St. Eugene Alumni Spotlight Bio

My name is:  Ryan Pierson

I graduated from St. Eugene in 2011

I attended Fenwick High School

I graduated high school from Fenwick Salutatorian Class of 2015

I am currently at the University of Notre Dame Studying Mechanical Engineering.  I had the opportunity to study abroad in London for the summer engineering program. I am the student manager for the ND football team.

Some of my accomplishments include:

  • Lawless Scholar (99% on HSPT exam)

  • 4 years of baseball and football team

  • Student ambassador

  • Friar mentor (tutor)

  • Fenwick math team

  • Eucharistic Minister

  • Kairos Retreat Leader

  • National Honor Society member

  • Illinois State Scholar

  • National Merit Finalist

  • AP Scholar with distinction

  • Presidential Award

  • ACT = 35      GPA 4.68/4.0

St. Eugene gave me a strong foundation in education and faith that set me along the path to success.  I’m very grateful for the people at St. Eugene and everything I learned during my time there...my teachers allowed me to grow into the person I am today!