Alumni News

Welcome to the PS alumni blog! From academic achievements to world travels, we will be posting what our alumni are doing.  Please email your alumni news and updates to Ryan Hertlein, Alumni Coordinator and Assistant Director of Admission. Check back to find out about upcoming alumni events.

Mary Ashleigh Boles talks about her experience at Washington & Lee University


Mary Ashleigh Boles, Class of ’06, graduates this spring from Washington and Lee.  As a Business Administration and Spanish major, she has accepted a position at the Investment Bank, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Company here in Houston.  Boles is grateful to W&L for broadening her horizons academically, socially and athletically.  Currently captain of the volleyball team, Boles played all four years while maintaining a rigorous academic schedule.  She studied a broad four times and interned internationally.  We wish her all the best as she graduates and begins a new chapter in her life! 

Click here for a link to the full article on the W&L website. 

Posted by in Around the World, Academic Honors, Class of 2006, Athletic Honors on Tuesday February 24, 2015
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Laura Brill combines love of theatre and physics for acoustical engineering research

Laura Brill (Class of ’06) has found a way to combine both of her academic interests in Theatre and Physics through Acoustical Engineering at Nebraska’s Wesleyan University.  Brill began research at her university’s theater in order to make recommendations for changes that could enhance the sounds an audience hears.  Following her research position last summer at the Peter Kiewit Institute in Omaha, the Acoustical Society of American in Indianapolis, Indiana accepted Brill to their 168th meeting, where she spent a week presenting her research and consulting with other acoustical engineering scientists.  As a current senior, she plans to attend graduate school for theatre design, focusing on optimized sound.  This PS Alumni has paved her own academic path and we know we will continue to see amazing strides from her work.

Posted by in Academic Honors, Class of 2006, Performing Arts on Wednesday November 12, 2014
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Kendyl Bree and Kylie Lohrenz receive awards in Scholastic Writing Competition

Congratulations to Kendyl Bree and Kylie Lohrenz, PS Class of 2012 alumni, for earning awards in the 2013 Scholastic Art & Writing Competition.  This is one of the largest and most respected recognition programs and scholarship sources for U.S. creative teens.  Over 200,000 pieces were submitted by students in grades 7-12 this year.  These pieces are judged on originality, skill and the appearance of a personal vision or voice. 

Kendyl was awarded a Silver Key and an Honorable Mention in the Harris County region for her Poetry submissions.  Kylie received two Silver Key awards in the Harris County region for her Poetry submission and her Personal Essay/Memoir submission.

Congratulations again to Kendyl and Kylie for their prestigious writing awards!  Presbyterian School is proud of our alumni who continue to succeed after they graduate.

Posted by in Academic Honors, Class of 2012 on Monday January 14, 2013 at 12:58PM
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St. Agnes Academy Honor Roll Students

Congratulations to our PS Alumni who made the St. Agnes Academy Honor Roll this past semester!We are so proud of you!

High Honors recognition goes to Sarah Rohrman '08, Anna Grace Hawkins '09, Elizabeth Copper '11, Juliana Ganim '11, Lauren Stubbers '11, and Caroline Thomas '11.

Honors recognition goes to Audrey Beathard '08, Danielle Benn '08, Katherine Copper '08, Maggie Elliott '08, Erica Hoffman '09, Katherine Dyer '10, Sarah Castaneda '11, Claire Hoffman '11, Brenton Smith '11 and Katherine Ten Eyck '11.

Avery Geisler '07 named finalist in photography competition

Congratulations to Avery Geisler '07 who has been named one of four national finalists in Photography in the Young Arts scholarship competition sponsored by the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts. Avery is a senior at The Kinkaid School and you can click here to read more about her outstanding achievement.

Posted by Mrs. Ashlea Taylor in Class of 2007, Academic Honors on Wednesday January 5, 2011 at 10:16AM
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PS Alumni named National Merit Finalists at St. Agnes Academy

Congratulations to Caroline Winzenried '07 and Kaitlin Kennedy '07 who were two of six seniors at St. Agnes Academy to be named National Merit Finalists. They are among 16,000 students nationwide selected for their scholastic achievement.

 

If they advance and are honored as National Merit Finalists, these students are eligible for more than 8,400 scholarships totaling $36 million. They will be notified later this year on their selection. About 90 percent of semifinalists are expected to reach the finalist designation. The National Merit Corporation has recognized top U.S. students since 1955 for their academic excellence. 


Posted by Mrs. Ashlea Taylor in Class of 2007, Academic Honors on Thursday September 23, 2010 at 04:31PM
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