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Senior Profile – Dalia Chemaitilly '21

With graduation a week away, Dalia Chemaitilly '21 is gearing up to begin the next chapter in her life. However, the impact she made on the Lausanne and Memphis community will be remembered long after she walks across the stage.  As President of the Environmental Club, Dalia promoted environmental awareness and ecological action and helped drive the sustainability efforts on campus. Under her leadership, Dalia helped connect with other Lausanne clubs with a common goal, which result... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, May 21, 2021

Senior Profile – Sarah Kate Fisher '21

As a multi-sport athlete, talented artist and powerhouse in the classroom, Sarah Kate Fisher '21 had a distinct and memorable Lausanne experience.  Over the years, Sarah Kate helped pump up her fellow Lynx school spirit from the sidelines as a member of the spirit committee while also assisting in the victories for multiple sports, including Varsity Swim, Varsity Cross Country, Varsity Lacrosse and Varsity Soccer. The senior also was a member of the Big Lynx Little Lynx Club... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, May 13, 2021

Senior Profile – Justice Crawford '21

As Senior Class President, Justice Crawford '21 recently gave his farewell speech to his fellow classmates, who he has gracefully led through a pandemic without skipping a beat. In his address, he recited the quote, "if at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again."   "Every year of high school, I have run for a position in my class's student government," said Justice. "Also, every year of high school, with the exception of one, ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, May 10, 2021

Senior Profile – Jazmin Bolden '21`

If you ask Jazmin Bolden '21 about her time at Lausanne, her response reflects an abundance of love-filled experiences. "I love the school and the programs afforded to me, but most of all, I love the community," said Jazmin. "I love the personability of the teachers, eating lunch on the field with my friends, and laughing super hard when we get off-topic in class. I love going to hang out with the kids in the junior kindergarten and playing games, and I love the atmosphere... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Saturday, May 8, 2021

Senior Profile – Sophie Manis '21

Lausanne Senior Sophie Manis '21 made a promise to herself during her first semester at Lausanne. "I made myself a promise that I would immerse myself into the numerous communities that Lausanne has to offer and contribute my skills."  Four years later, this ambitious and dynamic Lynx has taken Lausanne by storm and has left her mark on the student body. From quickly jumping into leadership roles as Secretary and President in her 9th and 10th-grade years to showcasing he... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, May 3, 2021

Senior Profile - Eva Yu '21

"I love all the faculty and students at Lausanne," Eva Yu '21 shares. After moving to America from China, she found a home at the school, where over a third of the school population are considered foreign nationals. "It was my second year in the U.S. when I came to Lausanne, and my English was not good enough to do some work perfectly in classes," said Eva. "All my teachers and classmates helped me a lot with my English in eighth grade, and I improved rapidly tha... Read More
Posted by Drew Smith

Senior Profile – Cooper Hough '21

"I love the people of Lausanne," said Cooper Hough '21. "The students, the teachers, the staff are all amazing. The community here is unlike any other school in the area. You can strike up a conversation with anyone walking by and they always have an interesting story to tell. The Lausanne community is one of the most accepting ones from my experience. They have taken in my wacky personality over the last four years and I am forever grateful for that." ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Sunday, April 18, 2021

Senior Profile – Dallas Brown '21

For Lynx student and football extraordinaire Dallas Brown '21, being around his teammates feels like spending time with family, but the senior's Lausanne experience has allowed him to build the same bonds when he steps off the field as well.  "I love the sense of family and camaraderie amongst the Lausanne community no matter the classification," said Dallas. "My favorite Lausanne memory is being around my Lynx family at the 2019 Fall Carnival. Seeing the ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, April 15, 2021

Senior Profile – Alexandra Rochkind '21

From her first time stepping onto the Lausanne campus as a kindergartner to being months away from walking across the Graduation stage, Lausanne senior Alexandra Rochkind ’21 has grown and flourished into a student who is hardworking, determined, and constantly curious about the world that surrounds her. As a member of Lausanne’s Heritage Club, Alex has experienced all that there is to offer at Lausanne and has thrived amongst her fellow Lynx. The current Senior Class Vice Preside... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Sunday, April 4, 2021

Senior Profile – Yuka Kimura '21

Diligent, Bright and friendly are just a few of the qualities senior Yuka Kimura '21 is known for at Lausanne. Ever since joining the Class of 2021 as a freshman, Yuka has pursued countless opportunities and made lifetime connections. While Yuka may not have been at Lausanne her entire life, she's grateful for the environment and the Lynx community she's loved the last four years.  "What we have at Lausanne is truly unique," said Yuka. "Although I came to La... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Senior Profile – Kewe Chen '21

Senior Kewe Chen '21 has moved and joined new schools over seven times throughout her entire life. After starting her journey in the Upper School as a freshman, she made Lausanne her home and has flourished within the Lynx community over the past four years.  Lausanne's welcoming environment has allowed her to make meaningful relationships with teachers and amazing friends for life. From tutoring her fellow peers as a National Honor Society member to teaching third-graders at ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Senior Profile – Martin Succar '21

"My favorite part of being a Lausanne student is the fact that I get to be part of an amazing community where I've always felt welcome."    A Lynx and Memphian since the Fourth Grade, Martín Succar '21 has embraced the strong community aspect of Lausanne, helping him call Memphis home, a city he now gives back to proudly.     The Senior currently works with the Mariposa Project, which helps asylum-seekers passing through Memphis. The senior helps... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Saturday, March 20, 2021

Senior Profile – Elizabeth Surbrook '21

Anyone who has ever met her can attest that kindness is a strong suit of Senior Elizabeth Surbrook ’21, and her intelligence matched with her drive to help humanity sends her above and beyond.    From volunteering at the Humane Society of Memphis and Lynx Serve, organizing a clothing and food donation for Memphis Union Mission, being the President of Lausanne’s Best Buddies Program and President of Big Lynx Little Lynx, Elizabeth spends a large amount of her time parti... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Senior Profile – Ayaka Kimura '21

Ever since Lausanne Senior Ayaka Kimura ’21 began her time as a Lynx in 9th grade, she has been one of the most selfless members of the Class of 2021. From helping her peers in Mathematics as Co-President of the Mathematics Club to volunteering in the Greater Memphis community, Ayaka ’21 truly embodies what it means to be a compassionate and determined Lynx. Throughout her time in Upper School, the senior discovered the joy of giving back to the community through her musical g... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, March 12, 2021

Senior Profile – Carlin Sutter '21

Whether it is on the lacrosse field or in the classroom, Lausanne Senior Carlin Sutter '21 continually finds ways to help her fellow Lynx in her various extracurricular associations. Joining the Lausanne community in the 5th grade, Carlin has immersed herself in "The Lausanne Way," rooted in a global mindset prevalent throughout the student body. As one of the oldest members on campus this year, the senior has grown to love this Upper School aspect. Carlin says, "Our... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Senior Profile – John Henry Campbell '21

Since John Henry Campbell '21 came to Lausanne in ninth grade, his engaging and memorable Lausanne experience has made him feel like a "Lynx for Life" from the very beginning.  "Starting at Lausanne my freshman year I didn't know anyone and felt like a stranger to the Lausanne community," said John Henry. "After the second week, when we went on our freshman class trip, I was immediately met with an amazing community and friends." John ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, February 24, 2021