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Senior Profile: Audrey Mefford '23

Audrey Mefford '23 has always had a strong interest in understanding how people think and getting to know those different from her. She pursued this passion through various avenues, such as traveling, learning Spanish, and studying anthropology, psychology, and biology. Audrey's favorite subject is Anthropology, which has allowed her to explore different cultures and appreciate the similarities and differences among people. In the fall, Audrey will attend Washington University and is interest... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, June 8, 2023

Senior Profile: Risha Manga '23

Throughout her ten years as a Lynx, Risha Manga '23 demonstrated her commitment to service, culture and personal growth through academic and extra-curricular endeavors that combined her personal interests and compassion for others.  As a full International Baccalaureate (IB) student, Risha values the program for teaching her effective time management skills and encouraging critical thinking and independent learning. The IB internal assessments allowed her to delve into her interests and ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Senior Profile: Lincoln Hayes '23

Lincoln Hayes '23 is a full IB student whose number one interest is pursuing music, particularly jazz. He is also president of the TriM music honors society, played with the Germantown Youth Symphony Wind Ensemble and Orchestra for five years and founded the Lausanne House Band called the Missing Lynx. Lincoln is also an accomplished athlete, having run Cross Country at Lausanne for six years and won several regional honors. He will attend Davidson College in the fall and is interested in stu... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Senior Profile: Nikhil Borschel '23

Nikhil Borschel '23 is a motivated and passionate student who has paved quite the path for himself since coming to Lausanne in 7th Grade from Toronto, Canada. His curiosity and eagerness to learn have led him to excel in various extracurricular activities, including Lacrosse, golf, Chorus, tutoring, and numerous clubs. The Lynx senior encourages other high school students to take risks, try new things, and prioritize self-care. He believes these experiences are invaluable and help students di... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Senior Profile: Joséphine Bonnot '23

Josephine Bonnot '23 is a driven student who has been actively pursuing her many interests since coming to Lausanne in 6th Grade. As a senior, Josephine is fully immersed in the IB program and participates in various extracurricular activities. She currently holds the position of co-president of the "exploring culture through food" club and is also an accomplished varsity cross-country and track runner. Josephine is passionate about performing and has taken EPAC's stage many times through Upp... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Senior Profile: Jyotika Maharaj '23

Jyotika Maharaj '23 has had an incredible Lausanne experience! As a South African immigrant who has lived and studied across three continents, she has developed a passion for promoting diversity and individuality. Her love for writing has won her several awards and even led her to become an ambassador for the World Literacy Foundation. In school, Jyotika's favorite subject is DP Theory of Knowledge, which encourages her to question the constructs of our world. She is also a full IB student, w... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, April 14, 2023

Senior Profile: Matthew Kulubya '23

Matthew Kulubya '23 is grateful for the full IB program that he has been engaged in over the last seven years at Lausanne. This has allowed him to explore different subject areas with greater depth, as well as develop his organizational skills as he challenged himself to an increased workload. He is thankful to Lausanne for fostering an environment that has exposed him to different types of people, teaching him to be open-minded and preparing him to embark upon college. Matthew has been accep... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, March 31, 2023

Senior Profile: Taylore Williams '23

Taylore Williams '23 has been able to experience many enriching opportunities Lausanne has to offer, such as joining American Sign Language Club, Bridge Builders, Student Ambassadors, and being a student manager for the Varsity Girls' Basketball Team and Varsity Boys Football Team. Over the past four years, Taylore has grown immensely in her knowledge as a student due to t courses like Theory of Knowledge, CAS and Extended Essay. Taylore believes that Lausanne provides its students with the r... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, March 23, 2023

Senior Profile: Zoeya Khan '23

Zoeya Khan '23 attributes her "go-getter attitude" to her time at Lausanne and is very thankful for her Lynx family's everlasting love and support. Zoeya has decided to attend the University of Texas at Austin in the Fall, majoring in Psychology on the pre-med track.  What is your number one interest and why?  I love tennis and have been playing tennis since I was six.  What are your extracurriculars/clubs?  I am the Captain of the Girls' Varsity Tennis team here at Laus... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, March 13, 2023

Senior Profile: Evan Lewellyn '23

Senior Evan Lewellyn '23 is a Full IB student serving as Senior Class co-president and Lynx Serve Vice president. He has also participated in soccer, cross-country, chorus and musical theater competitions at Lausanne. As Evan plans for the future, he has committed to Northeastern University's Honors Program for a combined economics and business administration major in the D'Amore-McKim School of Business.  How do you feel the IB program benefits you as a student?  Being an IB stude... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, March 6, 2023

Senior Profile: Hana Farooq '23

Senior Hana Farooq '23 is a full IB student who has been involved in lacrosse, cheerleading, and many other afterschool activities during her 13 years at Lausanne. She attributes her ability to balance academics and extracurriculars to Lausanne's rigorous academics. Hana not only contributed to the athletic program but the Student Government Association in leadership positions as well. She will remember all of the caring teachers that helped her through her years at Lausanne. Hana is deciding... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Senior Profile: Micah Cross '22

For Micah Cross '22, transferring to Lausanne in 10th grade was something that changed her life.    "I've become a more outgoing and academically successful person," Micah said. "I believe Lausanne has improved all aspects of my life - academics, community, and service."   According to Micah, she was quiet and reserved when she first arrived at Lausanne as a sophomore. She turned to theatre as a way to come out of her shell.    "I had ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Senior Profile – Bella Leggett '22

For Bella Leggett '22, being a multi-sport athlete played a significant role in shaping her Lausanne experience. During her time in Upper School, Bella gained invaluable experiences while assisting in multiple Lynx victories as a member of Varsity Basketball, swimming, cross-country, volleyball and leading the lacrosse team as captain.  "My greatest contribution to Lausanne has been my athletic presence in various sports throughout my highschool career," Bella said. "... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Senior Profile – Marcus Cohn '22

Through the support of his teachers, Lausanne senior Marcus Cohn '22 believes he gained the confidence to engage in many challenges and bring a unique presence to his classrooms. "I believe that my teachers have always been very supportive of me throughout Upper School, and that is part of what makes Lausanne special to me," Marcus Cohn '22 shared. "I think I bring a presence to the classroom that is lively and engaged as well as productive." Being a productive... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, May 2, 2022

Senior Profile – Analise Murphy '22

"Lausanne has helped me in more ways than I can count, but the most significant was making me confident in my own skin through my academic, athletic and social success," Analise Murphy '22 shared. "Even though I have faced many hardships throughout my career, they have only made me stronger and taught me how to deal with stress." Whether on the court or the field, Analise's confidence was continuously showcased through her athletic efforts as she helped assist i... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, April 18, 2022

Senior Profile – Lotanna Oraedu '22

As a varsity and club volleyball player, Lynx thespian, Bridge Builder, rock climber, web editor on the school newspaper, National Merit Commended Scholar, National African American Recognition Program winner, and member of nine honor societies, Lotanna Oraedu '22 has had a busy yet highly successful Lausanne experience.  Lotanna's ability to manage her multiple activities along with her leadership skills have empowered her to take on many roles, and as a junior, she was appoi... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, April 7, 2022