Marist High School is proud to announce that two Marist students receive honors from the IHSA All-State Academic Team. Elise Ward ’23 was named to the All-State Academic Team, as well as the IBCA 2nd Team, and Daniel Olsen ’23 was an honorable mention.
Elise (St. Michael School) is a two sport athlete at Marist, and was a key player on the volleyball and basketball teams the past four years. She is also a Student Ambassador and member of the National Honor Society and National Art Honor Society. Elise is still undecided on her college for next year, but hopes to play either basketball or volleyball. She plans to study something in the math and science realm.
“It’s definitely rewarding to be named to the All-State Academic Team, especially to be picked among so many student athletes across the state!” Elise said.
Danny (Most Holy Redeemer) was a member of the soccer team and ran cross country and track during his time at Marist. He is also a member of the National Honor Society. Danny is hoping to major in biology in college but is still undecided on which college he will attend next year.
“I feel very thankful and honored to be selected as a honorable mention to the All State Academic Team. It was an honor to be chosen to represent Marist for this prestigious award.” Danny said. “I’ve been fortunate enough to have worked with and spend the last four years with my wonderful coaches, teachers, and teammates.”
Congratulations to Elise and Danny on this prestigious award! We wish you the best of luck in college and beyond!