On Tuesday, May 23rd, the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, visited Providence Cristo Rey High School. Ms. DeVos met with Board members, community partners and teachers. Six senior students presented their Corporate Work Study Capstone project to Ms. Devos and to the CEO of the Cristo Rey Network, Jane Genster. INDYSTAR: Education Secretary Betsy Devos visits voucher high school in Indianapolis
Kristina & Christian McKinley stand out at Providence Cristo Rey High School. The two seniors are twins, and are known for their academic excellence. Kristina will be the valedictorian of the Class of 2017. Christian will share the salutatorian title with another senior, Cheick Diallo. Kristina will attend Indiana University - Bloomington in the fall. She plans to study Biochemistry and attend medical school to become an obstetrician. Christian will be attending Ball State Un
For the 8th year in a row, all 46 seniors in the Providence Cristo Rey High School Class of 2017 have been accepted to college! We are proud of this annual tradition, and want to thank the parents, teachers, and staff that gave these seniors guidance and encouragement along the way. Every senior class in the school's history has achieved this milestone. We are proud to be able to continue to fulfill our mission of providing a transformational, college preparatory education to
AP Physics and AP Chemistry students were given a chance to show off their knowledge and skills at our 1st Annual AP Independent Investigations Science Fair. Juniors and seniors from both classes presented projects to judges. Students showed off their science knowledge and public speaking skills. Before presenting the final awards, the judges let all the groups know how challenging the awards decision was for them. Congratulations to the following student groups: Best Overall
Alvaro Gomez has been awarded the first Leading Informatics for Tomorrow (LiFT) Scholarship from the IUPUI School of Informatics & Computing. Alvaro has been part of the School of Informatics' iDEW program for the last couple of years. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the program seeks to increase the quality and quantity of IT professionals by offering scholarships to talented, underrepresented minority high school graduates. "I feel like the class really showed me
Indianapolis was recently recognized on Forbes' list of "Cities Creating the Most Tech Jobs in 2017." The IUPUI School of Informatics & Computing is hoping to capitalize on this boom in the city's tech sector with the iDEW program. iDEW stands for Informatics Diversity-Enhanced Workforce, and addresses local and national IT workforce needs through community partnerships, attracting diverse high school students to informatics subjects with interesting, innovative, and engaging
A Providence Cristo Rey High School graduate has been named to the school's Board of Directors. She is the first school graduate to hold a seat on the Board. Montanea Daniels graduated from Providence Cristo Rey High School in 2011. She earned her Bachelor's Degree from Franklin College in 2015. She currently works for Eli Lilly as a Biologist in the Autoimmune department. While at Providence, she worked for Lilly through the school's Corporate Work Study Program. What does i
Providence Cristo Rey High School students, faculty & staff spent the morning volunteering at seven locations throughout Indianapolis. The entire PCRHS community spent time doing everything from working in community gardens to answering middle school students' questions about high school life. This is the first year that Providence Cristo Rey has held a Day of Service. Service partners for 2017 were: St. Anthony's Catholic School, Kindezi Academy, ICAN Academy, SENSE Charter
The 2017 Providence Award recipient is Azucena Guerrero. Azucena is a senior and will attend the University of Indianapolis.
The Providence Award is the highest honor a PCRHS student can receive. Faculty and staff nominate the student they believe best exemplifies the school pledge.
Azucena's nominations spoke about her work ethic, kindness, and resilience.
"Azucena is many things. She is a good student, she is supportive of her classmates, she is successful at work,
Our 2017 Awards Night honored students who demonstrated excellence in academics, corporate work study, and character.
Congratulations to all of our Awards Night winners! This annual celebration honors students who demonstrate excellence in the classroom and at work. We also announced the recipient of the 2017 Providence Award, the highest award a PCR student can receive .
Corporate Work Study Awards
Most Improved - Tyler Sanders & Keontashia Purifoy
Most Outstanding - Ahmed