JCA announces February Students of the Month

Joliet Catholic Academy President/Principal Dr. Jeffrey Budz is pleased to announce the February Students of the Month: Kurt Weis (Kiwanis Club), Wyatt Simpson (Rotary Club), and Sophie Krzysciak (Lions Club). JCA is proud of the success these students have exhibited both in the classroom and out in the community.

Kurt Weis, son of Nick and Tricia Weis, currently holds a 4.75 GPA in JCA Honors and AP classes. Weis is a member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society. He was also a captain on the Hilltoppers 2018 IHSA Class 5A state champion football team, where he was named to the IHSA Class 5A All-State Team. Weis plans on attending the University of Illinois or the University of Missouri, intending to study finance.

Wyatt Simpson, son of Chuck and Keri Simpson, currently holds a 4.62 GPA in JCA Honors and AP Classes. Simpson is a member of National Honors Society, Spanish National Honors Society, English National Honors Society, and Mu Alpha Theta. He also participated on the JCA varsity golf team, JCA bass fishing (which he founded), Student Ambassadors, Respect Life Club, Spanish Club, Weather Club, and Key/Leo Club. Simpson will attend the University of Tennessee or Indian University, with plans to major in finance and minor in economics/business administration. He enjoys playing the guitar in his spare time.

Sophie Krzysciak, daughter of Robert and Colleen Krzysciak, currently holds a 4.70 GPA in JCA Honors classes. Krzysciak is a member of National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and was named an Illinois State Scholars. She participates in JCA student council and was also a member of JCA’s IHSA Class 3A third place volleyball team this past fall. She received the Angels’ Most Valuable Player award and was also named to the Joliet Herald News All-Area team. In her spare time she volunteers with bingo at the Timbers of Shorewood, a senior retirement community. Krzysciak plans on attending the University of Dayton or Grand Valley State and will major in physical or occupational therapy.

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