What have been the advantages of an all-girls education?
Really being encouraged in the field of STEM. I've been taught to be confident in my abilities.
What is unique about Sacred Heart?
The community is unique. It extends past high school on to the alumnae, and the Sacred Heart network, everything is inter-connected. Even as I prepare to graduate, the emphasis is on staying connected.
Which discipline(s) are you the most passionate about?
Physics and music. The music program emphasized not only performing, but the thread behind music which I loved learning about. Physics opened my eyes to astronomy, I plan on studying physics in college.
What does being a Sacred Heart student mean to you?
It means being a global citizen and being passionate about what you can do to help others and make an impact in the world.
What extracurricular activities are you involved in?
Chorus, Madrigals, School Musical, Forensics, Mock Trial Team, Softball and the Diversity Coalition.
Which one accomplishment are you the proudest of?
Helping to initiate and begin the Diversity Awareness and Inclusion Coalition, which has helped educate our community on issues of diversity – focusing on the 8 social identifiers.
If there was one word you could use to describe what Sacred Heart means to you, what would it be?
Supportive. Because everything I ever wanted to pursue I was encouraged to do.
What have you learned about yourself being a student at Sacred Heart?
I have learned to be resilient and work my hardest. Even when I was faced with academic challenges, my teachers supported and pushed me. I really value the mission at Sacred Heart of ‘educating the whole child’.
Which of the five goals means the most to you?
Goal Five – Personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom. Because it has been applicable to me from when I entered Sacred Heart in 4th grade until now, as a senior. I was always given the space to grow- both as a person and academically.