Chris Hartich is the son of Bruce and Traci Hartrich of Alton. He has achieved many honors at Marquette including membership in the National Honor Society, the Student Council, and selection to the IHSA All-State Academic Team. He has maintained a 4.4 GPA while devoting much of his time and energies to the basketball and soccer programs at Marquette.
His awards in these athletic activities include being recognized as Soccer player of the Year on two occasions, Athlete and Scholar-Athlete of the Week, and First Team IHSA All-State Soccer. He has received numerous other awards in both of these sports as well.
He has been active in giving back to the community through his participation in school and summer community service activities. Hartrich plans to attend the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana next fall and will enter with 24 college credit hours. He plans on majoring in Business and Financial Planning and hopes to pursue a career in Business with the ultimate goal of owning his own business.