Sarah Blackwell

NDA '12
Boston University '16

The small class sizes, dedicated teachers, and supportive community at NDA helped me realize my potential as a student. My time at NDA inspired my love of learning that helped me achieve success in college and put me on a path towards a career in medicine."

Where she is now: Sarah received a 4-year, full tuition Cardinal Mederios Scholarship to attend Boston University and graduated in 2016 with a degree in health science and a minor in physiology. After she graduated she worked as a Clinical Research Assistant in the Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center at Boston Children's Hospital where she investigated the use of a new device to monitor newborn brain health and development. In the fall of 2018, Sarah returned to the classroom as a medical student at UMass Medical School.

Sarah’s future: Sarah's goal is to make a difference in the lives of others by becoming a doctor.

Sarah’s involvement at NDA: Sarah was Class Secretary and a member of the National Honor Society and French Honor Society. She participated in liturgical music, Glee Club, softball, and cross country.

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