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RPO Hosts Rouser Trivia Night Presented by Wintrust

Loyola Academy’s Rambler Parent Organization (RPO) hosted a virtual trivia night in lieu of the traditional Ramble Rouser, a parent mixer held in the East Gym, on Friday, January 22. The event serves as a kickoff to the Ramble season, and this year’s virtual format provided for a fun new twist on this annual parent gathering.
Sixty two Rambler parents and couples tuned in at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom and competed on teams in trivia categories such as Loyola history, teen slang, Chicago sports, current events and more. Prizes from Loyola’s bookstore included LA fan gear and apparel awarded to the winning teams from each round.

Congratulations to the following teams:

Round 1 Winners: Joanne LdM ’84 and Bill Brandstrader ’88, Terri and Bob Bielinski ’84, John and Karen Redmond, Martina Sangin, and Sarah McShane

Round 2 Winners: Alicia Bailey, Joanne LdM ‘84 and Bill Brandstrader ’88, Bridget and Mike Snyders, Maureen and Rob Loftus, Michelle and Bill McGowan, and Nate Mendes and Matt Nash

The highlight of the night was the Tuition Raffle Early Bird Drawing. Congratulations to Mrs. Kristine Bartholomew, who won her choice of a coveted spot in the Loyola parking lot for the 2021–22 school year or $1,000 cash. The Tuition Raffle grand prize drawing is set for Saturday, May 1, at Ramble 2021: Together in Hope and Gratitude. Prizes include:
  • First Place: One year full tuition for one student for the 2021–22 academic year ($18,000 value) or $10,000 cash
  • Second Place: One-half full tuition for one student for the 2021–22 academic year ($9,000 value) or $5,000 cash
  • Third Place: One parking spot for the 2021–22 academic year ($450 value) or $1,000 cash
Only 800 raffle tickets were made available in January and they quickly sold out, but please click here to learn more about Ramble, Loyola’s largest annual fundraiser, including our silent auction, sponsorship and advertising opportunities and more.

Thanks and Acknowledgement 

A very special thank you to Rouser Trivia Night Presented by Wintrust Chairs Stacy Fitzgerald and Maureen Loftus and RPO President Tricia Kane

Loyola Academy extends its gratitude to sponsoring partner Wintrust Community Banks for its generous support. 

Save the Date for These Upcoming Events!

Thursday, February 25—An Evening with Fr. McGrath
Please join us as Loyola Academy President Rev. Patrick E. McGrath, SJ, offers his reflection on: Grace in the Time of Pandemic. Together we’ll explore St. Ignatius’ teachings on how to experience God in our daily lives. This event is free, but registration is required. 

Saturday, May 1—Ramble 2021: Together in Hope and Gratitude
For over 51 years, the Ramble has been the single largest contributor to our Tuition Assistance Program and has transformed thousands of lives for the better. On behalf of our current and future Ramblers, we are asking for your help!  There are several ways to get involved with Ramble 2021: Together in Hope and Gratitude! Click here to learn more

Questions? Contact Director of Special and Philanthropic Events Briana Wells at 

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