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Marquette May Merriment XXXVI - Saturday May 5, 2018

Marquette May Merriment held on Saturday, May 5, 2018, is the Academy’s biggest fundraiser and social event of the year. All proceeds benefit both campuses and MA students. This year, all families who applied for financial aid received assistance. We welcome all to attend and be a part of this 36 year old tradition. 

This year's theme is ... 

Behind every mask there is a face, and behind that a story. Each student, family and faculty member has a story at Marquette Academy. Be a part of these stories by supporting MMMXXXVI.

Visit our auction website at

Please visit the May Merriment page for more details.

Click here for Sponsorship Opportunities.

Meet our committee: 
Peg McGrath and Dianne Thompson - Honorary Chairpeople
Andrea and Tim Barker, Chris and Dave Tkach- Chairpeople

Join us for:
• Live Entertainment
• Gourmet Food Stations (catered by Monte’s, Handy Foods, Cheese Shop)
• Open Bar
• Silent Auction (mobile bidding)
• Live Auction
• Formal attire/mask optional

Ways you can help to help make this year’s auction a success:

  • be an event sponsor

  • donate

  • buy an ad

  • get involved

  • volunteer

  • attend


Call Julie Verona or Phyllis Donahue with questions: 815-433-0125 extention 1017 or 1016

Gather @ Gould
September 3, 2017
Gould Stadium

Rip's Party
October 29, 2017
Ladd, IL

Food Tasting & Christmas Bazaar
November 10, 2017
Elementary Campus

Wreath, Greens & Poinsettia Sales
November 10, 2017

Stock the Bar
December 2, 2017

Lip Sync Battle
February 17, 2018
Bader Gym

May Merriment
May 5, 2018
Bader Gym