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Future Business Leader Nick Pawlak Shares his Journey

Future Business Leader Nick Pawlak Shares his Journey

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Spotlights

Business can be tricky but not for Nick Pawlak, a senior at Marian that has been a part of the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) club at Marian since his Junior year. The FBLA club is a club that encourages interest in business and entrepreneurship. Pawlak is the Vice-President of the club and ...

Rachel Prus, Leader of the Faith

Rachel Prus, Leader of the Faith

Skylar Wirtz, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Retreat Leaders, Spotlights

Rachel Prus is an amazing leader and inspiration to our faith. She has taken all of the required classes that Marian offers and she also took theater twice because she liked it so much. Rachel has been on two Kairos retreats and helped lead the freshman retreats.  When Rachel started being a retreat ...

The Life of a Mentor

The Life of a Mentor

Abigail Noe, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Mentors, Showcase, Spotlights

To Abigail Jones, a good mentor should, “act like an older brother or sister: ready to listen, share his or her own experiences and knowledge, and help make the transition to high school easy and enjoyable.”  This is how Abigail succeeded in being a good mentor while at Marian. Ever since Jones ...

Newspaper Extraordinaire Tori Roberts Signs Off

Newspaper Extraordinaire Tori Roberts Signs Off

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

Writing for the newspaper can be a difficult job: meeting deadlines, putting out good content, and keeping your readers interested. One student who meets all of these responsibilities and more is Crown newspaper editor and writer, Victoria Roberts (12).

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Writing Out of the Box

Writing Out of the Box

Elizabeth Latimer, Crown Journalism Club Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Spotlights

Creativity lies in the minds of those with passion, determination, and the ability to think outside the box. Within the Marian community, creativity is sought through the art of writing.  To these students, writing is more than just words on a paper, but rather a way to cope with the ongoing str...

Leading to the Lord

Leading to the Lord

Alex Benn, Crown Staff

May 27, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Peregrini via Veritatis, Retreat Leaders, Spotlights

For the past six years, Kairos has been something that students look forward to. Joe Herff (12) has had the privilege of going on the retreat his junior year, and then leading it his senior year. Herff was honored that he was chosen as a leader for this retreat; he was born with the skills to take control and be a leader worth following.

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A Photo Finish!

A Photo Finish!

Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

May 27, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Showcase, Spotlights

Yearbooks are one of the most iconic symbols of high school life, books full of built up memories for every student, but how often do students think about all of the work that goes into compiling those memories? Suzie Osterheld (12) has been an editor for The Memorare yearbook for three years now and despite the stressful moments, has loved every minute of it.

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One SMART Senior

One SMART Senior

Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

May 25, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, SMART Club, Spotlights, Student Life

From service clubs, to academic clubs, there are a variety of organizations at Marian open for students to join. Whether you’re a member of Key Club or CIA (Catholics in Action), it cannot be denied that each club has its own message to spread throughout the Marian community. Senior Liam Knudsen has been a member of Marian’s SMART Club since his sophomore year.

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Leading the Way

Leading the Way

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Mentors, Showcase, Spotlights

Being on the mentor council has been an honor for senior Amanda Morris, and she is grateful to have had the opportunity.

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More Than Just a Game

More Than Just a Game

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Uncategorized

Playing football at Marian has given Isaac McGuire memories on and off the field with his friends and teammates. Inspired by his older brother, McGuire decided to play football, and the game quickly became a major priority for him. McGuire describes his time being a Hurricane as “Something that will...

The “Key” to a Life of Service

The “Key” to a Life of Service

Cassidy Grubbe, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Key Club, Spotlights, Student Life

Ben Sykora (12) has been an avid member of Marian’s Key Club for the past three years. Participating in this club has been turning point for him. He looks back on his experience, saying, “Key Club showed me the compassion inside me I didn’t know I already had.”

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Hard Work Does Pay Off

Hard Work Does Pay Off

Haley Hartmann, Crown Staff

May 24, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, NHS, Spotlights, Student Life

As a member of NHS, Lydia Herbst has been able to exercise her passion for service by helping with countless activities put together by the organization.

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