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Category: Upper School

Lausanne Lynx Spring Fling Recap

The Lausanne Lynx hit the road to Murfreesboro this week for the TSSAA State Championships for spring sports, also known as Spring Fling. The Lynx have student-athletes competing for state tennis, track and soccer championships.  Lynx Win Back To Back State Championships On Wednesday, the Lausanne Lynx boys' tennis team repeated as state champions, defeating Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK) 4-0 to win the state title.  The girls' tennis team finished as state runner-up, losing a... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Underclassmen Awards 2023

We celebrated the 65 freshmen, sophomores and juniors during our 2023 Underclassmen Awards and Honors Ceremony. The event celebrates students who have outstanding academic performance in their classes and across subjects, honoring students with 83 different awards.  Award Student Yale Book Award Rhea Sumpter '24 Excellance in Personal Project Liam Martin '25 Excellence in DP French B SL - Year 1 Isabel Sorenson ‘24 Excellence in French II HL Kaylee Howard  ‘... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, May 15, 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

Lausanne Hosts 2023 Senior Awards

The annual Senior Awards were held to acknowledge the outstanding students in each class or subject. The selection of the awardees was based on their performance throughout their senior year, as evaluated by their instructors. Award Awardee National Merit Certificates Nick Dyer ‘23 National Merit Certificates Matthew Kulubya ‘23 National Merit Certificates Nikhita Srinivas ‘23 Excellence in International Baccalaureate Malaika Kumar &lsquo... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, April 24, 2023

Upper School Student Receive Multiple Awards At 70th Annual Youth In Government Conference

A talented group of Lausanne Upper School students had an exciting weekend as they traveled to Nashville for the 70th Annual YMCA Youth in Government conference. This conference is a simulation of the entire Tennessee state governmental process, featuring impressive roles like the House of Representatives, Senate, Governor, Governor's Cabinet, Lobbyists, Press Corps and a Supreme Court. This year, more than 600 students from schools all across Tennessee came to attend. Lausanne came prepared... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, April 21, 2023

Dany Hamze '23 and Malaika Kuma '23 Named Mr. And Miss Lausanne

This year's Mr. and Miss Lausanne titles have been awarded to Dany Hamze '23 and Malaika Kumar '23. As participants and leaders of various clubs, full International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme students and distinguished members of the Lausanne community, both seniors more than exemplify what it means to be a Lynx. Dany is involved in several extracurricular activities, such as the Student Government Association, Model UN Club and Varsity Boys Tennis Team and co-founded the Arabic Clu... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, April 17, 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

Lausanne Honors Top Of The Class At 2023 Cum Laude Society Induction

Congratulations to the 18 juniors and seniors inducted into the Lausanne chapter of the Cum Laude Society.  To be considered for Lausanne's chapter: The student must be in the top 10% of the junior class or the top 20% of the senior class in terms of academic excellence. This is determined by ranking students according to their cumulative grade point average (GPA), which must be a 4.0 or higher, and assessing standardized test scores. Students must have a history of taking honors and In... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, April 3, 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

Lausanne Names Jessica Green Basketball Head Coach

Lausanne alumna Jessica Green '09 has been named the new head girls’ basketball coach at Lausanne Collegiate School, Athletic Director Kevin Locastro announced on Wednesday.  Green will take over a team she helped lead with Associate Athletic Director Cayce Densford this past season after the departure of head coach Wayne Kelley, who took a job in St. Louis.  “We are excited to name Jessica Green as our new Head Women’s Basketball Coach,” Athletic Director Ke... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, March 30, 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

Academic Honor Society Inductions 2023

Congratulations to the new inductees of the Spanish Honor Society, French Honor Society, National Chinese Honor Society, Quill and Scroll, National Art Honor Society, National English Honor Society, Rho Kappa Society, Science National Honor Society, Sigma Society and Modern Music Masters Society. The rigorous requirements to be inducted into each Honor Society are listed below.  Inducted students are given honor cords to wear during commencement that represent their membership into each... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, March 20, 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

Lausanne Hosts Black History Month Celebration

Students across grade levels gathered in EPAC last week for celebrations that kicked off Black History Month at Lausanne. A program was held in the morning for Lower School and again in the afternoon for Middle and Upper School, and both included presentations from Upper School's Band, Choir, Strings, IB Dance and DEIB Student representatives.  The programs opened with remarks from Upper School student Kabir Syali '25, who shared the significance of the occasion and history behi... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, February 9, 2023