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LORRAINE, Class of 2022
Elementary/Middle School: Academie Lafayette
Activities/Interests: Book Club, Gardening Society
Why did you choose to attend St. Teresa's Academy?
I loved the environment I felt immediately when I walked into the school. People here are so welcoming, and there's a strong sense of community that you can't get anywhere else. I saw myself being able to thrive here and decided that STA would be the best fit for me.
What has been your favorite class at STA?
My favorite classes at STA were Chemistry or Dr. Himes's English class. Both were really interesting for me, and I'm a firm believer that Dr. Himes is one of the best teachers at STA! If you have the chance to take his class, don't miss out. It's one of the most useful and unique classes I've ever taken.
What is your favorite part of the STA community?
My favorite part of the STA community is how welcoming and accepting people are.
What has been your most memorable experience at STA?
My favorite STA memory was my Sophomore Retreat because I was able to get a lot closer with people I now see as close friends. It was a really wonderful experience and I learned a lot.
Looking back at your year(s) at STA, what would you tell yourself on the first day of school?
I would tell myself not to stress over making friends, that people here are always friendly and willing to lend a hand.
What advice would you give to prospective students who are considering STA?
Consider this school not only for the fantastic opportunities and education provided, but also for the lifelong bonds you'll form here.
What is the one thing you have learned most about yourself? How has STA helped you discover that?
I've learned about the kind of people that I should surround myself with, and how I should treat myself. STA has helped by introducing me to new people and new values to incorporate into my life.