Academics

   

Mount Michael Benedictine has a long tradition of academic excellence. Evidence of this can be seen in the scholarly recognition that Mount Michael students have received. Considering the size of Mount Michael's enrollment, the achievement is all the more impressive.

   

National Merit Scholars & commended Students 

 AP Scholars with Distinction, AP Scholars with Honors, and AP Scholars

   

2017

2017 AP Scholars will be announced in August 2017

National Merit Finalist
Andrew Ahn, Zach Cairney

National Merit Commended
Joe Coldiron, Broden Kaps, Ben Murray

AP Scholar: score of 3 or higher on 3 or more AP Exams;

AP Scholar with Honor: Average of at least 3.25 on all exams taken and 3 or higher on 4 or more of these exams
AP Scholar with Distinction: Average of 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on 5 or more of these exams

*National AP Scholar  Average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.

   

2016

 

National Merit Finalist
Sam Bohart, Christian Keller

National Merit Commended
Jackson Thompson

AP Scholar with Distinction: 
Matt Coghill, Tyler Degener, Paul Forget, Christian Keller, Min Chang Kim, Luke Krajewski, Jackson Thompson.

AP Scholar with Honors:
Andrew Ahn, Logan Baumberger, Sam Bohart, Zach Cairney, Jack Hitzemann, Junbin Huang, Ben Hynes, Jack Morrissey, Brendan Nicholas, Alex Stoupa, Sam Van Haute, Sebastian Winters.

AP Scholar:
Jacob Bova, Nick Carson, Jeremiah Connealy, Max DeMayo, Alex Earsley, Randall Esquivel, Caiden Groff, Junho Ho, Nick Huetter, Reilly Jackson, Broden Kaps, Case McNally, Jae Jun Park, David Recic, Ryan Reid, Muxuan Tang.

   

2015

 

National Merit Finalists
Jon Collins, Harrison Hohman

National Merit Commended

David Choi, Zach Frevert, Alex Hotovy

 

AP Scholar with Distinction: 
Cameron Bretsen, David Choi, Jon Collins*, Marcus Cronin, Zach Frevert, Harrison Hohman, Alex Hotovy, Andrew Pace, Young-Joon Park, Zach Starman, Lucas Tucker.

AP Scholar with Honors:
Ryan Anderson, Augustin DeMayo, John Gutsmiedl, Christian Keller, Dun Fletcher Lin.

AP Scholar:
Ian Alfieri, Tyler Degener, Kalle Haines, Min Chang Kim, Taesung Kim, Stefano Tarantolo, Adam Terasinski, Andrew Whitaker.

   

2014

 

National Merit Finalist
Jacob Eyth 

National Merit Commended

Thomas Kalil

 

 

AP Scholar with Distinction:   
Cameron Engel, Rowan Gruber, Ha-Seul Jeong, Andrew Johannes, Thomas Kalil, Moonsup Kim, Jon Mikulicz, Will Sleddens, Scott Townsend.
AP Scholar with Honors
Matt Bohnhoff, Robin Britt, Jon Collins, Collin Donahue, Jacob Eyth, Alex Hynes, Eun Woo Jee, Kevin Jewell, Young-Joon Park.
AP Scholar
Cameron Bretsen, David Choi, Jarrett Crnkovich, Marcus Cronin, Ryan Degener, Harrison Hohman, Justin Lytle, Andrew Pace, Austin Raemaeker, Jackson Taylor.

   

2013

 

National Merit Finalist

John Choi
National Merit Semi-Finalist
Paul Kujawa

AP Scholar with Distinction:    (*National AP Scholars)
John Choi*, Eun Woo Jee, Paul Kujawa*, Yun Sik Oh, James Steier
AP Scholar with Honors
Peter Dewald, Hunter Hottovy, Yoon Ho Kim, Joe Kucirek, Randy Speer, David J Wooten
AP Scholar
Gabe Cohen, Jarrett Crnkovich, John T. Cronin, Collin Donahue, Cameron Engel, Yutong Gao, Alex Hynes, Andrew Johannes, Christian Jones, Thomas Kalil, Moonsup Kim, John Mikulicz, Connor Moynihan, Jihoon Park, Jacob Recker, Kyle Silke, Scott Townsend.

   

2012

 

National Merit Finalist
George Townsend
National Merit Commended
Michael Collins, Harrison Engel

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Tyler Bolden, Michael Collins, Harrison Engel, Hyo Bin Im, Michael Sojka, Joe Stellato, George Townsend
AP Scholar with Honors
Nick Cairney, Thomas Feichtinger, Sean Kruger, Richard Woods
AP Scholar
Martin Anderson, Jared Bourek, John Byrne, John Choi, Matt Denton, David Dickey, Graham Jewell, Yoon Ho Park, Paul Kujawa, Ned McNally, Evan Murray, Yun Sik Oh, Jihoon Park, Jacob Peffer, Ian Sheets, Nate Van Haute

   

2011

 

National Merit Finalist
Darren Chew
National Merit Commended:
Joshua Hankins

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Mike Kellar, Gunhwan Kim, Yuan Zhou
AP Scholar with Honors:
Mike Bohnhoff, Darren Chew, Josh Hankins, Kevin Koch, Vince Van Haute
AP Scholar:
Adam Behr, Pat Dewald, Alex Engelkamp, Tanner Hendricks, Lucas Holloway, Joel Hotovy, Paul Huss, Jae Hoon Jung, Kyung Mo Kang, Peter Kritenbrink, Grant Parr, Clayton Taylor.
   

2010

 

National Merit Finalist
Chris Hoff, Anthony Thiele
National Merit Commended:
Adam Prusa, Lukas Ramsey

AP Scholar with Honors:
Joshua Cox, Christopher Hoff, Baek Ho Jang, Gunhee Park, Adam Prusa and Lukas Ramsey
AP Scholar:
Sangwon Bahng, Jacob Benes, Jack Brady, Thomas Christenson, Charles Dudek, Brendan Walsh

   

2009

 

National Merit Finalist

Zach Harvat, Luke Weitkemper

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Yong Joon Kim, Luke Weitkemper
AP Scholar with Honors:
Zachary Harvat, Jeong Woo Lee, Casey McCullen and Daniel Whitaker
AP Scholar:
Jerome Prusa and Kyle Vincino

2008

 

National Merit Finalist
Sam Lathrop, William Nicholson

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Sam Lathrop, Will Nicholson, Derek Stieren
AP Scholar with Honors:
Zach Rohweder, Aaron Zeller
AP Scholar:
Alex Cihak, Andy Jewell, John Lundgren, Colten Venteicher, Andrew Wimmer

 

2007

 

National Merit Commended
Kelson Hedderich

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Tom Frederick, Paul Hotovy, Thomas Kenny
AP Scholar with Honors:
Chris Antonelli, John DeWald, Jacob Pflug, Kyle Svingen, Aaron Wiese
AP Scholar:
Kurt Benes, Ryan Daly, Phil Ervin, Kelson Hedderich, Hanbin Im, John Pritchard, Pat Witt

2006

 

National Merit Finalist
Paul Farnya, Jeff Kucirek, Yifan Li, Sam Weitkemper
National Merit Commended:
Tim Prost

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Paul Farnya, Evan Freilich, Matthew Goldsmith, Jeffrey Kucirek, and Sam Weitkemper
AP Scholar with Honors:
Michael Gibilisco, Yifan Li, Aaron Lockee, Greg Sullivan and Mason Tye
AP Scholar:
Timothy Agnew, Kyle Buschelman, Timothy Huss, Grant Mathey, Timothy Prost and Bryan Vovk

2005

 

National Merit Finalist
Steve Christensen, Brent Lockee
National Merit Commended:
Alex McKnight, Tim Padgett

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Brent Lockee, Lance Villeneuve
AP Scholar with Honors:
Alex McKnight, Matt O'Gara
AP Scholar:
Steve Christenson, Ben Hankey, Scott Lindgren, David Nelson, Steven Stackhouse

2004

 

National Merit Finalist
Andrew Huss, Bennet Swiniarski
National Merit Commended
Mike Lundgren

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Andrew Huss
AP Scholar with Honors:
Bennett Swiniarski
AP Scholar:
Mike Lundgren, Tyler Martin

2003

 

National Merit Commended
Brandon Hankey, Dan Olson

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Dan Olson
AP Scholar with Honors:
Brandon Hankey, Joe Kmiecik, Chrisopher Park
AP Scholar:
Mark Hotovy

2002

 

National Merit Finalist
David Levy

AP Scholar with Distinction:
David Levy
AP Scholar with Honors:
Brett Stempel
AP Scholar :
Brendan Parlor

2001

 

National Merit Finalist
Jamie Antonelli, Andrew Collins, Colman Lynch
National Merit Commended
Paul McTaggart, Tom Swanson

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Grant Evert, Andrew Gard, *Colman Lynch *#1 State Scholar
AP Scholar with Honors:
Andrew Collins
AP Scholar:
Jamie Antonelli, Curtis McKnight, Paul McTaggart, James Mehr, Bryan Schrader, Colin Spicka

2000

 

 

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Andy Sachs
AP Scholar:
Mark Hanus, Jeremy Schiefen

1999

 

 

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Aaron Isaacson, Mike Walsh
AP Scholar with Honors:
Tyler Christiansen, Steve Sommers
AP Scholar:
Lucas McKnight, Zach Voller

1998

 

 

AP Scholar with Distinction:
John Eggers, J.P. Haas, Dylan Spicka
AP Scholar with Honors:
Todd DeFreece
AP Scholar:
Dan Duggan, Ricardo Perez

1997

 

National Merit Finalist
Nick Sachs

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Sean Connolly
AP Scholar:
Philip Mullen, Nicholas Sachs

1996

 

National Merit Commended
Jon King

AP Scholar with Distinction:
*Jonathan King *Distinquished State Scholar.
AP Scholar with Honors:
Robert Zechman
AP Scholar:
Michael Foley, James Lyons, Brian Noonan, Andrew Travis, Nicholas Wessling

1995

 

National Merit Commended
James McTaggart

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Andrew Himberger
AP Scholar with Honors:
Joe Gard
AP Scholar:
James Jansen, James McTaggert

1994

 

National Merit Finalist
Jon Blue, Hector Perez
National Merit Commended
Adam Anderson, Joel Lanik, David Mctaggart

AP Scholar with Honors:
Adam Anderson, David McTaggart, Hector Perez
AP Scholar:
Jon Blue

1993

 

National Merit Finalist
Tim Fitzgibbons, Andrew Flack

AP Scholar with Distinction:
Andrew Flack, Andrew Glenn, Matt Sullivan
AP Scholar with Honors:
Dan Eggers, Tim Fitzgibbons, Nicholas Liebentritt
AP Scholar:
Bradley Gibson, Chris Hall, David Pecha, Matt Potter, Jeff Prochnow, Pat Rejda, Matt Wilson

 

 

1992

 

National Merit Finalist
Nathan Cuka
National Merit Commended
Pat Babka

Earlier AP records are not available

1991

 

National Merit Finalist
Coleman Naughton
National Merit Commended

Bob Ostronic, David Phipps

 

1990

 

National Merit Finalist
Peter Bradley
National Merit Commended
Tom Pesek, Scott Schmid

 

1989

 

National Merit Commended
Scott Belina, Mike Recker, Mike Cizek

 

 

1980's Records are incomplete

 

 

1985

 

National Merit Finalists
Richard Boyle, James Classe, Brian Phipps

National Merit Commended
Thomas Herink, Brian Morrissey

 

1984

 

National Merit Finalist
Charles Collins, Randy Kauten, Tom Umthun
National Merit Semi-Finalist
Matt Eldredge
National Merit Commended
Michael O’Leary

 
Earlier Records are not available