Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight | Lauren Jacobs '14
September 22, 2023 0 Comments
For many years, Lauren Jacobs was like many of us, saving her favorite pins and scrolling through Pinterest. But her love for marketing landed her a chance to look
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Alumni Spotlight | Doggett Sisters '18
August 26, 2023 0 Comments
Twin sisters Anna and Lauren Doggett have done many of the same things. They are K-8 graduates of The Franciscan School, they both attended Cardinal Gibbons High School,
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Alumni Spotlight | Shayaan Khokhar
July 28, 2023 0 Comments
“Do not be afraid to be yourself and stand up for yourself. Your number one advocate is you.” These are the words of TFS alumni, Shayaan Khokhar, as he looks to give
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Alumni Spotlight | Sarah Watson ‘12
June 29, 2023 0 Comments
The Franciscan School has long been identified as a community school- one that facilitates trust, healthy relationships, growth, and lifelong friends. Alumna Sarah
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Taking a Leap of Faith: Alumni Spotlight Allison Becker ‘12
June 3, 2023 0 Comments
When TFS Alumni Allison Becker was small, she described herself as incredibly shy. But by the time she reached her eighth grade year at TFS, she was singing in front of
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Alumni Spotlight: Nicole Norby ‘08
May 6, 2023 0 Comments
Throughout the grades at The Franciscan School, a variety of topics fill our Science curriculum, ranging from earth science, to physical science, and life science. In
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Alumni Spotlight: Leigh McGill '09
April 9, 2023 0 Comments
One of the core values of The Franciscan School is to cultivate a nurturing, faith-filled environment that everyone can call home. Whether students attend for one year
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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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