“The Academy teaches you how to work hard and manage your time, which are foundational skills for college. Being surrounded by other students who are working hard to reach their full potential inspired me to do the same. The experience was empowering not competitive and fully prepared me for the workload of college.”
Where she is now: Mary Kate is currently a senior at Boston University, majoring in English and English Education, with a full tuition, 4-year Cardinal Mederios Scholarship.
Mary Kate’s future: Mary Kate will graduate in May 2018 with bachelor's degrees in English and English Education. She was also accepted into an accelerated master's program early and will finish her master's in English in December of 2018. Mary Kate wants to teach high school English locally after graduation.
Mary Kate’s involvement at NDA: Mary Kate was a member of the National Honor Society, Drama Guild and Glee Club. She also participated in liturgical dance, tennis and volleyball.