At the Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) competition, Fenwick's senior group of Zachariah Dahhan(Elmwood Park, IL), Finley Huggins (Oak Park, IL), Kathryn Nairn (Lombard, IL) andHugo Nunez, Jr. (Berwyn, IL) earned the highest average, overall score in the state.
Fenwick STEM students also placed an impressive second in Illinois for the Academic Challenge in Engineering and Science competition (formerly known as WYSE).Meanwhile, the Class of 2022’s composite ACT score is 25.71; the top 10% of all test-takers averaged an impressively high score of 34.5.
The May 27th commencement ceremony, held at the UIC Forum in Chicago, featured student speaker and “mathlete” Nunez, Jr., who will attend Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. Valedictorian Ms. Nairn will join Nunez at Harvard, while salutatorian Elizabeth Griswold (Western Springs, IL) heads to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Also taking the podium was 2013 alumna Mary Kate Callahan, a former para-athlete who shared an inspiring message, and retiring math teacher Roger Finnell, who has taught at the school since 1963! (Mr. Finnell is a ’59 graduate of Fenwick.)
Additional Class of ’22 highlights:
378 scholarships have been awarded to 117 members (45%) of the senior class from 155 different colleges/agencies. The monetary value of these awards is more than $28.5 million.