The Loyola Academy community congratulates alumnus Matthew A. Cherry '99 who took home his first Oscar at the 92nd Academy Awards on Sunday, February 9! Cherry wrote and directed Hair Love, the charming story of an African American father who must do his daughter's hair for the first time. Hair Love won the Academy Award for best animated short film.
All Eleven National Merit Semifinalists Advance to Finalist Standing
All eleven of Loyola Academy’s National Merit semifinalists, named by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) in September, have advanced to finalist standing. The NMSC honors individual students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies.
Loyola Academy sent a delegation to the National March for Life and the Cardinal O’Conner Conference on Life in Washington, DC, to advocate for respect for life at all stages. Eight Ramblers participated in the march on Friday, January 24, and were accompanied by chaperones Fr. Stan Czarnecki, SJ, campus minister, Mrs. Terri Guercio, assistant director of prospect research, and Mr. Paul Leon, campus minister.
Ramble Rouser 2020: An All American Kickoff to Ramble Season
Friday, January 24, was a great night for Loyola Academy as we celebrated the 2020 Ramble Rouser and kicked off the Ramble season! Approximately 350 members of the Loyola community gathered in the East Gym, beautifully decorated to this year’s “All American” and red, white and blue theme.