Class of 2019 College Attendance Figures Released
The College Career Center provided college attendance data this week for Stevenson’s most recent graduates. Here is a summary of college plans for 1,053 members of the Class of 2019:
- 96.5% of the class was college-bound, with 84.2% attending four-year schools and 12.3% attending two-year schools.
- Of the four-year college attendees, 66% were attending a public institution and 34% were attending a private institution.
- 44.6% of the college-bound students were planning to begin their college education within the state of Illinois.
- The Class of 2019 can be found on more than 194 different campuses in six countries.
- 16 students chose to take a “gap” year, 11 chose to enter the job market, and six planned to join the military.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign remains the top destination for Stevenson graduates, with 152 planning to attend in 2019-20. The number represents 17.1% of the four-year college-bound students. Here are the top 10 college destinations for the Class of 2019:
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (152)
- College of Lake County (101)
- Indiana University (44)
- University of Illinois at Chicago (41)
- University of Wisconsin (39)
- DePaul University (34)
- University of Iowa (29)
- Purdue University (27)
- Illinois State University (22)
- Michigan State University (22)
Alumna Involved in Rowing Team Accident
Stevenson alumna Shea Kirby (Class of 2018) sustained non-life-threatening injuries during an accident Wednesday morning that killed one member of the College of the Holy Cross women’s rowing team and injured 12 others. Twenty-two rowers, including Kirby, and their coaches were traveling in a two-van convoy in Vero Beach, Fla., when the lead vehicle collided with a pickup truck. The team was on its way to a training camp when the accident occurred. Kirby was not hospitalized.
Frosh-Soph Play Tickets On Sale
Tickets for the freshman-sophomore play, “Puffs, Or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic,” are available online for $6. The play will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 30-Feb. 1. The play follows three youngsters enrolled at a certain magic school that includes a very famous wizard among their peers, and a group of outsiders who are obsessed with badgers.
S-Factor Lineup Announced
The Kiva club will hold its annual S-Factor student singing competition at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $8 online and $10 at the door. To order tickets online, go to sfactor2020.com. Students competing this year include:
Seniors: Nya Thomas, Maaz Laman, Rachel Fischmar
Juniors: Rebecca Arvold, Caylie Chattin, Mia Grossman, Sara Garrido
Sophomores: Elizabeth Insua, Michelle Cabrera, Stella Tapia Lopez, Abigail Froyshteter, Ashwini Narayanan
Freshmen: Arjun Nair
Wednesday’s Varsity Results
Stevenson hosted SHS Invitational: The Patriots swept all four events in the Field House to capture the team championship with 143.05 points, ahead of Warren (134.05) and three other schools. SHS had its strongest showing in floor exercise (36.25), with sophomore Ally Gitler taking top honors with a score of 9.35. Other winners for Stevenson were freshman Ashley Schabes on vault (9.40), junior Ainslee Cutler on uneven bars (9.20) and senior Emily Weinstein on balance beam (9.15). Emily won the all-around title with a score of 36.60. – Official Results
Boys Ice Hockey
Stevenson 5, Loyola Academy Gold 2: The Patriots overcame a two-goal deficit to capture the Scholastic Hockey League contest at Twin Rinks Ice Pavilion. The Ramblers took a 2-0 lead midway through the second period, but SHS rallied with three goals before the period ended. Senior Brett Stokes put the Pats on the board first at the 8:12 mark, then junior Daniel Kabakov tied the game 36 seconds later. Junior Andrew Chambers scored the eventual game-winner with 2:04 left in the second period, and classmates Reece Polatsek and Liam Jones added goals in the third. Senior Emmett Baker had two assists. Senior Jeremy Riback made 27 saves for Stevenson, which outshot Loyola, 37-29. The Patriots are off until Monday, when they take on Carmel. – Boxscore
Stevenson 58, Warren 30: Senior Avery King scored a game-high 23 points to pace the Patriots (16-6 overall, 4-3 North Suburban Conference) in Gurnee. SHS sank seven 3-pointers in the opening half while building a 37-19 lead, and had 10 in the game. Avery and sophomore Ava Bardic (9 points) each hit a trio of treys for Stevenson. Junior Lydia Lueck hit two 3-pointers and scored eight points, while sophomore Simone Sawyer added seven. The Patriots travel to Palatine for their next game at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Stevenson 3,795, Grayslake Central 3,290: Four Patriots broke the 600-pin barrier in the non-conference match that featured six bowlers for each side at Antioch Lanes. Junior Josh Lerner led SHS (13-1) with a 680 series and high game of 259. Classmates Joey Gluck (668), Ryan Grabiner (665) and Nicholas Sternes (649) were close behind. Joey had a high game of 256. Also competing for Stevenson were junior Ryan Lerman (574) and freshman Ender Starr (559). The Patriots close the regular season today with a match against Glenbrook North, then will compete in the IHSA regional tournament at Bowlero in Mt. Prospect on Saturday.
Warren 2,432, Stevenson 2,205: Junior Yumin Kim led the host Patriots with a 483 series at Fairhaven Lanes in Mundelein. She also had the team’s highest game of the day, a 181. Senior Noa Givati rolled a 466 series and junior Esther Lee added a 441. The other bowlers for SHS were junior Kelly Radelet (411) and senior Reilly Sullivan (404). The Patriots return to action today with a home match against Vernon Hills. – Daily Herald
Head wrestling coach Shane Cook, who earned his 200th career victory during Winter Break, will be honored for reaching the milestone prior to the Patriots’ home match against Mundelein on Friday in the Sports Center. Cook reached the 200-victory mark when Stevenson defeated Fremd on Dec. 28. Friday also will be Senior Night for the wrestling team. The varsity contest is scheduled to start around 6:30 p.m., following the conclusion of the junior varsity and freshman matches. … The varsity and junior varsity Patriettes will compete in the North Suburban Conference competitive dance championships at Lake Zurich Friday night. The JV is scheduled to compete at 6:37 p.m. and the varsity will perform at 7:26. … Seniors John Ittounas and Avery King were named Daily Herald Lake County Boys and Girls Player of the Week, respectively. John was honored for scoring a season-high 18 points during the Patriots’ win over Mundelein. Avery received the honor for her career-high 26 point effort against Waukegan, plus a 16-point performance versus Carmel.