponpa, Adam Auchstetter, Thomas Powell, Sanjay Morton, Abraham Yakisan; 3rd row: Ryan Conti, Phillip Swanson, Keith Mokry, Benjamin Schwartz; 4th row: Nicholas Ward, Tyler Surges, Zachary Orpilla, Frederick Shoaff, James Morton; Back/5th row: Matthew Lagman, John Paul Jochum, Jack Caton, Samuel Baranick, Patrick Glanville (not pictured: Mark Ebert, Ryan Fletcher, William Kamps, Jacob Lee, Eric O'Brien, Chase Stanke, Evan Turcich, Justyn Wicks and Matthew Williams)

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) has named 33 Marmion Academy seniors Illinois State Scholars. These 33 seniors represent 28% of the Class of 2018:

Adam Auchstetter (Batavia), Samuel Baranick (Batavia), Jack Caton (Geneva), Avik Chatterjee (St. Charles), Ryan Conti (Batavia), Mark Ebert (North Aurora), Ryan Fletcher (Aurora), Patrick Glanville (St. Charles), Edward Go Yao (North Aurora), John Paul Jochum (Batavia), William Kamps (Carol Stream), Liam Kelly (Downers Grove), Andrew Kieffer (North Aurora), Matthew Lagman (Oswego), Jacob Lee (Sugar Grove), Keith Mokry (Somonauk), James Morton (Sugar Grove), Sanjay Morton (Yorkville), Eric O'Brien (North Aurora), Zachary Orpilla (North Aurora), Jesus Ponpa (Aurora),  Thomas Powell (St. Charles), Benjamin Schwartz (Geneva), Frederick Shoaff (Sugar Grove), Chase Stanke (Sugar Grove), Tyler Surges (South Elgin), Phillip Swanson (Batavia), Evan Turcich (Geneva), Jack Twitty (Geneva), Nicholas Ward (Batavia),  Justyn Wicks (North Aurora), Matthew Williams (Geneva), and Abraham Yakisan (North Aurora).

Rankings are based on a combination of ACT and/or SAT test score results and class rank in the top 10 percent of the State's graduating seniors at the end of the junior year of high school - unless the students achieved a score at or above the 95th percentile for Illinois students on one of the standardized tests.

Marmion Academy, a Catholic-Benedictine college preparatory school for young men, is a community dedicated to spiritual formation, academic excellence and leadership development. Marmion Academy is located at 1000 Butterfield Road in Aurora. For more information visit