Alumni Spotlight

“Best Job in the World”: Alumni Spotlight, Matt Wacenske ‘09
January 1, 2022 0 Comments
As one of the inaugural kindergarten students at The Franciscan School, Matt Wacenske experienced many firsts in his elementary and middle school grades.
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A Logical Path: Alumni Spotlight: Meg Daly (11’)
December 2, 2021 0 Comments
Some people just know what they want to do at a very young age. They may need some reassurance along the way, but their career choice is often something they are
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Student to Teacher: Alumni Spotlight: Melissa Walsh (09’)
November 8, 2021 0 Comments
“The young people of this generation have such amazing potential, and the insight and gifts that they share with me every day are simply amazing.”
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A Solid Foundation: Alumni Spotlight: Dan McCrorie ('11)
October 8, 2021 0 Comments
The journey to becoming a lawyer can be long and strenuous, but for The Franciscan School alumni Dan McCrorie, it’s his roots at TFS that have prepared him for success.
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Engineered to Compete: Alumni Spotlight: Will Brown ‘11
September 10, 2021 0 Comments
For those who have been around collegiate athletes, you may know the discipline, time management, and physical demands it takes to compete at that level. For TFS alumni
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Others Above Self: Alumni Spotlight: Jared Leins '13
August 16, 2021 0 Comments
“Work willingly in everything you do as if you were working for the Lord, rather than man.” This verse in Colossians 3:23 serves as a guiding light for TFS Alumni, Jared
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Faith Into Action: Service at The Franciscan School
August 1, 2021 0 Comments
When The Franciscan School opened its doors in 2000, it did so with the foundation of the Franciscan tradition. This tradition is centered around St. Francis of Assisi,
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Soaring to New Heights: Alumni Spotlight: Dylan Spitz '12
July 16, 2021 0 Comments
The three core values of The Franciscan School - Faith, Academics, and Service - are woven into the daily lives of students, instilling lifelong skills that help set
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Embracing the Journey: Alumni Spotlight: Cameron Stutts ‘12
May 6, 2021 0 Comments
While it’s been nearly a decade since Cameron Stutts ‘12 walked the halls of TFS, to him, it feels like it was yesterday. “My fondest memories at TFS had to be in PE
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Game, Set, Match
March 12, 2021 0 Comments
From his kindergarten classroom at TFS to his current pursuit of the rigors of dental school, Michael Moody believes the character traits that are instilled early are
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Here to Serve: TFS Alumni Spotlight: Mati Roberts ‘18
February 11, 2021 0 Comments
While you can find many high schoolers hanging out with friends or browsing social media, you’d be more likely to find TFS alumna and current Millbrook High School
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Into the Wild | TFS Spotlight: Sarah Hudak ‘10
January 15, 2021 0 Comments
Every year, thousands of young children dream of growing up and becoming a marine biologist. So you could say that Sarah Hudak, who graduated from The Franciscan School
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A Burning Passion
December 3, 2020 0 Comments
It wouldn’t be much of a stretch to say Max Bjerke grew up at The Franciscan School.
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A Lasting Community
November 20, 2020 0 Comments
As a Catholic school focused on educating the whole person, The Franciscan School values promoting academic achievement, making space for life-long friendships and
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Equipping the Next Generation
October 23, 2020 0 Comments
When it comes to preparing the next generation, The Franciscan School is committed to providing a strong academic environment; but it equally values the role it has in
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On the Brink of Discovery
September 25, 2020 0 Comments
It was during Mrs. Carolyn Moser’s 8th-grade science class that TFS alumnus Nathan Vaughn discovered his love of science and launched his journey into a discipline that
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Alumni Profile: Lauren Sullivan Steddum
August 27, 2020 0 Comments
Lying at the heart of the Franciscan School is a passion to cultivate environments that nurture students into life-long learners – and to be a family where everyone
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Passion Meets Purpose: TFS Graduate Launches Product to Protect Against COVID-19
August 3, 2020 0 Comments
While COVID-19 has presented its share of challenges, for recent TFS graduate Noah Langbo, it also gave him the unique opportunity to combine two of his greatest
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