Marmion leadership programs award top honors

By on June 11, 2009

Marmion Academy’s leadership programs announced their new student leaders for the 2009-10 school year during awards ceremonies in May. Top students from each program were also recognized for their outstanding work throughout this school year.

During the awards presentation at the ceremony, 23 cadets were honored for their superior work and dedication to the program: AMVETS ROTC Medal, Post No. 103—senior Christopher Dukes of Elburn; Post No. 1197—senior Nicholas Assell of Sugar Grove.

The 40 cadets who received promotions for the 2009-10 school year will be honored at the Sabre Ceremony next September.

The Canterbury Award was presented to junior Ryan Roth, freshmen Nathaniel Green and Reid Weigelmann, all of Sugar Grove. The Canterbury Award was presented to students who have performed more than 40 hours of volunteer service during this school year.

Roth (128 hours) and Weigelmann (105 hours) also were presented with the Canterbury Award with Honors Award. This award was presented to students who completed more than 100 hours of volunteer service throughout their high school career

Marmion Academy, a Catholic-Benedictine college preparatory high school for young men, is a community dedicated to spiritual formation, academic excellence and leadership development. Marmion offers students a leadership track in addition to their college-prep curriculum. Students may choose to participate in either the Army JROTC or LEAD program.

To find out more about the Marmion Leadership Programs, visit