Alumni

MSBOA Solo & Ensemble Honors

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Monday, April 19, 2021

This year's MSBOA Solo & Ensemble competition may have looked a little different—performances were recorded and submitted virtually—but our students were still able to put together some amazing performances. Congratulations to our flute trio (Andrea Bolt, Bridget Donovan & Hailey Siwek) and trombone duet (Brady Patterson & Jacob North) for earning MSBOA medals at the state level!

Special congratulations to Juliana Bolinger for her top rating of 1 (alto sax solo) and for being selected as an Outstanding Soloist with her nearly perfect score in the Proficiency 1 scoring rubric. This is an honor that typically only 100 members in the entire state get to enjoy. In fact, only 18 students in West Michigan were selected. Juliana joins a prestigious list of recent WC students to receive this rare and coveted honor: Maggie Camp (alto sax), Matt DiCosola (alto sax), Bridget Eshlemen (flute/piano), Madeline Mitchell (trombone) and Alec Ockaskis (percussion).

Supporting the Roth Family

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Monday, April 19, 2021

Bill Roth, chairman of West Catholic's Board of Directors, and his wife Colleen have been actively involved in the West Catholic community for many years, and now they could use our help! Bill had a brain aneurysm rupture while on spring break with his family and remains in the ICU in Sarasota, Florida. They need your prayers! It will be a long road to recovery but we are confident God is listening! If you feel moved to show your support financially, visit the Roth Family Emergency Support GoFundMe page.

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Athletics Update - 03.29.21

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Monday, March 29, 2021

Girls Basketball

Congratulations to the girls basketball team who beat Hamilton last Friday to win back-to-back district championships! The girls play tonight in the regional semifinals against Grand Rapids Christian in Fremont. We would also like to give a shout out to our JV girls who have dedicated more time to the basketball program and continue to practice with the varsity team for the postseason!

Wrestling

Big news for Thomas Zielinski and Cole Karasinski! They both placed third in their weight class at the wrestling regional tournament on Saturday and will be advancing to the state tournament this coming Friday! Let's go, Falcons!

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Thank You for Supporting the Fish Fry!

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Saturday, March 27, 2021

We would like to thank everyone who came out to our Fish Fry and those who volunteered over the last few weeks! The support we received from the community was incredible and helped make this year's event a success. We look forward to seeing you all again next spring!

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Christian Galloway GoFundMe

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Christian Galloway, a West Catholic alumnus, was recently diagnosed with a rare form of T-Cell Lymphoma cancer. Christian is now undergoing 18 weeks of chemotherapy to fight this cancer. As a community, we hope to support him and his family during this difficult time. Please join us in praying for Christian. If you are interested in making a financial contribution to assist with Christian's medical expenses, please click HERE.

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WC Golf Outing

News Type:  Daily Headlines Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Sunday, January 24, 2021

We invite you to join us for our 37th annual West Catholic Golf Outing on Friday, June 4 at Western Greens Country Club. To register for the event, please use the form below:

West Catholic Golf Classic Registration Form

Contact Assistant Athletic Director Cam Burns at camburns@grwestcatholic.org or 616-233-5912 with any questions. We hope to see you there!

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Development News

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Monday, March 8, 2021

As many of you may have heard, we recently received a $3 million bequest from an anonymous donor. This individual wished to make a lasting impact on the West Catholic community by funding a number of projects, most notably developing our baseball and softball complex and constructing tennis courts on our campus. We are incredibly thankful to have such generous donors like this individual supporting our school and we look forward to breaking ground on these exciting projects soon.

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Purchase Your Raffle Tickets Today!

News Type:  Daily Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Monday, March 8, 2021

*NEW* CAR RAFFLE

Turn your stimulus check into a new car! As part of this year's Celebrate West! Auction we are raffling off a new 2020 Jeep Cherokee Altitude 4x4 SUV! Tickets are $100 each and only 1,000 will be sold. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to win a new vehicle for yourself or your child. Winning tickets will be drawn on April 23. Ticket order forms have been mailed to WC families and additional order forms can be picked up in the main office. (License #R59922)

BIG CASH RAFFLE

Another exciting part of our auction is the Big Cash Raffle! Buy a $20 ticket and be entered for a chance to win $5,000! The drawing for this raffle will take place on April 23 at 7 p.m. As a bonus, for every five tickets sold, the seller will receive one entry for a $1,000 tuition credit. Tickets have been mailed to WC families and additional tickets can be picked up in the main office. (License #R59922)

Adoration Committee Meeting Next Week

News Type:  Daily Parent Alumni Date:  Friday, March 5, 2021

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and prayer for our students and staff occurs daily from 8 a.m. -2 p.m. during school days. Anyone who values the Adoration Chapel, please consider joining the adoration committee. All are welcome - alumni, grandparents, parents of current students, etc. Please join us on Monday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the MAK to discuss the promotion of the adoration chapel and get involved in keeping it open and beautiful. Donors for student prayer slips are also needed. Call/text Patti Kohane at 616-889-5093 if you have any questions.

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