Annual Academic Awards Banquet

The Catholic Central Family gathered to recognize more than 400 students at Laurel Manor in Livonia on Thursday, April 11.

The students were recognized for departmental awards, various honor roles, and exceptional achievements.

There were also a number of special awards given out, as follows:

  • Luke Doyle '19 - Appointment to the US Military Academy at West Point
    • As presented by Mr. Mike Patten, US Military Academy at West Point Class of 1963

  • Mark Holowicki '20 - The Prize Book of the Harvard Alumni Association
    • Awarded to junior who "displays excellence in scholarship and high character, combined with achievement in other fields."

  • Caleb White '20 - Frederick Douglas and Susan B. Anthony Awards
    • Awarded to juionr who has earned strong grades and taken rigorous courses in the humanities and social sciences
    • Worth up to $40,000 over 4 years upon acceptance to the University of Rochester

  • Daniel Cernak '19 - Rensselaer Medal Award
    • Awarded to junior who has distinguished himself in both mathematics and science.
    • First presented in 1916 to recognize the superlative academic achievement of young men and women, and to motivate students towards careers in science, engineering, and technology.
    • Scholarship at minimum of $100,000 over 4 years upon acceptance and enrollment at Rensselaer.

  • Patrick Lee '19 - Irish Studies Scholarship Program
    • Initiated by a substantial donation from the Irish American Unity Conference Livonia-Redford Chapter and is further supported by individual contributions from CC alumni and friends. It is designed to increase students’ knowledge and appreciation of Irish history and culture while honoring and celebrating the significant contributions that Ireland and Irish descendants have made to our school’s foundation, history, and students.

  • Joseph Cottrell '19 - Edward Siwik Residential Scholarship
    • In remembrence of Edward Siwik '80 and student at University of Michigan
    • Given to senior who has been accepted to and attending University of Michigan

  • Jewsin David '19 - Reginald L. Tucker Scholarship
    • $4,000 scholarship given in memory of Reginald L. Tucker '73. After graduating from CC Reggie earned his B.A. at Yale (1977) and J.D. at the University of Michigan (1980). At the time of his death at 1984, Reggie was practicing law in Chicago. He distinguished himself as a student and lawyer, and touched many lives with his vibrant personality.
    • Awarded to college-bound student who best demonstrates Reggie's qualities of scholarship, leadership, and spirit.

Congratulations to all of the students who were recognized!
“Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge” is the motto of the Basilian Fathers and the sacred mission of Catholic Central High School. For ninety years, the graduates of Catholic Central have made a positive impact locally, nationally, and around the world.