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  • 04/06/17Students of the 3rd Quarter

    At the end of every quarter, teachers nominate students and then the full faculty votes on who should receive this honor.  A student from each class is chosen based on their commitment to living the AC motto: “Act justly, love tenderly, walk humbly with God.”

     

    Ryan Browne, has been selected as the Arlington Catholic High School Freshman Student of the Quarter.  

    Ryan, whom his friends call Brownie, has consistently proven to be a remarkable student who has many interests and talents.  Ryan has one older sibling, sophomore, Patrick, (16).  Ryan’s favorite subject is History because it is “very interesting and relevant today.” Ryan is a three sport athlete playing football, basketball and now baseball.  Ryan is involved in the Humanitarian club and is a high honors student.  Ryan is also an altar server for St. Theresa’s Church, in Wilmington.

    When asked what he likes best about AC and the school community he replied “Everyone knows everyone, so you can always talk to someone.”  Ryan’s’ best memory at AC so far is his first day of school and meeting so many new people and making new friends.

    We congratulate Ryan and wish him continued success!

     

    Michaela Gallagher has been selected as the Arlington Catholic High School Sophomore Student of the Quarter.  

    Michaela has consistently proven to be a remarkable student who has many interests and talents.  Michaela has an older sister, Junior, Cate (17) and younger brother Nicholas (12). Michaela is continuing the AC tradition, her dad Michael is an AC class of 1970 alum!  Michaela’s favorite subject is Theology.  Michaela says “the more I study Theology, the more I love Jesus and my neighbor.  I also believe it is important to learn about the foundations of my Catholic faith which is the most important thing in my life.”  Michaela is involved in campus ministry, singing in the choir, dancing and teaching dance to younger students and she’s an altar server.  She also volunteers with the elderly at an assisted living/nursing home.  Michaela is the recipient of the Campus Ministry Award.  

    When asked what she likes best about AC and the school community her response was “Being exposed to all kinds of people with different interests and strengths.”  Her best memory so far has been traveling to Washington, DC with AC faculty and students to participate in the March for Life.

    We congratulate Michaela and wish her continued success!

     

    Kieran Mullen has been selected as the Arlington Catholic High School Junior Student of the Quarter.  

    Kieran has consistently proven to be a remarkable student who has many interests and talents.    Kieran is carrying on the Cougar tradition following in the footsteps of his three older siblings, Vincent ’04, Meghan ’06 and Ryan ’09.  Kieran favorite subject is math because he likes the exactness of it.  Kieran played football and baseball and is a member of the SADD club.  Along with being a member of the National Honor Society, Kieran is also the Junior Class president.  When asked what he likes best about AC he says “Everyone here is a family.”  Kieran's best memories so far are the games.

    We congratulate Kieran and wish him continued success!

    Jane Wakefield has been selected as the Arlington Catholic High School Senior Student of the Quarter.  

    Jane has consistently proven to be a remarkable student who has many interests and talents. Jane has two older sisters, Grace ‘12 (22), and Jenny (21).  Jane’s favorite subject is Voice and Vision with Ms. Seminara because that class talks to about topics that are so often hidden from us (injustice, systems) and with this new knowledge she feels like she has an obligation to do good in the world.  This class has also made Jane stronger, confident and inspired.  Jane is the captain of the AC swim team.  She also enjoys horseback riding.  Jane is a member of the Humanitarian cub, Imaginary Gardens, the Hiking and Climbing Club and joined AC/DC for the spring production.  Jane enjoys volunteering at the Bristol Lodge soup kitchen.  A member of the National Honor Society, Janes has been the recipient of the Harvard Book Award, and holds gold medals in the National Latin exam. What Jane likes best about AC and the school community is “the support and the sense of community that AC has provided.  Both from staff and students, advice and support was never far away.” Her best memory she says “as a senior, I look back at my last four years with too many memories to choose from!  My friends, teachers, and events at AC will always hold a special place in my heart.”

    When asked of her future plans, Jane said she would like to attend college to pursue a pre-medical track.  “I hope to one day be a surgeon as well as to travel the world and bring medical care and aid to developing countries.

    We congratulate Jane and wish her continued success!