JCA announces May Students of the Month

Joliet Catholic Academy president/principal Dr. Jeffrey Budz is pleased to announce the May Students of the Month: Anthony Fleischauer (Kiwanis Club), Alissa Victoria Araneta (Rotary Club), and Mary Allgood (Lions Club). JCA is proud of the success these students have exhibited both in the classroom and out in the community.

Anthony Fleischauer, son of Joe and Wendy Fleischauer, graduated in May from JCA with a 3.61 GPA. Fleischauer was a member of Mu Alpha Theta (Math National Honor Society) and the JCA Respect Life Club. He was also a four-year member of the Hilltopper baseball program and received an academic and baseball scholarship to attend Grand Valley State University. He plans on majoring in a medical related field at GVSU.

Alissa Victoria Araneta, daughter of Alvic and Leah Araneta, graduated with a 4.68 GPA in JCA Honors and AP classes. Araneta was a four-year member of the “A” Honor Roll, received bronze and silver medals in the National French Contest, and was also a member of the following honor societies: National Honor Society, Nationals English Honor Society, French National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Thespian Society, and National Society of High School Scholars. Araneta was also a member of the JCA Band, JCA Drama Club, and JCA Math team. She will attend the University of St. Francis in Joliet this fall, intending to major in biochemistry. She hopes to one day work in dentistry.

Mary Allgood, daughter of Scott and Donna Allgood, graduated with a 4.58 GPA in JCA Honors and AP classes. Allgood was a four-year member of the “A” Honor Roll and member of the following National Honor Societies: National Honor Society, St. Ambrose Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Thespian Society, and Thespian Scholars. While at JCA, she served as a student ambassador, participated in the JCA Drama Club, and was a member of the 41-88 Art and Literary Magazine staff. Allgood also volunteers at Presence Health and the Plainfield Humane Society. She plans on attending St. Ambrose University to major in occupational therapy.

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