Graduation Facts Class of 2018

2018 Senior Plans

The St. Edmond Catholic High School class of 2018 has many talented and high achieving students. The class was recently surveyed about their future plans. All of the seniors will be college bound next year except for one student who is joining the Army. Many of them are planning to participate in sports, arts and campus student activities at their campuses.

Iowa Central Community College (ICCC) will be the campus choice for 17 students (36%) of the graduating class. Many of them will be majoring in medical areas, computer science, and education.

Eleven students will be attending state universities with Iowa State gaining seven Cyclones, University of Iowa with three Hawkeyes and University of Northern Iowa gaining one Panther. Twelve students have chosen to stay in state as well, choosing Wartburg, Grandview, Franciscan University, Drake, Briar Cliff University, and DMACC. Out of state universities include: University of South Dakota and Creighton.

Seventeen students plan to receive two year degrees and thirty students are planning to obtain a bachelor’s degree. Interests vary greatly among these seniors. Most seniors have selected an area of interest including: the medical field, business, engineering, physical therapy, agriculture, psychology, music, early education, science, international relations, technology, sociology, art, welding and criminal justice.

Athletically this class will continue their athletic careers at college participating in football, volleyball, tennis, track and cheerleading.  Many of the seniors will continue their fine art skills by participating in drama and the arts at the college of their choice.

Twenty students will be awarded a service cord for giving more than forty hours of service to their school, church and community during each of their high school years. Thirty seven seniors enrolled in college classes and 16 of them earned over twenty credits with one student completing their Associates Degree along with receiving their High School Diploma. 

Eighty percent of the class has accepted over half a million dollars in scholarship money.