Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight: Taylor McGrath '11
March 12, 2023 0 Comments
Taylor McGrath started her journey at The Franciscan School in 5th grade. This is often a pivotal time in a child’s life, as they are about to enter their middle school
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Alumni Spotlight: Alex Kozak ‘05
January 14, 2023 0 Comments
Arranging and attending funerals can often be one of the hardest times in a person’s life. When TFS alumni Alex Kozak was young, her grandfather passed away and she was
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Coming Home: TFS Alumni Return as Staff Members
December 11, 2022 0 Comments
“Coming back here just felt like coming home.” These are words from Connor Fodell, 5th grade TFS teacher. Fodell is among five current TFS staff members who were once
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Always Faithful: TFS Alumni
November 11, 2022 0 Comments
“Semper Fidelis.” This is the Marine Corps motto, which is Latin for “Always Faithful.” It symbolizes the Marines’ commitment to those they fight alongside, as well as
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Alumni Spotlight: Caroline Slone ‘11
October 7, 2022 1 Comment
Since she was just a young girl, Caroline Slone knew she wanted to spend her time caring for people, particularly babies. As a NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) nurse
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Alumni Spotlight: Linh Bach '12
September 12, 2022 0 Comments
When Linh Bach '12 graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2020, he knew he wanted to do something that would make a difference in his
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Alumni Spotlight: Lindsey Chehreh Edwards '06
August 15, 2022 0 Comments
When the doors first opened at The Franciscan School, a newness radiated the campus. A newness surrounded by the warmth of special people embarking on a journey
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Service, ROTC, and the Army: Alumni Spotlight Charlie Davis ‘16
July 15, 2022 0 Comments
At The Franciscan School, we welcome new students into all grades. Whether at Kindergarten, in the elementary years, middle school, or even in 8th grade, students join
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Swinging Into The Future: Alumni Spotlight, Chris Sperrazza '15
June 20, 2022 0 Comments
The middle school years can often be the most formative and impactful years in a young person’s life. During those years, kids often try new things, explore interests,
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The Storyteller: Alumni Spotlight, Alex Jenny '18
May 1, 2022 0 Comments
Alex Jenny loves to tell stories. She likes to make people laugh, capture special moments, and help bring joy to the lives of others through filmmaking. As a 2018
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From the Balance Beam to Engineering: Alumni Spotlight, Gabby Kistner '13
March 24, 2022 1 Comment
For alumni Gabby Kistner, gymnastics has always played a large role in her life. Beginning at age two and competing at age eight, Kistner spent thousands of hours
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Serving with Passion: Alumni Spotlight- Lexie Burns ‘12
February 24, 2022 0 Comments
For Lexie Burns, a Franciscan School 2012 graduate, serving others has become an integral part of who she is. Service is one of the three pillars in TFS’s motto, and for
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On My Honor: TFS Graduates to Eagle Scouts
February 10, 2022 1 Comment
“On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong,
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“Best Job in the World”: Alumni Spotlight, Matt Wacenske ‘09
January 1, 2022 2 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 1 Comment
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 2 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 1 Comment
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 1 Comment
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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