Marian High School is proud to announce that six Crusader student-athletes signed letters of intent. While they have displayed stellar performances on the court and field their time spent in the classroom and community is just as impressive.
Jalea Culliver ’19 signed to play golf at the University of South Dakota. Jalea was a four-year golf letter winner, a two-time team captain and a four-time individual state golf qualifier. In 2018, she was the girl’s golf individual state and district champion. In 2017 and 2018, she was the Metro Conference Runner-Up and was named to the All-Metro First Team three times. Jalea also was named to the 2018 Academic All-State Team and has been named to the Golf All-State Super Team twice. At Marian, Jalea is involved in the I.D.E.A.s Club, Recruitment Team, Big Sisters Program, Bullet Journaling Club, C.E.O.s, National Honor Society and the honors societies for English and Spanish. She also volunteers her time at the Ralston Chamber of Commerce.
Hali Hansen ’19 will play soccer at Hastings College. Hali is a varsity soccer letter winner and was a member of the 2017 state championship soccer team. She also is a two-time letter varsity band letter winner.
Sarah Kennedy-Croft ’19 signed to play soccer at Hamline University. Sarah has earned a letter as a member of the track and field team. She has also played club soccer for OFC and the Elkhorn Soccer Club. Outside of soccer, Sarah is involved in the Marian Student Union, Coffee Club, Art Club and the St. John’s Youth Group.
Tatum Kuti ’19 will play volleyball at the University of Concordia at Seward. Outside of volleyball, she has been involved in Cards for Humanity Club, C.E.O.s, trap shooting, Recruitment Team and the Big Sister Program. Additionally, Tatum volunteers her time as a tutor at St. Pius and is a volunteer volleyball coach at St. Phillip Neri, Suburban, Ponca Elementary and Madonna School helping with the Special Olympics.
Grace Morey ’19 signed to play soccer at Doane University. Grace has been a member of the Marian junior varsity soccer team and also plays for the Elkhorn Soccer Club. At Marian, she is involved in the Campus Ministry Faith in Action Team, Hearts of Marian, Marian Students for Life, French Club, Operation Others and choir. She gives her time as a volunteer at St. Robert Bellarmine in a variety of ways, such as singing at weekly Sunday masses and leading Vacation Bible School. She also has volunteered as a Special Olympics group leader.
Emma Paule ’19 will play soccer at Creighton University. Emma is a varsity soccer letter winner and has won multiple state championships with her club soccer team. Emma is involved in Operation Others and has helped out with various soccer camps.