IC Catholic Prep Celebrates February Students of the Month

Principal Tom Schergen announced the February Students and Teacher of the Month.

Mrs. Diane Martin, mathematics teacher, was selected as the Teacher of the Month. She has been a dedicated member of the faculty since the 2012-13 school year. 

Like her colleagues, she spends countless hours working with students and truly embodies what it means to be a team player. Very well known for her hard-work, analytical mind, and organization, she strives to ensure her students are successful in class and throughout the day.

An integral part of the school community, Mrs. Martin serves ICCP as a vital part of the Math Department, moderator of the Math Team and ambassador for IC Catholic Prep. Having taught classes from Algebra 1 Honors to Stats, we are blessed to have her talents at our school. Schergen noted that we’re grateful for her dedication to IC Catholic Prep and the success of our students.

(L-R) Asst. Principal Steve Davidson, Matthew Cira, Mrs. Diane Martin, Rachel Simonides and Principal Tom Schergen

Students of the month are recognized for their positive influence on the IC Catholic Prep student body through exemplary qualities of character, citizenship, service, & leadership along with their involvement in extracurricular activities.

Our female student of the month is a young woman who has been actively involved in service to her community and excels in her academic pursuits having achieved AP Scholar status. She volunteers at Elmhurst Hospital, is instrumental in the ICCP Relay for Life initiative, and serves at several local food pantries. At ICCP, she is involved in Liturgical Ministry, Math Team, Student Council, Knight Ambassador and an officer in the National Honor Society. She is the captain of the Tennis Team and a four-year Varsity member of the Girls Soccer Program. Her nominator stated, “her work ethic is unmatched by anyone else I have seen at ICCP. She continues to try new things and succeed very quickly because of her attention to detail and willingness to learn.” Please join us in congratulating Rachel Simonides.

Our male student of the month is a young man who excels academically and demonstrates tremendous leadership at ICCP. He has consistently been on the High Honor Roll and has been an active member of the Student Academic Committee which has presented to the ICCP Board of Directors and Department Chairs. He has achieved AP Scholar status with his high performance on AP tests. He is a member of the Football and Lacrosse teams, along with making contributions to the Math Team and WYSE Team. He is a Faith leader at ICCP through his involvement in Kairos and a sacristan for all school masses. His nominator stated, “He is an exceptional person who embodies all of the qualities we look for in an ICCP student.” Please join us in congratulating Matthew Cira.