Academic Recognition



  • Class of 2014 included 14 Illinois State Scholars
  • Class of 2014 included a National Merit Commended Scholar
  • The Class of 2014 was awarded over $9.2 million in college scholarships.
  • Chicago Tribune All-State Academic Team Finalist
  • Nineteen students earned the distinction of AP Scholar for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Recipient of the Blue Ribbon in Health Education.  The Blue Ribbon Award recognizes high quality high school health programs in Illinois.  Resurrection is the 7th high school in Illinois and the only Catholic school to receive this prestigious award.
  • Over 250 students are members of at least one of our twelve honor societies.


Recent Student-Received Awards and Recognition

  • Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Award
  • Evans Scholar
  • Sheriff’s Youth Service Medal of Honor
  • Madonna Scholars
  • Archdiocese Youth Leadership Award
  • President’s Volunteer Service Award
  • Gates Millennium Scholar Award
  • Kiwanis Leadership and Community Service Award winners


Science and Engineering

  • In 2014, twenty eight students competed the Resurrection Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Regional Competition.  Fourteen students received individual medals and the team placed 1st in their overall division.
  • Student selected to participate in engineering research position at Argonne Laboratory.


Journalism and Publications

  • The Innerview received a first place award from the American Scholastic Press Association.
  • The Res Banner received a gold medalist certificate from the Columbian Scholastic Press Association.
  • The Allegiance Yearbook received a silver award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.


Fine Arts

  • Invited to perform at the 2013 Illinois High School Theatre Festival. 
  • The Res/Notre Dame Band received first place in class and second place overall at the Midwest Music Festival.
  • Resurrection students have been named finalists for the City of Chicago Vehicle Sticker Contest.  
  • Chamber Orchestra musicians received a Division I Award, superior rating for their performance at the Illinois High School Association’s Solo & Ensemble Music Contest. 
  • The Orchesis dance team placed 4th in the Dance America regional competition.