College Success

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Eighty-five St. Ignatius School alumni are currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university.

Meet our Posse Scholars:

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    (Pictured left to right: Brittney, Sheryl, Angelique)

Three students from St. Ignatius School’s graduating class of 2013 received the Posse Foundation’s four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarship to attend college.

Since its inception in 1989, the Posse Foundation has significantly impacted the lives of over 6,500 students across the nation. According to the Posse Foundation’s website, “Posse is one of the most comprehensive and renowned college access and youth leadership development programs in the United States.” Evidence of their success is evident in the 90% graduation rate of Posse Scholars at the various partner schools across the United States. Students enter their respective colleges with weeks of college training and a cohort of friends – their ‘Posse.’

This year, the New York offices saw over 3,000 highly qualified applicants. With just over 140 awarded scholarships, our graduates stood out among their peers and exhibited the leadership qualities the Posse Foundation seeks in their scholars.

Brittney, Sheryl and Angelique attend Middlebury College, Franklin and Marshall College, and Lafayette College respectively. The students join Sara Benitez (SIS ’11, Middlebury College ’19) and Luis Paez (SIS ’05, DePauw University ’13) as St. Ignatius School alumni who have been awarded the Posse Scholarship.

Congratulations to Brittney, Sheryl and Angelique as they move forward in their next academic endeavors and continue to set the world on fire.

Saint Ignatius School: Fulfilling College Dreams

Pursuit of a higher education is a reality for our students because of the foundation they receive in our middle school and the guidance they continue to get through our graduate support program. Over the years, SIS alumni have and are currently enrolled at:

Borough of Manhattan Community College Marist College
Bronx Community College Mercy College
Buffalo State College Middlebury College
City College of New York Monroe College
Clarkson University Mount Saint Mary College
College of Staten Island New York City College of Technology
College of the Holy Cross New York Institute of Technology
DePauw University  New York University
Dikinson College Providence College
Dominican College Queens College
Fairfield University  Queensborough Community College
Franklin and Marshall College  Rosemont College
Fordham University School of Visual Arts
Hunter College St. Joseph’s College
Iona College St. Joseph’s University
Hunter College SUNY Albany
John Jay College SUNY Binghamton
Johnson and Wales University SUNY Cortland
Lafayette College  SUNY Purchase
Lehman College  Stony Brook University
Loyola Maryland University Syracuse University
Manhattan College Texas State University
Manhattanville College University at Buffalo
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