St. Bede names top 10 students in 2024

St. Bede Academy announced Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024,tThe Top 10 students in the Class of 2024. They are Johnna Bogatitus (from left), Ali Bosnich, Kylie Hill, Ella Englehaupt, Georgina Guo, Zachary Popurella, Mariella Hermes, Evan Englehaupt, Bella Hagenbuch and Logan Potthoff.

St. Bede Academy in Peru named the top 10 students of the Class of 2024.

These students have honorably represented the academy in scholastic and nonscholastic events, service to their school and community, and in character.

Members listed in alphabetical order are Johnna Bogatitus, Ali Bosnich, Ella Englehaupt, Evan Englehaupt, Georgina Guo, Isabella Hagenbuch, Mariella Hermes, Kylie Hill, Zachary Popurella and Logan Potthoff.

Bogatitus is the daughter of John and Crystal Bogatitus and a member of Holy Family Church in Oglesby. She plans to attend either Bradley University or Marquette University with a major in accounting or business.

Bosnich is the daughter of Mark and Cinnamon Bosnich and a member of La Salle Catholic Parishes – St. Patrick Catholic Church. She attended Trinity Catholic Academy. Bosnich will attend either the University of Wisconsin-Madison or Butler University. Her major is undecided.

Ella Englehaupt is the daughter of Doug Englehaupt and Heather McCutcheon. She is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and attended Ladd Grade School. Ella plans to study computer science in college.

Evan Englehaupt is the son of Doug Englehaupt and Heather McCutcheon. He is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and attended Ladd Grade School. Evan plans to study flight operations in college.

Guo is the daughter of Qigin Guo and Ming Qin Liu. She attended Parkside Middle School and is planning to be on a pre-med track at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Hagenbuch is the daughter of Johnathan and Kati Hagenbuch. She is a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and attended Holy Cross School in Mendota. Hagenbuch is planning to attend Marquette University and study exercise physiology.

Hermes is the daughter of James and Angela Hermes. She is a member of La Salle Catholic Parish – St. Patrick Church and attended Trinity Catholic Academy. Hermes plans to attend Illinois Wesleyan and study kinesiology.

Hill is the daughter of Michael and Sheila Hill. She is a member of La Salle Catholic Parish and attended Trinity Catholic Academy. Hill plans on attending Illinois Valley Community College to study computer science.

Popurella is the son of Brad and Kristina Popurella. He attended Putnam County Grade School and plans to attend Purdue University to study aerospace engineering.

Potthoff is the son of Jack and Lucy Potthoff. He is a member of Nativity of Our Lord Church and attended Dalzell Grade School. Potthoff plans to enter into a trades program at Illinois Valley Community College.