Those students nominated were: Michael Fischer; Luke Krajewski ; and Jacob Ramaekers. This past week, all members of the Mount Michael student body voted to determine the winner.
|Dr. Peters (Head of School), Robert, Jacob, and Michelle Ramaekers; Machell, Luke & Matt Krajewski; Kris, Michael & Brett Fischer.|
Luke Krajewski is the son of Matt and Machelle Krajewski. Luke attended elementary school at St. Wenceslaus, where he is currently a Lector and Eucharistic Minister. He is a member of the STATE CHAMPION Mount Michael Tennis team as well as the varsity basketball team and plays golf for the Knights. Luke serves as a member of the Mount Michael Men of Benedict and represented the school at the University of Nebraska’s Chemistry Field Day. He was a member of the 2015 Mount Michael Mission trip to the mountains of Mexico where they built a chapel for local villagers. He is planning on participating on the Mission Trip again this spring break. Luke is a member of the National Honor Society and is planning to major in Pre-Med at Notre Dame, Creighton or the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. Luke plans to become a doctor.
Jacob Ramaekers is the son of Robert and Michelle Ramaekers. Jacob attended elementary school at St. Vincent DePaul’s in Omaha. He was a member of the 2015 Small Schools State Champion Academic Decathlon team where he placed 2nd in National Academic Decathlon competition. Jacob plays drums in the Mount Michael band has been a multi-season Yell Leader for the Knights. He is active in wrestling and cross country at the Mount, and is a member of the National Honor Society. Jacob remains active in his church through ongoing participating in the St. Vincent DePaul Youth Group and has spoken on the Spirit Catholic radio show “Witness”. He works with his brother to restore rental properties in the area and plans to attend a four year college.
|Dr. David Peters presents Michael Fischer with the 2015 First Knight Award|