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Congratulations, class of 2018!

May 18, 2018

More than 330 students are graduating from Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Grand Rapids this spring. Here's a look at the class of 2018, by the numbers:

Catholic Central High School, Grand Rapids

Graduation date: May 23, 2018

Number of graduates: 155

Percentage of graduates planning to attend college (2- or 4-year) in the fall: 97%

Average accepted scholarships per college-bound graduate (based on student-reported totals): $32,570

National Merit Scholarship recipients: 1

National Merit Scholarship finalists: 1 (in addition to the recipient) 

Students entering armed forces: 1 (Air Force)

 

Muskegon Catholic Central High School, Muskegon

Graduation date: June 3, 2018

Number of graduates: 35

Percentage of graduates planning to attend college (2- or 4-year) in the fall: 94%

Average accepted scholarships per college-bound graduate (based on student-reported totals): $19,208

Students entering armed forces: 1 (Air Force)

 

St. Patrick High School, Portland

Graduation date: May 20, 2018

Number of graduates: 26

Percentage of graduates planning to attend college (2- or 4-year) in the fall: 92%

Average accepted scholarships per college-bound graduate (based on student-reported totals): $4,166.67

 

West Catholic High School, Grand Rapids

Graduation date: May 22, 2018

Number of graduates: 116

Percentage of graduates planning to attend college (2- or 4-year) in the fall: 99%

Average accepted scholarships per college-bound graduate (based on student-reported totals): $16,556

National Merit Scholarship finalists: 1

Students entering armed forces: 1 (Army)

 

Sacred Heart Academy, the fifth Catholic high school in the Diocese of Grand Rapids, recently added secondary education and is expanding to 12th grade this fall.