Gross Catholic Adds New Admissions Director

New Admissions Director, Ryan Larson

Mr. & Mrs. LarsonMr. Ryan Larson comes to us from more than a decade of recruitment experience at the college level. Most recently, he was Assistant Registrar for the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He has served in admissions leadership roles at Buena Vista University, Iowa Western Community College, and the University of South Dakota – where he recruited primarily from the Omaha metro area.

From Farm to Admissions Director

He grew up on a farm outside of the small town of Ute, Iowa (70 miles northeast of Omaha) and attended Charter Oak-Ute High School. Mr. Larson and wife Samantha reside in Council Bluffs with their dog Molly. In his free time, he enjoys woodworking, watching sports, traveling, photography and spending time with family.

The Most Important Thing I Learned in High School Was

Getting involved with athletics and clubs gives you a great sense of school pride and helps create lifelong friendships.

My Favorite Movie Is

Field of Dreams

If I Were a Superhero, My Superpower Would Be

The ability to instantly teleport to other locations

My Favorite Place I Have Traveled to Is

New York City

What Do You Look Forward to the Most About Working at Gross Catholic?

I look forward to working with the great staff and students here at Gross Catholic to recruit future Cougars!

Welcome to the Cougar Family Mr. Ryan Larson!

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About Gross Catholic

Gross Catholic, a co-educational, college preparatory high school, began its proud heritage of academic excellence rooted in the Marianist tradition in 1968. We consider ourselves one of the best Catholic schools in Omaha, Bellevue, and Papillion. The school motto Dux Esto (“Be a Leader”) is at the core of its extraordinary mission, innovative spirit, and fundamental values. The school offers a challenging environment and outstanding quality of life, both in academics and co-curricular activities, with a strong focus on STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) education. The spirit of Christian service and giving back is part of everything the school does. Gross Catholic’s top-tier status is reflected in its talented faculty, staff, and coaches who take great pride in seeing virtually every graduate head to college, often to the most prestigious domestic and international universities and service academies. Together with families and alumni, Gross Catholic forges relationships for a lifetime, helping to ready the next generation to be exemplary, principled leaders of the world.

To discover the Gross Catholic difference, contact us at 402.734.2000 or visit our Admissions page.