Sarah McDonald is the St. George’s 2020 Valedictorian. She has a 5.3 grade point average and scored a 32 on the ACT. Sarah is a St. George’s Scholar with Distinction and will graduate having completed 9 honors and 10 advanced placement classes. She is a National Merit Finalist and was a member of the Cum Laude Society and the National Honor Society.
Sarah’s AP Calculus teacher said “Sarah might be the first student who makes me question whether I am mature enough to teach her. She sets the bar high in terms of integrity and hard work. Sarah creates the challenges she wants to see and the opportunities she wants to have; and, she does it all through will, determination, and grit.”
In addition to her academic endeavors, Sarah was the co-captain of Mock Trial Team, founder and leader of the Medical Sciences Cub and Recess Club, and a member of the Honor Council. She was the captain of the varsity cross country team, a member of the varsity swim team, and was an avid runner and pole vaulter on the varsity track and field team.
Sarah is enrolling in the honors program at the University of Dayton, where she will study chemical engineering, with a minor in bioengineering and polymer science.
She is the daughter of Patrick and Michelle McDonald of Memphis.
Isabel Dlabach is the St. George’s 2020 Salutatorian. Isabel has a 5.19 grade point average and scored a 34 on the ACT. Isabel has taken 9 honors and 10 advanced placement classes.
She is a National Merit Scholarship winner, having been selected out of a pool of 15,000 finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. She is a St. George’s Scholar with Distinction and was a member of the Cum Laude Society, National Honor Society, and Honor Council.
Isabel’s AP World History and AP US Government and Politics teacher said “Isabel's attitude and approach to learning sets her apart from her peers. She is genuinely excited to tackle new topics, especially if the material is challenging, and deeply engages in the hunt for a solution. She is indisputably the single most exceptional student I have ever had the pleasure of teaching.”
In addition to academics, Isabel enjoys equestrian pursuits as a competitive hunter and horse jumper. She also served as the president of the Fleece of Faith Club.
Isabel is enrolling at the University of Virginia, where she plans to study political philosophy, policy & law, and biology, with a minor in French.
Isabel is the daughter of Dr. Jeffrey Dlabach and Elaine Sanders of Eads, TN.