Classic The New
All Saintsâ€™ Class of 2018 combines traditional thinking with progressive applications.
Graduates Bianca Arreguin, Abigail Purvis, Meritt Sallinger and Grace Margaret Berndt
Michael Smat ATTENDING UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
As far as a high school résumé goes, Michael has checked all the boxes. He has his sights set on pursuing mechanical engineering, likely as a result of his time as Co-Captain of the Solar Car Team and member of NASA’s High School Aerospace Scholars Program. Simultaneously, he has developed his humanities foundation through four years in the Honors College and pursuing an Honors Classics Diploma. And while his résumé also notes that he is a National Latin Exam Gold Medalist and a National Merit Commended Scholar, he’s not just your average smart kid. He was also named a 2018 Davey O’Brien High School Scholarship Finalist, an All-State Lacrosse Goalie (twice) and an Academic All-State Goalie for Soccer. Accolades aside, Michael is a grounded kid with a humble head on his shoulders. On Monday and Wednesday afternoons, you can find him at Rivertree Academy giving piano lessons to under-resourced students. Through his Junior Honors Thesis, he found research supporting the correlation between skills enhanced by learning to play the piano at an early age and the skills necessary to be an engineer. He examined how the brain is impacted when children ages 5-7 learn to play the piano using proper musical notation, and then he interviewed several different types of engineers to see what skills they considered necessary for professional success in their industry. The three common skills found were spatial temporal reasoning, math and creativity. Having proven the neurological benefits of learning the piano, Michael then sought to make this opportunity accessible to underprivileged children in the Fort Worth area by starting a piano education program at Rivertree Academy. He collaborated with B Sharp, a local youth music program, to design curriculum and understand the obstacles that arise when working with under-resourced communities. For the sustainability of the program, he also collaborated with the Piano Department at TCU to enhance the curriculum and establish a reliable pool of qualified volunteers to teach within the piano program.
ATTENDING AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
With an aspirational goal to work for the U.N. as a human rights advocate, Nicole is excited to begin her college career in the midst of national policy and policymakers in eager pursuit of social justice.Â Her high school career includes participation in the Honors College, Student Ambassador Program, the National Charity League and Varsity Cheer Team; she has most notably been shaped by her Junior Thesis work studying the criminal enterprise of human trafficking. After learning that DFW is a major international hub for trafficking and exploitation, Nicole collaborated with UnBound, an international anti-trafficking organization, to launch the first anti-trafficking curriculum in a DFW middle school. After a successful launch of the program, Nicole now trains program volunteers to introduce similar curriculum in their schools.
ATTENDING UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA Trent may be one of the few 18-year-olds who has a 10-year plan with market research to corroborate why Fort Worth is where he will get started. With an eye toward creating a product design start-up in Fort Worth, Trent wants to help people turn their ideas into reality, and he already has a good foundation before he even starts college. Trentâ€™s science and math interests have flourished as a Co-Captain of the Solar Car Team, in the Honors College and in NASAâ€™s High School Aerospace Scholars Program. Also a four-sport Varsity athlete and active volunteer at his church and in KLIFE, Trent knows how to manage time and relationships well. He has cofounded a non-profit that aims to create a greater emphasis on youth involvement in community service, an outcropping of his Junior Honors Thesis that revolved around utilizing technology and engineering to combat homelessness. For his Senior Capstone Project, Trent worked with The NET Fort Worth where he deepened his understanding of the critical impact a social support structure can provide in times of poverty.
A Class (OF 2018) Unlike Any Other An All Saints’ senior attended the National Youth Leadership Forum for Advanced Medicine & Health Care at Johns Hopkins University
15% of the Class of 2018 is a member of the International Cum Laude Society, one of the most elite honor societies
2,179 miles have been driven by nine senior Solar Car team members in the car they helped build
Six members of the senior class have received Mayfest Art Contest Awards
A Class of 2018 graduate completed a two-year endeavor to make All Saints’ Blue Zones Project ApprovedTM
14% of the Class of 2018 has committed to play athletics at Division 1 schools with 4 different sports represented
Two seniors are members of NASA’s High School Aerospace Program Artwork by a member of the Class of 2018 was named Grand Champion of the Star-Telegram Stock Show Art Contest
A member of the Class of 2018 competed at the Junior Olympics in Belgium on the USA Sailing Team
A Class of 2018 graduate was named a Davey O’Brien High School Scholarship Finalist
An All Saints’ senior wrote a 45-page Junior Honors Thesis on Bone Tissue Engineering and is now working alongside a Professor in the Biophysics lab at TCU
An All Saints’ senior created a social media channel, “Clothed for Good,” to promote ethical fashion
Twenty students completed a 30-50-page research thesis investigating a topic of their choice and defended it to a panel of administrators
Forty-three members of the senior class have received All-State Athletic Awards
One senior was named an All-American Swimmer by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America, Inc.
Five entrepreneurial seniors have started their own business
Senior Class Size
85 85 93 2015 2016 2017
74% 79% 2017 2016
56% 89% 2015 2018
TOTAL COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS SERVED BY THE 2018 SENIOR CLASS
2015 2016 2017 2018
OF SENIORS AWARDED MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS
COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES AND MANY MORE!
SAT Scoring 2018 PEAK
ACT Scoring 2018 PEAK
*Maximum reportable grade at All Saintsâ€™ is 4.0 based on College Board conversion suggestion.
NOMINATIONS 2015-2018 DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS AWARDS
BETTY LYNN BUCKLEY AWARDS
ATHLETES COMMITTED TO COMPETE IN
Tad Bird Honors College Cohort & Honors
The Tad Bird Honors College is a four-year program that encourages highly engaged, curious All Saints’ students to pursue intellectual passions and servant leadership opportunities in creative and innovative ways. Cohorts establish a humanities mindset through classes like “Inquiry and Analysis” and then leverage those skills to complete a Junior Honors Thesis and defense, which will ultimately form the focus of their Senior Capstone Project.
Discovering best practices in inquiry and analysis
Cultivating understanding and empathy towards others
JUNIOR HONORS THESIS Constructing advanced, comprehensive theses based on qualitative research in student’s field of choice
Classics Diploma Recipients
Back L-R: Finn Wilson1 (TCU), Meritt Sallinger2 (Alabama), Kristen Godby1 (TCU), Michael Smat12 (USC), Gracie Comtois1 (Trinity College Dublin), Gracie Hiemenz2 (UT), Sloan Struble1 (UT). Front L-R: Nicole Adams12 (American), Riley Weeden1 (USD), Trent Barron1 (UGA), Matthew Albritton1 (Yale), Ashlyn Kotarski1 (UGA), Andrew Bird2 (Rice), Bennett Cleveland2 (Creighton). Not pictured: Christophe Chaumont1 (Yale), Will Evans2 (Cornell), and Ben Henderson2 (Blinn).
Over the last ten years,
Hono rs Cl assics Diplom a
SENIOR CAPSTONE PROJECT
Applying three years of learned skills, research and relationship building
Created in 2008, the Honors Classics Diploma is unique to All Saints’ and recognizes seniors who have completed extensive study in the Classics throughout their Upper School career, including four years of Latin and three Classics seminars, while maintaining a 90 average or better in these courses.
12 of the 20
All Saints’ Valedictorians/ Salutatorians have been Honors Classics Diploma students.
Honors Classics Course Catalog Latin I – IV Classical Mythology Classical Art and Archaeology Greek I – III Classical Theater Workshop Classical Philosophy Classical Literature in Translation Imperial Rome and Imperial China The Classical Legacy 1
Member of the Tad Bird Honors College 2 Honors Classics Diploma Recipient
Classics Rooted in the
Celebrating 20 Years of the All Saints’ Curriculum Foundation GREEK COURSES STUDY ABROAD
GREAT LIVES BIOGRAPHY SERIES LIVING HISTORY MUSEUM
HONORS CLASSICS DIPLOMA
VALUE-CENTRIC CLASSICAL & TRADITIONAL
RESPECT FOR SELF & OTHERS
INTEGRATED & INNOVATIVE
FIRM GROUNDING IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION
Thank you for instilling in us an appreciation for the Classics and our School’s intellectual heritage. – Class of 2018
College Acceptances 2015-2018 Abilene Christian University Alaska Pacific University Allegheny College American University Angelo State University Arcadia University Arizona State University Auburn University Austin College Ave Maria University Ball State University Barnard College Baylor University Belmont University Benedictine College Berkeley City College Berklee College of Music Berry College Bethel University Blinn College Boston College Boston University Bradley University Butler University Campbell University Carleton College Carnegie Mellon University Carroll College Centenary College Chapman University Claremont McKenna College Clark University Clarkson University Clemson University College of Charleston College of William and Mary Colorado School of Mines Colorado State University Columbia College Chicago Columbia University Cornell University Creighton University Dallas Baptist University Dartmouth College Davidson College Denison University DePaul University DeSales University Drexel University Drury University Duke University Eckerd College Elon University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Emerson College Emory University Flagler College Florida Atlantic University Florida State University Fordham University Franciscan University of Steubenville Franklin University Switzerland Full Sail University Furman University George Mason University Georgetown University Georgia Institute of Technology Gettysburg College Guilford College
Hardin-Simmons University Hawaii Pacific University Hendrix College High Point University Hofstra University Howard College Indiana University Bloomington Jacksonville University James Madison University Johns Hopkins University Johnson & Wales University Juniata College Kansas City Art Institute Kansas State University La Roche College Lafayette College Langston University Liberty University Los Angeles City College Louisiana State University Louisiana Tech University Loyola Marymount University Loyola University Chicago Loyola University New Orleans Lyon College Macalester College Manhattan Christian College Maryland Institute College of Art Marymount Manhattan College McMurry University McPherson College Mercer University Mercyhurst University Midwestern State University Millsaps College Minneapolis College of Art and Design Mississippi State University Missouri University of Science and Technology Missouri Valley College New Jersey Institute of Technology New York University North Carolina State University Northwestern University Nova Southeastern University Ohio Wesleyan University Oklahoma Baptist University Oklahoma Christian University Oklahoma State University Oklahoma Wesleyan University Oral Roberts University Ottawa University Our Lady of the Lake University Pace University Palm Beach Atlantic University Pennsylvania State University Pepperdine University Point Park University Pratt Institute Providence College Purdue University Quinnipiac University Radford University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rhode Island School of Design Rhodes College Rice University Ringling College of Art and Design Roanoke College Rochester Institute of Technology
Rollins College Rose State College Saint Louis University Saint Michael’s College Sam Houston State University Samford University Santa Clara University Santa Monica College Sarah Lawrence College Savannah College of Art and Design School of the Art Institute of Chicago School of Visual Arts Seattle Pacific University Seattle University Seton Hall University Seton Hill University Sewanee: The University of the South Simmons College Simpson College Smith College South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Southern Methodist University Southwest Baptist University Southwestern University Spelman College St. Edward’s University St. Mary’s University of San Antonio Stanford University Stephen F. Austin State University Stony Brook University Suffolk University Sul Ross State University Syracuse University Tarleton State University Texas A&M University Texas A&M University at Commerce Texas A&M University at Kingsville Texas A&M University at Texarkana Texas Christian University Texas Lutheran University Texas State University Texas Tech University Texas Wesleyan University Texas Woman’s University The American University of Paris The Catholic University of America The George Washington University The New School The Ohio State University The University of Alabama The University of Arizona The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The University of Oklahoma The University of Tampa The University of Texas at Arlington The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Dallas The University of Texas at San Antonio The University of Texas at Tyler Thiel College Trinity College Trinity College Dublin Trinity University Tulane University United States Air Force Academy University of Arkansas University of California, Berkeley University of California, Davis University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles University of California, Riverside University of California, San Diego University of California, Santa Barbara University of California, Santa Cruz University of Central Arkansas University of Central Florida University of Chicago University of Colorado at Boulder University of Colorado at Denver University of Colorado Colorado Springs University of Connecticut University of Dallas University of Denver University of Evansville University of Florida University of Freiburg University of Georgia University of Hawaii at Manoa University of Houston University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Kansas University of Kentucky University of Mary Hardin-Baylor University of Mary Washington University of Maryland University of Massachusetts University of Miami University of Mississippi University of Missouri University of New England University of New Mexico University of North Georgia University of North Texas University of Northern Colorado University of Notre Dame University of Oregon University of Pittsburgh University of Portland University of Providence University of Puget Sound University of San Diego University of San Francisco University of South Carolina University of Southern California University of St Andrews University of St. Thomas University of Tennessee University of the Incarnate Word University of Tulsa University of Utah University of Virginia University of Washington University of Wyoming Vanderbilt University Villanova University Virginia Tech Wabash College Wake Forest University Washington and Lee University Washington University in St. Louis Wesleyan University Westmont College William Jewell College Wright State University Yale University
Congratulations CLASS OF 2018
BACK ROW TO FRONT, L TO R John Robert Zimmerman, Jr. Clark Finley Mills Brooke Susan Krasowsky John Paul Flores Samantha Nicole Selman Kole Daniel Pannell Jackson Bullock Wilson Brendan Bernard Charles Harmon Cade Logan Farr Katelyn Alexis Ward Anna Caroline Turner Luke Burton Brockermeyer Michael Hamilton Smat Cameron McKie Lawrence Madison Michelle Yarbrough Sloan Christian Struble
Leighton Holden Fricks Garry Wayne McKinney III Riley Elizabeth Weeden Georgia Grace Smith Tyson David Smelley Taylor Jayne Halbach John Meritt Sallinger William Thomas Rich Rebecka Hope Smith Carter Howard Foster Brinkley Catherine Keetch Andrew Patterson Bird Charles Alexander De La Rosa Christopher Ray Purvis Shaun Settle Taylor
William Rockwell Evans Abigale Ann Freeman Samantha Wynn Green Benjamin Raymond Heath Jacobi Jetoi Reddix Lauren Lee Anne Wallace Jalen Christopher Rispress Isabella Maria Vrana Grayson Daveed Mann Rachel Elizabeth Simpson Lydia Grace Lantrip Parker Ellis Boyce Lauris Anderson Hillard Preston Michael Dean Nicole Mackenzie Adams Jermaine Jay Rucker
Kristen Olivia Godby Joseph Bennett Cleveland Joseph Garrick Bender, Jr. Preston James Luig Mark Evan Christiansen Emma Alexandra Weeden Hudson Travis Key Arden Michelle Johnson Logan Matthew Medina Benjamin William Henderson Huang Yaqi Mathew Thomas Drobnich Ashley Nicole Moncrief Mason Alex Suitt Ryan Wesley Purvis
Caroline Grace Comtois Caleb Michael Silvia Abigail Emerite Purvis Olivia Ruth Gillespie John Patrick Kelley Zoe Michelle Titus Rebekah Shea Anderson John William Hollingsworth III Grace Elizabeth Wilson Christophe Jean Pierre Chaumont Grace Margaret Berndt Emerson Wingate Laird Karoline Merrie Brown Christiana Helena Cary John Mark Bayouth Trenton Neal Barron
David Waggoner Williamson Kristin Grace Mauldin Olivia Cate Chevreaux Kaitlyn Aloisia Klvac Mary Frances Gwyneth Burnette Gracie Anne Hiemenz Noemi Gallegos Ashlyn Anne Kotarski Finn Brants Wilson Li Linwei Amanda Jennifer Jablonski Andrew James Allen Bianca Lizette Arreguin Tino Charles Chada
STUDENTS NOT PICTURED: Matthew Jameson Albritton, Trinity Marie Bond, Austin Ross Mitchell, Christian Anthony Pinto, Jaylon Oâ€™Neil Robinson, Victoria Ann Rosinia
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