Pontiac plaudits

Two alums honored for highest GPAs in Pontiac Promise Zone program.

Notre Dame Prep alums Daniel Castro ('15) and Justin Kreger ('17) were honored yesterday at a ceremony recognizing those in the Pontiac Promise Zone college scholarship program who earned the highest grade point average during their respective years in the program. 

The Pontiac Promise Zone provides financial assistance to students who live and attend school within the Pontiac School District to attend any college, university or trade school in Michigan. Students may receive up to $3,000 each year for up to four (4) years. Students who live in Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Lake Orion, Rochester, Lake Angelus, Waterford and Sylvan Lake, and attend school within the Pontiac School District are eligible for assistance.

Students from the following schools are eligible to apply for the scholarship: Arts and Technology Academy of Pontiac, Auburn Hills Christian, Baldwin Rd. Church Academy, Heritage Christian School, International Technology Academy, Life Skills Center of Pontiac, Notre Dame Preparatory School, Oakland Christian, Pontiac Academy for Excellence and Pontiac High School.

Currently, Castro attends the University of Michigan and Kreger attends Oakland University.

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About Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy is a private, Catholic, independent, coeducational day school located in Oakland County. The school's upper division enrolls students in grades nine through twelve and has been named one of the nation's best 50 Catholic high schools (Acton Institute) four times since 2005. Notre Dame's middle and lower divisions enroll students in jr. kindergarten through grade eight. All three divisions are International Baccalaureate "World Schools." NDPMA is conducted by the Marist Fathers and Brothers and is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States and the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. For more on Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy, visit the school's home page at www.ndpma.org