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Student of the Week: Meghan Parlette '24

May 20, 2021
By Carroll High School

Meghan Parlette '24, Trinity House, with Mrs. Liz Emser

As a freshman, Meghan is already exhibiting strong leadership qualities in the classroom. She is respectful, kind to all of her classmates, and doesn't hesitate to lend a hand. She isn't afraid to laugh at her own mathematical mistakes, which is a good quality to have in life (especially in math class!), but she also accepts the challenge of fixing her errors in order to improve her skills.

-Mrs. Liz Emser

What activities do you participate in?

Basketball

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

I enjoy being part of a welcoming community with good teachers and friends.

What should school “do” for you?

School should make you a better person in all aspects of life.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

Anything is possible if you try your best.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

To live a successful and happy life

How do you like spending your free time?

I like to hang out with my friends and family.

Posted in Voices of Tomorrow

Student of the Week: Sam Wittmann '22

May 11, 2021
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Sam Wittmann '22: May 11, 2021

Sam Wittmann '22, Gonzaga House, with Mr. Greg Derus

I nominated Sam for Student of the Week due to his work on next year's handbook cover. I asked him to brainstorm some ideas on what he would like to do with the project, and what he created was nothing short of fantastic.  He took a simple idea and used his amazing artistic talent to produce a wonderful depiction of the community and life at Carroll.

-Mr. Greg Derus

What activities do you participate in?

Rowing for Dayton Boat Club, National Art Honor Society, and Spanish National Honor Society

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

Growing close with the community and watching others and myself grow to be stronger and more passionate every day.

What should school “do” for you?

School should give me the opportunity to experiment with the things I love to do so that I can use my gifts to better the lives of everyone around me.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

Hard work always pays off. Never be afraid to work hard because there is always something that can be learned.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

Live life to the fullest while following God every step of the way

How do you like spending your free time?

Fishing, rowing, drawing, football, hanging with friends, and any activity outdoors

 

Posted in Voices of Tomorrow

Student of the Week: Fritz Ruetschle '24

April 22, 2021
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Fritz Ruetschle '21: April 22, 2021

Fritz Ruetschle '24, Gonzaga House, with Mrs. Diane (McNelly) Keller '83

If you know Fritz, you know he is a hardworking student.  Every day, he enters my room with a positive attitude, and he frequently provides additional content to the lesson.

-Mrs. Diane (McNelly) Keller '83

What activities do you participate in?

Swimming and volleyball

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

The things I enjoy most about being a student at Carroll are the people and activities that I can do and plan on trying.

What should school “do” for you?

School should keep me active in the community and give me many options to choose for extracurricular activities. It also pushes me to drive forward during tough times like this and keep working.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

If you come into a project with a good attitude, you will come out with an amazing project and maybe a new friend.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

Travel to Europe and live there for a year

How do you like spending your free time?

I work at Saint Luke Church on weekends and hang out with friends when I can.  I also try to go to the pool a lot and swim

Posted in Voices of Tomorrow

Student of the Week: Brooke Grieshop '22

February 04, 2021
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Brooke Grieshop '22: February 4, 2021

Brooke Grieshop '22, Trinity House, with Mrs. Nicole Druck

From the first day of Freshman year, Brooke has always been a positive person.  Throughout so many challenges that most of us will never experience, she has risen above them to continue to be a positive person and someone her community can rely on. Brooke gives 110% to anything she does, from academics, to athletics, to being an excellent friend to others. She is using her tragedy to help others in her community by raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of her mom and grandmother. 

-Mrs. Nicole Druck

What activities do you participate in?

I am part of the Carroll Women’s Varsity Soccer team, Spanish Club, Spanish National Honors Society, Wrestling Stats, and a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Student of the year candidate.

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

The supportive community.  After I lost my mom, the supportive Carroll surrounded me with love. 

What should school “do” for you?

School should provide a “home” outside your actual home. You should be able to come to a safe environment that allows you to focus on your studies while still having the experience of meeting new people and creating lifelong friendships.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

Cherish every moment, as it could be your last. Hug your parents every time you say goodbye. Tell your friend how grateful you are for them. Thank your teachers for all the knowledge they have provided you with. Soak in every little part of life because you don’t know when you will have to say goodbye.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

To be a marine biologist in Florida and solve the red tide problem.

How do you like spending your free time?

I like to spend my free time with my friends, my two dogs, and with my father watching Netflix.

Posted in Voices of Tomorrow

Student of the Week: Palmer Tucker '24

January 28, 2021
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Palmer Tucker '24: January 28, 2021

Palmer took some friendly words of encouragement and ran with them.  He is excelling in his Honors Geometry class and recently obtained the highest grade in class on his chapter test.  A small change in focus and attitude has made all the difference, and I couldn't be more proud of him for it!

-Mr. Tony Stefanek '89

 

Palmer Tucker '24, St. Mary's House, with Mr. Stefanek '89

What activities do you participate in?

I am a member of the Swim Team.

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

Everyone is really nice to each other, and the teachers pay attention to every student.

What should school “do” for you?

School should prepare you to find a job and be successful in the future.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

Don't give up when things get hard.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

To find a good job in live in Texas or Florida.

How do you like spending your free time?

Usually, I like to travel, but I can't do much of that right now!  I also like hanging out with my family, playing video games, and just chilling out.

Posted in Voices of Tomorrow

Student of the Week: Sarah Ruetschle '21

January 21, 2021
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Sarah Ruetschle '21: January 21, 2021

Sarah Ruetschle '21, Gonzaga House, with Mrs. Katie Baker

Sarah is amazing all around, but she has been especially great this year. I have her in two classes, and she is always willing to help out wherever she is needed. She jumps in to help the lower level Latin students and volunteers for tutoring even though she has completed all her required hours already. She checks in with me every day at the end of the day to see if she can help me with anything. As an academic team captain, she pretty much runs our practices and keeps everyone on task and organized. I would be lost without Sarah! 
-Mrs. Katie Baker

What activities do you participate in?

National Honor Society, Latin Honor Society, Academic Team, Latin Club, Harry Potter Club, Swimming

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

My favorite part of being a student at Carroll is the relationships I have formed with other students and teachers and what I have learned from them. 

What should school “do” for you?

School should provide a good education and welcoming community environment that prepares you for a successful and productive future.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

I've learned how to adapt and be flexible in all situations and to persevere even when things get difficult.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

My biggest dream in life is to be financially and socially successful and be content with my life.

How do you like spending your free time?

I like to spend my free time reading.

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Student of the Week: David McLoughlin '24

December 11, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week David McLoughlin '24: December 11, 2020

David McLoughlin '24, Charity House with Mrs. Abby (Wiles) Merkle '11

David shares his exceptional computer skills with a humble attitude.   I know so many college students and even adults who struggle with coding, and he does it for fun.  He blows me away with his talent, and I am amazed at his humility.

-Mrs. Abby (Wiles) Merkle '11

What activities do you participate in?

Cross Country, Indoor Track, Boy Scouts

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

I love the community as well as the people here.

What should school "do" for you?

School should help prepare you for the future challenges you may face and should make sure that you can become successful through education.

What's a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

I’ve learned that if you stay determined and work hard, you can overcome any obstacles and achieve your goals.

What's your biggest dream in life?

My dream is to become successful and life and live with a happy family while also maintaining the relationships that I have with my friends and family.

How do you enjoy spending your free time?

I like spending my free time hanging out with my friends and family, watching TV shows, and sometimes working on programming projects.

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Student of the Week: Skylynn Pierce '21

December 04, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Skylynn Pierce '21, December 4, 2020

Skylynn Pierce '21, Baltimore House, with Mr. Ben Swick

Skylynn has a way of connecting with her peers, especially those who are considered vulnerable and “different”.  She relates to them in a way that is friendly, kind, and genuine, and students feel like they have a friend in Skylynn because they know she really cares.  She truly exemplifies what it means to be a Carroll Patriot.

-Mr. Ben Swick

What activities do you participate in?

I participate in cross country, track, cheerleading, drama club, and Media 4 Carroll.

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

I love being involved in such a loving community to help make a difference.

What should school “do” for you?

School should provide a strong education system and safe environment for us students.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

The lesson I've learned is that the sun will always come up in the morning, so the hard obstacle will be overpowered by the good.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

My biggest dream is to become a pediatrician and give back to those who helped get me get there.

How do you like spending your free time?

 I like hanging out with my friends or watching Criminal Minds or NCIS.

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Student of the Week: Charlotte Ruble '22

November 17, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Charlotte Ruble '20: November 17, 2020

Charlotte Ruble '22, Trinity House, with Mrs. Ann (Calderone) Bertke '88

Charlotte has taken freshmen who are having a hard time adjusting to high school under her wing. She spends family room time helping with homework, schedules, and everything else that high school entails.
-Mrs. Ann (Calderone) Bertke '88

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

My favorite things about Carroll High School are the teachers and community. 

What should school “do” for you?

School should give you new opportunities to grow and should help you learn new material for your future.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

Adversity helps you be stronger and focus on what is important. 

What’s your biggest dream in life?

My biggest dream is to become a better version of myself and to help others. 

How do you like spending your free time?

I like spending my free time with my family, friends, and my two dogs. 

Posted in Voices of Tomorrow

Student of the Week: John Sears '22

November 11, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week John Sears '22: November 11, 2020

John Sears '22, St. Mary's House, with Ms. Lesiak

John is a math student of mine this year and also part of my Family Room. I have noticed that academically he is excelling greatly!  In years past, he has told me he has struggled with time management.  This year, he is doing a wonderful job in all of his classes, especially maintaining a good grade in his first ever Advanced Placement class.  Also, John is one of kindest students I have ever met. He is a true gentleman, and I am blessed to have him as part of my Family Room.
-Ms. Lesiak

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

I really like the environment that Carroll has managed to create. When I was an 8th grade visitor, all I remember was me saying to all of my friends that I think Carroll is the school that I belong in.

What should school “do” for you?

I think the best thing that the school is doing right now is creating an environment that is all about helping others and creating a family within our community.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

Stay on task and don’t procrastinate because if you do, your grades will really feel it.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

To own my own business and use the money I make to help people in my community.

How do you like spending your free time?

Playing basketball with friends or playing video games.

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Student of the Week: Matt Kemper '24

October 29, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Matt Kemper '21: October 30, 2020

Matt Kemper '24, Gonzaga House, with Mr. Byrd

Matt's attitude in class is among the best I've ever encountered. He is a social studies mind, loves learning, and enjoys being challenged. His enthusiasm for the subject matter brings out the best in his peers, as well. Matt earned an A in my class in the first semester, as well as many others.   He is an awesome Patriot, and we are blessed to have him!

- Mr. Cody Byrd

What activities do you participate in?

I am on the cross country and track teams.

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

Everyone is so nice and encouraging.

What should school “do” for you?

School should give you the skills and atmosphere to find your vocation.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

If you haven't heard from a friend in a while, see how they are because they might just need someone to brighten up their day.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

My dream is to become a YouTuber and content creator.

How do you like spending your free time?

I spend my free time playing video games, making videos, and editing photos.

Posted in Voices of Tomorrow

Student of the Week: Kya Kopans '21

September 29, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Kya Kopans '21: September 29, 2020

Kya Kopans' 21, Gonzaga House, with Mr. Franz

Kya has excelled as the Gonzaga House Communication Captain by finding creative ways to share information on the House’s social media accounts.  She also volunteered to design the Spirit Week flyers and is one of the students who has taken a major leadership role in planning the Homecoming movie night.

-Mr. Michael Franz

What activities do you participate in?

I am part of Soccer Cheer, Spanish Honor Society, Spanish Club, and I am the Communications Captain for Gonzaga.

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

My favorite part about going to Carroll is how much spirit and love everyone has for the school.

What should school “do” for you?

School should be a place where you prepare for the real world and learn things that you will take with you for the rest of your life.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

As long as you keep a positive attitude, you can get through everything.  Eventually, things get better no matter how long it takes.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

My biggest dream in life is to have a job I love and to travel the world.

How do you like spending your free time?

I like spending my free time painting or hanging out with my friends.

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Student of the Week: Pamela '22 and Andrea '22 Olivas

September 23, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week: Andrea '22 and Pamela '22 Olivas, September 23, 2020

Andrea '22 and Pamela '22 Olivas, Charity House, with Mr. Soucek and Mr. West

 

Andrea Olivas is a skilled and dedicated student who inspires others with her kindness.  She comes to class and Family Room prepared every single day and is the embodiment of Patriot

-Mr. Carl Soucek

Andrea:

 

What activities do you participate in?

I am involved in Marching Band, Yearbook Club, Harry Potter Club, Cooking Club, ASL Club, Balloon Club, and Drama Club.

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

My favorite part of being a student at Carroll is seeing how close and connected everyone is. It’s like being a part of a big family.

What should school “do” for you?

School should teach us all that we need to know about the world before we become adults. It should prepare us but also be fun.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

It never hurts to be confident and to always stay positive. It’s better to be confident and make friends than to go through high school alone.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

My biggest dream in life is to be a better person and help my community.

How do you like spending your free time?

I like to spend my free time reading and practicing the cello and piano.


Pamela has become a pivotal player in the music department, being heavily involved in many ensembles.  Her leadership and work ethic are contagious among her peers, and she never turns down added challenges.  Even operating at less than 100% with an injury, she continues to seek out ways to help others and brighten their day.  She is a major leader by example and a great Patriot!

-Mr. Aaron West

Pamela:

What activities do you participate in?

I am involved in the marching band, yearbook club, Drama, and many other clubs.  

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

My favorite part about being a student at Carroll is the community. Carroll has welcoming and friendly students and staff, and it's nice to know you can always have a friend at Carroll.

What should school “do” for you?

School should open opportunities for its students.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

I learned that even when you face a difficult obstacle, you can always get through it. All your hard work will pay off in the end, even if you can't see it now.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

My biggest dream in life is to make the world a better place.

 

How do you like spending your free time?

I like spending my free time playing viola and helping out around the house. 

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Student of the Week: Yoni Mendez '24

September 15, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Yoni Mendez '24

Yoni Mendez '24, Baltimore House with Mrs. Neilsen

Yoni is a freshman in my Spanish III class and also in my Family Room.  He has volunteered for the last two Tuesdays as our Baltimore Spanish tutor for academic days in which he assists students over Google Meet during family time. Also, he has graciously helped our family by picking up lunches from the cafeteria for everyone. Yoni has a wonderful attitude in both class and during family time. Even though this is his first year at Carroll, I feel like he's already made it his home. 

-Mrs. Katie Nielsen

What activities do you participate in?

I am a member of the soccer team.

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

I enjoy meeting new teachers and students.

What should school “do” for you?

School should teach me to fit into the bigger world.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

You should spend the time with the ones you love wisely.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

To be a professional soccer player or an engineer.

How do you like spending your free time?

I like to spend time with my family or friends.

Posted in Voices of Tomorrow

Student of the Week: Paula Hernandez '21

September 01, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Paula Hernandez '21: September 1, 2020

Paula Hernandez '21, Baltimore House with Mrs. Branum

Paula is the academic captain for the Baltimore House.  She organized Google Meet tutoring in 7 academic areas for the Baltimore on Tuesday during academic time.  The family room faculty was notified, and she executed her plan beautifully!  I appreciate her time and effort to help our Baltimore students! 

-Mrs. Beth Branum

What activities do you participate in?

I play lacrosse and participate in the Carroll Drama Club and Pats' Spirit Club.

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

Being able to meet different types of people!

What should school “do” for you?

Support my dream to become a dentist!

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

When things don't go according to plan, do not freak out, but adapt to the situation.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

To have my own roofing business and become a dentist.

How do you like spending your free time?

I enjoy listening to Criminal Minds while I read a book.

Posted in Voices of Tomorrow

Paige Bey '20 Student of the Week: April 28, 2020

April 28, 2020
By Carroll High School
Paige Bey '20 Student of the Week: April 28, 2020

Paige Bey '20, Trinity House (Nominated by Mrs. Ashley Bowers)

"Paige always has a smile on her face and a positive attitude.  I don't know if you've seen that video of our seniors going around social media, but I guess that was all Paige and that
was a class act!"

-Mrs. Ashley (Dunham) Bowers '14

What activities do you participate in?

Head wrestling stat, volleyball, and Army National Guard

What's your favorite art of being a student at Carroll?

My favorite part about Carroll is how supportive all the teachers are.  They go above and beyond with their jobs, treat you like one of their own kids, and are always lending a hand out to anyone.

What should school "do" for you?

School is a place where your education should come first but also a place where you should feel welcomed and embraced by others. 

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

I have learned when it comes to overcoming difficult things, that hardships pass.  They don't last forever.  Also, I learned you have to surround yourself with the right people.  It may take some time to figure out who they are, but if you do, they will help you get through the hard things that come. 

What’s your biggest dream in life?

My biggest dream in life is honestly to be happy, being stable and having a family.

How do you like spending your free time?

Being around people I love.  I like spending my free time with mostly my friends.  That could just be hanging out or going out.

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Student of the Week: April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020
By Mrs. Katie Nielsen
Student of the Week: April 21, 2020

So many Carroll students spent time during their Spring Break finding creative, new ways to help others and to celebrate Easter while in quarantine.  Our students are truly one-of-a-kind in serving others, being generous and thoughtful, and finding ways to express their faith and keep the spirit of Easter in their hearts from their homes.  I love our Carroll students and community and consider it a true blessing to minister here.  Some of my students shared their Spring Break activities with me:

Drew Maxwell '21: helping his aunt at a local park

Maggie Ollier '21: delivering food & Easter baskets to friends

Sam Reichman '21: volunteering at Ascension Church

All of Logan Druck’s (Class of 2021) friends making her birthday special

Josie Eckhart '22: remembering the Passion of Christ on Good Friday & playing Scrabble with the Mysteries of the Passion.

Ryan Seltsam '21: watching a virtual Easter Mass 

Noah Lehman '21: taking Communion “to go” with his family from his church

Victoria and Olivia Bartlett '20: putting in hours as essential workers at their job to provide food

Angel Ramirez '20: going grocery shopping for his grandmother

Jill Roberts '20: watching Good Friday’s service from St. Mary’s in Spanish online

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Aly Walter '21 Student of the Week: April 7, 2020

April 07, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student the Week Aly Walter '21: April 7, 2020

Aly Walter '21, Mercy House, nominated by Mr. Steve Merland

Aly always has an amazing, positive attitude in class. She is the first to say hello and always wishes me a good day when she leaves. She gives her all ever yday in class.  Every day that we've been online, she regularly chats me to ask how I am doing and has a daily joke for me. She is a ray of sunshine during this tough time. Thank you Aly!

-Mr. Steve Merland

 

What activities do you participate in?

Spanish Club and Pats Spirit Club

What's your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

My favorite part of being a student at Carroll is getting to be surrounded by a community of amazing people who want the best for you. All of the staff cares so much about the students and it makes you feel at home.

What should school “do” for you?

School should be a place where your best self is able to come through. Also, it should equip you with what you need to accomplish any goal you have.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

The biggest lesson I’ve learned when overcoming obstacles is to accept what you cannot change. There is no benefit in letting yourself be upset about something not in your control, as it will only bring you down. You have to continue going further and instead of getting caught up on a problem, work to find the solution

What’s your biggest dream in life?

The biggest goal in my life is to travel the world so I can experience different cultures while meeting new people at the same time.

How do you like spending your free time?

In my free time, I enjoy playing my ukulele and guitar. I also like to spend time with my family by watching our favorite movies together or taking our dog to the park. 

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Grace Norman '23 Student of the Week: March 24, 2020

March 24, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Grace Norman '23: March 24, 2020

Not only is Grace super polite in class but, this week in Go Guardian chats and Google Meet, she thanked me and told me to have a good day at the end of each class.  I have always liked her positive attitude and friendly smile, but they are especially appreciated now.

-Mrs. Laura Wright

Grace Norman '23, Mercy House, nominated by Mrs. Laura Wright

What activities do you participate in?

 I participated in volleyball and bowling, I am an active member of Spanish Club and American Sign Language Club.

What's your favorite art of being a student at Carroll?

I really like being a part of a bigger school and being able to participate in and try so many different sports and clubs. I also like all the different ways the teachers teach.  I really love the teachers.

What should school “do” for you?

It should prepare you for college and expose you to real world situations with people.

What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

When you go through the difficult thing, you have your friends and family to lean on, but most importantly, you have the Lord to get you through it.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

I don’t really know yet, but what I do know is that I want to always to be surrounded by people that are important to me.

How do you like spending your free time?

I like to spend my free time reading, and I really love to spend time with my friends. I also enjoy playing games with my dogs.
 

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Student of the Week: March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020
By Mrs. Beth Branum

To the student who...

  • stops by my room for lotion and says "hi"
  • moves their book bag so I can pass through the aisle
  • opens the door and offers to help me with my bag
  • allows me to share in their journey through their years at Carroll
  • works hard to understand difficult concepts in my class
  • encourages their partners and gives them tips to learn vocabulary
  • says "thank you" when I hand them an assignment or test
  • asks how my day is going
  • prays for a family member during prayer
  • congratulates a classmate who did well in an academic or sports contest
  • offers to be helpful just to be helpful

I am reminded of how kind and loving our students are at Carroll!  These little acts of kindness may seem small, but to me, they show the heart and character of our students!

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Student of the Week: Kaleb Wourms '20

March 10, 2020
By Carroll High School
Kaleb Wourms '20, Mercy House

Kaleb Wourms '20, Mercy House, Nominated by Ms. Claire O' Malley

Kaleb's kindness is infectious. He always has something nice to say and betters the people around him with his positive attitude.

-Ms. Claire O' Malley

What activities do you participate in?

Muse Machine, Drama Club, French Club, National Honor Society, French Honor Society

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

I am grateful for the wonderful education I've received and the relationships I've made at Carroll (also Ms. O' Malley)!

What should school “do” for you?

School should prepare anyone for a happy and productive life, both professionally and personally.

What's a lesson you learned by overcoming a difficult obstacle?

Through any obstacle I've faced, I've learned that it is important to never give up, believe in yourself, and lean on your friends.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

My biggest dream is to bring about positive and lasting change on a global scale.

How do you like spending your free time?

During my free time, I enjoy reading, playing piano, and spending time with my amazing friends.

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Student of the Week: Brittney Sargent '20

March 03, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Brittney Sargent '20: March 3, 2020

Brittney Sargent '20, Baltimore House, Nominated by Mrs. Katie Baker

Brittney Sargent is all heart. I am regularly struck by how kind and compassionate she is. She is generous, driven, and dedicated. She sets goals for herself and follows the steps necessary to achieve them.  She has completed almost 600 hours of service and volunteers at Soin Medical Center. Despite how busy her schedule is, she often jumps in to help me when I need an extra hand or volunteers to help others in tutoring and as a leader in LHS and Latin Club.

-Mrs. Katie Baker

What activities do you participate in?

Track and Field, Latin Club, Latin National Honor Society, National Honor Society, 4-H, Baltimore Captain

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

I enjoy the Carroll community and the welcoming atmosphere.  I like our unique House System and the way everyone is willing to lend a hand.

What should school “do” for you?

School should help prepare you for any future endeavors.  It should help you become a well-rounded individual ready to tackle any obstacles.

What's a lesson you learned by overcoming a difficult obstacle?

Being a student at Carroll, I have learned what it takes to stand firm against any obstacle.  I have learned how to become adaptable when confronted with tough situations.  I have learned that to be a great leader, you must first be a follower.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

I hope to go to medical school and become a physician.

How do you like spending your free time?

I enjoy volunteering at Soin Medical Center.  I am also the president of the Clover Patch 4-H Club and work as a 4-H camp counselor.

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Student of the Week: Breana Devillier '20

February 25, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Breana Devillier '20: February 25, 2020

Breana Devillier '20, Trinity House, with Mr. Andy Seyfang

Breana has done great in AP Macroeconomics from the start and is always upbeat, optimistic, and helpful to other students in class.  She also has a high grade in this tough class.

-Mr. Andy Seyfang

What activities do you participate in?

Track and Field, Drama Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, TEAMS, and Math Patriots

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

The welcoming community and the constant opportunities to try new experiences.

What should school “do” for you?

School should provide you with a well-rounded education and prepare you for life.  It should also provide opportunities to try new things and learn how others view the world.

What's a lesson you learned by overcoming a difficult obstacle?

It is important to persevere through difficult times and to turn to those you love and trust for strength.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

To find happiness in a fulfilling career and in family.

How do you like spending your free time?

Hanging out with friends, hiking, playing video games, or reading.

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Student of the Week: Nadia Severt '23

February 19, 2020
By Carroll High School
Student of the Week Nadia Severt '23: February 19, 2020

Nadia Severt '23, Charity House with Ms. Mary Kate Caserta

Nadia frequently displays leadership qualities in Spanish and English, she is always concerned about her fellow peers who are struggling, and overall she is a cheerful student.

-Ms. Mary Kate Caserta

What activities do you participate in? 

Volleyball, Spanish Club, Student Council

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll

Being able to build wonderful relationships with the faculty and my classmates

What should school “do” for you?

School should prepare you for life academically and socially

What's a lesson you learned by overcoming a difficult obstacle?

Family will help you get through anything

What’s your biggest dream in life?

To reach my fullest potential in everything I do.

How do you like spending your free time?

Playing volleyball and spending time with my family and friends

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Student of the Week: Josie Eckhart '22

February 10, 2020
By Carroll High School
Jackie Eckhart, Student of the Week: February 10, 2020

Josie Eckhart '22, Trinity House with Mr. Carl Soucek

"Josie is attentive, prepared, and always positive during her classes.  She brings motivating energy to others in the classroom and models professionalism at all times."

-Mr. Carl Soucek

 

What activities do you participate in? 

Marching Band, Pit Orchestra, and Jazz Band

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll

The community.  I love how I always feel like I'm part of something

What should school “do” for you?

School should make everyone feels welcome and safe and help widen our horizons to build strong futures.

What’s your biggest dream in life?

To be in love, happy, and successful with the time I have.  Also, I want to be on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

How do you like spending your free time?

I play the trumpet, embroider, spend time with friends, and listen to music.

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Student of the Week: Anh Pham

December 05, 2019
By Carroll High School

Mrs. Tara Ashworth and Anh Pham '20

Anh Pham '20, Mercy House

 

What activities do you participate in?

National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Mercy House Academic Captain, International Club, and Spanish Club

 

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

My favorite part about being a student at Carroll is finding comfort in the fact that I walk into a loving community of teachers and students who care about me each and every day!


What should school “do” for you?

School should help you embrace your passions, develop your values and beliefs, and most importantly, help you discover the positive attributes and qualities that make up your identity and character.


What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

I've learned that hard work and dedication truly pay off and that everything does not need to be perfect.


What’s your biggest dream in life?

My biggest dreams in life are to live in Grenada, Spain, and to one day see the northern lights paint the sky in person.


How do you like spending your free time?

I love spending my free time playing the piano, volunteering, writing, biking, eating ice cream, and spending time with the people I love.

"Being a hard-working student at school and in school activities has helped Anh balance her grades and the need to fulfill her many commitments to organizations in the community. She is one of the most dedicated and unique Spanish Honor Society members that I have had the pleasure of teaching. In my years as an educator, I have not seen someone so dedicated to pursuing their dreams as I have seen in Anh. With her extremely well-rounded variety of gifts and talents and her extraordinary amount of dedication to succeed inside the classroom, I have no doubt that she will continue to work hard to achieve her goals in college." - Mrs. Tara Ashworth

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Student of the Week: Emily Walls '22

November 20, 2019
By Carroll High School

Emily Walls '22 with Mr. Dennis Brun '85 

Emily Walls '22 Mercy House

 

What activities do you participate in?

Volleyball, Jazz Band, Mass Choir, Balloon Club, Spanish Club, Cooking Club, and Drama Club

 

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

I like how there's so many different clubs and activities that you can get involved with at Carroll.


What should school “do” for you?

School should teach you how to be responsible and how to manage your time to help you succeed in the future.


What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

I learned how to persevere, try my hardest, and never give up when something seems impossible. 


What’s your biggest dream in life?

My biggest dream is either become a piano teacher or English teacher.


How do you like spending your free time?

I like playing piano at Mass, playing volleyball, or hanging out with my friends during my free time.

 

"I would like to nominate Emily Walls for her role in our liturgical choir. She gives of herself to be at practices, and she helped out on a weekend to play for the alumni mass, as well. She's an outstanding musician and is very easy to work with. I know she's also very busy with volleyball in the fall, so I really appreciate her commitment to helping lead our student body in prayer." - Mr. Dennis Brun '85

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Student of the Week: Joshua Fischer '21

November 08, 2019
By Carroll High School

Joshua Fischer '21 with Mrs. Joyce (Potts) Dunham '83 

Joshua Fischer '21, Mercy House 

 

What activities do you participate in?

Marching Band

 

What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

I love the people and all the teachers and staff!  I also really love the morals that Carroll strives to instill in the students.


What should school “do” for you?

School should be where you learn the necessities of life and help shape you for your future.


What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

Stay strong and persevere!  If you're in a tough situation, just know it will get better.  Also, listen to your parents.  They're always right, even if you don't want to believe it.


What’s your biggest dream in life?

I would love to coach an NFL team or college football team.  I would also love to retire and buy a farm in Wyoming.


How do you like spending your free time?

I love watching and playing football, listening to music, finding new TV shows, 

"Josh will reach out to others and try to be a good friend to those who seem alone. He noticed a student sitting alone at lunch and he picked up his lunch and went to sit with the other student." - Mrs. Joyce (Potts) Dunham '83

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Student of the Week: Mark Beckwith '22

October 18, 2019
By Carroll High School

Mark Beckwith '22 with Mrs. Nicole Wilmer and Mrs. Martha Saurine

 

Mark Beckwith '22, Trinity House

 

What activities do you participate in?

Baking Club, Balloon Club, Spanish Club, French Club, and Gaming Club


What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

The opportunity to be here every day.


What should school “do” for you?

School should prepare me for college and life as an adult.


What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

The more effort you put into something, the more you receive from your hard work.


What’s your biggest dream in life?

To become an astronomer.


How do you like spending your free time?

Go out with friends, play video games, and draw.

"Mark is always smiling, always saying hello to everyone in the halls, and has a high five for anyone.   Many teachers have no idea who he is, just that he is kind to everyone all the time. He came in freshman year very shy but has blossomed into an extremely well-liked kid. The most important part, he brightens everyone's day, whether he knows you or not." - Mrs. Nicole Wilmer

"Although I have never had Mark for class, I know him from his friendliness in the hallways, always offering a beautiful smile and a greeting. His openness, kindness, and friendliness is shown not just to faculty and staff but to his fellow students. Mark is a great example of what it means to be a Carroll Patriot!" - Mrs. Martha Saurine

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Student of the Week: Brandon Roland '20

October 09, 2019
By Carroll High School

Brandon Roland '20 with Mr. Cody Byrd

 

Brandon Roland '20, St. Mary's House

 

What activities do you participate in?

Football


What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

My favorite part of being a student at Carroll is learning new things and taking on new challenges.


What should school “do” for you?

School should make you a responsible person.


What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

A lesson I learned is that there are no shortcuts to getting what you want.


What’s your biggest dream in life?

To screenwriter and direct my own movie.


How do you like spending your free time?

I like to watch football highlights, write poems, do graffiti art (but not vandalize others' property), and exercise.

"Brandon is the epitome of kindness, sincerity, and respect. I have personally witnessed his regard for his peers, and I’ve never seen him have a bad day in three years. Brandon can make anyone smile. I heard a tale that Brandon voluntarily stayed back to clean the football locker room when all the others left. Brandon works hard at everything he does. He loves and respects people, and it shows. We have too little of that today.  He is an amazing young man." - Mrs. Liz Terry

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Student of the Week: Zack Davis '22

October 01, 2019
By Carroll High School

Zack Davis '22 with Mrs. Mary Ollier

 

 Zack Davis '22, Trinity House

 

What activities do you participate in?

Volleyball


What’s your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

The preparation I am receiving for college.


What Should school “do” for you?

School should help prepare me for college.


What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

I’ve learned how to make friends by moving through different schools.


What’s your biggest dream in life?

To have a well-paying job in a career I love.


How do you like spending your free time?

I like spending time with my friends.

"Zack Davis is in my Scholarship Algebra II/Trigonometry class. He took the time to help two new exchange students last week who both landed in that same class and sit behind him. Zack worked with both boys in class on a couple different occasions to be sure they understood how to log into their textbook and the other websites we use for our class. And besides that, he is a really nice and kind person." - Mrs. Mary Ollier

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Student of the Week: Kade Greer '20

September 11, 2019
By Carroll High School

Kade Greer '20 with Mrs. Laura Wright

 

Kade Greer '20, Gonzaga House


What activities do you participate in?

Soccer, Gonzaga House Captain


What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

My favorite part is the environment at Carroll.  My classmates and other students are all kind and supportive.  The energy and spirit is out of this world, whether it's sporting events or school competitions.


What Should school “do” for you?

School should help me develop a good work ethic.  It should show me why I should work hard in everything I do.


What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

I learned to think about how my decisions will affect others.


What’s your biggest dream in life?

I'm not sure what I want to do yet, but I just want a career that will make me happy.


How do you like spending your free time?

I enjoy listening to music, relaxing outside, and getting sun.  I also like to exercise and lift weights.


"Kade has been in my family room for all of his four years at Carroll. As a freshman, he hardly said a word. As time went on he became my top recycler. This year as Gonzaga's Spirit Captain, he has really blossomed. He led the entire house of Gonzaga with their cheer and has done so with great confidence and authority. He has become a great, enthusiastic, and friendly leader, and his personal growth has been noticed!"  - Mrs. Laura Wright

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Student of the Week: Bode Miller '21

September 04, 2019
By Carroll High School

Pictured: Bode Miller '21 and Mr. Erik Ramsey '93

Bode Miller '21, Charity House



What activities do you participate in?

Marching Band, Jazz Combo Band


What is your favorite part of being a student at Carroll?

I really like the teachers. They are easy to talk to and do a great job of making sure that everyone understands the subject matter.


What should school “do” for you?

School should prepare you for life and build a foundation for whatever career you choose. It should also help give you the ability to think for yourself instead of with the crowd.


What’s a lesson you learned when you overcame a difficult obstacle?

Put effort into school work and get your homework done.

 

What’s your biggest dream in life?

I want to be a film director or musician.


How do you like spending your free time?

I like to watch YouTube videos. Sometimes I’ll film and edit my own and post them to my YouTube channel.

"Bode has been an asset to his Honors Government class through participation, involvement, coming to class with independent research, and asking critical thinking questions to advance everyone's learning. He is also an active member and advocate of the marching band." - Mr. Erik Ramsey '93

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