Student Council 2021-2022

Our School Leaders

The school motto (Dux Esto, Be a Leader) is taken very seriously by student council members. Consequently, the Gross Catholic student council builds leaders.

The council is made up of 29 sophomore, junior and senior students who are elected in the spring for the following year.  Importantly, any Gross Catholic student can run for election.

The student council is in charge of many activities including sock hops, spirit posters, various spirit activities, homecoming, prom and Gnimocemoh (that’s homecoming spelled backwards.)

As a matter of fact, the most significant event for the council is homecoming week. The council begins planning homecoming week soon after elections are held in April. Also, the group is especially proud of how successful they are decorating the main gym for the dance. Furthermore, Gross Catholic is famous citywide for their spectacular decorations for the homecoming dance.

Student Council Members 2021-2022


  • Mary Miller

Sophomore Representatives

  • Megan Hempel
  • Gabby Hunter
  • Anna Jacobs
  • Leah Martin
  • Olivia Riera
  • Anna Simpson
  • Lauren Stuhr
  • Martha Yanovich

Junior Representatives

  • Jacklynn Bui
  • Mary Engelkamp
  • Alex Kosse
  • Joe Kouba
  • Owen Nolte
  • Andrew Powers
  • Emily Ramirez
  • Isa Simpson
  • Audrey Swanson
  • Isabell Zeller

Senior Representatives

  • Jack Balis
  • Gio Gomez
  • Quentin Hanzlik
  • Megan Le
  • Alex Lee
  • Jack Nutter
  • Robbie Pechar
  • Aleia Podliska
  • Ellie Rice
  • Lucas Wozniak

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.