College Success

"Place before your eyes as models for imitation, not the weak and cowardly, but the fervent and courageous."

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

Meet our Posse Scholars:


    (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 will 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. SIS alumni are currently enrolled at:

Borough of Manhattan Community College Middlebury College
Bronx Community College Monroe College
Buffalo State College Mount Saint Mary College
City College of New York New York City College of Technology
Clarkson University New York Institute of Technology
College of Staten Island New York University
College of the Holy Cross Providence College
Dikinson College Queens College
Dominican College Queensborough Community College
Fordham University Rosemont College
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
Lehman College SUNY Purchase
Loyola Maryland University  Stony Brook University
Manhattan College Syracuse University
Manhattanville College Texas State University
Marist College University at Buffalo
Mercy College
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