Be Exceptional Leadership Award


Steps to apply:

  • Potential students with a proven track record of being a positive contributor in their local community are encouraged to nominate themselves through this
    link for this award.
  • Have your current grammar school use this form to acknowledge you are exemplary in discipline and academic standing. Please note any
    extra-curricular school programs. Scan and email to
  • Have a member of your community email a letter of recommendation recognizing your individual talents to
  • Submit an essay via email to – Describe a time in your life where you […]
Be Exceptional Leadership Award2022-09-27T10:37:13-05:00

Brother Rice Pumps Up Commitment to Student-Athletes with Weight Room Revamp… and Coach Michael Cano!


On a recent summer morning, Brother Rice Strength and Conditioning Coach Michael Cano (Class of ’03) could be witnessed explaining a proper lifting technique to a gathered crowd of captivated student-athletes in the newly renovated weight room at Brother Rice High School.  Twenty years ago, Cano patrolled the gridiron as a captain of the Brother Rice Crusader football team; nowadays, besides running his own business and helping parent his three young children, Cano oversees a year-round training regimen for student-athletes, no doubt enhanced by the improved accommodations.

“This weight room now gives each student-athlete the opportunity to maximize […]

Brother Rice Pumps Up Commitment to Student-Athletes with Weight Room Revamp… and Coach Michael Cano!2022-07-11T16:05:39-05:00

Alumni Spotlight: Brendan Coghlan ‘18


Written By: Jack Zampillo ’18

The term “mind over matter” is intriguing. 

Do our minds have the ability to negate and persevere through hardships we may endure in the physical world? 

For Brendan Coghlan, the answer is yes. 

Coghlan, Class of 2018, exemplified the meaning of a true Crusader through dedication to his craft in and out of the classroom. Brendan graduated from Rice at the forefront of the National Honors Society, tallying a 4.64 GPA with an impressive list of extracurriculars. He was a four-year member of the basketball program, a varsity starter his junior and senior years. […]

Alumni Spotlight: Brendan Coghlan ‘182021-12-17T10:27:54-06:00

Responder Relief: Brother Rice Expands Financial Support


Brother Rice High School Expands Financial Support for First Responders

In mid-2020, in response to Covid-19, Brother Rice High School chose to freeze its tuition for the 2020-21 school year, the only private high school on the Southside of Chicago to do so. 

Now, Brother Rice seeks to ease the financial burden even more for those on the front lines: Responder Relief –  a $1000 tuition discount for all incoming freshmen sons of First Responders–Police, Fire, Paramedics, and Nurses–when they enroll at Brother Rice for the 2021-22 school year.  

This discount supplements the established […]

Responder Relief: Brother Rice Expands Financial Support2020-11-13T12:46:42-06:00


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