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Category: Senior Profile

Senior Profile: Ryan Karchmer '19

Business has always been a passion for Ryan Karchmer ‘19 , who is following in his father’s footsteps.   “My father worked hard in college and eventually started his own small business,” said Ryan.  “He inspired me to go to business school because I want to carry on his legacy.” “Lausanne has inspired me to search for opportunities to help those with lesser opportunities,” said Ryan.  “Being in such a diverse school has... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, May 6, 2019

Senior Profile: Isaac Weiss '19

With the help of Lausanne, Isaac Weiss ‘19 found his passion and created a path to prepare himself for the future.     “When I began my senior year I did not know exactly what I wanted to do in college,” said Isaac.  “But when I completed my senior internship with the Memphis Grizzlies marketing and communications departments, I knew I had found what I wanted to study and hopefully do one day.”   This fall Isaac will be attending the... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, April 29, 2019

Senior Profile: Sammi Weiss '19

Sammi Weiss ‘19 has always been passionate about the world around her and through Lausanne’s global minded learning environment and her involvement with Model United Nations she feels prepared for her future, starting with college and eventually taking on global issues.   “One of my favorite activities I’ve participated in at Lausanne is Model UN,” said Sammi.  “I love that it gives me the opportunity to learn about issues that the world... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, April 22, 2019

Senior Profile: Andrew Tian '19

Each year Lausanne celebrates International Week, a tradition Andrew Tian ‘19 uses to gain a global minded experience and to engage with different cultures from both students and teachers.     “International Week is an opportunity for us to celebrate our cultural differences that set Lausanne apart from other schools,” said Andrew.  “I love to try the different homemade foods people bring and do trivia about cultures from around the... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, April 15, 2019

Senior Profile: Henry Clayton '19

Henry Clayton ‘19  has been a part of the Lausanne community for 15 years, and over the years Lausanne has helped Henry work hard and be prepared for his future.   “Throughout my time at Lausanne, I have always appreciated the work ethic the curriculum has instilled in me,” said Henry.  “Being a student who has always favored the social sciences, the ability to take English, business and economics while finding a science that played to my... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, April 8, 2019

Senior Profile: Jordan Brown '19

Through Lausanne’s senior internship requirement, Jordan Brown ‘19 had the opportunity to spend a week at FedEx exploring his passions and gaining insight into his potential future. “Through my internship at FedEx I learned how to function in a corporate environment and was introduced to finance, a new topic of interest for me,” said Jordan.  “My major offers a track in quantitative finance so I hope to participate in research pertaining to mathematics in... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, April 1, 2019

Senior Profile: Jai Sharma '19

Jai Sharma '19 has always been passionate about politics, and Lausanne's Model United Nations club gave him the opportunity to pursue his interests while expanding his knowledge of the topic.  “Model UN has opened me up to international relations and the complexities that are required when drafting global solutions,” said Jai. "I began to understand the various ways to tackle an issue from a policy perspective, as any small change can affect a larger population... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, March 25, 2019

Senior Profile: Ruhi Natarajan '19

Ruhi Natarajan ‘19 has attended Lausanne since junior-kindergarten and she credits her academic success to her family, friends and teachers.   “My family has taught me that hard work is the key to success and to forge my own path while remaining loyal to my roots,” Ruhi said. “My teachers have taught me to learn holistically and always seek more perspectives, as they have made me a well-rounded student and my friends have taught me how to love and care for... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, March 18, 2019

Senior Profile: Jason Reed '19

Jason Reed ‘19 has experienced numerous school traditions over the years since beginning his journey at the school in Pre-kindergarten, but his favorite will always be the tapping of the seal. “The first time you tap the seal of Lausanne is in freshman year when you enter high school and you have to wait all four years to touch it again the day you graduate.” said Jason. “The suspense and patience required for this tradition is representative of the patience one... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, March 11, 2019

Claire Kvande '19: Senior Profile

Being a student at Lausanne for Claire Kvande '19 , means feeling comfortable with the environment and appreciative of traditions.  “I feel at home at Lausanne,” said Claire. “I love the community, from my teachers to my friends, and that it manages to simultaneously challenge and support me.” From the senior night ceremonies to the volleyball send-off and many other senior recognitions that Claire has had the privilege to participate in, she has felt... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, March 4, 2019

Imaan Hussain '19: Senior Profile

Imaan Hussain ’19 has spent the last 10 years at Lausanne, and is grateful for the globally minded environment the school offers. “Along with being an American, I pride myself in being Pakistani, said Imaan. “I love sharing my culture and my traditions at Lausanne. I easily found myself a place in Lausanne, its diversity made me feel like I was being embraced.” Imaan is co-president of HOSA, president of the National Honor Society and co-captain of the science... Read More
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Liv Clayton '19: Senior Profile

Liv Clayton ’19 has lived her whole life pursuing passions and expressing her creativity. Because of this, Lausanne was a natural fit for her free spirit, and has prepared her to crush her goals in the future as well. The senior was born Olivia Leigh Clayton, but her father started calling her Liv right after she was born and on March 9, 2016 she had her name legally changed to Liv Free Clayton. “When people find out I legally changed my name, I always get the same... Read More
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Natalie Eslami '19: Senior profile

From an early age, Eslami’s mother could only keep her still by putting her in front of a sheet of butcher paper with paints and crayons. Her love for art followed her through middle school and high school and she plans on pursuing Technical Theater/ Theater Design and Technology in college. “Imagination is the most valuable, powerful trait that I possess,” said Eslami. “Some artists use canvas or paper, but I transform spaces. Starting with nothing more than an... Read More
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Kaitlyn Wright '19: Senior Profile

As a member of Varsity Cheer, Lacrosse and Track and Field, Kaitlyn Wright ’19 has spent her time at Lausanne embracing the school’s atmosphere she has grown to love. “The Lausanne community is the best aspect of being a student,” said Kaitlyn. “Everyone on campus is always kind to each other, classmates offer to help you with work and the teachers and faculty help students to the best of their ability. Although there are many great parts of Lausanne that I... Read More
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Robert Walters '19: Senior Profile

Robert Walters ’19 is known at Lausanne for being the guy who juggles and unicycles in the parking lot during his spare time, but aside from his playful nature is a seriousness for his education. For Robert, knowing what he wants to do with his life has been evident since the sixth grade. After reading the book “The Grand Design” by Stephen Hawking, he knew he wanted to pursue a physics related career, and he’s spent his time at Lausanne engaging in opportunities... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, January 28, 2019