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Councilman Brian Byrd; Head of School Tad Bird; Margaret Ann Prowse ’19, Wellness Prefect; Bianca Arreguin ’18


CELIA NOWLIN ’19 MUSIC THERAPY

If you saw her on the news for receiving the Texas Woman’s University Chancellor’s Endowed Scholarship, you will definitely remember the humility and gratitude with which she accepted the award from the TWU Chancellor, Dr. Carine Feyton. The Chancellor noted Celia’s scholarship in the classroom – a high SAT score, high GPA and consistent high honors on the National Latin Exam – but focused more on the way Celia has combined her passion for music with her academic prowess to make a difference in seemingly subtle ways. Through her year-long Junior Honors Thesis development, Celia began researching the connection between interactive, parent-child music therapy and decreased anxiety in hospitalized children. After witnessing the emotional benefits for both the hospitalized child and the child’s parent(s), Celia gave life to a concept that she would develop in her Senior Capstone Project: An on-demand hospital television network that provides instructional techniques for parent-child interactive music therapy. This bridges the gap between one-on-one sessions with the licensed therapist, whose schedules are growing more and more demanding. To get her program off and running, Celia partnered with a licensed music therapist at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, Shea Ingram (pictured, right), and Cook’s networking team to design and film professional and effective instructional videos that will be readily accessible for all patients on the television sets in their rooms. Celia is the embodiment of exhibiting a lifestyle of leadership. In addition to making strategic community connections, she has also been forming similar connections on campus. As the Prefect of the Fine Arts, she worked with Andy ’19 and Jack ’19 Zukoski to pioneer the Saints Music Project, which links service-based activities with artists at All Saints’, and is the first student extension of the Texas Music Project. Celia is a member of the Tad Bird Honors College, a Student Ambassador, a winner of a Betty Lynn Buckley Award for Best Supporting Actress, a classically-trained pianist, and a winner of vocal state gold medals from the Texas Private School Music Educators Association (TPSMEA). Celia will attend Texas Woman’s University in the fall and major in Music Therapy.

“I hope to always lead by example and to remain driven by my passions to make discoveries and changes that will positively impact my community.” - CELIA NOWLIN ’19


Celia Nowlin ’19, and Shea Ingram (right) working with a patient at Cook Children’s in the Recording Studio


Dr. Janell Plocheck, DDS, showing Harrison Alexander ’19 a pediatric filling at Fort Worth Pediatric Dentistry

HARRISON ALEXANDER ’19 PRE-DENTAL

Overcoming a cleft lip has built Harrison into a brave, compassionate person. Countless consultations and procedures led to the most recent surgery which has allowed him to breathe easier by adjusting his bone structure. This has spurred him to empathize and help heal those with similar experiences as he’s faced. Step One: Empathy. For two years, Harrison has brought the Created for Compassion project to All Saints’ by encouraging Middle School students to bring a teddy bear to donate. He partnered with Dr. John Kelley, DDS, to teach students about craniofacial differences and help them sew “cleft lips” on their bears. The bears were given to Cook Children’s Hospital and Samaritan’s Purse to comfort patients following their facial surgeries. Additionally, Harrison has shadowed his childhood dentists, Dr. Janell Plocheck and Dr. Nathan West from Fort Worth Pediatric Dentistry, to learn about the basics of dentistry and patient care. Step Two: Healing. Harrison will attend the University of Mississippi in the fall and plans to attend dental school. He also hopes to volunteer as an international student ambassador for Operation Smile while in college.

Harrison attended Operation Smile’s 27th Annual International Student Leadership Conference in Seattle last year, and has used his “free” time to letter in Golf, participate in the All Saints’ Drumline, and serve as the principal percussionist in the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra Philharmonic for four years.

“Who better than me to empathize with children going through a similar experience? I am eager to share my journey with others so that someday it may help them along their own journeys.” - HARRISON ALEXANDER ’19


Jaelan Price ’19 (right) tutoring a student at Rivertree Academy in Como.

JAELAN PRICE ’19

PRE-MEDICINE + CULTURAL STUDIES To find a sense of belonging, Jaelan challenged herself to try new things, and she soon found that those experiences also led to a resilience and humility that have helped her better understand who she is and what she wants for her future. Jaelan enrolled at All Saints’ her freshman year and pushed the boundaries of her comfort zone as she sought ways to get involved in a school that felt drastically different than her hometown neighborhood of Como. With a passion to give back directly to those in her neighborhood, Jaelan has served as a consistent tutor at Rivertree Academy where alumna Emily Ryan ’05 Williams serves as Principal. It was here she realized the need for advocates who could communicate well and empathize with both Black and Hispanic students, and it was here she decided that she could align her fascination with science to her personal cultural experiences with the purpose of providing low income communities with access to high-quality and empathetic healthcare. Within the walls of All Saints’, Jaelan has also left a legacy of leadership through serving as the Head Prefect (Student Council President), a Varsity Cheerleader, President of the Challenge Success Club where

she advocated for student wellness, and in the cast of four musicals and five plays. Jaelan will attend Elon University in the fall and has been invited to the Odyssey Program, which is a highly-selective scholars program for students who exhibit academic strength, civic engagement, and a passion for being a change agent in their community.

“I look forward to joining a community with a commitment to diverse perspectives, where I can be challenged and contribute my unique experience to the wellbeing of the entire community.” - JAELAN PRICE ’19


A CLASS (OF 2019) UNLIKE ANY OTHER

19%

Three members of the senior class received the Leo C. Benavides Service Award for outstanding servant leadership throughout their high school careers

Two seniors competed in Olympic Trap Shooting

Two seniors were selected as finalists for the Fort Works Art 5th Annual Betsy Price High School Art Competition and exhibit

Two seniors earned PERFECT scores on the ACT Test

Seven members of the Senior class collectively earned 33 Gold medals in Choir Competitions

31% of the senior class are Lifetime Saints, having attended All Saints’ Kindergarten-Grade 12.

19% of the Class of 2019 have committed to play collegiate athletics with five different sports represented

Three seniors founded the Saints Music Club, the first high school branch of the Texas Music Project™

A Class of 2019 graduate won the National Southern Teachers Art Contest two years in a row

19% of the Class of 2019 are members of the International Cum Laude Society, one of the most elite honor societies in the country

Twelve students completed a 30-50 page research thesis investigating a topic of their choice and defended it to a panel of administrators

Two seniors started The Open Book Project, which provides new, fully stocked bookshelves to homeless shelters in hopes of enhancing the reading opportunities of the homeless population in Tarrant County

Hono rs Cl assics Diplom a

Ten graduating seniors will receive Honors Classics diplomas for completing extensive study in the Classics, including four years of Latin, while maintaining a 90+ average

Members of the senior class won five state athletic titles in four sports

An All Saints’ senior was selected for the High School Honors Choral and Instrumental Performance Series at the world-famous Carnegie Hall two years in a row


FOUR-YEAR LANDSCAPE Merit Scholarships

Senior Class Size

85 93 98 2016 2017 2018

88 2019

199+

$8.3M

$9.6M $10M

$12.4M+

79% 2016

74% 2017

84% 2019

ORGANIZATIONS SERVED BY THE 2019 SENIOR CLASS

89% 2018

2016 2017 2018 2019

2016-2019

%

OF SENIORS AWARDED MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS

COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES AND MANY MORE!

2016-2019 Recognitions

6 4 16

NATIONAL HISPANIC RECOGNITION SCHOLARS NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARS NATIONAL MERIT COMMENDED SCHOLARS

SAT SCORING 2019 PEAK

1550

AVERAGE

1240

ACT SCORING 2019 PEAK

36

AVERAGE

26

THEATRE NOMINATIONS ARTS 2016-2019 DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS AWARDS

8

26

BETTY LYNN BUCKLEY AWARDS

ATHLETIC COMMITMENTS

52

2016-2019

ATHLETES COMMITTED TO COMPETE IN

9

COLLEGIATE SPORTS


Honors College Seniors: Easton Fehler, Southwestern University; Gwyneth Baker, University of Florida; Bryce Earley, College of William and Mary; Bryson Clark, Fordham University; Kort Kuenstler, Southern Methodist University; Celia Nowlin, Texas Woman’s University; Kennedy Zak, University of Southern California; Luke Boydstun, Belmont University

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.

HUMANITIES FOCUS Discovering best practices in inquiry and analysis

GLOBAL ISSUES

Cultivating understanding and empathy towards others

SENIOR CAPSTONE PROJECTS

JUNIOR HONORS THESIS

Constructing advanced, comprehensive theses based on qualitative research in student’s field of choice

SENIOR CAPSTONE PROJECT Applying three years of learned skills, research and relationship building

How to effectively address mental health to adolescents, Gwyneth Baker Inspiring teachers to utilize a curiosity-driven curriculum, Luke Boydstun Encouraging students to continue music education, Bryson Clark Shaping our community's perception of homelessness, Bryce Earley Applying a new approach to physical therapy, Easton Fehler Expanding a child’s mind through music, Kort Kuenstler Reducing the anxiety of hospital stays through parent/child music therapy, Celia Nowlin Combating the ongoing crisis of maternal mortality, Lucy Reason Racial equality in discussions about media, Kennedy Zak


COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES 2016-2019

Abilene Christian University Alaska Pacific University Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Allegheny College American Musical and Dramatic Academy American University American University of Paris Angelo State University Arcadia University Arizona State University Arkansas Tech University Auburn University Austin College Austin Community College Ave Maria University Ball State University Barnard College Baylor University Belmont University Benedictine College Berry College Bethel University Blinn College Boston College Boston University Bradley University Brown University Bryn Mawr College Butler University Campbell University Carnegie Mellon University Carroll College Case Western Reserve University Catholic University of America Centenary College of Louisiana Chapman University Claremont McKenna College Clark University Clemson University Coastal Carolina University College of Charleston College of William & Mary Colorado School of Mines Colorado State University Cornell University Creighton University Dallas Baptist University Dartmouth College Davidson College Denison University DePaul University DeSales University Drake 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 Southern College Florida State University Fordham University Franciscan University of Steubenville Franklin University, Switzerland Friends University Full Sail University Furman University

Geneva College George Mason University George Washington University Georgia Institute of Technology Gettysburg College Greenville University Harding University Hardin-Simmons University Hawaii Pacific University Hendrix College High Point University Hiram College Hofstra University Hollins University Houston Baptist University Indiana University at Bloomington Iowa State University Jacksonville University James Madison University Johns Hopkins University Johnson & Wales University Juniata College 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 Manhattan Christian College Mary Baldwin University McMurry University McPherson College Mercer University Mercyhurst University Miami University Midwestern State University Mississippi State University Missouri University of Science and Technology Missouri Valley College National Outdoor Leadership School New Jersey Institute of Technology New School New York University North Carolina State University Northeastern University Northwest Mississippi Community College Northwestern University Nova Southeastern University Ohio State University Ohio 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 Prairie View A&M University Providence College

Purdue University Quinnipiac University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rhodes College Rice University Richland College Roanoke College Rochester Institute of Technology Rollins College Rose State College Saint Louis University Saint Mary’s College Saint Michael’s College Sam Houston State University Samford University Santa Clara University Savannah College of Art and Design Schreiner University Seattle University Seton Hall University Seton Hill University Sewanee: The University of the South Smith College South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Southern Methodist University Southwest Baptist University Southwestern University Spelman College St. Edward’s University St. John’s University St. Mary’s University Stanford University Stephen F. Austin State University Stony Brook University Suffolk University Syracuse University Tarleton State University Texas A&M University Texas A&M University, Commerce Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi Texas A&M University, Galveston Texas A&M University, Kingsville Texas A&M University, Texarkana Texas Christian University Texas Lutheran University Texas State University Texas Tech University Texas Wesleyan University Texas Woman’s University Trinity College Trinity College, Dublin Trinity University Tulane University United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School University of Alabama University of Alabama at Birmingham University of Arizona 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 Central Florida 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, Germany University of Georgia University of Hawaii at Hilo University of Hawaii at Manoa University of Houston University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Kansas University of Kentucky University of Louisville University of Mary Hardin-Baylor University of Mary Washington University of Maryland University of Massachusetts, Amherst University of Miami University of Mississippi University of Missouri Columbia University of Nebraska University of New England University of New Mexico University of New Orleans University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of North Dakota University of North Georgia University of North Texas University of Northern Colorado University of Notre Dame University of Oklahoma University of Oregon University of Pittsburgh University of Portland University of Providence University of Puget Sound University of Richmond University of San Diego University of San Francisco University of South Carolina University of Southern California University of St. Thomas University of Tampa University of Tennessee, Knoxville University of Texas, Arlington University of Texas, Austin University of Texas, Dallas University of Texas, San Antonio University of Texas, Tyler University of the Incarnate Word University of the Southwest University of Tulsa University of Utah University of Virginia University of Washington University of Wisconsin, Madison University of Wyoming Ursinus College Villanova University Virginia Tech Wabash College Wake Forest University Washington and Lee University Washington University in St. Louis Wesleyan University Westmont College Wiley College William Jewell College Wright State University Xavier University of Louisiana Yale University


PARTNERING WITH THE COMMUNITY BLUE ZONES What started as a student’s Senior Capstone Project propelled the School’s commitment to wellness on to the national stage, earning All Saints’ recognition as a Blue Zones Project Approved™ School in 2018 – the first PK-12 school in the country to receive this designation. All Saints’ continues to

partner with Blue Zones Project® Fort Worth to implement evidence-based strategies to help children grow up to be healthy, productive members of society.

Our roots with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) go back to 1998 when the current All Saints’ campus was purchased. BRIT conducted a biodiversity study on the then undeveloped property and identified the location for our RANGE program and native prairie preserve. Recently, BRIT has assisted with a biodiversity study on the remaining 44 undeveloped acres, and summer interns are assisting with the remediation of the prairie.

BRIT

In 2017, BRIT launched an annual Emerging Artists gallery show, and chose All Saints’ for their first-ever student art exhibit. The exhibit was open to the public and displayed a collection of artistic works from 78 All Saints’ artists comprised of current students (Age 3 - Grade 12), alumni and faculty. All Saints’ will partner with BRIT for another gallery show in December. In 2018, our Early Childhood program started implementing curriculum from BRIT’s Early Childhood Impact Series, focused on STEM learning specifically for young students by exploring in nature and connecting literacy with science learning.


CHALLENGE SUCCESS All Saints’ began partnering with Stanford University’s Challenge Success in 2012 after a faculty member identified the program as an opportunity to explore a different way of thinking about education, one that challenges society’s narrow definition of success as based on grades, athletic performance, awards, and test scores. Over the past several years, Challenge Success worked with All Saints’ faculty,

parents and students to increase academic engagement and well-being for students through evaluation and enhancement of student schedules, curricular design, meaningful assessment, school climate and community education. This is only the beginning of an ongoing and iterative journey toward achieving student success without sacrificing student wellness.

ONGOING ALL SAINTS’ PARTNERSHIPS:

Strong partnerships build the relationships, shared understanding and collective focus that are essential to make lasting progress.


CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2019 FIRST ROW (GROUND LEVEL), LEFT TO RIGHT:

Derrick Ferguson Megan Smith Jaelan Price Diane Hollingsworth Abby Rivera Marissa Neal Pam Wu Natalie Kellogg Isabella Coslik Lauren Richardson Nick Moore

SECOND ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT:

THIRD ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT:

FOURTH ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT:

FIFTH ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT:

Connor Youngren Trip King Claire Marcho Jackson McKechnie Molly Morrow Margaret Ann Prowse Alexis McKee Stephanie Simpson Ali Evans Carter Gloor Matthew Bolding Gwyneth Baker Kennedy Zak Elizabeth Hosman Mia Giordano Taylor Symonds

Jane Stephenson Ava Almendarez Cedric Bowman Hannah Jones Catherine Harris Matt Costello Nathan Hughes Steven He Bleu Bannister Easton Fehler Todd Thompson Jake Kramer Wyatt Mertz Harrison Alexander Trevor Dugan

Phoebe Bloomfield Bryce Earley Anna Tisdale Lucy Reason Ashton Mares Sophia Leidner Celia Nowlin Sofia Darvischi Ellie Palmer Natalie Jeffries Bridget Bearden Marialyssa McDavid Rebecca Bohmann Izy Logan Jack Zukoski

T Loffland Nicho Adams Hank Greathouse Konnor Stone Jack Taylor Junior Bautista Chase Stadtler Michael Flores Luke Boydstun Christian Fell Jay Motheral Louis Du Eric Tian Andy Zukoski

SIXTH ROW (TOP ROW), LEFT TO RIGHT:

Kort Kuenstler David Beck Paige Wallach Will Shipman Jacob Speaker Mason Speaker Blake Brown Jordan Jones Matthew Tieding Matt Daniel Bryson Clark Michael Reinke Cole Meacham Ryan Rainbolt Grace Money

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