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  • Academy Award Winner Hannah Beachler Visits Cristo Rey Baton Rouge

    On Monday, April 29, our Cristo Rey faculty and students experienced a visit from the Academy Award-winning production designer, Hannah Beachler. Ms. Beachler made history this year as the first African American to win the Oscar for production design for the beloved film Black Panther. Her other credits as production designer include Fruitvale Station, Creed, Beyonce’s Lemonade, and Moonlight. Ms. Beachler spoke to our students about pursuing dreams, maintaining self-motivation, and sustaining an extremely hard work ethic to achieve the impossible.

  • Cristo Rey Young Entrepreneur Awarded Seed Funding

    Congratulations to CRBR 10th grader Chelsea Buckley for receiving seed money for creating a business through the Young Entrepreneurs Academy of Baton Rouge (YEA BR).

    Through the YEA BR, students meet weekly to work with local entrepreneurs and business school instructors at LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business to create a business plan, pitch their idea to investors for seed funding, register their businesses with the Secretary of State’s office, work with graphic designers for logos/branding, and create pop-up businesses in Baton Rouge’s Ebb and Flow Festival.

  • Two Cristo Rey Students Selected as LPB Young Heroes

    On February 15, Louisiana Public Broadcasting announced the 2019 Young Heroes class, choosing two of the eight honorees from Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School. Jamone Williams, a junior and Ryan Smith, a freshman, were selected for this prestigious honor from among applications state-wide.  Jamone and Ryan will be honored with the other LPB Young Hero recipients on April 15.

  • Let's Welcome Our New President, Mr. Eric Engemann!

    Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High has named as its new president the head of a nonprofit group that helps host sports events throughout the region.  Eric Engemann, of SportsBR, Inc., is the third leader of this unique Catholic school, which opened in 2016 on the site of the former Redemptorist High School in north Baton Rouge.  Read more from The Advocate.

  • Cristo Rey proud recipient of the Kenneth Hutchinson College Success Fund

     The Cristo Rey Network announced school recipients for Wave I of the 2018 Kenneth Hutchinson College Success Fund, which supports increased college counseling and alumni advisor personnel through new, full time positions.  Read more from the Cristo Rey Network and The Advocate.

  • Baton Rouge Business Report: 85 Cristo Rey freshmen drafted by Baton Rouge companies

    Draft Day Festivities land 85 Cristo Rey Freshman with Baton Rouge companies

    A class of 85 incoming high school freshmen has just been “drafted” by roughly 40 local businesses today at the third annual Draft Day event held by Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School....Read More from the Baton Rouge Business Report

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